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Preparing for an Epic Trip

I’m heading out this week for a very exciting trip. Truth be told I’m a little nervous. I’ve done a lot of traveling but this is an adventure a little outside of my comfort zone. But the trip is about photography so these are the things I’m doing right now to prepare to make great photographs on my trip.
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100 “No”s

I started a new project this week – or rather I realized this week that I had already started a new project. The goal is to increase the visibility of my photography and find my audience. I call the project “100 ‘No’s”.

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Intuitive Photography

This article continues my series exploring characteristics of Zen Photography. I outlined 9 Characteristics of Zen Photography in a previous article. This article explores ways in which a Zen Photographer is intuitive. A Zen Photographer balances technique with art. There is a time to practice and a time to turn off the brain and enjoy the world.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Balance

This week, the theme is to:   Photograph Balance This week’s challenge is an opportunity to look for balance in your life. This balance can be symbolic or actual balance. The cairns are really both. Stones literally balanced on top of each other, but also a symbol of balance in my life.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Four-legged Friends

I just returned from a week of photographing wild* horses in Missouri Ozarks – yes, there are! – so as I was standing in a field for four hours yesterday I decided that this week the theme is to: Photograph Four-legged Friends It doesn’t matter if you’re photographing domestically or in the wild….

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Drops of Water

Weekly Photo Challenge: Drops of Water It’s raining as I write making this week’s challenge particularly apt. This week, the theme is to:   Photograph Drops of Water As I look out the window, there are drops of water dripping from the leaves which are just turning color for the autumn. If I’m lucky, the sun will come out soon and I’ll get a little sparkle

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