by Cheryl Koskela
"We drove down Old Stage Road looking for a photo opportunity and didn't really see anything. Then we went to Cripple Creek and were checking out a bed and breakfast. When we were driving around back, a fox popped its head out of a big trash can. It hopped out, and I was zooming up on him. He was about 20 feet away, and then he just walked right up to me and basically posed for me. The other thing was the light. We had spent several hours trying to find some light, because it was overcast all day. Finally, we saw the light in Cripple Creek, and the fox happened to be right there, in the light."
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.