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Shooting with Natural Light – Cloudy Days

Soft, naturally diffused light is what you get on cloudy, overcast days. And while you can’t shoot sun flare orRead more »

Shooting with Natural Light – Sunrise and Sunset

The prettiest, most flattering, and soft light happens when the sun is closest to the horizon at sunrise or sunset. WhenRead more »

So I Started The Book and I Met Julie Murphy

Wow, I’m exhausted. I’ve got some fantastic news though: I’ve finally started writing my book! It&#Read more »

Shooting with Natural Light – Dappled Shade

I’ve briefly introduced you to the different kinds of light and taught more about shooting in harsh full sun. ForRead more »

Shooting with Natural Light – Full Sun

Hello photo friends! It’s time to get back to the shooting with natural light series. In today’s post, we&#Read more »

Of Snarky Toast and Writing / Blogging Plans

I text my nieces a lot, especially about books and writing. One day Kenzie and I were hashing out character traits ofRead more »

It’s Back to College Week (And I’m Not There)

Photo credit: Brandon Frank Here we are: 4 months since a blog post. Let’s go ahead and thank college, Fibro andRead more »

I have a love/hate relationship with my blog

photo credit: Mikko Koponen on Freeimages.com I think it needs to be said: I have a love/hate relationship with myRead more »

Why Writers Should Study Poetry

In one of my writing classes we’ve been studying poetry: how to read a poem, words, meaning, imagery, sound etc. IRead more »

That Moment I Dropped Two Classes

This is my life. So much. HAHAHA I never tell people about my Fibromyalgia for sympathy. It’s just a means to anRead more »

The Different Kinds of Natural Light

Today I’m kicking off a new series all about shooting with natural light. So here’s the thing – thereRead more »

Creative Writing Books – Fall 2015

I’m tired. My eyes are glazing over as I stare at the screen and my bed looks incredibly comfy. Of course I have aRead more »