Category Archives: Photography

the present of being present

It happens to me around almost every holiday, special event, or family gathering. I get “the phone call”. The one where someone very non-nonchalantly gets on the line and says, “we’re sooooo looking forward to seeing you….oh and don’t forget to bring your camera!”.  One would think this would light me up in excitement and…

a holiday for hunting

This weekend my Calmer and I (and our munchkin) are going to set out for our annual holiday lights tour. We simply get in the car and drive. We LOVE looking at lights. From the classically simple white light displays to the ever so gaudy National Lampoon’s type extravaganzas, we can’t get enough. Our tour…

today’s lesson: photograph like a 10 year old

Last week I began an after school photography club with 8 enthusiastic 10 and 11 year olds. I had no idea what to expect from these wide-eyed sponges, other than the fact that they’d be eager to learn and excited to create.  We went through our introductions, shared what we each love about pictures, and…

Stuck

Yesterday I didn’t shower. (please feel free to follow with a chorus of “ewwwww gross” or “that’s disgusting” here). The desire to be clean just wasn’t there. Being on summer vacation, free from the “day job” has opened up a whole host of new schedules and new routines. And apparently motivation isn’t a part that…

Wisdom Wednesday | Making The Leap

This week’s Wisdom Wednesday was inspired by a recent question asked by one of my lovely Facebook followers. Shannon asks: Do you provide assistance with selecting cameras? I’m looking to make the leap and purchase my first SLR. As my photography classes has grown over the past few months, I have been asked this question…

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