A Pinch of This and That

Happy Saturday! Boy, do I have some fun stuff to share with you guys! It is truly a myriad of things this time from what’s happening around the farm and the lake. So, it’ll be a gab fest for sure. Ready? Around the Farm Bees We picked up four nucs of honey bees this past read more »


Family Photos : What were they thinking?

My Daddy’s parents didn’t smile in photographs and looking back at photographs of their grandparents and great-grandparents, it seems like they were carrying on a family tradition. But, their photographs draw me in even more than if they were. This past weekend, I invited my aunt, uncle, and my cousins and their families to our read more »


Wide Open

  The rolling land greets you as if God has thrown his arms wide open to show you the vastness of this beautiful world we live in. As far as you can see, there is land. Bright, beautiful, amazing land. Occasionally, you’ll notice specks which on closer inspection leave you wondering if you are seeing read more »


Take the Shot :: Part 2 {Mingle Monday}

I decided to take my friend’s advice and try more things with my camera this past week. She told me the best way to learn the ins and outs of my camera, lighting, and photography in general is to get out there and take the shot. Study the settings, study the results, and begin to read more »


Take the Shot {Mingle Monday}

    This weekend, I was able to spend a few minutes with a friend of mine who is a professional photographer. She is a second generation photographer, having learned all of the skills of the trade from her award-winning photographer father. As we were chatting, I mentioned my goal of being able to make read more »

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I Heart Faces :: Pets Only

It’s Pets Only for this week’s photo challenge at I Heart Faces. And just look at this face I’m entering! Who could possibly resist this face!?! Bubba is my slobbery, smellier son… er… English Bulldog.  He loves my bacon, eggs, and sometimes even helps me out with that early morning sacrificial pancake. You know that read more »

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Photoshop for Digital Photographers and Photowalks

Y’all know I’ve really been working on my photography – reading my manual and everything (my lame attempt at humor).  I decided I needed to take it up a notch. I wanted to share how I’m doing that with you. Photoshop for Digital Photographers Seminar I attended the National Association of Photoshop Professionals’ Photoshop for read more »

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Mama's Gettin' Snappy

My family loves me. They really do. I think they even get my quirkiness — some days. They are pretty supportive of this photography obsession I have. Always pointing a camera at them, saying stuff like, “hold it right there. Great one.” And of course always taking way longer to actually get “the picture” than read more »