The Background Matters, How Do You Choose It?

Don't we all want to improve our photography? I know how overwhelming it can be to want to take better photos and feel like you just can't get there. So many things to remember, balance, and maneuver. Some people make it look so darn easy! In my own photographic journey (and journey it has been) [...]
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December CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

The holiday season has come BURSTING into our lives! December is here. We have ONE more month for most of us to hit a year of CY365. What an accomplishment. Just starting? It's also a great time! There are so many photo opportunities and this month's prompt list will help you capture it all. It [...]
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November CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

We're really looking forward to November. Next week, we get to find out if we're adding a little boy or another little girl to our small family. We also get to celebrate Thanksgiving with both of our extended families. It's become a treasured holiday for me. November is the month that most of us take [...]
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Creating A Habit

I've taken some incredibly boring photos. I've taken photos that no one needs to see. I've created photos that are blurry, underexposed, overexposed, and have a million technical problems. I've also taken a photo every day since February 2008. Some days I just take a photo. Of something stupid. Just to take the photo. Just [...]
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October CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

I'm currently sitting by an open window. The temperatures for my area have dropped from 90+ degrees last week to 65 degrees this week. It's feeling chilly and I like it! Fall is one of my favorite seasons and it never sticks around long enough for me. The cooler weather has me stopping to look [...]
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September CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

  Ahhh....September. We love September where we live (my family & I). This month brings many changes and new challenges for me and my family. It seems like every month is like that though, doesn't it? September also has me immediately thinking of school buses. School is back in session (for most of us, right?) [...]
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August CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

August is just about here and that means that Summer is coming to an end. I think Summer can either bring you more opportunities to take out your camera, or you get too busy to even think about taking photos and capturing those moments. What was it for you? My Summer has flown by with [...]
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What’s This Histogram Thing?

Did you know that your camera holds many secrets? Unlock those secrets and you can take greater creative control of your camera. The histogram is one of the big secrets your camera can show you every time you shoot an image! Now, if you could just make sense of what it all means, right?! So, [...]
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July CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

We are almost halfway through the year! Can you believe it? I feel like time flies by faster the older you get. July is just a few days away so let's stop for a moment and re-evaluate our 365 project. How are you doing? How have you grown? What would you like to see differently [...]
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