The Story of Merlin, the deformed Kitten…. | Pet Photography

If you haven’t followed along, in May of 2014, my daughter, Erynn, and I welcomed our brand new foal, Pixie (see Pixie’s Story and picture here).  While waiting for the foal, we had spent the night at the barn.  The one morning, feeding was taking place when two tiny newborn…

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Rants….. Good Ones and Bad Ones… and those that lead to amazing things….

On this cold cold cold day…. I don’t know why, but it seemed appropriate to talk about….. Rants…. I’m a realist.  I’m an observer.  I analyze way too much.  I analyze because I’m way too curious about the world around me, about the human brain, about how it works… how…

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The hidden colors in snow. | Maryland Photographer

Snow is funny to photograph.  First, if you are new to digital photography, you may miss your exposure and end up with white blown areas – not good.  Snow in nice light, can be a rainbow of colors – it’s pretty amazing. I didn’t go to work yesterday.  First, our…

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Incense, Smudge Sticks, and Gain Pellets….

Incense, Smudge Sticks, and Gain Pellets – what do these have in common? If you know me, you know I have a lot of animals.  It’s a bit embarrassing, but I will go ahead and tell you how many.  I have four horses, nine chickens (we used to have 30+…

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Cornice for the Dining Room…..

Anyone can move into a brand new house and make it beautiful.  It’s a clean slate of modern updated construction.   Our first house was brand new construction.  When we went to sell it a few years later, it sold in one day – not a surprise.  I had decorated…

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Easiest Pillow Project Ever – What to do with Newborn Backdrops

I have so many baby/newborn “backdrops” that I have used over the years.  Now that I have done an overhaul, I have a lot of blankets/throws (that were used as backdrops) that I just don’t need anymore.  I could sell them, but we all know, the newborn photography market is…

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Catching up on the little home projects….

I am sharing my small home projects because I want to keep myself motivated to keep accomplishing…  I used to be obsessed with home decorating – nearly every day, I would be working on a project (to the point where my online friends thought I had a serious obsessive compulsive…

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Photographers who are Downsizing….

Photographers who are downsizing – let’s talk!  This is part of our regular blog plan…. If you have not followed this blog, a little summary:  I began as a newborn photographer approximately 12 years ago.  In a little tiny voice,  you may hear me say, “Those were the good ‘ol…

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