Weekly Photo Challenge – Wanderlust

This challenge came at the perfect time.  I have been on vacation this week and had not planned to post.  But I had to after checking the challenge. As we are driving back I am reflecting on our fantastic trip to Largo/Clearwater, FL.  It has been 7 years since I was last here and it…

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Personal Photograph Series: Fort Bragg, CA

As we are out of town to photograph a beach wedding in sunny Florida, I thought this was the perfect time to share a photograph from my personal collection.   This photograph was taken the last time I visited the ocean almost three years ago.  On this particular visit, we were enjoying a sunny day…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Autumn – Metal”

Here is my submission for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Old license plates have a permanent home on this pole in Nashville, IN. Autumn leaves splashed with color.

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Choosing the Perfect Location

Choosing a location for your photo shoot can be easy or daunting, depending on how you look at it. There are many choices available now that many photographers shoot on location instead of in a studio. All of my photography is shot on location so I will not include studios in this discussion. Currently, I…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Earth

In celebration of Earth Day coming up, I reflect back to this beautiful view of Mt. Rainier and the wildflowers in bloom.  There is so much beauty to be enjoyed on this wonderful planet we call home.  Let’s remember to respect our mother earth as she provides us with food, shelter, beauty, water, air, and…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Harvest – Earth”

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Harvest – Earth”: Soybeans nearing their harvest date. A gravel farm road running through one field that has been harvested and another that is ready.      

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Surprise

“Surprise, here I am!” While hiking last year I stumbled upon this morel mushroom (along with 5 others in the same area).  Although it was morel season, I was not actively looking for them.  I was both surprised and excited to find my first morel mushroom. The time is upon us again and I am…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge “Summer – Fire”

As spring emerges for us here, I look forward to the summer too.  Here are my submissions for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: During the summer wild black raspberries are scattered throughout our forest.  I love going for a hike and snacking on these tasty berries.  Usually, I bring some back to enjoy! Another sure sign…

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A Look Back at Candid Wedding Moments

This week I am highlighting a few photos from my wedding collections.  Although I have several favorites, many of which have been featured on this blog, I chose each of these for their candid nature. Everyone expects that classic perfect shot of the bride and groom along with many other traditional photos.  I also believe…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Security

While we were out and about today, I snapped this photo with my cell phone as we filled up our water jugs at the local spring. This photo represents security to me.  Wide open spaces, very few people or buildings with sky, trees, green grass and a farmer’s field where food is grown. Everyone’s idea…

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