Wen is not only a brilliant photojournalist, but also an exceptionally effective instructor, presenting content in a clear and concise style. Stylistically a leader, her use and instructional work displaying extensive infrared and black and white imagery has helped expand the visual language of the wedding photo essay. Her marketing techniques are so effective that they have enabled her to sell her photographic services at premium price, with less than twenty weddings per year.  As a photojournalist, Wen's client's demand cutting edge photography.

Denis Reggie names Wen as the Queen of Marketing for professional photographers. Wen's marketing techniques have been successful throughout the country- including her hometown of Hopewell, Virginia as well as Florida and Colorado. 

She has been photographing weddings in a journalistic style for over 30 years. With a BFA in Communication Arts & Design from Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia), Wen adds an artistic twist to photojournalism.  Many credit her for the re-introduction of black and white photography as a standard into the wedding coverage.  She is also known for her creative concepts such as the ArtBox (individual mages displayed on boards and contained in a leather box). The 
has is now becoming an 
exciting contemporary presentation 
or wedding images,
complimenting the traditional wedding book, and a creative option to the traditional parent books.


You may have seen her in the national telecast Wedding 2000 (the wedding photojournalist documenting the wilderness 
area snowshoe wedding- on snowshoes 
herself), as a speaker at WPPI Conventions, PPA Conventions, and Hasselblad Speaker's Corner, or previously online as WENBOULDER during one of her monthly live marketing chats on AOL in the Photography Forum.  Currently, Wen tests lenses for Tamron Industries and her images are used throughout the industry.  Wen's clients have an opportunity to have cutting edge photography gear when covering their events, even before such items are available on the consumer and professional markets!


uring 2002-05, Wen also worked as 
PR Director at Fort Lewis College Theatre 
(Durango, Colorado) producing marketing graphics, public relations, and archival photographs for the college's theatre productions.  

In 2004, American Cowboy magazine 
featured her rodeo and western art photographs.
Western Horseman magazine has also published her western photographs. Her western and rodeo fine art photographs have exhibited in fine art shows throughout the country including Sedona Fine Art Festival, The Pagosa Springs Arts Council Art ExhibitDurango Main Street Art Festival, Open Shutter Gallery (Durango, CO) and Cowboy Christmas (during National Rodeo Finals- Las Vegas).  Cafe Blue Restaurant  (Boulder, Colorado) has a permanent Western and Rodeo photographs exhibit on display (and sale).  She currently serves as a volunteer, Pagosa Springs Art Council, and has been Arts Line columnist for the Pagosa Sun newspaper (writing a weekly column for the arts in Pagosa Springs and surrounding area). Wen supports several community organizations with donations and photography coverage such as The Pagosa Springs Arts Council, the Pagosa Springs Community Center, Kiwanis, the Pagosa Sun Newspaper, and the Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce.

en conducts a variety of PHOTOlearn
sessions and children's summer camps in Lafayette and Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  In addition, she gives web site and marketing seminars  and private training consulting sessions throughout the country.

The Greeley Independence Stampede 
has extended an invitation for Wen to display
a series of western fine art photographic 
images in
The Greeley Independence Stampede Art Show & Sale, July 2006. 
This is the first time the art show has displayed photographic images as fine art in the show.  She was invited again in 2007. Wen has also
licensed Got Rodeo? which includes apparel including hats, t-shirts, BBQ aprons, and tote bags featuring her western and rodeo images.  These items are also available for sale with rodeo events throughout the United States.

n 2008, Wen opened Artisans of the Southwest Gallery and Winery which featured a variety of artists (including herself) and wine tasting.  The gallery closed in 2010, after rain water flooding.  In 2011, she decided to pursue her passion for real estate and became a real estate agent. She is a full time agent with RE/MAX Eagle's Nest.  In her second year she quadrupled her real estate sales!

 S he resides in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and she continues to set high industry photography standards through her ongoing efforts when documenting events, families, weddings, stock images,  and producing marketing and web site  strategies for small businesses.

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