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My neighborhood installed a nature trail a few years back. At the time, I remember being annoyed that my HOA dues were paying for something we weren’t even given the option to vote on. This year, however, I have seen the value of it. It’s not a big space. I can walk through it inContinue reading “The neighborhood nature trail. I didn’t vote for it, but I’ll take it.”
Have you ever wondered why we take pictures of the hard stuff? Or do you find that you actually don’t take pictures of life when it’s painful? I’m somewhere in the middle. When it comes to my own hardship, I tend to let my camera collect dust, unwilling to create any tangible reminders of whatContinue reading “Why do we photograph the hard stuff?”
I’m not sure the weather could be more beautiful today. A cool breeze and plenty of sunshine had me opening all the windows in my house to let the outside in. It’s my absolute favorite time of year. It’s also the time of year when the heat and humidity of our southern summer has finallyContinue reading “A perfect fall day.”
It’s no secret that I love photography, though like all relationships, my affection for it wanes from time to time. Similar to a roller coaster, there are ups and downs that sometimes leave your stomach in knots. And yet, it’s always worth pursuing. As my children grow, I’ve certainly tried to steer them to pickContinue reading “Indoctrinating the next generation.”
In my neck of the woods, green doesn’t disappear with the fall and winter months. Here in the land of southern white pine trees, we’re sure to have plenty of green year round. What we do lose is the lush overgrowth and the flowers. Not yet, mind you. But soon.
Six years ago, I dipped my toes into the world of mirrorless by renting a Fujifilm X-T1. I took it along on a family photo shoot and when I loaded the images into my editing software, I realized that I only used my full frame Canon for less than a quarter of the pictures. IContinue reading “I just purchased (again) the camera that changed my photography.”
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