For the last few years, I’ve been planning and preparing to downsize and go on the road. Well, finally, the countdown has begun! Sometime in September, I will forego my 2500 square foot house for a 230 square foot motorhome.
I’ve been thinking lately about how we humans have distanced ourselves so much from the natural world, sometimes we forget we are a part of it. Not only is this disconnect bad for nature, I truly believe it’s not good
Very often I feel brave for giving up a dull, but stable future in favor of a more rewarding, but uncertain one. Then, the “what-ifs” start swirling in my brain and I feel more crazy than brave. I suppose the
I realized recently that it’s been almost exactly five years since I decided to go down the photography road. In the spring of 2009, I was surfing the internet trying to decide how to spend my income tax refund. I
I posted a few months ago about how photography has taught me to see in ways I never did before. Lately I’ve been pondering all the other things I’ve learned as a result of photography. I’m not talking about f-stops,
At least in the animal kingdom it is! I can’t help thinking about the scene in the Disney classic Bambi when all the animals are “twitterpated.” I wonder if that’s where the founders of twitter got the idea for their name?
I cannot count how many times this has happened to me. Sometimes, it’s my fault. I’ll shoot something only to find out that the camera settings were all wrong, and the opportunity has passed. Or sometimes, it’s because my thinking
“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs”–Ansel Adams When I became obsessed with photography, sometime in the spring of 2009, I wanted my photographs to be better. I wanted to learn how to make magic
Have you ever taken a photograph of something you saw as beautiful only to be disappointed later when you looked at the actual image? I would guess that nearly everyone has had this experience. When it happens, you end up
Just a little play on the expression. Curious as to how this idiom came to be, I looked it up. As it turns out, it is based on the idea that birds eat seed, and seed isn’t worth much. Therefore