This past week, I had the pleasure/struggle/joy and challenge of photographing and developing 120mm film. This was my first time using 120 film, so my excitement was high, but my mind was not focused. This resulted in part of a roll being double exposure and another roll using the wrong development process. Sure, I could say “this is my interpretation of the event” or “hey, check out my latest art”, but I would be lying to my self and those who believe in me. I know I am no
Trying to figure out what you want to say in a given movement can be a challenge. So that’s when I take a deep breath, and inhale the smells and sounds that surround me, including the birds singing. I know it sounds like a cliche, but taking a deep breath in, reset your senses, can reset you. I believe that photography is a personal artistic expression. We were all beginners at one time, and being honest about our journey and experiences will help others grow and develop.
This image is of my Aunt Wendy and Uncle Chop. I have spent countless days enjoying their company and learning about life from them. My aunt has taken the time to “try” to teach me to cook from scratch, and make quilts. My uncle has taught me about life, all while we playing a game of cribbage or go for a hike. I believe that time is the most precious gift you can give someone, so when I get to spend time with these two, I absorb every last ounce of it. So this week, I
As I sat down at my computer to write this week’s blog, I was reflecting on this past week and some of the wins and loses I had. I was starting to fixate on the negative things. That was until I got a text message from a friend, who is taking on a new business adventure. She was sending images of her new location. So this post goes out to my risk taking friend, Teresa. It’s because of her motivation, drive and determination, she’s inspired me to make the best of today, an