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Soaking in a Sunset – with VIDA

I met with VIDA yesterday. It was A-MAZ-ING!!! (I shared what I’m working on with them in this recent post.) I’ll have photos and video soon… cause OF COURSE I want to keep y’all in the loop. I got to see sample pieces with my images on them… they’re gorrrrrgeous! Plus I got to visit…

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Inspired by…

Inspiration¬† I’ve always love those marvelous ancient Japanese paintings of plum blossoms on branches. Sometimes when I’m out photographing, I’ll see scenes that remind me of art from another time, in a particular style… or a movie scene will pop into my mind, I’ll hear music or have other flashes that are like neon signs…

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Take a Detour

Ruts… Bleh! Ever been stuck in a rut? I sure have! They often feel safe, known, comfortable… and you don’t always feel “stuck” in them! Sometimes it can be just smooth ‘n nice, which ain’t all bad sometimes. I always know I’m hovering near rut-dom when I feel a little bored by my own self.…

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Like Peppers in a Pod

I’ll Take Mine With a Splash, Please! I always love a scene that is essentially monochromatic with a splash of color. The day in Queenstown, New Zealand was all that and more! It had been raining a ton – with more due that day. New Zealand is already shades of blue… so this day it…

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The Starlight Express: A Year to The Day

The Starlight Express As it prepared for its final leap toward home, a few loose star patterns spilled to the ground. Come spring, the townspeople would marvel at the new growth there; so lush, so vibrant in just this one spot. The train began to rev; in a few short moments it would vanish, as…

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Valley of Fire

Coming home from our Southwest photo vacation, we drove through Valley of Fire in Nevada. Our re-planned trip (the one we made up after the national parks closed, erasing our original Plan A) had us staying over night at VOF so we could do sunrise/sunset there. But when the parks opened in time to visit…

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Stop and Smell (also Texturize) the Flowers!

It’s end of summer and also the end of my unplanned bloggity-blog hiatus. You may not have even noticed; I know how busy you are. ūüėČ But I’m back now, with much I’m about to announce! Stay tuned for that. ¬†But first: I thought I’d ease back into the swing by sharing one of my…

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