“In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.” ~Henri Cartier-Bresson
Welcome to my blog. I’m so glad you stopped by.
I’m a former software engineer, wife, mother of two lovely adult daughters, grandmother of 2, gardener, reader, seeker, lover of life, and a full-time photographer. I fell in love with photography a couple of years ago – madly, deeply, passionately in love. As my husband likes to say, “Can you spell o-b-s-e-s-s-e-d?” My days are full of learning and joy, gratitude and beauty. I love all kinds of photography (but especially nature and still life), blogging, inspirational quotes, and playing with adding textures and words to photos. I am also drawn to making contemplative, spirit-filled images.
“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.” ~ Lauren Bacall
I just started a new project I’m calling “Women of a Certain Age.” I am making portraits of women 50 years of age and older, showing that beauty is not just in the faces and bodies of the young. As I make progress on this project, I’ll start a page on my blog that highlights the portraits I’ve taken so far.
“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” ~Frank Lloyd Wright
I use a Canon Rebel T2I digital camera. My favorite lens is my Tamron 18-270 mm. I also love my Tamron 60 mm macro but don’t use it nearly as much as the telephoto lens. I occasionally wish I had invested in a full-frame camera instead of my Rebel, but I’m still learning with it and as many photographers say, it’s not about the gear. Some day…
I have an Etsy shop where I sell photos and photo greeting cards. There’s a link to my shop on my sidebar, if you’re curious. You can also email me if you see a photo you like in my blog.
I believe that by doing what I love and noticing and honoring the beauty and mystery that surrounds us I am “being the change I wish to see in the world.” (Gandhi)