Monday, June 21, 2010

FIBArk and Ride the Rockies in Salida

We spent the weekend in Salida to enjoy some of the festivities related to the FIBArk Whitewater Festival, and also Ride the Rockies was ending in Salida on Saturday - so the town came alive! I didn't get any great kayaking shots, because I was taking the weekend off & not willing to carry around my big lens in the crowds... but it was fun and colorful as you can see from the weekend's photos!

It seems like Salida has a lot of bikes, kayaks, and dogs! And that it's a great town! I love all the smiles at the end of the Ride the Rockies - if I had been on my bike for 6 days and 600 miles across Colorado - I would be smiling to get off that thing too!

Salida Kayak Photo

Downtown Salida

FIBArk Kayak Photography

Salida Colorado

Salida Crowds

Ride the Rockies Photos

Ride the Rockies Photos

Ride the Rockies Images

Ride the Rockies Photos

Ride the Rockies 2010

Ride the Rockies 2010

Ride the Rockies 2010

Ride the Rockies 2010

Downtown Salida Colorado

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Arapahoe Basin Weddings - Black Mountain Lodge open for weddings in 2011

Great news as a new wedding venue opens up here in Summit County for 2011 weddings. The beautiful Black Mountain Lodge - a mid mountain restaurant at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area which opened in 2008 for skiers and will be opening for weddings next year!

We were lucky to photography Emily and Geoff's wedding there two summers ago.... one of the very first...

But as great as the venue is, until the old Exhibition Lift was replaced, it made weddings difficult there - but as I type, the Exhibition chairlift is being demolished! And a new one will be in operation by fall!

What a beautiful place to get married.... if I had it all to do over again, I would marry the same guy, but in this location!

Arapahoe Basin Weddings

Arapahoe Basin Wedding Photographer

Arapahoe Basin Wedding Photographer Black Mountain Lodge

Abasin Wedding Photographer

A-Basin Wedding Photographer

Arapahoe Basin Weddings

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Childrens Portraits - Katie is Back!

Katie is 3 years old now and has been coming for portraits since she was 6 months old. Always a pleasure to photograph, as she gives me an array of emotions.... and she has such an opinion on things!

Katie's slideshow

Photos from last 3 years....

This last photo is my favorite expression - I can't even remember what her words were, but obviously there's something she's exclaiming to us! In that 3 year old drama queen way!

Breckenridge Photographer

Colorado Baby Photographer

Keystone Photographer

Breckdenridge Colorado Photographer

Breckdenridge Colorado Photographer

Keystone Baby Photographer

Breckenridge Photographer

Keystone Photographer

Monday, June 14, 2010

What a Surprise Party at Keystone - Kim turns 40!

My buddy Kim turned 40 this week and Tracey and Dave were able to pull off this AMAZING surprise party at the Inn at Keystone. Complete with karaoke and all kinds of decorations and dress up clothes....

Full slideshow online...

And all 200 plus photos can be viewed at Photoworks.

Keystone Photographer

Keystone Colorado Photographer

The Inn at Keystone

Keystone Birthday Party

Keystone Surprise Party

Keystone Colorado Photographer

Keystone Karaoke

Keystone Colorado Karaoke

Keystone Photographer

It doesn't look like we were having any fun does it? And these last two photos of my husband Kirk & I make the kids say, "we are SO GLAD we weren't there! Were you really singing AND dancing? Oh so embarassing!" Yes, Kirk did a solo on karaoke all by himself - with the blonde wig!

Keystone 40th Birthday Party

Keystone Photographer

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Amazing Lake Dillon Single Family Home for Sale!

This week I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful home in Summerwood (between Dillon and Keystone). The views are so dramatic, it is an absolutely amazing property.... although I was nervous just getting some of these photos, resting on the rock cliff!

Full slideshow is here....

Lake Dillon Home for Sale

Keystone Home for Sale

Keystone Photographer

Keystone Real Estate Photographer

Keystone Photographer

Lake Dillon Photographer

Keystone Colorado

Nice Home! The realtor is John Tensfeldt and the MLS listing can be viewed online.... WOW! I love this job!

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Dillon CF Walk July 10th 9am - Sign up TODAY!

The 3rd annual CF walk is scheduled for July 10th and will start at 9am sharp in downtown Dillon! The walk will follow a similar route to the 2008 walk - along the shores of Lake Dillon. You can join a team, create a team, or donate online at the CF website. Or join one of these teams that have formed already:

Colorado Learning Connections - Rebekah Simon
Wild Sage Wanderers - Katherine Collins
Team Tigers - Morgan Courtney
Charneskie Chargers - Julie Charneskie
Beaton Photography - Kay Beaton
First Bank - Michelle Gempeler
St. Anthony CF Striders - Rita Cammack

A few images from past years:

Dillon Great Strides Walk

Dillon CFF Great Strides Walk

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis
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