LOOK: This week in photos, Feb. 11-17

I’d tell you to stick that tongue back in your mouth, but I also can’t blame you for a dropped jaw in awe of this week’s roundup of visual images.

Bison at Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Feb. 12, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)rocky mountain arsenal; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; nature; buffalo; bison; animals;
Bison at Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Feb. 12, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) rocky mountain arsenal; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; nature; buffalo; bison; animals;
Bison at Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Feb. 12, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

I’d tell you to stick that tongue back in your mouth, but I also can’t blame you for a dropped jaw in awe of this week’s roundup of visual images.

We’re trying out some embedding of other local photojournalists’ work from Instagram this week too. Have thoughts on that? Sling ’em to me at kbeaty@denverite.com and pass the word on to your documentarian buddies.

A Denver Wheel Club scrapbook saved in the Denver Public Library's Western History Collection archive. (Denver Wheel Club Records/ Denver Public Library/Western History Collection) denver public library; dpl; denver; colorado; history; archive; bike; bicycle; cycling;
An image from the Denver Wheel Club scrapbook, an archive of a 100-year-old bike club. (Denver Wheel Club Records/Denver Public Library/Western History Collection)
Bernard Hurley poses for a portrait at the RiNo Blue Moon brewery, a property he owns. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) Bernard Hurley; rino; development; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite;
Bernard Hurley poses for a portrait at the RiNo Blue Moon brewery, a property he owns that’s part of his ambitious development goals along the South Platte. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Paris Ferribee poses for a photo during a CDOT meeting on the I-70 expansion project at the Swansea Rec Center, Feb 16, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) i-70; i70; development; cdot; elyria-swansea; meeting; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Paris Ferribee poses for a photo during a protest at a CDOT meeting on the I-70 expansion project at the Swansea Rec Center, Feb. 16, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Osteria Marco in Larimer Square, closed on the "day without immigrants," Feb. 16, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) day without immigrants; immigration; deportation; kevinjbeaty; denver; restaurant; food; larimer square; denverite; colorado; copolitics;
Osteria Marco in Larimer Square, empty at lunch time on the “day without immigrants,” Feb. 16, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Jeanette Vizguerra kisses her son Roberto on stage at the First Unitarian Society of Denver, where she and her family addressed supporters and the press after she announced she would take sanctuary here to avoid deportation, Feb. 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) jeanette vizguerra; immigration; undocumented; deportation; sanctuary; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite;
Jeanette Vizguerra kisses her son Roberto on stage at the First Unitarian Society of Denver, where she and her family addressed supporters and the press after she announced she would take sanctuary at the church to avoid deportation, Feb. 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Brighton Boulevard under much construction. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) construction; development; brighton; rino; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Brighton Boulevard under much construction as businesses brace for impact. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Newly-pressed dimes flutter into a hole in the floor below to a room where they will be counted and bagged. Making money at the U.S. Mint. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) us mint; money; economics; denver; denverite; civic center; kevinjbeaty
Newly-pressed dimes flutter into a hole in the floor, falling to a room where they will be counted and bagged. This was part of our story on making money at the U.S. Mint. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Flower Bombers founder Molly McCoy preps on the busy Valentine's Day morning, Feb. 14, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) valentine's day; flowers; love; retail; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Flower Bombers founder Molly McCoy preps on the busiest day of the year for the $1.9 billion dollar floral industry, Valentine’s Day. Feb. 14, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Sweet Cooie's, 3506 E. 12th Ave. (Ashley Dean/Denverite)
Sweet Cooie’s, 3506 E. 12th Ave, opened this week and is outrageously sweet. (Ashley Dean/Denverite)
Paula Budzak, a member of the Quaker congregation, hold's Ingrid Latorre's son Anibal's hand. Living in sanctuary at the Mountain Friends Meeting near DU, Feb. 10, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) immigration; deportation; sanctuary; kevinjbeaty; ingrid latorre; denver; denverite; colorado
Paula Budzak, a member of the Quaker congregation, hold’s Ingrid Latorre’s son Anibal’s hand. Anibal learned to walk while living in sanctuary at the Mountain Friends Meeting near DU, where he and his mother have been living for the last few months to avoid deportation. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A rally in support of Planned Parenthood at Skyline Park, Feb. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) rally; planned parenthood; abortion; protest; copolitics; skyline park; denver; kevinjbeaty; denverite; colorado
A rally in support of Planned Parenthood at Skyline Park, Feb. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Pro-life activist Tom Uebbing bows his head as Rev. Andre Mahanna leads a prayer. A "Defund Planned Parenthood" Rally outside Planned Parenthood of the Rockies, Feb. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) abortion; pro life; planned parenthood; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite; copolitics; politics;
Anti-abortion activist Tom Uebbing bows his head as Rev. Andre Mahanna leads a prayer during a “Defund Planned Parenthood” Rally outside Planned Parenthood of the Rockies, Feb. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

Kevin Beaty

Author: Kevin Beaty

Kevin Beaty is a media producer with experience in a variety of settings spanning Hollywood film sets to international backpack journalism expeditions. He is on a never-ending quest to meld artful imagery, functional design and intimate storytelling. His biggest struggle in any given moment is whether to shoot stills or video. Find him on Twitter and Instagram at @kevinjbeaty.