Inspire Me

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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Language, Cake and Dainty Details

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Whether it’s for a big fancy occasion or a small intimate dinner, there’s something magical about a gathering amongst friends....

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Love Letters

In thinking about this month’s theme of Language I remembered that I had not really shared here about my experience...

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The Language of Dreams

Top Left: the leaf that looked like a tree, Top Right: double exposure of two paintings Bottom Left: churning, Bottom Right:...

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Guest Muse: LINDA SILVA PALLESCHI

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I first met Linda at one of our epic Flickr meetups in NYC back in 2011 (gosh, was it that...

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No Relation

I’ll be the first to admit that when The Impossible Project released their Magentatype film earlier this month, I was...

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Summer reading: ‘Seaside Polaroids’ by Jon Nicholson

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The more I think about it, the more convinced I am that photographs and words belong together. A good photograph...

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