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The Big Red Horse and The Thistles

Anyone who knows me, knows that horses have occupied a LARGE part of my life, heart and soul. I was practically raised on a horse – and taught and trained horses for over 35 years. I don’t miss the industry one little but, but horses will always be a part of me. So, when I discovered…

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Glacier Blue

I have learned that Lake Wakatipu is the longest lake in New Zealand. 50 miles in fact. And when the light changes, so does the color, in quite dramatic ways. Even on a stormy, stormy day the glacier fed waters seem iridescent, which I found almost startling! This was a couple of days before “Trey’s…

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The Heavenly Light on Lake Wakatipu

Our first couple of days in New Zealand have been rainy, rainy, rainy! Big winds, power outages, trees down – exciting! Trey Ratcliff, Curtis Simmons and Scott Kublin and felt intrepid and eager to get out and start photographing though… so with big smiles positive expectations we jumped in the truck and took to the road. We were…

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Operation: New Zealand

I’ve wanted to visit New Zealand since I was a little girl. It seems like everyone I know feels this way, so perhaps it is some primal desire. So, when Trey Ratcliff the opportunity to go over there and help coach during “Trey’s New Zealand Photo Adventure“, well this girl jumped! And now… here I…

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Trey Ratcliff… Processing. Heh.

Trey Ratcliff is a thinker, adventurer, old world gentlemen, traveler, innovator, thinker. I’m seeing New Zealand for the first time… and am fortunate enough to see it Trey’s way. I’m part of the team presenting Trey’s New Zealand Photo Adventure… and it is going to be AWESOME!! Know what else? I’m a fortunate girl and life is…

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Operation: Launch the Blog!!

It’s been my plan for quite some time to get a proper blog launched into space. I had thoughts and ideas swirling for months. Contemplated the purpose of it and what it would include, this i-land of Karen’s World! It certainly must be photo-centric. Voiceover inclusive. Link to my Google+ hangout shows – along with…

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