Raspberry Bokeh

I’m guessing that line’s been used before but it’s what popped in my head when I was editing this.

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Overall, I feel 2016 was…

Overall I feel 2016 was amazing

While so many have written off 2016 as “the worst”, “horrible”, “negative”, etc.  I tend to disagree (as usual!) Continue reading “Overall, I feel 2016 was…”

Finding Your Artist Voice Retreat Recap

I’m back from an amazing week in the South of France with Karen Hutton and her Finding Your Artist Voice Photography Retreat.

Continue reading “Finding Your Artist Voice Retreat Recap”

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”

Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

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Image by Ron Clifford

Read more about my Arctic Adventure!

Honored to be a guest blogger for Ugo Cei Photography.

Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

What do you do when your mentor is telling you about this amazing, once in a lifetime adventure he’s going on when he says, “you should go!”?  If you’re me, you immediately start looking at the dates, air fare and if it’s at all possible to make it happen. Then you make it happen.

That’s how it all started, me going to the Arctic on a scientific explorer ship for a photography symposium. Up until then I had never heard of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole.  I highly recommend it!

Read the full story here:  Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

Is there something about the trip you’d like to hear about? Questions?  Please ask in the comments below!