With the new year just a few days away, it's time for one of my favorite annual blog posts where I get to look back on where the last year has taken me and think forward to where I'll go in 2018. I can't think of a better way to do this than by sharing the best images of 2017!
It was yet another successful year of art shows throughout the summer, I can't thank you all enough for how much you've helped my business grow! I was able to keep a rather similar schedule to the previous year while fitting just a few more shows in at the beginning and end of the show season. It's no doubt that the summer was still very busy but I was able to squeeze in some quick backpacking trip in Colorado along with extended trips into the Wind River Range of Wyoming and the Canadian Rockies with many strong images from all of them. On top of that, the early art shows in the plains states give me a good reason to hang out in the Flint Hills of Kansas which is really a unique and quiet landscape to photograph where I can focus on the simplicity of open spaces.
2017 also marked the year where I was able to release my new ebook "Film in a Digital Age," which I poured years of research and experience along with months of hard work typing it out. I've been overwhelmed by the amount of support from the film community and the feedback received on it shows that people are still moving into the film format and enjoying the educational material. I thank you all for your support with the launch of the book!
Looking forward into 2018, my goal is to work harder in my local landscape of Colorado while still allowing time for art shows and more exotic travel. Colorado really has a wealth of outstanding backpacking and stunning scenery, and trips should be easy to schedule around the shows. Add our golden aspen in the autumn and it's truly hard to beat! Learning how to best budget the time between business endeavors and new images will likely be a major goal each year.
Enough talk! Let's move onto my favorite images of 2017, in no particular order. These aren't necessarily my most popular, but rather the ones I feel are my strongest and my personal favorites. Which one do you like most? Leave a comment and let me know!
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