52 Pick Up: Joy!

I love Christmas! I love the lights, decorations, special treats and most of all the time I get to spend with my family.  My husband always takes two weeks  holidays so the four of us get to enjoy the entire … Continue reading

52 Pick Up: Warmth (of the heart)

Children grow up, they move away and start families of their own but that does not mean they forget the family they came from. A few years back my mother gave my sister and I a beautiful gift.  She divided … Continue reading

52 Pick Up: Macro – Can You Guess What This Is?

hoar frost in garden

I love finding unique and interesting things in which to photograph.  My little backyard photography journey began on a day in which everything was coated in hoar frost. I wanted to photograph the frost on the blue spruce. Then while … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

When I saw the topic of this week’s challenge, I knew exactly the photo I wanted to post.  I love the delicate crystals of ice that cling to the edges of these leaves. Hoar Frost on Birch Leaves

52 Pick Up: Black and White – Photographing Difficult Subjects

serious teenager photo

Not every subject who steps in front of your lens is going to want their photo taken.  Very often photographing young teenagers can pose a particular challenge.  In many cases photographing teenagers, especially young teenagers has the potential to be … Continue reading

Rock The Shot – December Photo Challenge: Christmas Tree

Nikon D80, Manual, 60 mm lens, ISO 1600, f3.3, 1/2, exposure +5, Manual focus I loved the challenge of taking this image.  It all started with me sitting in front of my fireplace. Our afternoon guests had left, my husband … Continue reading

Follow Me!

As with all little boys, this little prince was a busy, busy little man.  All he wanted to do was run and play so in living my my motto, ‘Happy Kids = Easier Session ‘ I simply let him play.  We ran, … Continue reading