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Russ Coover - Owner & Photographer

Started Digital Blue in 2005 and thoroughly enjoys this creative industry he is a part of.

What would you be doing if you weren't at your current job? Fishing

Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Better to laugh, than cry. 

What characteristic do you most admire in others? Their silence.

Cheryl Burkhard - Director of Operations

What would you be doing if you weren't at your current job?  Probably being miserable somewhere as an assistant

What's the most important lesson you've learned in the last year?   Stop taking yourself so seriously. You’ll never make it out alive.

Who or What inspires you on a regular basis? Nature. I am continually surprised, and just in awe of what nature can produce. Southern Utah has been inspiring me for years. 

What’s the strangest talent you have? Putting my entire fist in my mouth.

What is your favorite way to give back to the community? Not procreating.  You're welcome.

Alex Teas - Photographer

What are you most passionate about? Photography, Travel, Refugee & Women’s Issues

Who or What inspires you on a regular basis? Art in all forms, the mountains, the desert, bodies of water, the human form, people I meet while traveling, architectural details, ceramic tiles and weavings.

If you could photograph anything in the world, who or what would it be? One person from every culture in the world.  Hmmm….that’s a good idea for a photo project.  There are about 6,000 cultures so that would keep me busy for a while.

What characteristic do you most admire in others? Kindness, selflessness, and a good sense of humor.

 

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Jeremy Hall - Photographer & Editor

Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Sometimes it feels like “Groundhog Day” but I’d like to think more along the lines of “Life Is Beautiful.”

What characteristic do you most admire in others? Honesty. If people are true to themselves and to others, they are typically a pleasure to be around and you never wonder if they have a secondary agenda.

What's the most important lesson you've learned in the last year? To value the life we have, each and every day. Truly prioritize what matters and make the most of it.

Mike Tittel - Photographer & Editor

Who or What most influenced you to become a photographer? When I started my career I worked as an adventure sports photographer so was deeply influenced by Galen Rowell.

Describe your biggest failure in business. Not always trusting my gut instincts. 

Who or What inspires you on a regular basis? My wife. She’s amazing!

How do you think your coworkers see you? Honest, hardworking and super reliable. 

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Brandon Sturm - Photographer & Editor

How do you recharge? Skiing, kayaking, and mountain biking.

What is your favorite way to give back to the community?
Serving food for thanksgiving at the homeless shelter

If you could photograph anything in the world, who or what would it be? The seven wonders of the world! 

What kind of impact do you believe you have on people?
Sensitive to others and always willing to help.

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Jessica Kehl - Photographer

What would you be doing if you weren't at your current job? Probably coaching tumbling and cheerleading.  I grew up doing gymnastics and was able to become a collegiate and professional cheerleader and I really enjoy helping others perfect their skills. 

What kind of impact do you believe you have on people?   I don't know for sure but I hope that people feel loved and accepted by me. 

Who or What most influenced you to become a photographer? I was able to study photography at a very young age under the famous photographer Tillman Crain, his passion was contagious and I had a passion for it ever since.

Bert McLendon - Photographer

Creator of Exaggerated Reality as part of our Signature Series.

What's the most important lesson you've learned in the last year? Always invest in yourself and go with your intuition.  Your intuition will lead you in the right direction.  It might not be instant, but it will eventually lead you to bigger and better things.

Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Braveheart.  At the end when he screams "FREEEEDOOOOOOM!"  is me finally branching out onto my own and working for myself.

Ashley Blake - Senior Editor

Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Struggles of a wanderlust mind.

What kind of impact do you believe you have on people? Well, I'm brash and always moving on to something else. So...probably whiplash?

What's the most important lesson you've learned in the last year? Be true to who you are and the rest will fall into place.

Who is your least favorite superhero and why? I dislike many. I'll tell you who I dont hate... Deadpool.  

 

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Gage Thompson - Photographer & Editor

What would you be doing if you weren't at your current job? I would most likely sign up for the special forces. You would never hear of me, but you and your family would owe me your life.

Who or What most influenced you to become a photographer? Photography influence me, I was fascinated by the process. Your capturing light and moments in time, it might as well be magic and or science. 

If you could photograph anything in the world, who or what would it be? I would like to do a series of photos on professional skateboarders as that was a huge part of my life growing up.