Embrace the Unexpected!

Embrace the Unexpected!
In the photographer’s pursuit of beauty, he relies on many factors that are outside of his control. Of course, he hopes and plans for conditions favorable to fulfilling his goals But sometimes the conditions are less favorable than expected. Sometimes more favorable. This is what I love about photography, landscape... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Forgotten

Behind the Shot: Forgotten
We arrived just in time. The last rays of direct sunlight were still shining strong on the western side of the church when we pulled up. I hopped out of the car and plunged into the thigh-deep drift of snow piled beside the road. With considerable effort, I made my way to the angle I thought would best showcase an... Read More »

The Photo That Won the “New Life” Contest

The Photo That Won the “New Life” Contest
The “New Life” Shoot to Serve photo assignment was a very popular one. As you can see below, there were quite a few photos submitted! Which one would you choose as your favorite? Ben, over at Sharpening Character was the judge for this contest, but it’s interesting that the winning photo he chose wasn’t necessarily... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Sky Rock Overlook

Behind the Shot: Sky Rock Overlook
The Shoot to Serve assignment that expires tomorrow, Woman Worshiping God, has been on my radar for several weeks… Problem is, I don’t live near any epic overlooks or “perfect” locations that the assignment demands. Yes, I live in the “Mountain State”, but the mountains here not the kind of mountains Margret is... Read More »

Re-Thinking “Dark” and “Light”

Re-Thinking “Dark” and “Light”
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be a photographer, I’m sure we’ve all taken pictures during special events of one sort or another! And whether it was a holiday celebration, a birthday party, a wedding reception (anything festivity-related), I’m guessing it was probably indoors. Celebrations are indoors most of... Read More »

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