Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to work with a family with deep roots to a beautiful spot within the San Juans. After forty years of vacationing in the area, they decided to hire a photographer to capture some family portraits – actually, three families portraits, senior photos, and 20th wedding anniversary photos. What an honor!

After three hours of running around the beautiful property they call home for a couple weeks every year, I headed back to my family. It was a gorgeous sun-filled drive home along the Rio Grande and as I reflected on our time together, I was reminded of how important it is to step away from that everyday grind and indulge in something that is uniquely yours: your family.


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adventure weddings 

Have I mentioned just how much I enjoy helping document a story? Whether our personal journey in this little family of mine or others’ via wedding and family sessions, having the opportunity to capture a moment that can then be shared with generations to come is an amazing thing.

First – thank you to Beau and Jennifer for giving me the opportunity to work with them on a couple of gorgeous days down here in southern Colorado. I don’t think the days could have been any more beautiful! And the love those two have for each other is down right inspiring!

Next – if those of you reading this are engaged, planning to get engaged, or about to have the wedding of your dreams, consider packing up the party and doing something like this…inviting all your loved ones to experience your joy right along side you for a few days before saying “I Do” – it’s just a thought;)

And If you need a photographer along for the wild ride, give me a shout!

Here’s some inspiration, just in case you need a little push…


Our Memorial Day Weekend gave us a taste of everything our home has to offer – rain, sunshine & blue skies, snow, wind, and the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises Colorado could offer.

To kick off the summer season – which will be full of festivals, backcountry explorations, overlanding adventures, SUPing,  rafting, fishing and more – we headed into the Rio Grande National Forest.

It was also the weekend I started a new chapter on the YouTube channel – more videos of adventuring!! Until now, I have really focused on gear reviews. But as you’ll see, this new season will bring all of you along for the ride – with gear feature in the mix, of course. So check it out, let me know what you think, and consider subscribing to the channel.

Thanks all!

Adventure on…

rambling across the mountains of colorado seeking adventure and inspiration…