B  L  O  G

10 Things You Didn't Know About Me Sep 07, 2021
 
Here's a few random facts about me, just because!
 
1. I’ve lived in 30+ homes across California, Oregon, Arkansas, Texas, Hawaii & Fiji.
2. My husband Ray proposed to me while scuba diving. He had built a chest out of old wood and had his brother swim it down to the bottom....
Continue Reading...
Connection Through Photography Aug 10, 2021

With your camera, you have the ability to create memories as well as capture them, building connection with others through the process. My sister-in-law told me that one thing that initially drew her to photography was the way that it allowed her to connect with her kids when they were...

Continue Reading...
Looking for the Light in Life Jul 31, 2021

For me, this week was rough. Lockdown, cancelled plans, crying kids, home-school drama, headaches, friends leaving the country, and more. Oh, and on top of that I cut out coffee, sugar, dairy and gluten for two weeks . . . you can just imagine how fun that’s been!

I’m usually a pretty...

Continue Reading...
Creative Composition Jul 20, 2021

Creative composition is so important in photography. You can take your photos from boring to artistic with just a slight change in your composition. Today we'll talk about one composition trick called the "Rule of Thirds."

When most people pick up a camera, they tend to compose their shot so that...

Continue Reading...
Seven Things To Lift You Up Jul 10, 2021

Have you ever felt like you’re in a rut? Maybe you find yourself bored, going through the same old schedule every week. Maybe your life is so busy that the tyranny of the urgent is taking over the things that feed your soul. You feel trapped. Stuck. Depressed. Hopeless. Overwhelmed.

I know...

Continue Reading...
Is Comparison Helpful? Jun 03, 2021

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “comparison is the thief of joy.” Do you agree? Often, when we compare ourselves to others, we end up thinking that our work is inferior, or worse, that we ourselves are inferior, simply because we are not like somebody else.

We all do this...

Continue Reading...
The Joy of Creativity May 04, 2021

I believe that God is the great Creator. According to the Bible, when God created people, he made us in his own image. That means we have elements in us that are like him. When we create something, we connect to that divine origin, to that part of God that finds joy in the process of...

Continue Reading...
Artistic Photography: A Window to the Soul Mar 23, 2021

They say that the eyes can be a window to the soul. I really believe that the camera lens can be a window to the soul as well. It can help you connect with yourself and help you express what is deep inside.

1. The camera can help you discover artistic giftings that you didn’t know...

Continue Reading...