Week 13: New Beginnings

Week 13 of the 52-week photography challenge. Storytelling: New Beginnings “Our world is full of circular patterns; as some things end, others begin. Tell us a story of a New Beginning.” One of the first areas to pop when spring comes around.  This small area is always one of my first signals of the change…

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Anticipating Spring

Drumming my fingers on my desk I look outside.  The sun is shining.  It looks warm outside.  But it is not.  With the average highs ranging from the lower 40s to mid-50s I am awaiting consistent temperatures in the 60s and 70s.  (All temperatures are in Fahrenheit.)  Over the last few weeks we have had…

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Week 12: Trash

Week 12 of the 52-week photography challenge Inspiration:  Trash “Trash is your inspiration. Tell a story or create something beautiful.” Nature’s “trash” is infinitely more beautiful than our lowly human trash.  Unlike humans, nature reuses and recycles it’s trash in a splendid way.  Leaf and log litter become nutrients for the remaining living forest in…

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Week 11: Fill the Frame

Week 11 of the 52-week photography challenge. Composition:  Fill the Frame “Using Fill the Frame is a great way to isolate your subject and create interest in your photo. Can you do it with only one color in the frame? Fill the Frame with one color.” This is the color all around our place right…

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A December Wedding: Piper’s at the Marott

Client spotlight :  A new addition to the blog.  Instead of a traditional blog post I will spotlight some of my sessions with clients.  Each will include a short blurb at the beginning, followed by a series of photographs from their session.  This wedding took place the middle of December.  A cold, wet day outside…

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Week 10: Hometown

Week 10 of the 52-week photography challenge: “Tell us the story of your hometown. It could be a famous landmark, something the town is known for, or even just your favorite place to relax.” Monrovia, IN The closest small town to our country home.  Complete with a friendly bar and a little cafe big on…

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Dealing With the Unexpected

A few weeks ago we faced a potential difficult situation.  With limited information we were unsure how this would affect our daily living.   When this happened it reminded me why I practice yoga and why I meditate daily. Both are beneficial but especially helpful in navigating life’s challenges and our chosen paths. My theme for…

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Week 9: Inspiration – Mood

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument downtown Indianapolis Week 9 of the 52-week photography challenge. Inspiration:  Mood  “Your artistic inspiration this week is the mood you are feeling today.  Take that mood and use it to create art.” A trip to the city inspired this photo.  I love our country home but new subject matter is always…

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