Tag: Featured

When Everything Makes Sense

Standing here today it all makes sense. I’ve listened to the stories of how so many photographers were given their first camera as a child and I’ve wondered if maybe I’m just too late since I didn’t actually get into photography until I was…

Unexpected Success

Why do I want to be a photographer? What is it about what I do that brings me so much joy? I don’t know that I have words to answer those questions, instead I have…well…photos. Even when my camera is not with me I…

My Voice

Today I submitted photos to the Iowa State Fair Salon. I was going to let it pass quietly because I was lacking confidence in my chances of any of the photos actually making it through. Then I remembered my whole reason for entering in…

In The Wind

A Day of Reflection

Jester Park, Granger, Iowa Spring 2019

This is My Why

A rabbit scurries off the dusty porch. The hinges squeak and the screen door makes a “slam!…slam!” behind me. I unconscientiously wipe my shoes on the rag rug at my feet and as my eyes adjust, I step further into a simple but quaint…

Bittersweet Summer

“We are either defined by memories of our past or the vision we have for our life in the future.” Author unknown. In the midst of summer, between the blanket of humidity and the cricket chirping induced sleep I have found direction, confidence and…