Category Archives: boulder

Are you an author wondering whether or not it’s worth it to invest in professional photography?

I recently talked to Kristina Holmes, an agent with Ebeling & Associates Literary Agency, about author photos. Kristina is a publishing expert who provides representation and publishing consulting, author platform development, and affiliate marketing. (Her answers are paraphrased.) • • … Continue reading

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Learn from Alyson Stanfield, Author and Art Marketing Consultant

Nationally Known Coach Discusses Her Fantastic Book: I’d Rather Be in the Studio! The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion Please join us in Boulder, Wednesday, August 31, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Artist Jerrie Hurd (homo sapiens unadorned), Beth Hayden of … Continue reading

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say cheese? win cheese!

ever wonder why people ask you to “say cheese” when you pose for a photograph? it’s mainly because your mouth mimics a grin when you say the words. and, it’s so silly that its likely to inspire a smile. i … Continue reading

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fresh start monday: jim crowder’s business portraits

  I recently had the pleasure of creating Jim Crowder’s new business portraits. Didn’t they come out well? Jim felt he needed a professional portrait for his blog, web site and updated business cards. Contact me if you are thinking … Continue reading

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jerrie hurd’s photo makeover

Meet Jerrie Hurd. She is an author and photographer extraordinaire. She nominated herself for a business portrait makeover because she didn’t feel her head shot expressed her personality. After meeting Jerrie, I totally agreed. She is creative and vivacious, not … Continue reading

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jolene mckenna’s business portrait

Remember Jolene? She recently retired from IBM and has started her own consultancy to help business owners be more profitable.  This is the headshot she used at IBM. Jolene was concerned that the image didn’t communicate the right message for … Continue reading

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congratulations! class of 2011

These are shots from the Spring Commencement Recognition Ceremony for the Humanities Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The gallery may be viewed here. What a hopeful and fun occasion to be part of. Thanks everyone!

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last year’s flowers

i love this instagram. i took this on a walk at dusk which made the old, shriveled flowers glow.

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instagram in the park

i always carry at least two cameras with me. lately i am so intrigued by my iphone’s  Instagram app – it allows me to create artistic effects on the spot. i love the dreaminess of the images i created in … Continue reading

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Winners!

We have selected our winners for the makeover contest! Winners will receive personal styling and makeup by Marian Rothschild, Look Good Now, hairstyling from Stephen Schaller of Salon Salon, and a professional portrait by yours truly. Please meet our four … Continue reading

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