Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie

Scuba diving can be an overwhelmingly beautiful and serene experience, or completely eerie depending on what you are diving into. One of my eeriest dives was in Aruba where my buddy and I swam through a ship that had been hit by a torpedo (first photo). That same day, we ventured into a plane that crashed and…

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

This past March, Isaac and I spent nine days in Maui, Hawaii. Thanks to our Honeyfund Honeymoon Registry (the best thing EVER), we were able to splurge and have the time of our lives in Hawaii. Our first morning in Maui, we went to the hotel concierge and told her to book us an amazing…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

“And just when the caterpillar thought life was over, it became a butterfly” Change can be scary and uncomfortable. It is overwhelming and frustrating, especially if you don’t know what to expect or exactly where you’re headed. But learning to accept change is both crucial and liberating. It makes us into more loving, deep, and understanding…

2012 In Pictures

January Not only was it the highlight of my month, but probably my YEAR! I got to be in the delivery room with my best friend as she gave birth to her second son, Grant. Her husband was deployed in Afghanistan so we had him on Skype and the doctors let me document the whole…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

Challenge: Movement.  How do you show movement in your photos? This photo choice is a very deliberate show of movement through the camera lens and the blurring lights, but how else can you show movement of objects, or of the action that’s happening in your picture?  In 2007 my older sister, Charlotte, got married. She was…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Two Subjects

Challenge: Two Subjects.  This “theme” is more of a composition challenge. Share a picture with two subjects!  A few months ago I photographed my sister-in-law and her family so they could have a non-cheesy Christmas card to send out to loved ones. There is nothing worse than receiving a Christmas card that looks like it could…

February Photo Challenge

Every Friday I (try to) post a picture for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. They email me a topic and I post something about it. This month I will be doing another sort of photo challenge, you may have seen it circulating Facebook, Instagram, or Stumblr. So here we go! February 1 (your view today):…