We are loving our National Parks to Death and the Grave is not a Pretty One

Sad state of the times we live in. I’ll leave my opinion/comments out of it.

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I was 6 years old with waist length blond hair tied up in two pigtails traipsing around Yellowstone National Park topless. I wasn’t trying to be sexy, I just hated wearing clothes when I hiked. The solitude in Yellowstone provided me a stark contrast to our populated life back in Ohio. My parents took vacations every summer to different National Parks showing my brother and I the beauty of America. We had PB&J picnics in Yosemite Valley gazing up at El Cap as my Dad told me to never be a rock climber. We visited the Sequoia Giants and Redwoods, sat for hours waiting for unpredictable geysers to erupt in Yellowstone, scrambled around rocks in Mesa Verde, and explored the Fiery Furnace in Arches. My Dad had 2 rolls of film that my mom would take to the grocery store to develop. We’d wait a week and…

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Rainy Days & Art Fairs

I so wish I’d had my camera with me and I couldn’t really stop to even shoot with my phone so I decided since my phone was in the mount on the dash I would just turn the GPS/map off and shoot video instead. Continue reading “Rainy Days & Art Fairs”

Doing the Work

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Lots of thoughts in my head lately (laugh, go ahead), more than usual which is scary.  Scary and making me crazy! Continue reading “Doing the Work”

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Me?  Promoting an Editing software?  HDR even?  It’s funny isn’t it?  If you know me at all you know I’m not a huge post processing person.  I can’t imagine spending hours/days on one image, that’s just not my style.  That said, I’ve actually had a chance to play around with this a little (very little to be honest because…time!) but I’m excited to actually dig in and learn it. 

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Pre-Order Aurora HDR 2017!

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Me?  Promoting an Editing software?  HDR even?  It’s funny isn’t it?  If you know me at all you know I’m not a huge post processing person.  I can’t imagine spending hours/days on one image, that’s just not my style.  That said, I’ve actually had a chance to play around with this a little (very little to be honest because…time!) but I’m excited to actually dig in and learn it.  Continue reading “Pre-Order Aurora HDR 2017!”