A Special, Unexpected Pass

A Special, Unexpected Pass
Remember the blog post, One Picture Only!, recounting the hilarious encounter my friend John and I had while photographing in Virginia a while back? Well, that wasn’t the only crazy thing that happened that day. It only got better! Here’s what happened next, from John . . . After a short and memorable time exploring... Read More »

More Than Just a Picture of a Blue Bird

More Than Just a Picture of a Blue Bird
I had an idea of what I wanted to take pictures of for this month’s assignment, but I had to patiently wait for the right timing. It’s interesting how things worked out perfectly! Almost. Now let me show you the photos I took in the video! Keep in mind that these are my favorite select few from well over 400 photos... Read More »

First Real Snow Day of the Year!

First Real Snow Day of the Year!
Very soon after trying to shoot for the “Pure” assignment in the very un-pure looking surroundings that February was giving us at that time . . . it snowed! So I re-arranged things on my calendar and went out again hoping for some better shots. And I was kinda surprised. Just because it was snowing wasn’t making... Read More »

When What You’re Looking for Doesn’t Exist

When What You’re Looking for Doesn’t Exist
This new assignment turned out much better than I expected! Isn’t it great that ideas from sources outside of yourself are often what help you find exactly what you could not find by yourself? I think it’s interesting how, without my intending it, this video actually illustrated my own personal pursuit of purity.... Read More »

Behind the Scenes of a DIY Family Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes of a DIY Family Photo Shoot
A friend of mine (you probably know him too, the photography geek @dfrazer who always has the greatest of answers on the forums) shared with me how he shot his family photo, and I thought it would be fun to share it with you too. As a caveat, he starts by saying . . . “I thought this setup shows what can be done even... Read More »

On Assignment: Chasing the Light

On Assignment: Chasing the Light
Know the common thread between the four hymns Let Him Have His Way With Thee, O For A Closer Walk!, Precious Name, and Teach Me Thy Way, O Lord? Here’s the answer, and how I went about trying to capture it! It sorta felt like I failed miserably in my pursuit of a path that was very bright. But that didn’t mean... Read More »

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