the mud shot

memories from childhood * a late muddy afternoon * > This shoot is one of my favorites. Love the drama of the textures of the mud on his skin. The mood of the light and above all, the story behind. I was inside the house knowing that the kids were playing in the backyard. But suddenly, there was that kind…

my b&w tools

cris stephens B&W tools 2 0 1 6 In my workshops I have shared all what I consider since the moment the image is captured till the moment I edit it in camera raw and photoshop. All the edit “secrets” and all the editing tools are being shared with each participant along with a ton of videos and material. There…

cris in color

finding myself in color 2 0 1 1   a u g u s t   2 0 1 6 > (First image is my regular color conversion. Second image it’s me playing with other tools to bring more drama to my color conversions. Sharing with you my journey.)   As you all know, I am a B&W artist. B&W has…

nostalgia

n o s t a l g y “a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition” > t w e n t y  f o u r t e e n > I went through a rough couple of weeks.  My heart has been squished and squashed. My thoughts have been…

hugs & love

m o n t h  t w o 1010 a u g u s t 2016       I have been so excited to share with this talented group of ladies this photography project that takes place in a monthly basis. On the 10th of every month, we will document our lives with 10 images recently taken. We will link each other’s blogs…

backyard

> a t  h o m e There is nothing like the adventures lived in our own backyard. Just add some water and tons of laughter. }>>

summer sunsets

f a m i l i a > When there is a time where we are all together we enjoy every little second of it.  The weather in Colorado is crazy beautiful and the scenery is just breathtaking. So we put comfy clothes on, hats and grab some water. Then we took the top of the jeep off and to…

water

m o n t h  o n e 1010 j u l y 2016 I am so excited to be joining this talented group of ladies in this photography project that takes place in a monthly basis. On the 10th of every month, we will document our lives with 10 images recently taken. We will link each other’s blogs to…

it’s all about love

Growing family One of the fascinating things of capturing moments, is when you feel other’s like your own. Is when you can see souls through the lens feeling like you know people you really don’t. One of my favorite things of these five years of shooting, is the people I have met and the friendships I made. I will always…

summer and family

“Summer always ends with good memories”. There is nothing like spending time with love ones. Rosemary Beach, FL.   s u m m e r o f 2 0 1 4