Crown Him With Many Crowns

Crown Him With Many Crowns

Lately I’ve been using a Hymnal during my devotions… it’s funny and super ironic because I completely rejected hymns for so long, especially as a rebellious teen… they were “old and outdated” I’m a modern gal and I rolled my eyes at Hymns, “Like, why do we have to sing such old songs?? My parents are like, sooo uncool, like, there are so many new songs.. the old ones are so boring and like hundreds of years old..” (sheesh I was dumb, and I...
Chocolate Frosting and a home day with August.

Chocolate Frosting and a home day with August.

He didn’t have a fever, but for a couple of days August had been especially sensitive. He asked me to check his temp before school Monday and cried because his tummy hurt so I decided to keep him home anyway. It was pretty obvious after we had dropped the older two off and were back home that he wasn’t “sick” when he was already asking if we could make a cake. I said “no” … and we waited until after lunch to bake a cake and frost it. Chocolate cake...
Video {Auto focus vs. manual focus}

Video {Auto focus vs. manual focus}

How auto focus works Ok. I will admit when I got my Sony a9 I feel in love with the facial tracking. With my Canon Mark III I was shooting with manual focus and while it was ok… it was a pain. But one thing I really dislike about the auto focal tracking in video, especially with wide open apertures, is the seeking. The camera locks on pretty well..ok… more then pretty well, but there are times when something comes in front of the subject or the camera wants to focus behind the...
Let your creative spirit out

Let your creative spirit out

  In the winter time it can be a very uncreative time for me.  So this year I decided as I was waiting for spring to bloom I would play with still life. I would find items in my home and just figure out cool, weird, interesting ways to photograph them. I used natural light in a small corner of my office. It is amazing when you keep pushing yourself to think differently about the object in front of you what you can see.  It was my most fun winter project to date. My top still life tips 1....

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