"Garden of the Gods, Climber"
by Michael McCollum
"I spotted that one girl who was kind of off on her own there. The light was kind of bad, so I was having to use a real slow shutter speed and brace up against another rock to get the picture. She kind of had that look in her eyes as she stared up the mountain."
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.