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Butterfly Landing

September 16, 2020 - Butterfly landing Piercing blue wings, eyes rejoice Softly the wind blows
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The Serpent

September 13, 2020 - Tempted the serpent Intertwined they become Prisoner alone
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Bee's Remorse

September 09, 2020 - Sorrow found her quiet Bees remorse soft sheltered Escapes the bumble bee
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Revenge of the Lady Bugs

September 06, 2020 - Lady bugs swarming Cool breeze relieves strange creature Red twilight she mourns
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Queen of the Monarch

September 02, 2020 - Queen of the monarch Butterflies brilliant orange Her crown they fly proud
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Dare to dream

January 04, 2015 - A few images from a recent photography shoot with Shelly Schwegal. These were taken at Lake Michigan and some elements w...
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Giving Thanks

November 27, 2014 - This Thanksgiving, I thought I'd share my top five list of things I'm thankful for. What are yours? 1. My Health - I...
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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2014 - Happy Halloween! Have a safe and fun filled day.
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Autumn Maple

October 27, 2014 - I have been enjoying the autumn color this year and am sharing just another quick portrait, from the maple trees. This w...
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Autumn and all its Glory

October 20, 2014 - After feeling like I was in a funk for a couple of weeks, just tired and unmotivated, I finally had a rush of energy thi...
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Halloween Season

October 07, 2014 - As Halloween draws closer, I felt inspired to pull out a raven mask and feathers and just play with some images. After t...
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Portfolio Review

September 25, 2014 - This weekend I will be attending Filter Photo Fest and having my print portfolio reviewed by five different people who a...
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From the Fruit Bowl

September 23, 2014 - Some posts I have a lot to say, while others are more about the pictures. This is one of the latter. I am just sharing s...
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Dreams

September 08, 2014 - The image I'm sharing today is representative of a dream I've had many times over the years. It's one of those repeating...
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Drowning

September 02, 2014 - I have been wanting to do a photo like this for years now, really ever since Florence and the Machine released "Never Le...
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Five tips to improve your work

August 29, 2014 - I've been struggling to keep up with my blog. I have been working on lots of new photographs however. Some are working o...
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Thoughts for Tippy

August 25, 2014 - My son's cat Tippy is not feeling well. I can't get her to eat and she is so sad. I thought I'd share a few photos of he...
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A girl and her horse

August 20, 2014 - I had been wanting to photograph myself with this horse for a while. It was my son's toy when he was younger. I had a si...
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The Basement Series

August 14, 2014 - This is from a shoot I did on Saturday in my basement. For weeks I've been wanting to shoot down there because the great...
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The Many Faces of Sarah

August 08, 2014 - I had fun editing this photo a few different ways. The first I played with the tones and darkened it some, especially th...
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Abandoned Red

August 06, 2014 - Silly self portrait taken on an abandoned property out in the corn fields. This red building is an old shed.
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Vacation

July 31, 2014 - I'm officially on vacation, starting today. I will not be actively posting for the next week but you can see phone pics...
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Family Visit

July 30, 2014 - What can you expect when I come to visit, a photo shoot. Well, if you're willing. Last weekend we went up to visit some...
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Playing

July 28, 2014 - This is a photo from earlier this year. I was playing with some fog/dust and starry overlays in it and thought I'd share...
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Suburban Wasteland

July 21, 2014 - This is a bit of a study on suburbia today and a general environmental piece. I went to what once was a Domincks and use...
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Drowning in my own Tub

July 18, 2014 - I tried my first take at some photos with me emerged in water which is something I have wanted to do but been hesitant f...
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Feast of the Mosquito

July 15, 2014 - I ordered three vintage dresses and they arrived so Sunday I did a bit of an unplanned shoot with one of them. Today, I'...
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Belissima

July 11, 2014 - Today I share the last of the water goddess series and it's titled "Belissima". This is the last from the water goddess...
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Indiana Lakeshore, Imagination and being Published

July 10, 2014 - Back in early June I had a wonderful wonderful photo shoot with the amazing Shelly Schwegel who was more than a model, s...
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What do you see?

