Capturing Nature

Capturing Nature

 A photograph taken in Frankenmuth, Michigan of a spent hydrangea. I’ve always loved the beauty of the rough and tumble in life – worn down barns, peeling paint, a rusty old Ford truck abandoned in the field. I also love beautiful flowers that are just...
Food

Food

I take pictures of food.  Often.  And it’s not just a snapshot when I do it… it might take 15 or 20 shots using various camera settings and lighting angles to be satisfied with the photo shoot before I can actually begin eating the food I just took...
Panning Photography

Panning Photography

This past fall the monthly assignment from my photography club was “panning.”  Except I didn’t know how to do that.  It’s where you stand in one place while the subject of the photo is moving and you follow the subject with your camera while...
Spent Pointsettia

Spent Pointsettia

Instead of putting up my Christmas tree this year, I bought a huge poinsettia plant for my fireplace hearth.  It lasted for a couple weeks, but I didn’t do a good job of watering it.  Apparently poinsettias like lots and lots of water.  So it died before...
Photography Club

Photography Club

About a year ago I found a really great photography club at Meetup – it’s a social calendar type website where you can find people in your town who share the same interests you do and get together in person.  We meet once a month and always have an...
Hydrangea

Hydrangea

For the past several years my passion for photography has grown. This shot of a dried hydrangea in Frankenmuth, Michigan is one of my favorites from this past...