Katelyn Pursel

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Shot these portraits for a special section dedicated to 9/11. The paper had readers submit their own stories from not only that day, but also how that day affected their lives forever, and they chose a few to publish as is. Katelyn, who was 9 years old on 9/11, wrote a very personal piece about […]

Retro Swimwear

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011


Monday, May 17th, 2010

Innocence . . . . . . and innocence lost. This kid just realized that Johnny Mountain Man was going to kill his new friend Frankie the Fish. Smells like campfire and childhood trauma. –“Hey kid, you’ll get over it. Just go shoot the nice bows and arrows at the fake Bambi.”– (quote not actually […]

Western Icona

Friday, April 30th, 2010

I don’t know what it is about being around horses, maybe its the fact that they themselves are the icon of the “west,” but they always seem to make interesting photos. There seems to be something intrinsic about them, like they come with a historical cache. Like photographing them automatically includes something unexplainable, hidden within […]

Little girl

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Last week I had an assignment to go shoot a new Baptist Church’s fundraising concert. I was sitting in the back row all by myself when this little girl walked up to me out of no where. She had these huge eys and this big smile. Her face was so expressive as she was interested […]

Special Kids Rodeo

Monday, July 20th, 2009

As part of the Pioneer Days festivities, they put on a rodeo for children with disabilities. It gives them a chance to take part in some of the festivities and also a chance to ride horses. Anyway, it was a nice event. Here are two frames I liked. Thanks for looking.