Monthly Archives: June 2009

Catfest – Help Support the Dumb Friends League animal shelter with photographer Jaime Rowe

Most people know I spent 15 years working for the largest (and in my opinion one of the absolute best) animal welfare organizations in the rocky mountain region, the Dumb Friends League. After 15 years the place is more family than just a former employer and love to help them out whenever they ask. So […]

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[...] you’re a regular reader you’ll remember that I hooked Jaime up with the League for the recent cat fest.    Well this time you get to see more of her [...]

Too good to be true – part 2

Last year I wrote a post, Too good to be true, in which much of the post was devoted to bait and switch camera dealers online and in certain photography magazines (many of which are far more paid ads for dealers than they are magazines with articles for consumers).   A recent event made me […]

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Mark - June 23, 2009 - 8:22 pm

Yeah I get them all the time as well. Just normally hit the delete key without a second thought. If it hadn’t been for seeing a friend excitedly posting about the offer they received I’d have just forgotten about it. But after that I figured there’s others out there who haven’t been hit yet and sometimes the desire for those jobs early on clouds normally good common sense.

Tim Mosholder - June 23, 2009 - 9:59 am


It’s nice to see this posted online. I get a request like this every week. If the email is written in broken English or if the client refuses to meet me face to face, I don’t respond to these folks. This scheme has been going on for years.

Best of luck!

Mountain View Photo

Night Shooting with Illuminate Workshops

Earlier this month my wife and I took some time to go one a monthly photowalk that Efrain from Illuminate Workshops organizes every month free of charge.    This photowalk was down at the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Despite the fact that I shoot professionally as a Denver wedding photographer, I still […]

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Renee - July 16, 2009 - 7:38 am

Mark, these are amazing. I’m just a little bit jealous of the cool landscape and your amazingly starry nights out there. Here we have a nice orange north-east haze at night. Sigh.

gina - June 18, 2009 - 9:02 am

now those are gorgeous shots. I could definitely see how you can use these skills in wedding photography/engagements as well. that is awesome that you have this ws available. I am scheduleed to do the “One Light” ws this fall.