10 0n 10: April

My oldest daughter, Kyle, is a very busy girl.  She is in her last year of college. She works as an art teacher.  She has an active social life.  While I don’t see her often during the day, she is my morning workout partner.  Every once in a while, she has a few hours during […]

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Ilford XP2

I shot a roll of Ilford XP2 for a blog post over at the Viewfinders.  I am in love with this film! I plan on shooting much more of it.  I don’t shoot black and white very often. The film shop I take my film to be developed takes 24 hours for color and a […]

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push it

I am so new to shooting film and feel like I have a long list of things to learn.  One thing I really wanted to try was pushing film. Pushing film is when you “push” the ISO to a higher speed.  For this roll of Ilford 400 ISO, I pushed it to 800 ISO.  I […]

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fav 5 on 5, august

August was a very busy month for me.  I did not pick up my camera as much as I would have liked.  There is something about film and fruit stands that makes me happy.   Canon 1N, Portra 400  This little one was so darn cute. I forgot how chubby babies are. belly rolls  I […]

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welcome, samara dawn

Last night I had the honor of documenting a little girl as she came into this world.  While I have watched in awe several babies being born, I have never been the photographer for one.  For me personally, to watch and record such a sacred event was one of the most holy of nights.  The […]

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finding warmth

winter In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.Albert Camus I love this quote.  Winter holds so much cold… and yet, we find so much of ourselves here.

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