by Daisy McConnell
"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. Children seem to experience every moment so much more intensely than adults. I thought it would be a unique perspective on a day in the Pikes Peak region."
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.