“FLC alumni praises ‘do it yourself’ approach to making your school, build your business” For those of you currently attending college, this book may interest you… As a Fort Lewis College Alumni, I can say that I do not use my...
Cassis is a charming Mediterranean fishing port in southern France, known for pebbly beaches, narrow “calanques” or limestone canyons, and its seafood restaurants. This little town has a magnificent feeling… One must approach the city center through...
Earlier this month I attended the 40th annual Banff Mountain film festival at an intimate theater on the coast of Southern France. While listening to the excited young college students banter among the rows of soft seats, in a language I can understand bits and pieces...
Com·mod·i·ty – /kəˈmädədē/ noun – a raw material or primary product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee. Although relishing the opportunity to be outside in such a pristine place, I reminded myself I was in this meadow for a...
Seven years ago, I crossed the same bridge I stand upon now, both figuratively and literally. Looking back upon completing this circle 9000 miles from home, I realize this decision has been one of the most influential of my life. That being, to humbly submit myself to...
I’m not sure what “gallivanting around the globe” involves… But it sounds like something worth doing. Talking on the phone with my sister before I left the country last week, those were her words… “Gallivanting” is defined as,...
Life is a swinging pendulum. The more you push, the more it pushes back. The last branch of our trip consisted of very contrasting experiences. Late in the game, we were tired, sore and pushed to our limits in many ways. Covering 5,000 miles in five weeks while...
It’s been five years since I interned with Deb Buck. At the time I was an ambitious college student looking for some practical knowledge about the ecosystems of the Southwest. I bought a few guide books about native edible and medicinal plants and very...
The residents of La Plata County mourned the tangerine-colored river two weeks ago, and are now digesting the water quality data that the EPA and third party research institutions, like Mountain Studies Institute (MSI), have put forth to try and understand what this...
The sea is a mysterious force to me. In the evenings, I sat and listened to her murmured secrets, hushed whispers, and thundering crashes along the shoreline. I was content with the salty breeze and the sunsets to wash me clean. This was not water I felt inclined to...
I’ve been sleeping out of the truck now for 12 days. The hours consisting of lonely sunrises on the beach and sunsets in the rainforest. After many miles of driving on mostly two-lane highways, I have come at last to where the tall trees meet the tireless sea....
Just as I started to feel familiar amidst the narrow streets and terracotta roofs of Marseille, my departure approached… Just as “comfortable” began to set in, it was time to leave the South of France and this alluring woman I so quickly grew fond of… Although...
A week in France has already gone by, and as I walk down the wooden stairs into the kitchen, I catch her smile. It smells like breakfast and can see in her face, that she’s still enthralled by the idea that she landed this American guy… got him to fly across the...
Adventure is a brilliant word. Growing up believing in fairytales, I have always been mystified by the twists and turns of life. I’ve heard stories of treasure, and I think I may have found some. Or more precisely, it may have found me. The journey in its...
Sunday afternoon I drove out La Posta Road to my good buddies house. I’d been marinating in both passion and frustration for days. I knew I needed to get out of town. Like others here in Durango, the desert was screaming my name. I needed to feel the sun on my...
This was the first time I’ve seen the cranes moving through the San Luis Valley. Since the last ice age, the Great Sand Hill Cranes have been making an epic mass migration between summer and winter nesting grounds. The wetlands, large grain fields and wildlife...
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I was invited to participate in the Wild Women 2017 Calendar photo shoot in Oregon. Not really knowing what to expect, I was both nervous and excited. The moment I met Alex I felt comfortable and once we began shooting I was completely at ease. Alex wasted no time setting up the perfect locations and
Marla Schmidt"Wild Women of 2017" ModelNovember 14, 2016
Alex is easy to work with, very professional, and most importantly takes amazing photos! I have no hesitation in recommending his services if you are interested in giving your property a competitive edge. Our Airbnb listing looks amazing - Alex really did our place justice!
Elizabeth FoxleyAirbnb OwnerReal Estate PhotosApril 19, 2017
The services provided were professional, punctual and personable! An all around great experience.
James MirabalFreelance Audio EngineerDecember 17, 2015
Alex worked with me and provided a scientific graphic which depicts a relatively complicated experimental design and associated results. His service was effective in asking me questions to ensure he understood my desired product to his fullest potential and continued to submit drafts to me to ensure that he was on the right track. Alex
Michael RemkePhD Student at NAUDecember 17, 2015
Alex has been a really receptive translator for my company and what we represent. His translation abilities and creative skill brings the unique story of each entrepreneur.
