I am moving in a different direction with my photography, or perhaps it is a return to a previous path. Last February I started working as an Special Education Instructional Assistant. So, I now have 3 jobs unofficially, or more than that if you are really counting: IA, Photographer, and Parent/caretaker of humans. 😉 I … Continue reading New Direction-Fall 2022
I have been meaning to post these. It was a rare moment when it was just the three of us. Our older two were out doing something. I forget what now. Maybe a sleepover. We decided to take a walk. Mike and I used to go on a lot of walks together when it was … Continue reading Perfect Light (April 2017) (Lensbaby edge)
This weekend I participated in a Click Walk organized by http://www.clickinmoms.com/ It has been awhile since I've done some urban photography and a welcome change for a couple of hours. There were approximately 14 women who participated this year and we got lucky with the weather. I used only one lens. Lensbaby edge 80. … Continue reading Portland Click Walk and Lensbaby
Snow hit Portland, Oregon this winter and crescendo-ed with a storm snow accumulation of 8-12 inches and it is still here almost a week later. The last time this happened was eight years ago, so I have made sure to capture as much as I could to make up for lost time. At the time … Continue reading Snow in Portland (part 1)
I played with Christmas lights over the course of 3 different sessions with my kids. Using the lights in different ways, putting tinsel in front of the lens, using creative aperture with Lensbaby double glass optic, taking pictures from outside, looking in, letting the foggy window create foggy images. It was a lot … Continue reading Christmas Light Bokeh
We had a freeze in Portland area which does not happen too often. I have wanted to try photographing frozen bubbles, so I gave it a try. They did not exactly fully freeze, before popping, so I want to try this again during the next freeze. A couple of people asked me for information on … Continue reading Almost Frozen Bubbles
When it does not happen often, you appreciate it when it does. The beauty of how frost outlines the leaves especially grabs me this year. Three days of winter weather here in PDX. Our days of frost, then snow, and then ice. This is the day of frost.
I participated in two creepy Halloween shoots in Marcola, Oregon in October and November. I have to admit I had a blast. It is not that often I get to be THAT creative. It was organzied by Ceara from : https://www.facebook.com/tellmeyourforeverstory/?fref=ts She did a fantastic job of organizing the two events. The makeup artists, costumes, … Continue reading Creepy Halloween Shoots
Some of my favorite lensbaby images. I am participating in 30 days of Lensbababy on 365project.org so I thought I would share some of my favorite images I've taken this past year or so.