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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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

Family Photos

A while back I had the wonderful chance to shoot some family photos for Andrea who has modeled for me professionally in the past.   We worked on some “Relationships” fine art B&W images as well as some “Pure Heart” hi-key and just some fun color shots.

How They've Grown

When you’ve known your subjects for years, in this case since they where born, a portrait session often serves to make you really notice how they’ve changed. In my minds eye I see these as they young kids I remember – but through the view finder I see much more grown up versions of the…

Old friends and new styles.

One of my favorite things now is having old friends into the studio to do a portrait session for them. Recently was a mother/daughter shoot for a former co-worker Deanna and her daughter Elizabeth. While I normally try and limit children shoots to just one style so they don’t get too bored, Elizabeth was excellent…


I’ve been studying a few new portrait styles, one of them, relationships, captures the connection between the people in the image. It didn’t take me long to realize I’d been shooting this “new style” for a few years at my old job, only we called it Pets with People instead of Relationship photography. It’s all…