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HeARTists for Horses Art Show: October 14th through November 22nd, 2011

An art show featuring a rich blend of painting and photography, featuring horses as well as other subjects, by the HeARTists for Horses four founding artists. Visit Northern Trust Bank, 6444 E. Tanque Verde in Tucson, AZ to view this amazing collection.  … Continue reading

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Image(s) of the Day

These are images that strike my fancy on a particular day, based on my feelings and memories of the image and how they fit in with my life that day. I hope you will enjoy them as well. The page … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Indians Magazine and Festival of the West

     I have served as  the official photographer for The National Festival of the West since 2007 (in 2006, I shared those duties with another photographer). Images from the last several years can be viewed and purchased through my Market Place on the … Continue reading

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Picture the West: August 31 publication

Today, several of my images were published for the Picture the West feature on cowboypoetry.com . I wanted to share them here with you as well. This image was created for a project with Donnie Blanz (donnieblanz.com) which included his songs … Continue reading

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Hollyhocks: A Poem by Audrey Hankins

Hollyhocks and Straw Bales My dear friend, Audrey Hankins, gave permission for her poem HOLLYHOCKS to be posted on my blog. This is the first poem I remember hearing Audrey recite. When I was photographing Wilbur-Cruce Spanish Barb horses by … Continue reading

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Cora's Cowgirl Yodel

I first met Cora at the Western Music Association Awards and Festival where I was serving as an official photographer in 2007 when she was just approaching six years old. There was a crowd in the lobby of the host … Continue reading

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Audrey Hankins: First Light

          Audrey Hankins is a woman of leather and lace. Leather saddles, lace kitchen curtains. A cowboy poet who first impressed me with her poem Hollyhocks as I sat in the audience at a cowboy poetry gathering and who … Continue reading

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"Stable" Enlightenment

     There is a story in ancient zen wisdom of heading out on the path to find enlightenment. Upon discovering a mountain,  first “the mountain is a mountain” then “the mountain is something else” and upon enlightenment you discover that “the mountain is a mountain” … Continue reading

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Cowgirl's Reflection

    A few years ago I attended a photography workshop with Jay Dusard, who is an iconic cowboy/western culture photographer, at the (former) Portreros Ranch in Tubac. In the early morning light we had two models in western garb with … Continue reading

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Heart Sessions: Devotions to Culture and Spirit

     Heart Sessions are photography sessions that are donated or deeply discounted for people and animals who have touched my heart in exceptionally meaningful ways. These sessions are often donated, including travel and Artist Choice images when I can afford it. Large prints … Continue reading

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