Barney: The Story Behind the Image

  Motorcycle fanatics ride into Sturgis like a roaring thunderstorm sweeping across the South Dakota prairie, their bikes streaking down Main Street in bright flashes of metallic blue, candy apple red, sun yellow, and every other hue of the spectrum. For seven summer days, Sturgis is transformed from a quiet little town along I-90 into … Continue reading Barney: The Story Behind the Image

The Story Behind the Photo

  Spring, 2009 | Santa Fe, New Mexico Every image has a story behind it.  The ringing of his spurs carried over the roar of motorhomes and cars whizzing passed his worn-out cowboy boots as he crested the hill outside of  Santa Fe. The horses trailed close behind the man as they strolled together in … Continue reading The Story Behind the Photo

Sun Sand and Surf: Why You Must Chow Down at Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ

I'm usually quite content with an ice-cold Corona, the warm sun overhead, and a nice view of the ocean right in front of me. Add some tasty barbecue to that and it's just a little slice of heaven, which is exactly what I got at Crabby Chris Beachside Barbecue and Sweets. Well, after waiting three … Continue reading Sun Sand and Surf: Why You Must Chow Down at Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ

Cakery Creation & The Workings of a Cake Wars Champion

I tend to throw planning and agendas out the window when it comes to road trips because it always leads to great memories and new experiences. On this trip to Ormond Beach again, however, I broke with tradition simply for the fact that it was absolutely necessary to visit Cakery Creation. Here's why. Two years … Continue reading Cakery Creation & The Workings of a Cake Wars Champion

Life In The Photo Pit 2017

I remember it being late January at the Boulder Theater and excitedly waiting to hit the photo pit for my first show since moving back to Colorado. Chevelle was on the bill that night and as I fiddled with my camera settings, I still didn’t know what direction I really wanted to take my work. … Continue reading Life In The Photo Pit 2017

Dig In: Five Tantalizing Denver Food Challenges

  Are you a fan of not only great food, but testing your limits as to how much you can eat in one sitting? Well, you’re in luck. Here’s a list of 5 tasty yet intestinal fortitude challenges here in Denver that are definitely worth a try. Crave Real Burgers The Challenge: Big Bad Wolf … Continue reading Dig In: Five Tantalizing Denver Food Challenges

Strange and Wonderful Colorado

My body shivers from the strong, cold wind whipping across the desolate valley floor as I stare up at a brilliant and twinkling night sky, waiting. Great Sand Dunes National Park is shrouded in darkness to the southeast while an out-of-place, igloo-shaped building faintly illuminated by a single green light glows below as I sit … Continue reading Strange and Wonderful Colorado

CONCERT REVIEW

Live Review Chevelle, Black Map, Dinosaur Pile-Up Boulder Theater | Boulder, Colorado January 26, 2017 Reverb Magazine The lights dimmed to a low, deep blood red as Dinosaur Pile-Up walked onto the Boulder Theater stage giving the place a raw and grungy feel; a vibe reminiscent of what I can only imagine the early 90s … Continue reading CONCERT REVIEW

BRINGING BACK THE VIBE

Rock stardom is at their door. At least that's what some of the reviews had said about The Shelters;  the L.A. based rock and roll band I met up with this past October at Voodoo Fest 2016 in New Orleans. An article by Pryor Stroud for Pop Matters stated "Deep in their marrow, there’s the fuzz-streaked … Continue reading BRINGING BACK THE VIBE