I Made It to the Bottom and Back in Canyon de Chelly

I Made It to the Bottom and Back in Canyon de Chelly

I’ve been to Canyon de Chelly before but never attempted the hike to view the White House ruins. This year was different. Our group really wanted to make the trek and I was determined not to be the spoil sport. There is one public trail starting at the White House […more]

Fiery Sunset at the Mission

Fiery Sunset at the Mission

This is my third trip to the Good Shepherd Mission in Fort Defiance, Arizona and I am still taken by the church building. Over the course of several days, I captured views from several different angles, most highlighting the steeple. Sunsets are beautiful in the southwest and the one pictured […more]

Wild Inspiration

Wild Inspiration

I recently spent few days in Devine, TX, photographing wildflowers. If you have been following me for a while (thank you!), this should come as no surprise. Taking pictures of wildflowers was the catalyst for my love of photography and I usually post one or two bits about my wildflower […more]

Surprising Aruba

Surprising Aruba

Having been to many of the Caribbean Islands, I found Aruba to be surprising. In this post, I share a few of my photos from Aruba, along with my thoughts about my experience on the island. As islands in the Caribbean go, Aruba is typical in that it has beautiful […more]

Hypnotic Caribbean

Hypnotic Caribbean

There is something hypnotic about waves washing up on a beach. A day can be easily spent gazing hour after hour upon the ever changing scene. The rhythmic back and forth lulls us into a relaxed, trance-like state; and we are happy. Our visit to Aruba was too short but […more]

Between Journeys

Between Journeys

This image reminds me, that while traveling to new places and trying new things can be exciting and interesting, we must make sure we take care of our vessel. A well-maintained vessel protects and carries it’s cargo to the next destination. Our life’s journeys take us many places. We must […more]

Photo Shoot at Historic Church in Galveston, Texas

Photo Shoot at Historic Church in Galveston, Texas

I spent an evening shoot in the historic St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Galveston, Texas. The historic building is the oldest German Catholic church in Texas and one of the oldest buildings in Galveston and a survivor of the 1900 storm. This was a field trip led by Kathy Adams […more]

Wildflower Photography: Working With Available Light

Wildflower Photography: Working With Available Light

Whether you’re hoping to capture a field of flowers or the beauty of a solitary bud, the following tips will help you to capture amazing images of plants and wildflowers and create beautiful photographs. Perhaps it goes without saying that photography is all about light. Personally, I think it is […more]

Bluebonnets under oak tree

My Top Ten March Flower Photos

I’ve assembled a collection of my top ten flower photos from the month of March. Selecting just ten was difficult. So, I decided to go with those that caught my eye. If you have been inundated with wildflower photos already, here are more! Not sorry! All Texas wildflowers. Yes, even […more]

Painterly Alaskan Coastline

If you missed out on adding this to your collection during my January studio sale, then take advantage of this opportunity! An image that makes you say ahhhhh. Feel an immediate sense of calm as you gaze on this idyllic Alaskan scene of Sitka spruce trees, a gurgling waterfall and […more]