On the Blog

Light and Birds

Images may be purchased HERE. My heart just loves birds, and all things related to trees. As a child, I wanted to be an ornithologist. Flying always seemed like an impossible dream, and I wanted to sing so pretty in the morning. I drove my parents nuts always wanting...

How to make a cinemagraph

I just love cinemagraphs. My favorite type is those that look like photographs and then, without warning, they start to move! This unexpected movement causes people to jump in surprise--think of the painting you might see in a haunted house where the eyes blink or...

The Story Behind the Photo: Roaring Prairie

This image was created in one of those serendipitous ways that only happen when you are not trying. I was looking to create an image for a tripod company, Vanguard, and quickly put a plan into action involving my children. My daughter sported a dancing gown and ballet...

5 Reasons Why I Adore the Lensbaby Burnside 35

The Lensbaby Burnside 35 revolutionized my photography! I am a 'moody' shooter. My search for light surrounded by darkness is ever present and so I was doubly intrigued by that magic gold lever on the Burnside. When I first received the lens, I was unsure how I would...

Therapeutic Art with The ‘Crafty Camera’ (Sony RX10III)

Images may be purchased HERE. I really enjoy getting away and finding little stories in the country. For years, I have used my phone to spontaneously capture scenes that moved me, but the limitations of a phone have often been frustrating. The reach of the wide lens...

Beautiful Rust and my new Sony RX1RII

I was almost giddy when I saw this car last night. The sun was just setting and the rust looked just incredible. What a blessing to find such beauty tucked away in a lush green grove! These photos were taken with my new Sony RX1RII. This little camera is a small,...

Our Daily Bread

This bread is what we call our Daily Bread. It is fast enough to make on a whim and healthy enough to eat everyday. I sprout my grain, which we grow on our farm, but you can skip the first few steps and buy sprouted grain online. This bread is heavier, but it has a...