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The Journey to an image

Sometimes a picture falls perfectly into place right in front of you. Usually when images fall in place right in front of you it is less about the elements just being "right" or "perfect" and more about your ability to see through the clutter and make sense of the most important elements of the image. Ok..that sounds a bit confusing... but really when someone takes lots and lots of pictures they get good at deciphering the most important elements to a strong image. I am always amazing at street photographers who create stunning images. They don't get a redo or get to set up the people on the street how they want. They are just experts at seeking out strong elements such as lines, light, or movement. They are looking for storytelling or composition elements that will make for a strong image. Sometimes they find all the right elements and they wait. They wait for the perfect moment where documenting life meets art. That is a patience I don't know if I will ever have. But what I do...

Some Tips for shooting in the Snow!

Blizzard Bruce has blown in leaving buckets of beautiful powdery white stuff all over the mid-west. We haven't had a good snow like this in years so of course we had to sled, dig tunnels, walk in the woods, skate around on our little puddle of a pond, and of course, I...

Fall sessions are filling up

Amy and I hate doing "sales" posts but we also hate it when folks don't know what we are up to! So here is the pitch. We have two fall Heritage Session dates available. October has one last spot open so they are filling up quickly. We have sessions on October 22 and...

My hobby: Still life

Still life is my hobby... my creative outlet. Does anyone else have that need? Even though I love photographing my kids and other people sometimes (well often!) I love working with still objects and get to explore light, shadow, and color. Plus I enjoy getting to bake...

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