Winter in Paradise
May Challenge Completed!
Whew, 31 days later, and I've finally completed my first photo challenge. All photographs were edited only with Instagram, cropping to their prescribed square, and using a filter about half of the time, which was a challenge in itself. As you may know from my post on The Arts of Editing, I'm not a big … Continue reading May Challenge Completed!
Photo Challenge: May
I'm about a third of the way through participating in a "Photo-a-Day" Challenge. The idea is to take a picture each day based on a previously set prompt. Besides just finding something to fit each prompt, I'm also trying to think outside the box and get really creative with some of these. At the end of … Continue reading Photo Challenge: May
Molly is Here!
As you know, my husband and I recently had a new baby girl. As per tradition in our family, I put her in a giant basket to take pictures for her first Easter.
Jacob is Born: 6/16/2011
In anticipation of baby number two arriving in the next week or so, I've been showing my son pictures of himself at birth so he has a vague idea of what to expect when his sister arrives. Since I hadn't set up the blog at that time, they haven't appeared here, so in honor of … Continue reading Jacob is Born: 6/16/2011
The idea of photography as an art form really came to my attention Columbus Day Weekend in 1993. My dad took me and my sister to Arizona, where we got to see the Grand Canyon and many other amazing sights. That trip was my first time on a plane and my first time west of … Continue reading Favorite Photos
How I Got Here
I distinctly remember my first camera, a blue Fisher Price camera that used 110 file and a 10 use bulb flash. Grandpa George gave one to me and one to my sister for Christmas the year I turned 6. We each put an initial sticker on ours to distinguish them, and yes, I still have … Continue reading How I Got Here