3/16/2019—Cherry Blossom Festival Day

3/16/2019—Cherry Blossom Festival Day

Starting at 10 a.m., ended at 2 p.m., Salem had the Cherry Blossom Festival Day at the Oregon State Capitol on March 16, 2019. Advertisements

2/23/2019–An end of life

2/23/2019–An end of life

Today, I have awoken to the sounds of clacking from the backyard. Our sweet chickens were forced to defend themselves from a hawk, and sadly one has perished in, what I hope, was last a last-ditch effort to protect two other adult chickens and two chicks. Our black Polish, Bling, was the unfortunate victim in […]

2-17-2019: Challenges With Studio Lighting

2-17-2019: Challenges With Studio Lighting

I am no expert when it comes down to studio lighting, in fact, when faced with the challenge of setting up, I am often bewildered by the many technical aspects of the equipment that many Photographers should own.

Photos: West Salem High School Hosts Jazz Festival

Photos: West Salem High School Hosts Jazz Festival

Students from various jazz bands were invited to perform during West Salem High School’s Jazz Festival on February 9, 2019. See full report at the Salem Reporter in the coming up days.

Women’s March 2019

Women’s March 2019

In front of the Salem Capital, Salem’s Women March took place at the Oregon Capital State Park on January 19, 2019.  

Two Years Later

Two Years Later

In no way is my photography mastered, though I have indeed gone a long way since 2017. While my style keeps changing, I am excited to learn everything that I can! So, thanks to everyone who have supported me through my journey, and I will much certainly continue down this path that I have chosen.

1/5/2018—Strength and Persistence

1/5/2018—Strength and Persistence

There are many modes of photography, and it takes the photographer alone to understand what path to take. While that path may be difficult to find, it holds the key to unlocking the truth inside.

1/4/2019—First post of the year and she is still around

1/4/2019—First post of the year and she is still around

The first post of the year, and this squirrel, formally known as Willow, stuck by our family. bringing joy and laughter, she certainly one of a kind.  

Oregon Beauty In Architecture

Oregon Beauty In Architecture

With politics aside, it’s undeniable that Oregon has some fantastic architecture to see. There is still beauty to capture and to share with everyone who has not yet seen what we have to offer.

A Campfire Analogy

A Campfire Analogy

Photography is like a fire, keep shooting until you burn out. While the ashes continue to fly out of the scene, it takes time and patience to capture that perfect ash between the timeframe of releasing the shutter and bringing it to post-processing.