Solida

I did another maternity shoot a few weeks back for our dear cousin Jeno and his fiance’ Solida. She was about 3 weeks away from delivery, yet it was a good thing we did the shoot the weekend we did — she delivered Baby Andre seven days later! All three are doing great!


Solida & Baby
Jeno
Heart


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Diamond Lake Backpack Trip

This past weekend, my buddy Chris and I backpacked in to Diamond Lake, located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness area west of Boulder, Colorado. We planned on a short overnight trip to take in the beauty and fishing at this high alpine lake located near 10,800 (sub-alpine by Colorado terms). We’ve been there before, about 6 years ago and about a month earlier in the summer. Checking the weather reports, we learned that we’d be camping without campfires in about 34 degrees (in August!), so we were prepared for a little chill both at camp and out on the water in our belly-boats.


A 4-Image Stitch of Diamond Lake Looking North

A 4-Image Stitch of Diamond Lake Looking North (click to view larger)


Long story boring, we ended up having a great time, catching a ton of Cutthroats and some hybrid trout that looked a lot like California’s native Golden Trout, in the range of 8-14 inches, on Adams and BWO dry flies, and olive green woolley buggers.

Here are a few images that I managed to capture while not fishing.


Arriving at Diamond Lake

Arriving at Diamond Lake


A small lakeside pool reflecting the setting sun off of the skirt of Mount Jasper

A small lakeside pool reflecting the setting sun off of the skirt of Mount Jasper


More images to come….


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Sofia Discovers Sunflowers

My little girl, Sofia, discovers real sunflowers for the first time. This was taken last night at my twilight sunflower shoot with Bill Knoche. Nothing fancy, just Sofia and a couple of Sunflowers.


Sunflowers - Sofia's Discovery


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