2016 Communication Arts Photo Annual

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Communication Arts Photo Annual! I am honored to be featured in the magazine’s awards this month, among an amazing field of fellow photographers. My photo of Bruce Turnbull and his horse Twister from “The Farmers” series was selected from over 4000 entries for the competition. The photo features […]

Canon Photography Workshop

Well thats a wrap! We had three beautiful days of shooting in Aspen, Colorado for my recent Canon photography workshop Mountain Light: The Art of Dramatic Landscape and Action Photography. Canon provided cameras and printers for students learn lighting, portraiture, action snd more. We photographed craggy rock climbing on Independence Pass to environmental portraits of a local […]

“Out Here” ranch life with Cinch Jeans

The most recent commercial I directed and DP’d for Cinch Jeans was filmed on working ranches right here in Colorado. Cinch Jeans is based out of Denver, Colorado and designed “for those who live and breathe the western way of life.” We wanted to keep the imagery authentic and the environment natural. Instead of using actors for this spot, we […]

Cinch Westernwear “Rodeo” TV Commercial Wins A Telly Award

I was honored to learn that the TV commercial “Rodeo” has just won a 2016 Telly Award, for which I was director and DP. The Tellys showcase today’s best film & video productions, and the 60-second Rodeo was selected from among 13,000 entries. This spot features champion saddle bronc rider Heith DeMoss competing in Ellensburg, Washington, and delves […]

Announcing The Canon Photography Workshop In Aspen

Every year Canon asks me where I’d like to lead photography workshops — and sharing the beauty of my backyard here in Aspen, Colorado is always at the top of my list! This year’s Mountain Light workshop is June 8-10, and our group will focus on dramatic landscapes, action, portraiture and fine-art imagery. Really there is no better place than […]

“It’s In Your Nature” TV campaign for Cabela’s

We are thrilled to debut the 2016 brand anthem and national TV commercial I directed for Cabela’s “It’s in Your Nature.” This spot features real stories of people who have forged a life-long bond with the outdoors. One of the joys of the project was getting to know these avid outdoor enthusiasts and to share their passion on screen—and I wanted […]

Graphis 2016 Photo Annual Gold Award

I am honored that the Graphis 2016 Photo Annual selected my image “The Boxer” as a Gold Award winner. The photo was shot for Canon at the St. Louis ShutterFest with the 50-megapixel Canon 5DS, Canon EF 70-200 and Canon 600 EX-RT Speedlites during a series Speedlite seminars on shooting athletes. Big thanks to Canon for the shoot and to […]

Behind The Scenes: A Commercial Campaign With Walls Workwear

I recently photographed a workwear campaign for Walls Outdoor Goods with 2TWO1 agency here in western Colorado. The goal was to capture real-deal images of heavy industry, ranching, high-vis workwear and hunting. During the course of the two-day shoot we worked on a variety of locations, including a cattle ranch, an airport, a metal yard and a high-country hunting zone. Here […]