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Bubble Races

boy popping bubbles

We finally had some nice weather today, so we all headed outside for some Bubble Races. The game is simple. One of us (usually Dad since I’m always behind the lens) blows bubbles while the kids try to “catch” them before the other one can…

Power

dashboard of a 1965 Mustang Fastback

Recently a friend of my husband’s purchased a 1965 Mustang Fastback with the intention of restoring it. Because my husband happens to be fanatical about cars as well (especially Mustangs), they struck up a deal in which he would fly down to Texas and drive it back up to Colorado. Although roadworthy, this thing is in dire need of some attention. The potential is definitely there though…

Long Road Home

Highway 71 north of Kimball, Ne

Heading home after a weekend visit with my parents in Nebraska. I always enjoy the drive (about 90 minutes) because it gives me time to zone out and just think. The first portion in particular is very scenic…

Beginnings Are Hard

a page from one of my favorite photography books

I’ve been trying work up the courage to begin a new endeavor. Last week I watched the Bellies & Babies workshop on creativeLive with Sandy Puc’. It was amazing. I can’t get it out of my head. Sandy was such an inspiration, I want to BE her when I grow up! Thanks to her enthusiasm and instruction throughout the 3-day course, I’m giving serious consideration to baby and children’s portraiture…

Red Pears

white bowl full of red pears

There was something about the way the light was streaming into my office this morning. It was just a sliver peaking through the curtains, but I knew immediately it was where I wanted to set up today’s shot. Normally I photograph food on my kitchen table because the southern light is soft and wonderful there. This time I wanted something more vibrant and punchy…