Tag Archive: hiking

petrified forest + painted desert

A really great spot we happened upon was Petrified Forest National Park. You probably won’t want to spend a week there, but it’s a fascinating and beautiful day trip at least. They do… Continue reading

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canyon de chelly // a disappearing act

When I was in college, I worked for a man who frequently raved about Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona. But I’m rarely passing through Arizona unfortunately, so it doesn’t often pop into… Continue reading

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telluride // a few shots

By the time we got to Telluride, I was ready for a much needed break. I had been working night and day for nearly 10 days in the park, not getting much sleep… Continue reading

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rocky mountain np // motion

For fun, I decided to make a short video of some of my time-lapses and motion captures from the trip. And yes, I just had to sneak some marmots in for a cameo… Continue reading

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rocky mountain national park // pictures

Well, after 3 weeks and 4300 miles, I’m finally back home. It was an epic road trip and I am so pleased with the work I had the chance to produce in 5… Continue reading

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rocky mountain high | road-trip 2013

I have never been to Rock Mountain National Park.  Yeah… seriously. With all of the locations I drive to regularly in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, for some reason, I have never been.… Continue reading

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lake hudson | time lapse

A few weeks ago we went to my cousin’s cabin on Lake Hudson in Oklahoma. It was a wonderful time to relive warm childhood memories, and help create new impressions with our little… Continue reading

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a cool toned campout

my brother in law invited a few of his friends and me to his uncle’s farm to camp this past weekend. other than me, it was a bunch of dad’s with their young… Continue reading

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wyoming: my remaining days (part 2)

i woke up to a very familiar view. the night before, i finished working way too late.  so i had to stay at my “secret” campsite, that i learned last year is a… Continue reading

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wyoming: my remaining days (part 1)

after elle left, i still had a few days to “work”. i put work in quotations because most people with think, “work??  you call that work?” well, yes i do.  but i sure… Continue reading

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wyoming: day 5

elle doesn’t have the flexibility of schedule that i have, so her time up here was short. we had to start heading toward jackson, where she would fly out early the next morning…… Continue reading

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wyoming: day 3 & 4 (a full-fledged squaretop obsession)

i’ve been admiring this view for quite some time now. if any of you know me, and/ or my work, then you’ve seen countless images of this mountain. i just can’t get enough… Continue reading

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wyoming: day 1 (the greatest day of my wife’s life)

so it may sound like an exaggeration, but i promise that’s what she said to me! no, not our wedding day, not the day we met… not even the day she finished reading… Continue reading

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the fourth

this year, the fourth of july was really special. the day started by walking up early, the giant san juan mountains surrounding us. i was with good friends, my wife was on her… Continue reading

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preview: july 4th, telluride

i can’t think of a better place to be for july 4th.  and of all the time i’ve spent in telluride, i’ve only experienced the 4th once… and it was 11 years ago… Continue reading

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tELL(E)uride

well, it’s that time of year again; heading to telluride for my best friend’s birthday… no complaints here. and this year, it gets even better.  i was able to share telluride with Elle… Continue reading

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new years: bongos and puke

elle and i went to inks lake state park near austin to camp for new years this year… it was kind of a disaster.  some college kids pulled in next to us late… Continue reading

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big bend birthday, year 2

if something happens at the same time two years in a row, does it become tradition?  could we say “our annual big bend birthday extravaganza”?  well, i’m going to.  starting now. elle and… 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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lebanon… day 6

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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renewal year

i’m not a fan of new years celebrations.  getting dressed up, paying inflated party fees, and sipping head-ache inducing champagne, is not my idea of ending or beginning any year.  so, a last… Continue reading

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