like brothers on a hotel bed

wyoming is not a place i share with other people.  i do it alone.  that may sound like a prick thing to say, but it’s true. i go up there to experience solitude,… Continue reading

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badlands

three weeks ago, i left dallas for a 10 state, 5,000 mile road trip. the vast majority of the two week trip would be spent wandering my old haunts in the great states… Continue reading

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vermejo again

i was lucky enough to be invited back to vermejo last week for another shoot. the hummingbirds were very social. there are a few groups of ferrel horses on the property.  they don’t… Continue reading

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the long road home

i didn’t want to leave telluride and the cool, mountain air last week.  traffic, 100 degree weather, and “work” awaited. luckily though, in between, i would have the chance to see the southwest… Continue reading

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bear encounter: proof

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last dollar & memories of trout lake

i drove bd to the airport in montrose thursday morning.  i decided to take the backroads on the return trip to telluride. last dollar road traverses high mountain ranch land, prairies, and passes.… Continue reading

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high country avetts

one of our reasons for dropping by telluride last week was that the avett brothers were playing a free show in the mountain village on wednesday.  i’ve grown to really enjoy their music… Continue reading

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¡blind pilot!

on the drive up to telluride from vermejo last week, bd introduced me to the band blind pilot.  i was immediately drawn to their almost rain-like delicacy.  they are a very talented bunch… Continue reading

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12k ft. days

i awoke tuesday morning at alta lakes.  the sun shone bright in the cloudless sky, silhouetting the mountains in front of me. i left the lakes in late morning, and headed back to… Continue reading

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outside telluride

my friend bd and i pulled in to telluride mid-day saturday.  sunny and 72 degrees.  mountains all around.  fantastic. we got a bite to eat at smugglers, then spent the rest of the… Continue reading

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vermejo, nm

this week i was invited to vermejo park ranch in northern new mexico to shoot phenomenal scenery, fly fishing, and wildlife.  no complaints here. ted turner’s private home near the main lodge is quite… Continue reading

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palo duro

on my way to a job at vermejo ranch in new mexico, i made a very quick stop.  just south of amarillo is palo duro canyon state park. i only had about an… Continue reading

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hasselblad test

i finally got my hasselblad fixed a few weeks ago in austin.  it was good to shoot some film.  unfortunately, the back broke right after i finished this roll of 12, but the… Continue reading

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the fourth: pictures

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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july, july

july has started on a high note for me. i went to austin for the fourth, to spend time with my brother, sister, mom, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, my niece, and all three of my… Continue reading

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random morning thought: montana

6-19-09 though i slept at the cooke city dump again last night, when i awoke today, the sun greeted me. it was so bright, i almost expected it to talk to me in… Continue reading

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journal: montana

6-18-09 my car is facing away from the mountain.  i wake to the cold and rain.  it’s 5:30 a.m. behind me, the mountain is covered in a thin fog, like a bride under… Continue reading

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…last week in wyoming…

one of my first, and best, friends when i lived in wyoming was kim.  she recently got married and had a gorgeous little girl, kate.  first thing’s first… i had to go see… Continue reading

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mountain revelation

hang my head low, so low… don’t see me only as i am, but see me how i long to be. how i long to be… shining like a flowering tree. hang my… Continue reading

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living the high life

this past week, my great friend John got married in napa, california.  it was hugely entertaining. the weekend started early with a friendly croquet match on thursday… then came the photo bomb contest.… Continue reading

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this day

san francisco is beautiful and filled with spirit as usual. i am overwhelmed with thoughts. and as i board my shuttle for napa, i am reminded of a simple song. it seems to… Continue reading

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