Behind the Shot: Diamond Ring

Behind the Shot: Diamond Ring
Diamond Ring August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Downloadable as a free desktop wallpaper for Lenspiration subscribers The first time I heard about it was in early July. “Hey, you planning on taking any pictures of the solar eclipse next month?” a friend asked as I was packing up after the Sacramento... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Spot of Green

Behind the Shot: Spot of Green
It wasn’t the best sunset in the world, that balmy evening I spent with Jonathan on top of Enchanted Rock in Texas earlier this month, but I was very grateful that the clouds broke away just enough to make a sunburst for that one, single composition I had figured would be the best when we first arrived. The... Read More »

Pic of the Month: March ‘13

Pic of the Month: March ‘13
What a grand time spring is! Pea plot planting, bee box building and peach tree pruning are the every-day-type activities around the Staddon’s place. Though it was kinda cold this year for the month of March, one couldn’t help but observe Michael’s honey bees working—as busy as bees I assume?—on the few days that... Read More »

Pic of the Month: January ‘13

Pic of the Month: January ‘13
Sunday Morning This is a picture of the little church that my family has been attending for the past several years. I’ve always had in the back of my mind to take a nice “portrait” of it, but this has always been difficult because of all the distractions in the foreground and background. The telephone wires... Read More »

Pic of the Month: December ‘12

Pic of the Month: December ‘12
Work of Light What fun it is to put up Christmas lights! I’ve put up Christmas lights on our house (or at least helped put them up) for as long as I can remember. Back when I was growing up at our home in Manassas, Virginia, I remember helping Dad put up Christmas lights on the little bushes that lined the sidewalk... Read More »

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