Author Archives: Dawn Hayes

Photography has always been my passion since I received my first Polaroid camera so many years ago… and then moved up from there. Living in Colorado with the beauty that surrounds us is such an inspiration that I find myself constantly out and about exploring new areas and discovering new things. I am blessed with a great husband who encourages and supports me and some great friends that help keep me be inspired and motived to look for the normal and turn it into art. You can find me on facebook at sunrisepictures and at

Long Exposures

So recently I saw some beautiful photography with long exposure settings and WOW I could not wait to give it a try. So I started doing some research and of course watching you tube videosand […]

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Garfield County Fair

There is never a lack of excitement at the rodeo. These brave cowboys really put on a great show

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The Tetons and Yellowstone

June 2015 On our well deserved vacation this year we chose to go to Yellowstone and to try out our new camper ( so much fun).  Since we did not have any specific time frame […]

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A Day at the Zoo

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Face and Sketch

So my next series of photos are about sketching and fractalius filter. As much as I enjoy working with the fractalius filter I thought I needed something more and I really like to do sketches […]

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Colorado Flowers

Flowers are something I really love to take pictures of.  I am always looking for a different angle to making them interesting.  I have been having so much fun in photoshop and using the fractalius […]

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Colorado Horses Fine Art

Living in Colorado gives me some great photo opportunities especially living on the western slope.  In July Brenda and I went on a bit of an early morning excursion up into the White River national […]

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