About Dave Schemel


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Dave is from Denver, Colorado and attended East HS and the University of Colorado in Boulder. His degree in psychology led to his career with the State of Colorado as a youth counselor and juvenile parole officer.

His photo of Comet Hale - Bopp in 1997 and subsequent creation of a greeting card via Ancient Images launched his career as a professional photographer. That photo and his Moon & Mars Composite were accepted into the digital archive of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Dave has done photojournalism assignments for local publications like the Highlander Monthly and has a photo cover story credit with Veteran's Magazine. He has done campaign photography for local, state and congressional candidates . Dave has photographed President Barack Obama in Colorado since 2008. He has covered major motor sports events like the Grand Prix of Denver and The Indianapolis 500. Dave has a special passion for photography of the Moon. He also loves to capture the magic of the island of Kauai, Hawaii.

Dave and his wife Suzy enjoy the serenity of their mountain home in Coal Creek Canyon near Boulder, Colorado. This location offers excellent photo opportunities of wildlife along with outstanding views of the Continental Divide.

His other interests include golf, music, motor sports, politics, astronomy, metaphysics and universal spirituality.  Dave has also trained and worked as a massage therapist and specialized in subtle etheric energy work.

Embracing the Light from the Edge of Forever

"We are the ones we have been waiting for" Hopi Prayer