—Courtesy of CPAC
There's a lot happening at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC). Last month, the 50-year-old nonprofit—the only gallery in Denver that's wholly focused on photography—brought on Samantha Johnston as its new executive director. The organization is preparing for a January move to...
October 22 2015, 3:15 PM
Aspen shot with DSLR
—Photo by Jason Hatfield
The aspen leaves are golden, and the air is crisp and sweet. We’re deep into leaf-peeping season in the high country, which means that Instagram is overflowing with images of all your friends’ fall adventures. "Color is going early this year, and 50 percent is already gone in most places," says...
October 6 2015, 3:00 PM
Yuzu Yamada, one of Roosevelt’s 2014 firefighters. Most hotshot jobs are seasonal, lasting from May
Firefighters loom large in our collective consciousness; they’re courageous, tenacious, and selfless. But there is a specialized subgroup of firefighters—called “hotshots”—who may hold an even more mythical space in our minds because of the mammoth wildland blazes they combat each summer,...
Dolores Mission, Las Animas County, Colorado, 2011
Deep in the North Carolina woods, miles from the nearest road, Thomas Carr was looking top-down into his waist-level viewfinder on his medium-format film camera when he saw something strange.
In the frame was a seemingly ancient stone structure in ruin—exactly what the 21-year-old was hoping to...
July 8 2015, 11:15 AM
—Photo courtesy of Sue Castellion
This summer, we're considering taking our daytrips to new heights—nine stories high, more specifically—with a hot air balloon ride near Winter Park. The vertical adventure offers bird's-eye views of the Western Slope that easily compete with even the most dramatic on-top-of-a-fourteener...
July 2 2015, 8:02 AM
—Photo by Cos Lindstrom
Humans aren't the only ones excited for the warmer weather. This herd of bighorn sheep seems frozen in anticipation as rays of sun shine down on Rocky Mountain National Park blooming green before them. So long, winter—hello, hiking season. We've been waiting for you.
April 30 2015, 9:30 AM
Photo by Agustín Víctor Casasola, 1940; courtesy of Museo
Booze tends to be a hot topic, especially around the holidays. But a new exhibit at Museo de las Americas extends the conversation beyond what to pair with your Christmas ham (or how many glasses of whiskey is really OK to consume at your in-laws) to a historical perspective on drinking...
December 11 2014, 2:40 PM
For this month’s fall fashion feature, "Cool Comfort," photographer Paul Miller and his fiancée, prop stylist Corissa Joy Violette, went to work creating a set that had the feel of an old home in a Colorado gold-mining town (think Victor or Central City). The duo employed all kinds of tricks to...
September 16 2014, 10:30 AM