Stuck Inside? Try these photo Challenges!

At this time, people across the globe are practicing social distancing. No parties, no outdoor adventures, no coffee dates. Everyone is hunkering down indoors, making photographic opportunities very scarce. During this time, I really wanted to do something during this time to help people. Focusing on photography, I asked myself: What is something photographers couldContinue reading “Stuck Inside? Try these photo Challenges!”

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Shooting the Moment: Red Robin

On a recent hike, I had taken along my camera in hopes of finding some photogenic animals or scenes. I was in luck, because there was a pretty red robin that was willing to pose for me. I saw him at the end of our hike, perched in some brush. I immediately pulled out myContinue reading “Shooting the Moment: Red Robin”

Shooting the Moment: Pond Shore

Today I went to the park with my little one and dad. While they had fun playing on the playground, I explored the shores of the nearby pond. This was the same pond that was frozen over a month ago, and had been the resting ground for a variety of ducks. Now the pond hasContinue reading “Shooting the Moment: Pond Shore”

Shooting the Moment: Ducks on a Frozen Pond

The little one and I went down to the park this weekend. This particular park has a moderate pond, which is usually home to about a dozen ducks or so. However, on this day when we went, the pond was filled with close to 100 water fowl! There were a variety of creatures: Canadian Geese,Continue reading “Shooting the Moment: Ducks on a Frozen Pond”

Can I document an event with just pictures of feet?

Interesting challenge: What do you do when you are at a photo-worthy event and no one wants to be in any Facebook photos? One option is to just not post any photos. Another is to take one good photo with no one in it and just use that photo. Or you can be like meContinue reading “Can I document an event with just pictures of feet?”

Shooting the moment: Sunset

This evening I peeked out the window and saw a breathtaking sunset. Knowing there were only moments before the colors faded, I grabbed my phone and started shooting. It took a couple of tries to get a shot I really liked. The first shot had power lines in it, so I adjusted my position. WhenContinue reading “Shooting the moment: Sunset”

Special Moments: Coffee for Two

This weekend, my husband I got the chance to get coffee together. We found ourselves in a quaint little coffee shop. The walls were filled with local art for sale, the tables were crowded with chattering guests, and the store smelled of the sweet aroma of coffee. I was going to order a white chocolateContinue reading “Special Moments: Coffee for Two”

Special Moments: Star Wars 9 Showing

It is the end of a saga that began over 40 years ago. The last of the 9 canon Star Wars movies premiered December 20th of this year: Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker. My husband and I got to see it on the 21st, which is only one day after the premier. MyContinue reading “Special Moments: Star Wars 9 Showing”