Hunter's insider point of view captured the faces of visitors to the rare albino alligator exhibit at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
"I knew I wanted to take a picture of my daughter mainly because of all the bad things happening around us now. I wanted to show her innocence. Looking at children should make us want to focus on the future, to give more attention to the kids.
Leonard belongs to Myers' brother and is named after Leonard Bernstein, who is his hero. Myers couldn't get in front of the dog, because he just runs to her, so she got behind him and said his name.
I was born in Russia, and I'm now a 10 year resident of Colorado. I'm interested in American heritage and the fate of this nation; this is reflected in my pictures. This was taken at a pow wow in Florissant.
The tough day hike up to St. Mary's Falls left the kids hot and dog-tired. So they stuck their heads in the waterfall. But David Peek, 7, was the only one brave enough to go in, full-body. "I took several pictures that day, naturally pictures of my kids never turn out as well as pictures I take of my friends' kids," Barnett noted.
"That's Miles, my son. He went out with me both days. We were at Memorial Park, and he got ahead of me and went right into the middle of the flower patch. I said, "Stop! Wait!' I thought, "Stop and smell the flowers.' That's what life is supposed to be about."
Onlookers at the Douglas County Fair told a story to Lilla Woertendyke. The three young women, looking over a fence, are notable for their looks -- posture, hair, figure, etc. And in the corner, next to the first girl, a baby carriage evokes intimations of where the mating dance can end.
"I wanted to capture 24 hours in the life of my daughter Ruby. I stayed close and got down on her level to take the pictures, just following her around as she did some of her favorite activities.
"The picture was taken at Green Mountain Falls at the gazebo. I saw the children fishing, and then one little boy seemed apart from the group."
"This was really about the range of public art and the desire to have things besides the historic. The beauty of Starr Kempf's [Wind Clock] vs. the freezing of time from the past. Even though I like the history of the West, Starr Kempf's work is constantly in the present, and the other is constantly in the past."
Hill was driving to work at The Broadmoor when she spotted this Colorado College kid taking an afternoon snooze. The setting was perfect. The air of the neighborhoods around the college smell distinct, different from any other part of the city.
"I was going to call it "And No One Got Wet,' because the ladies were under their umbrellas, and I was dry in my car," said Colorado Springs native Tim Carpenter, who used a German 1934 Leica-3A to take this shot.
"This photo was an accident."