Just because they aren't new to me doesn't mean they aren't new to you! I was sorting through my archives with the theme of "leaves" in mind, with the goal to share what I found.Read More
Flowers in Winter
Living in Minnesota, part of the year just doesn't see me outside taking photographs that often. (Can we say fingers that I can't feel after a short time?) I put winter time to good use, though!Read More
I'm not sure what it is about walking in the woods, alone with my thoughts. It's quiet, except for the sound of my feet and the crunching leaves on the trail, maybe a bird, or some little critter dusting up leaves as he scurries along the ground. But that's it. It's kind of like all the stuff in life takes a back seat—that to do list, work, anything that's annoying you.Read More
Remember those fun tubes you'd look through as a kid, and you'd hold it up to the light, look through the opposite end, and twist to see these tumbling, twisting, colorful, abstract shapes?Read More
The little boat in the middle of the calm blue waters is waiting for you.
This is an image that I really like from my vacation to New Zealand. Always on the lookout for a photo opportunity, I had my husband turn the car around because I knew I'd hate to not capture this calm scene with that small boat moored in the distance.Read More
New Additions—I'm sharing some new additions to my website with you today! Plus, a few words, too, that will give you a little background about the photographs. :) And you might see a couple of these in person at upcoming art events!
— Quiet Nature —
Often a person's first image is while they are standing up. The second image — try crouching down, getting more at your subject's "eye" level. In this case, the pine cone. You might find it's a better perspective and a more interesting photograph.....Read for more!Read More
Stillness in the Pines — Imagine walking through the pines in Oregon and experiencing the calming stillness of the landscape. Then stop. And just listen. A distant rustle of pine needles. A soft chirp of a nearby bird. An ever so slight breeze whispering through the pines. Besides the visual impression I give you, the one thing I wish I could also share is the quiet.....Read More
The Beauty of Oregon - An image heavy post full of waterfalls and lush greenery that I photographed this past November. Plus a couple photographs my husband took of me "in action".Read More
Oregon Adventure, Day One — The Coast
The weather all day was this misty sunshine. I loved it for my photography. Call me crazy, but I think it lends an air of mystery to the scene. And hey, it wasn't raining.Read More