July 08, 2014 - I will be honest, I love darkness, dark colors, dark fashions, dark characters, dark music, you name it. I may not show...
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Fleur - a spontaneous creation

July 01, 2014 - I took a lot of photos last weekend. Well, by a lot I mean a total of 6 finished images, which is a lot with these portr...
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Failure

June 30, 2014 - The above photo is titled Failure because this photo shoot was a complete failure in my mind as I headed home. My origin...
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You have to believe in magic

June 26, 2014 - The above photo is of my beautiful friend who was kind enough to model. Summer Magic is part of a series I've started wi...
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Overwhelmed

June 17, 2014 - I am feeling overwhelmed. I have started working on my portfolio, as in figuring out which photos are worthy of being pr...
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Facing my Fears

May 14, 2014 - What are you afraid of? Without thought, I can tell you immediately that I am afraid of bees, wasps and most any insect...
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Happy Mother's Day

May 11, 2014 - I wish all the mothers out there a very happy Mother's Day!
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Raven's Release

May 03, 2014 - I wanted to share these thoughts after last week. Those you love may pass unexpectedly so make sure that... You don't h...
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Hair

April 28, 2014 - I have always wished for long thick hair. It's not something I have naturally and because of that I have learned to embr...
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And she said she wasn't a model

April 23, 2014 - And she said she wasn't a model. Do you believe her? Model: Dawn Hiller
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Spring is in the Air

April 07, 2014 - I am finally feeling in the spirit of spring. The long, really cold winter seems to be past us, the first sprouts are pe...
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New Work

April 03, 2014 - I'm not really one with words. I fantasize about righting inspiring and engaging posts that make you want to share with...
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Entanglement

March 25, 2014 - This weekend I felt inspired to create, not just photos but props as well so I went shopping and bought lots of greenery...
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Simple

March 22, 2014 - It has been a long, long, cold and dreary winter with lots of snow, subzero temperatures and no breaks. Now as we finall...
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Without Hope, there is Nothing

March 12, 2014 - Without Hope, there is Nothing is the title of this photograph. It places a masked woman in an abandoned room. This was...
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Awaken, Create a World in Photoshop

March 06, 2014 - This is the second of my three photos from the weekend. It is titled Awaken and I'd be lying if I didn't say it was my f...
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The First of Three New Photographs

March 04, 2014 - This is the first of three new pieces I wanted to share along with some before pics to illustrate a little bit of the pr...
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Fantasy and the realization of hope

March 02, 2014 - I finally decided the weather was not going to improve and I needed to just find a way to work inside as I had so many i...
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Reworked image

February 17, 2014 - I decided to rework this image after sitting with the series for a few days. I really liked it but felt like something w...
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Updating Website

February 14, 2014 - I am working on updating my website and portfolios. Please have patience if things look a bit messy for the next week wh...
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With Monarchs

February 10, 2014 - I was inspired to create new work. That always happens when I watch Brooke Shaden on Creative Live as I did over the wee...
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Regaining my Inspiration

January 21, 2014 - I'm feeling a loss for words so maybe I should just share the images from the weekend. It has been a while since I have...
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What's my style?

October 09, 2013 - Some photographers have such a singularly well defined style. I am always reading that it is essential to have that to s...
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Lost and finding my way back

October 09, 2013 - It sometimes feels like a lost year for so many reasons. I actually accomplished a lot both in my compliance career and...
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Thoughts on Autumn

September 12, 2013 - While the weather is still summer, autumn is right around the corner. I love that feeling when the humidity leaves the a...
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Rachel

August 08, 2013 - I had the pleasure of working with a model last weekend named Rachel. Today I'm going to share a few images from that sh...
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What are you afraid of?

July 25, 2013 - What are you afraid of, not the serious fears but the unrealistic phobic fears? For me it would be bees, to the point wh...
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Overcoming fears

July 15, 2013 - Today I want to share that I am incredibly self concious when taking self portraits. I always feel silly, I try to avoid...
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Dramatic Skies Ahead

July 07, 2013 - I know I shared my free sky backgrounds/textures in a post about a week ago but I thought I'd share some recent images w...
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The Face

August 02, 2012 - The face, it's the focal point of most photos and the key to most portraits. Getting close often produces the best portr...
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A portrait session

July 04, 2012 - I had the extreme pleasure of photographing my friend Amy's daughter last weekend. This is my third shoot with her and s...
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Self Portrait Week: Day 3

June 20, 2012 - This week I'm sharing photos submitted by my readers and Facebook followers. I asked for people to share their self port...
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New Self Portrait Project

January 04, 2012 - I started a new project; a self portrait project to document year 40 for me. I posted my first post today and set it up.
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