Earlier this winter, I decided to sell an extra camera body, 4 lenses, and several other accessories. Since I had first gotten into photography, I had a huge wish list, and the mentality that I needed more and more to be a good photographer. Obviously my equipment is important, but something had shifted in me as I began to focus on my creativity and expression rather than what gear I had. I realized, a good photographer or artist really only needs the basic tools to create magic. How could I use what I already had to create an image in mind? This has put me up in trees and in all sorts of strange places to get a certain shot. Some of my most like photos were created this way.Read More
I wrote this post up a couple weeks ago, but never got to editing and publishing it. Mom life kind of happened, as it always does, and then Hurricane Irma was looming in the distance. We had a few days of preparation, worry, and sugar binging from stress. Luckily, Northwest Florida escaped Irma's wrath with just tropical storm conditions, and a strong northern wind. While we were super fortunate, parts of Florida were not. I am researching how I can best contribute to helping those who were hit hard by Irma (and Harvey!), and will soon share more details. Thank you for all the love and prayers. We are so grateful to have all of you.
And now for the post I've been meaning to post...Read More
Why not minimalism? Just kidding.
As my personal and professional life have drifted towards minimalism I often get weird perplexing looks from people, as well as the frequent, "why on earth would you want to live that way?" questions about my lifestyle choices.
Let me take you back. Years ago, I had a lot of stuff. If you don't believe me, you can ask my husband.Read More