March is pretty sweet for two big reasons: it's the start of spring and, every other year, it marks Month of Photography here in Denver. And while we do enjoy Colorado's rather extreme spring weather, you can probably guess that we're a little more excited about the latter. As a photography company that places great emphasis on community involvement, the gang here at From the Hip Photo is pretty darned proud to have partnered with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center. It's the only nonprofit in Denver, Colorado that is dedicated exclusively to photography in all its myriad, wondrous forms! They offer a plethora of workshops and portfolio reviews, offer equipment rentals to further one's photography education, and curate some pretty spectacular
When we discovered that the RiNo neighborhood in Denver is home to the Denver Zine Library, a nonprofit repository of over 15,000 zines, we couldn't wait to partner with them! The Denver Zine Library houses one of the largest zine collections in the country and has been entirely volunteer run since 2003. Visitors can come in, flip through the zine stacks, and hang out while they read. It's a truly special place, cozy and brimming with countless little labors of love.