let’s play ball!

After a busy winter of two kids playing basketball, and a hectic spring of all the kids playing soccer…we typically take the entire summer off from sports just to relax a bit, enjoy ourselves and have some fun. This summer began a new tradition though when our local girls softball team needed one more player […]

photo challenge | from a distance

One of my very favorite parts of our I Heart Faces Photography Workshops is that we try to keep the number of participants as low as we can. We do this so that each person has plenty of time to interact with the models and shoot enough photos to help build up their portfolios, so […]

embracing the wind

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. ~Leo F. Buscaglia While Weslea and I were in San Antonio, we ended up having two full days to do some sightseeing. We never ventured out any farther than we could walk by […]

people’s choice photo challenge | best face from may

This month’s photo entry was a no-brainer for me…I absolutely fell in love with this photo of my daughter that was taken at the I Heart Faces photography workshop in San Antonio.  It definitely needed to be my entry! Enter your “Best Face Photo from May 2011” into the I Heart Faces photo challenge this […]

photo challenge | yellow

These past few days have been an absolutely lovely experience for myself and my daughter, Weslea. On Wednesday evening we flew from Ohio to San Antonio where I met up with Amy Locurto so we could both lead the I Heart Faces Photography Workshop.  Weslea got to tag along for the first time as one […]

photography tutorial | finding the light in open shade

My friend, Cheryl from Tidymom, kindly invited me to guest post over on her blog today about how to utilize open shade effectively.  I’m so excited to get to share a little bit about photography over there! You can read that post here:  Utilizing Open Shade Effectively This post is a follow-up to that one […]