Boondock Ramblings

The worm is not a pet and no, he can’t come inside

The rain clouds had turned the sky dark an hour and a half ago and a shower rushed through and dampened the ground. Still, we soldiered on and decided to plant some seeds in our garden space. Miss… Read More

Finding your voice

Finally finding your photography voice is both blissful and terrifying.  There was a time I didn’t see the value in the shadows. Shadows were a nuisance and darkened what I really wanted to see. I moved all around… Read More

10 on 10 August

I recently took a social media break and have been thinking a lot about why I photograph in the first place. While thinking about that, I also started thinking about some of my favorite photos and why I… Read More

Children should be photographed as if they are children not adults

I have been watching a trend in photography in recent years of photographers purposely dressing and posing children as if they are adults. It’s not a trend I am a fan of because I feel like our society… Read More

The week in focus | Elmira NY Child Photographer

Last week we had a mix of nice and rainy days but Little Miss didn’t care what the weather was because she rain outside to slide on her new slide no matter what the sky was spitting. It’s… Read More

10 on 10 for March | Athens, PA Photographer

This is part of the 10 on 10 post I do each month with a group of ladies from The Bloom Forum. Find the link to the next blog at the end of the post! After a couple… Read More

I always want to remember | Sayre PA Child Photographer

I always want to remember these days. The days when you grabbed Four, the old cat at Grandma and Grandpa’s that used to be mine, and tried to carry her around the porch like one of your dolls…. Read More

Tree and Sky | Athens, Pennsylvania Photographer

Part of my “Play” personal project. What we remember from childhood we remember forever — permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.– Cynthia Ozick  

Why documentary photography? | Athens, Pennsylvania photographer

Sometimes I want to give up on photography that speaks to my heart so I can make a quick buck with some quick poses but then I remember why I love lifestyle, or what I also call storytelling,… Read More