Fallen Tree

A fallen tree in the brush at Ute Valley Park.

Although this was photographed some time ago and doesn’t quite fit with recent work, it’s still a favorite.

Branding and consistency in our portfolio is important, but that doesn’t mean we can’t show and enjoy art that falls out of our ‘theme’.

That’s what this blog is for!

Let’s keep our eyes open and enjoy the beauty around us, and not worry too much about how things will ‘fit in’.


Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Fallen Tree | Self Care

A dark, green forest photographed in the Colorado mountains while hiking The Crags.


It’s always when we push ourselves too far that we realize how we’re not treating ourselves as well as we should.

Hindsight is truly 20/20.

Let’s be more in tune with ourselves and how we’re living, and pay more attention to the subtle clues that we need to take better care of our health.


To health and self-care, which we need to truly enjoy our explorations and adventures in life~

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Landscape photo of a magically lit forest.

A vivid green forest

Patch of Light | Devil’s Playground Trail

Walking along this forested trail on Pikes Peak definitely brought back memories of the forests in Pennsylvania.

This gorgeous patch of light was captured just off the Devil’s Playground trail, a hiking path up the western side of the mountain.

This trail definitely warrants a return visit, perhaps with the goal of getting to the summit, or at least the tree-line!

Let’s keep exploring.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Landscape photography of the valley and mountains in Divide, Colorado

Spring Bluff

Summer Memories

Summer is almost here, but let’s remember to enjoy the beauty and lovely weather of Spring!

Let’s keep our eyes open, breathe the fresh crisp air, and try to survive allergy season!

Nature photo of the texture of tree bark.

Colorful Tree Trunk

Blue Reflections

Blue Reflections

As we push forward and work towards our goals, it’s good to keep in mind what speaks to us most.  What we enjoy doing, and what we find unnecessary.

Sometime soon, Roman Leaf will be moved back exclusively to WordPress, as having the blog and website together in the same place will cut down on time spent keeping things up to date.  The more time freed up, the more time there will be left to play, practice, experiment, and hopefully improve.

Take a look at your own goals and what you’re currently doing to meet them.  Are the steps you’re taking ones that make a difference and that you enjoy?  Do some activities seem unnecessarily repetitive?  Are there ways you could make following your goal more time-efficient?

Let’s keep ourselves focused on our goals and where we’re headed, but remain open enough to see when things aren’t working and could be improved.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Bridge | Cheyenne Cañon Park Pinetree Dew

Old Rock Wall | Look Closer

Forest photography of fallen trees on an old stone wall.

Already a very lush place, this town park in Pennsylvania featured a boardwalk through nearby woodland that was bursting with especially vivid greens.

Home to a peaceful stream that fed the enormous amount of greens, it also seems to have been home to something else.  It wasn’t until later that it became clear that beneath the fallen trees was an old rock wall, perhaps part of a home at one point.

A good reminder to look closer at our surroundings in the present.  Should we find something interesting, it’s better to notice it when we’re able to feed our curiosity and explore, than later when we’re not.

Let’s keep our eyes open for whatever curiosities may be hidden around us, and take the opportunity to explore and look closer.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Exterior photograph of an abandoned pond house. Urban photography of a cozy side street.

Caught Leaves

Caught Leaves

Best wishes to all trying to make positive changes in their lives.  Let’s keep moving forward, even when we feel stuck.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Antique books look like nature antique scale detail photography