5 on 5 december

I was able to shoot a good amount of film in December. Canon 1N | Kodak Portra Yashica LM | Kodak Portra We also did a youth retreat up in the mountains. I was able to shoot in the snow.  Living in Southern California, this is something that never really happens.  While it was quite […]

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5 on 5, July

I had a hard time choosing this month.  For me, that is a good thing.  I think this blog roll is going to help me learn to love my own work.  Why be an artist if you don’t love what you create? This one of my favorites.  First, it is film.  That is always a […]

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Fave Five on Five ~ June

Last month, I was invited to participate in a new blog roll. The idea is seven women posting their favorite five shots from the previous month on the fifth of each month.  I am so honored to be included in such a great group of photographers. It was interesting to look back and ask myself […]

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As part of our anniversary trip, we stopped at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch.  There were ranunculus as far as the eye could see.  It was a great way to start our mini vacation.  I tried to capture every color on both Fuji Reala and Kodak Portra.  Enjoy your walk in the fields. Mamiya […]

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the traveling companion

I was feeling the burden of life, so I headed to a local monastery for some time of quiet.  I noticed the light, and it warmed me.  I noticed the life around me and it gave me hope.  However, I still felt I was walking around with twenty suitcases of crap; one filled with shame, […]

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thankful for homeschooling

This month I am doing a thankful project.  When I began this project, I knew that one blessing that I  would have to list would be homeschooling.  As I was making my list of why I am so thankful for homeschooling, I started to realize that I am not only thankful for the experience of […]

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I turn 40 this year.  I couldn’t be more excited.   Secretly, I wanted a medium format camera for my birthday, but I didn’t think we could afford it.  When we found one at an amazing price and loaded with extra lenses and other goodies… we knew we needed to jump at the chance.  So, […]

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