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Jason Hatfield
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Attends Metropolitan State University of Denver
Lives in Highlands Ranch, CO
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Happy #ColoradoDay!  I'm proud to call this state home for almost 7 years now.  It's beautiful in every season and never ceases to amaze me with dramatic landscapes, friendly people, and great food!
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This weekend I had a blast #running the 4-Pass loop near #Aspen again. One of my favorite areas in the country, the trail takes you 28 miles up 8000ft over 4 alpine passes. The scenery is just breathtaking with abundant wildflowers, blue lakes, lush basins, and miles of peaks! In this shot I'm enjoying the view on my favorite pass, Frigid Air; what kind of view did you have this weekend?
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3 nights under the night sky photographing the #MilkyWay and Perseid Meteor Shower in a world famous park!  Darks skies, waterfalls, lakes, rugged mountains, and blasting meteors, what more could you ask for?
There's still room in my upcoming night photography workshop at Rocky Mountain NP August 11th-13th.  I'm offering this workshop through the Colorado Photography Festival at a very affordable rate, I hope to see you there! http://www.coloradophotographyfestival.com/Night-Workshop.htm
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Abiqua Falls #Panorama
A natural amphitheater of columnar basalt sits buried in a lush valley near Salem, #Oregon. In this idyllic location nature saw fit to create a falls of unique beauty making it one of the most striking features of the Pacific Northwest.

Getting to this falls required a bumpy drive down a narrow mountain road followed by a steep hike down mud-slicked rocks and trees.  While the trail itself was reward enough and I had seen photos of this falls before, I wasn't prepared for the grandeur of this location.  This is a place I will definitely be returning to when the chance arrises.
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Only 5 spots left for my workshop in Grand Teton National Park​ with Bret Edge Photography​!  Towering mountains, lakes as clear as glass, abundant wildlife tickling opportunities*, what more could you ask for!?  

Check out the link for more info and throw your questions in the comments. http://www.moabphotoworkshops.com/groupworkshops/summer-in-the-tetons-photography-workshop

*There won't actually be any wildlife tickling, unless the bears don't like you, then you get a special bear tickling ;).

(Photo: Grizzly Mom and cubs in Grand Teton National Park)
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"Lady in White"
Beauty can be found in all that surrounds us, but most stands out when surrounded by more beauty in kind.

This is the "finished" result of the image I shared last week.  With an image that evokes such emotion from my experience capturing it, I don't know if I can ever say it's truly finished.  If this image connects with you in any way please share it with others, it's rare I'm given the opportunity to really represent my experiences in nature.
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Happy Birthday Zion National Park​!  One of my favorite parks and home to two of my favorite hikes, Angles Landing and the Virgin River.  Every fall I visit around my birthday for beautiful colors and superb trails; this year I'll be offering a workshop there and will be announcing more info soon.  I hope to spend many more years adventuring in amongst your canyons and vistas! #ZionNP #Neverstopexploring   #HappyFriday  
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This morning I went to one of my favorite #wildflower spots, Shrine Ridge. Instead of going to the top though I decided to stay down lower and photograph Walter's Cabin. This amazing cabin is part of the hut-to-hut system in #Colorado and be visited all year round. If only I could call that view home!
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While working on images to submit for a Wyoming tourism campaign I came across this beauty from 2010.  I updated the processing a little bit and bam, can't believe I overlooked this one before.  I'm definitely getting excited about the upcoming workshop with Bret Edge Photography​; just over a week until we'll be enjoying views like this again! (http://www.moabphotoworkshops.com/groupworkshops/summer-in-the-tetons-photography-workshop)
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I'm back from 2 wonderful weeks in the ‪#‎PNW‬. I visited many new places and revisited some favorites. The first image I'm sharing is from ‪#‎ThorsWell‬ on the ‪#‎Oregon‬ coast.

I've been there once before but it wasn't the right conditions for shooting. This time wasn't much better so I decided to visit at night. Despite extensive searches online I couldn't find any night images taken there. It was extremely dangerous to shoot at night, especially with the rain mist allowing me to see 100ft at best (usually much less though). I visited at high tide with some stormy weather and watched the waves for 20 minutes before deciding to wait another 30 minutes. It was still a little much and I definitely had to keep my eyes opened for rouge waves. In the end though I survived and came away with what I think is a unique and compelling image. The light from a nearby fishing ship is what really made it work in the conditions.

Please tell me I'm not the only one stupid enough to shoot there at night though, share an image or experience if you have one!
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On our second night in #Iceland we were rewarded with another incredible show of #aurora while on the road near Höfn.  After looking at the forecast we decided to try our luck at Vestrahorn.  When we arrived the sky was completely cloudy over the mountain and the clear areas we could see didn't have any aurora.  After an hour or so of waiting the clouds cleared and the light show kicked off again; we were beyond thrilled with our luck!  Soon the sun started to rise and the lights faded, but we had another amazing night in books.

"Night Fire over Vestrahorn"
The Northern Lights flowing over Vestrahorn and the black-sand dunes.
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"Formless"
Looking up at the northern lights with out land for context  leaves one's mind free to wander the shapes and possibilities of an every changing canvas.

I'll be including a post soon with the information David Kingham Photography​ and I used to chase the northern lights in Iceland.  Needless to say predicting the weather in Iceland as well as the aurora is very difficult but some tools can help.  #NorthernLights #Icelandair
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  • Mountain Sky Photography
    Owner, 2006 - present
  • Mountain Life Photo
    Photographer/Owner, 2012 - 2012
  • Heritage Gallery
    Co-Owner/Artist, 2011 - 2012
  • Micro Center
    Sales, 2008 - 2012
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Highlands Ranch, CO
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Denver, CO - Lakewood, CO - Cincinnati, OH - Grand Rapids, OH - Prescott, AZ - Tontogany, OH
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Introduction
Photography is my passion!  I'm a published photographer with a focus on photography education and travel.  I love Colorado, the West, and the outdoors; whether it's camping, hiking, mountain biking, running, etc.  I'm also a big techie.
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Winner of the 2012 Smithsonian Magazine Photo contest, travel category.
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  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Environmental Science, 2012 - present
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"Palouse Falls" As I stood on the edge of a cliff overlooking Palouse Falls I couldn't believe the the size and power of the falls. The sou

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My wife and I went to the range for the first time yesterday and it was great. I was really impressed with the clean and modern facilities. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable; not the typical snubbing and ignoring I get at most gun shops because I look 17 instead of 27.
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Excellent staff and patient care. I called for a same day appointment and I was able to get in. Dr. Bryan and his staff took their time to give me a thorough exam and explain everything they were doing. The office was spacious and comfortable.
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Worst sales service I've received at a dealership. We couldn't agree upon a price for a vehicle so I walked away from the deal. The Internet manager Dave called me back the next day to tell me in rude and no uncertain terms what he thought of me for not accepting the price they wanted. He then hung up on me. I will never consider doing business with them again or recommend them to anyone else.
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Great dealership experience! The whole sales staff was was very professional and non-pressure. Scott answered all our questions and allowed my wife and I the time we needed to make our decision. We got a great deal on the vehicle we purchased, much less than the competition. After purchasing we noticed a problem with the brakes but we were promptly taken care of by Scott and their great service staff. After visiting many dealers while trying to find the right SUV for us it was nice to have a great experience that makes me want to go back again.
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The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I was able to browse all the handguns without being bugged and then was promptly helped when I had questions. They had a large selection with all the guns I wanted to view. This was my first handgun purchase and they helped me in choosing a Glock 23 Gen 4 that I'm very happy with. Their price was the exact same as everywhere else locally and online which made it a no brainier to buy it there.
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