We were given the privileged assignment by a local magazine, of documenting various churches in Denver, which came as a refreshing departure from the style typical of most of my commissions. Being public spaces, most churches are open and welcoming to those who can appreciate the inherent beauty and reverence their buildings possess. Back in my early years of learning photography in art school, I found the close accessibility, the quiet presence, and the admiration for effectual design shared by those inside the church, to make for enjoyable and inspired studies of light, form and composition. In fact, it might be from my many visits to churches and temples within the US, Europe and the Middle East, that my first appreciation of architecture was born. Years later, though the appeal of religious architecture remains as strong for me, time has given a greater ability to communicate the feeling of entering spaces like these.