- Gifts & Specialty Items
- Film & Production Services
- Art Galleries
- Camera Service/ supply
In 1992, I opened Breckenridge Photographics - a full service photo lab, retail store and photography gallery in Breckenridge, Colorado. Using my professional darkroom, enlarger and E-6 equipment, I was able to build my photography collection and showcase my work in the gallery. But in those days, the majority of work revolved around the photo lab. I processed professional film for photographers throughout Colorado. The photo lab also attracted commercial clients like Eddie Bauer and Lands End. I had two full-time employees at that time to assist with film processing, retail sales, and matting and framing for the gallery.
As film gave way digital, I found I had to reinvent my business and adjust to changes in the industry. The digital revolution brought a new wave of camera sales, but competition from the internet made retail difficult. I am now a mostly one-man operation. I take pride in the fact that I am able to educate my clients as to the best gear for their particular needs and photographic pursuits. I take the time to show my clients how to use their new cameras, and recommend techniques and accessories that they can use to improve their photos. I am always available to my clients, long after they have made a purchase, to assist them with questions. I also enjoy teaching lectures and workshops.
Since 1989, I have had over forty national magazine covers and two hundred articles published. My gallery has been growing since I first opened the shop in 1991. I have hundreds of images of Breckenridge and Summit County, which I hand-produce and frame. I also have a large c