Photography

Photography Tips: Closeup Silverware Shot

Photography Tips: Closeup Silverware Shot

I know I have a long way to go as a photographer, so I’m always pushing myself to step out of my comfort zone and try new angles, styles and lighting.  For my cranberry applesauce recipe I really wanted to try and get a closeup […]

Eye of the Beholder: Dreams of Days Gone By

Eye of the Beholder: Dreams of Days Gone By

My lovely grandmother Betty is one of the most important people in my life. I didn’t see her or my grandfather often growing up because they were missionaries in Africa for fifty years. When I was nineteen I spent several weeks driving her across the […]

Eye of the Beholder: Pure Joy

Eye of the Beholder: Pure Joy

I absolutely love my puppy.  There are times he drives me absolutely crazy.  Then there are times like this.  He’s brought so much joy and laughter to our family.  I hope this photo brings you the same smile it brings me.

Help! My Dog Ate My Banana Bread!

Help! My Dog Ate My Banana Bread!

I love our puppy, but you would not believe the meltdown I had when he destroyed the perfect loaf of banana bread that I was saving to photograph for a post.  It was the first time he learned that he can get food by placing […]

HDDSLR Filmmaking Workshop with Gale Tattersall Day #2

Day 2 of the HDDSLR Filmmaking Workshop felt so long, but was incredibly informative.  Today was all about lighting and the more I learned the more I realized I still didn’t know.  The biggest take away was that Gale is incredibly humble.  He jokes about […]

HDDSLR Filmmaking Workshop with Gale Tattersall Day #1

Eric and I are up in Seattle all weekend at the awesome creativeLIVE HDDSLR Filmmamking workshop with Gale Tattersall, the Director of Photography for House MD.  There were about 18 cameras being used at once during the hands on portion of the day but I […]