Tag: The Bloom Forum

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When you slowly let go of what everyone thinks of you

When I saw the notification on my smartphone screen and read the first few words I knew the message wasn’t going to be a fun one to read. I dreaded opening that message and maybe I should have ignored it, but instead I decided to bite the bullet and read a scolding I had expected to come in the form of a phone call … Read More When you slowly let go of what everyone thinks of you

“I have heard other photographers say things like, ‘I went to photography school and I don’t know what to shoot because when I shoot something I mentally compare my image to so and so or so and so.’ And finally they feel so weighted down by references that it hinders their photographic practices. I don’t have any photographic influences, I don’t have any master, … Read More

Finding joy. Even in winter.

I’m not a fan of winter. Winter depresses me. It is cold, obviously, void of sun,most of the time and it is long and dreary and yucky and I hate it — so there. I thought I would have longer before it stretched out its bony fingers but alas, snowflakes started  falling this past weekend, two weeks before Halloween. Yuk. Before those flakes made … Read More Finding joy. Even in winter.

Everyday Life

I was so honored to take a class recently through The Bloom Forum and taught by Ginger Unzueta of Ginger Unzueta Photography. The class was entitled “The Everyday Beauty” workshop and challenged us to find and capture, beauty in our everyday life.