A Catch Up Session From the 100 Acre Woods

About a month ago I posted about a winter hike and all was normal in the world around us (at least here in Indiana).  Now a month later, things are different.  Our state (like many others) are under stay at home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is shaking up our entire world.…

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A February Hike & Signs of Spring!

A week ago the sun was shining with temperatures still a bit chilly but great for a day hike.  We chose this trail in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest.  Normally this place is lightly attended but on this particular day attendance was up.  People in Indiana are ready for spring!  In the midwest when the temperatures…

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A Special Family Session With a “Newborn”

During the late spring a family with a very special four month old wished to have family photos.  You see Tyler was born 4 months early.  He spent his first few months in the ICU at Riley Children’s Hospital.  Fighting hard and with the help of his parents and excellent staff, Tyler finally came home…

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Week 15: Anonymous

Week 15 of the 52-week photography challenge. Inspiration: Anonymous “This week’s inspiration is Anonymous. Interpret this how you wish.” At first I had no idea how to approach this week’s challenge.  After looking up the definition for inspiration, I found it in the third definition. “3 : lacking individuality, distinction, or recognizability” (Credit http://www.merriam-webster.com) On…

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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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Boy or Girl? “A Gender Reveal Photo Session”

It was a beautiful spring day. The excitement was building in the household. Today was the big reveal. They would finally know whether their second child would be a girl or a boy. The camera settings were dialed in, the photographer (me) was anxiously awaiting, her mother and sister were on Skype waiting. Their one…

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Spring, racing, driftwood beach and a trip to Florida. April’s re-cap!

April was a busy month and May is shaping up to be the same.  Spring is in full swing here along with a ton of rain.  The end of April we were gone on vacation for ten days.  Upon returning the forest had exploded.  Trees were no longer bare and everywhere we looked, green.  It…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Spring/Wood

This challenge was perfect for going out in our beautiful forest as spring starts its emergence.  Normally, I look for photos in my archives to go along with the challenges.   For this one, I took the Nikon out on a quest for spring/wood.  Easy to find!

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