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Covid-19 and Take Out -2

The rest of the story… A few days after my first visit to Gil’s Goods I returned to witness a Friday evening. I got to see Gil’s Goods TAKE OUT at it’s zenith. It was a bustling evening with lot’s of happy, joyous people picking up dinner. Joy and great food… exactly what everyone needs […]

Covid-19 and Take Out

Many, many businesses were forced into an unforeseen transformation during the recent Covid-19 pandemic. Employees working from home on their computers has helped some stay afloat while others could only lock up the shop and hope for the best. Restaurant business was hard hit and some have made valiant attempts to change from sit down […]

Yellowstone Hot Springs

advertising photography – turned ‘photo art’ Recently, I was hired to photograph the newly opened Yellowstone Hot Springs in Corwin Springs, Montana on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park. They were seeking winter images for their advertising use, and that’s exactly what they got! The first day I went just to visually explore the […]

Fashion or portrait?

Oh, so what is this, a ‘fashion’ shoot or portrait session? The answer is both. When I was a young photographer I did a couple of years photo assisting for Lands End, LL Bean and even General Motors. I learned a lot from some very talented and versatile photographers. We ran around shooting for 7 […]

Cowgirl Yogatography Retreat

Can’t get enough of the idea of Yogatography? Here is a more lengthy view of the magic of this unusual yoga / photography retreat. ENJOY the view and join us this October in the mountains south of Bozeman. For complete information go to Cowgirl Yoga Retreats. We have only two places left for this amazingly […]

Cowgirl Yogatography 2019

Cowgirl Yogatography is a 3-night boutique women’s retreat dedicated to creativity, renewal, and the beauty of horses. Spend your days learning the fundamentals of photography with Jennie Lynn and I through hands-on practice, using the mind-body awareness from yoga taught by Margaret Burns Vap to unlock your creativity, and learning to capture the beauty of […]

Cowgirl Yoga B Bar Ranch

Springtime weather is still holding on in the mountains of Montana. Cowgirl Yoga Retreats held one of their annual retreats at the lusciously green B Bar Ranch this last Saturday. I had the pleasure of photographing these amazing yoginis in a most beautiful place. Sort of like a heaven world for this guy with a […]

Cowgirl Luxe yoga retreat

One week later, I’m back at the Double T River Ranch for the next Cowgirl Yoga retreat. Another wonderful group of women! The weather during the retreat was quite changeable, to put it kindly, with ongoing rain and blustery wind intermixed with glorious moments of sunshine. As I was driving over to the ranch, I […]

Cowgirls vs Cancer 2019

I am always amazed to see the light in the faces of these courageous women that have fought cancer and will always be warriors in that battle. Beautiful, strong, insightful human beings that have faced the fragile nature of mortality. This is a yoga retreat is a gift that is annually created by Big Sky […]

LUMENS FOR HUMANS

A lighting workshop by Larry Stanley  ‘Lumens for Humans’ is an introductory lighting 101 class for aspiring photographers. It is a hands-on, experiential workshop, held in studio and focused on flash photography and visual exploration. We will work with an experienced model along with hair, makeup, and clothing changes, the goal being to identify a […]

a glimpse of the soul

Portraits of women, yoga and the equine soul For the last decade, every spring and summer finds me photographing for Cowgirl Yoga Retreats. My job is to capture portraits of women, yoga and beautiful horses. IT’s a tough job… smiles! Actually, it’s not tough at all because I have always admired women, I relate naturally […]

Winter riding and Ariat boots

snow ride in Montana

Just got my images edited for the next installment of boots from Ariat and Cowgirl Yoga fashionista Margaret Burns Vap. We got together on the ranch south of Bozeman in a couple feet of snow with my buddy Sky Walker… such a handsome and lovable equine soul. Margaret did an amazing job of styling for […]