wedding dresses and the county fair || yourhub photojournalism

Summer in Colorado takes us outside quite a bit. You can’t ignore 300(-plus!) days of sunshine and not fully embrace it in the super-sunny summer. Also, summer is the season for county fairs. And as YourHub is the community/county department at the Denver Post, we can’t very well not go visit with some county-fair-bound animals and their handlers.

Because cows trying to be escape artists. And little baby goats getting their first baths. What more can you want in the summer?

It’s been a little (OK, long) while since I’ve pulled together a good sampling of what I’ve been shooting on the editorial side, so this crew of photos is pulled from the past month or so of assignments.

August is already threatening to wind down, school is kicking back into gear, we’re dreaming more and more of our autumn days and the cooler temperatures that accompany them. But it’s been a good season. Perhaps too much work and not enough play in our summer, but we’re heading to San Francisco — for a whole blessed week of vacation — next week. And that will be pretty darn divine.

Peyton Huss prepares for the Jefferson County Fair at Church Ranch on July 22 in Westminster, Colorado.

The Evergreen Parks and Recreation District offers junior mountain biking lessons for kids age 8-13 at Alderfer/Three Sisters Open Space Park in Evergreen, Colorado.

Austin Anguilm and Preston Anguilm, 15 and 10 respectively, started Fly Guy Brand in January 2012.

The Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory hosts a series of summer camps fro kids to learn about ecology in Brighton, Colorado.

Kyle Walpole -- whose service dog, Matilda, assists him with his hearing impairment -- is attempting to educate the public about the rise in fake and non-certified service animals.

The Park People is leading a community-based effort to restore the Cranmer Park sundial and surrounding plaza, in Denver, Colorado.

Taylor Rae, 13, rehearses at Creekside Bible Church on July 30, for her performance at the Douglas County Fair, which will take place on Friday, August, 8.

The Wedding Seamstress, bridal alterations and wedding shop, located in Arvada, Colorado.

Alley Cat Beads in Northglenn, Colorado.

Children enjoy Art in the Park activities, an event which kicks off the 10-day Arts Alive festival, hosted in part by the Center for the Arts Evergreen.

Jabo's Bar-Be-Q in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Marjorie Anderson is an artist based in Lakewood, Colorado, who is part of the Metro State University Denver "Adopt an ARTrepreneur" program.

Maddie and Lakayla Vincent will participate in the Arapahoe County Fair, which starts on July 24.

High fives to the lot of you!  –a.e.

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