Sage Petersonvitalitysage.comFitness Coach and Martial ArtistAugust 31, 2016
Advocacy and community organizing can be condensed into one simple word: storytelling. Not only does Alex understand the deep importance of story in creating our past, present, and future - he also possesses the unique skill of transforming the lens of his camera into a compelling voice, an incisive pen. Alex’s images help define, elaborate,
Dan OlsonExecutive Director, San Juan Citizens AllianceNovember 14, 2015
Alex was absolutely terrific as our main man to build our website and webstore. He was great with the tricky technical details and also awesome with the big-picture concept, and helping us convey that often elusive “just right” look and feel that truly expressed who and what Solay Superfood is.
Derek Van Atta Founder and Owner, Solay SuperfoodGraphic Design, Product Photography, Website Design/MaintenanceNovember 14, 2015
Alex has been invaluable to me and my work on The Enemies Project. Alex assisted me on a very logistically and emotionally challenging project in Kashmir on the border of India and Pakistan. For two and a half months we traveled in an area that was frequently closed down by military police. We met with
Nelson Guda PhDStudio of Nelson GudaDecember 25, 2015
Alex is incredible to work with. He's professional and well presented and easily makes any interviewee comfortable. I had the opportunity to work with Alex on a video and he seamlessly worked my ideas and his together in a way that enhanced the piece. He graciously accepts constructive criticism and new ideas for the work
Emily BowieSan Juan Citizens AllianceDecember 21, 2015
Alex's video skills really impressed me. He did a great job listening to what I was going for and helped bring out the best of what I had to offer. He was professional, detailed and there was a timely turnaround. The video and audio quality was excellent and he was even helpful in the post
Kyle GrayConversion CakeDecember 18, 2015
Alex is a joy to work with! We were able to be ourselves for our engagement shoot because he made us feel comfortable. The best part of working with him was how he made the entire process easy and fun! We are so glad we found Alex to be our photographer. We love the photos
Nathan & Atalie Engagement PhotosMay 16, 2017
Alex built our site from the ground up. It was evident from the very first meeting that we were in more than capable hands. Throughout the entire process, he was responsive, patient, and incredibly effective at keeping the project moving forward. There wasn't a question he didn't answer, and his comprehensive knowledge of contemporary web
McLachlan Law PCParalegalWebsite DesignMay 24, 2019
Alex snapped some excellent professional photos of me the other week in Chiang Mai. We did a few different sets, in a few different locations, and I was extremely satisfied with his work. He provides high-value photography work and is a pleasure to spend time with.
Paul AustinTOEFL Speaking TeacherDecember 15, 2015
Alex is a professional, creative and efficient website designer. We are currently on our second "evolution" of our site. Every step has been a pleasure.
Aaron SeitzOwnerCollege Drive CafeMay 8, 2019
I hired Alex on a last-minute project to photograph a large event with high-level invitees including U.S. Congressmen and U.S. Senators as well as local elected officials and community VIPs. Alex was timely in his responses, easy to collaborate with, and very professional. His photographs came out very well, and he sent them to me
Micha RosenoerSW Field Organizer, Conservation ColoradoDecember 17, 2015
Alex is the web designer my growing law firm needed. He provided us a great website that strikes just the right tone for our professional services—on time, and on budget. And he went the extra mile for us again and again. Working with Alex was a real pleasure. I recommend his services whole heartedly.
Mad DudleyAttorneyWebsite DesignMay 17, 2019
Alex photographed our wedding in Forks, WA outside of Olympic National Park. He did an amazing job capturing the spontaneous beauty of the location and our wonderful small group. His relaxed, creative and personable vibe made it very easy to take a variety of eclectic group photos. We really appreciated having you as a part
Andrew PaytonDecember 15, 2015
Alex is an amazing photographer. He captured so many beautiful moments of our wedding. Also he is wonderful to work with very personable and understanding of all family dynamics. I would recommend him for all events you can think of.
Elizabeth LurieFebruary 12, 2016
Alex photographed and made prints of one of my paintings for me. He nailed it on the colors! The subtle changes of tone in the blue water and the pinks in the sunset were perfectly replicated in the printed versions. Great artist, very timely, and most importantly, a pleasure to work with.
Bridget Williams7th Street WindowsDecember 22, 2015
We hired Alex to photograph our wedding. He was enthusiastic about our special day leading up to the big event. When it came to our rehearsal they day before our wedding, Alex took the time to get some photos of us practicing where we would be standing and my dad walking me down the isle.