Inspire Me

thursday favorites

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Every single device I own is at full photo tilt. I’ve avoided organizing my photo workflow for months by shooting...

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Niche vs. Comfort Zone

As a photographer I often feel a pull in two different directions: 1. I want to grow in my work and...

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aww, shucks

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Gang, how is it that I eat more decadently when I go camping then I do when I am home?...

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That day in July

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Hasselblad 500cm | Kodak Portra 800 pounding ocean waves thick salt air swollen peaches sunlight bursts powder blue hydrangeas arch...

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Exploring 35mm Film: Tudorcolor

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I have a confession to make: as much as I love 35mm film, I have never – until now –...

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On Connection

Photography is so often a solo pursuit. To be honest, I think that’s one of the things I love about it....

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Birds

One of the big attractions here in Virginia is a theme park called Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. Like most theme parks...

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Portrait of a House

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Here it is September and I just scanned a roll of black and white film I shot in July. I...

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Guest Muse: Kendra Laflin

I had the pleasure to meet Kendra at Camp Shuttersisters in 2011 and I have long admired her playful spirit...

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All about the Light

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It was one of those early autumn afternoons when the sunlight hid behind a uniform layer of clouds threatening to...

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Conversation with Chris Guillebeau

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Five years ago I came across a blog called The Art of Non-Conformity. What pulled me in was my passion...

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Guest Muse: Alex Cave

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During my first year as a new mom, all I did was shoot polaroid film. Honestly, I did not have...

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Before and After: my iPhone processing tricks and tips

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When I post iPhone images on Instagram and Facebook I am often asked which apps I used to process them....

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A Happy Place

I think we all have one place that makes us unexpectedly happy. For me, that place is the airport. Whenever...

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Mobile Black and White

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When I first began taking classes in photography, my world was black and white. We would shoot black and white...

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Learning to Juggle

Life is a balancing act, isn’t it? It doesn’t matter who you are, you probably have a dozen different things...

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Shooting Gatherings from the Heart and a Giveaway

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I wish every weekend could be like this one – full of laughter, family and fun. I played my first...

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the view from here

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Yesterday, L and I drove downtown for a new marble set. He chose two small sets and when we left...

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Travelling Light

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When I got serious about photography I started carrying around some serious cameras: a Nikon D800 and then, when I...

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Leave it

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“This benefit of seeing…can come only if you pause a while, extricate yourself from the maddening mob of quick impressions...

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