Sunday, January 31, 2010

World Vison

World Vision is an organization that helps children all over the world. They joined with Jememy Camp on a US music tour. I happened to be at that concert this past weekend.

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Way FM sponsored the groups to come to Denver

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The concert started with Jason Grey. He has some great music but did an amazing job of giving his testimony about how he started sponsoring a child with World Vision.

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Jason has a stutter and has overcome it in almost all situations. He even made a joke about punching the person who named a stutter a stutter because it is tough to say.

The following 2 bands were CHASEN and The Afters. Both played great music.

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I thought this picture was great but I need to work on the post processing. It looks choppy in the darker colors.

And finally the star of the show.

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Jeremy Camp


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I was lucky to be able to attend a concert this previous weekend. This was the main act, Jeremy Camp

Happiness!


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Welcome


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This is the sign that greats everyone as they drive to my grandparents house in Trinidad.

Lock Down


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A little detail at the bed and breakfast I stay at when traveling for work

I did it!


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I thought that there was no way I could take a good picture of the moon but here it is. Better and better every time.


Areas for improvement... focus. The moon is not in sharp focus. To remedy this I will try to use live view on a tripod and manual focus. I hope to try that later this week.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sunrise Service

Taken on a recent trip to eastern Colorado

Sunrise Service by Mark Valentine

Monday, January 25, 2010

Family Christmas

Christmas in 2009 was a portrait shoot for my sisters family and dinner at my parents house.

I later found out that the camera I bought had some major focusing problems but the pictures came out ok. Hopefully the replacement will be spot on!

Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009

New Years 2009

My wife and I had the opportunity to travel to Orlando for a FOCUS conference where we were able to connect with friends from all over the nation.