Lesson #2: Balance

Balancing photos is an essential part of composition. Often in photography forums people ask what’s the best camera to get for the best photos. Or ask for critique on photos that were taken with top of the line equipment. When people talk to me about my photos they’ll ask me what kind of camera I…

Assignment # 1: Geometry

As I’ve recently gotten a new camera, and much more time on my hands since finishing graduate school, I thought I would take some dedicated time to intentionally work on my photography skills. I’ve gotten a lot better over the last few years, but it’s mostly been by accident and lots of practice. I wanted…

Summer Blooms

I really enjoy gardening. I’m not super great at it, but I live in Florida so I just grow things I can be lazy about with the heat and the rain. Growing up my parents owned an orchid nursery, and against my better judgement I grew (ha!) to like them. So I have a few….

San Juan, Puerto Rico

In May, my sister graduated from the University of South Florida (grad pics to come!) with her Bachelor’s in Music Education. So, I took the week off and we went to Puerto Rico to visit our cousin, Charlotte, who had moved there a few months ago. It was an amazing trip! We went snorkeling, hiking,…