Expiring Flower | Photograph Story

Flowers during late fall and winter months are always quite intriguing. As much as I love the surprise late and early blooms, the expiring, nearly colorless leftover flowers are my favorite. While walking by a patch of dead grass and flower bed that had seen better days, this bloom grabbed all my attention. The brown… {read more}

Fall Textures | Photograph Story

Fall regularly comes to a close before I am ready to embrace winter. Walks outside become a common practice, craving breaks from my desk and the feeling of lovely temperatures. And, of course, the sight of colorful leaves. Last year I popped into the backyard to see what the leaves were up to. This solo,… {read more}

Pole Tree | Photograph Story

Photograph stories have returned :) Thanksgiving leftovers last for days around here. Last year, the temperatures rose a bit, providing a beautiful afternoon and evening for a hometown stroll. My mom and I decided to stretch our legs and full bellies after festivities slowed down at the house. This small tree, growing along a telephone… {read more}

Incoming Desert Snow | Photograph Story

Oh how I LOVE snow in the desert. On the afternoon of New Year’s Eve, my sister and I decided to drive up Mount Lemmon. Snow began to appear at the summit and the winding road was suggesting a retreat back to lower elevation :) We made our way to Saguaro National Park and perfectly… {read more}

Pinehurst Fog | Photograph Story

Once upon a time, I lived in Pinehurst, North Carolina. While living among the golf courses, I had the pleasure of meeting so many great people and still call many dear friends today. After photographing a lifestyle session on a cool, foggy morning, I decided to switch lenses and capture a few landscape photographs. I… {read more}

Childhood Forest | Photograph Story

This childhood forest belongs to my mother. And I absolutely LOVED taking her back last year for a hike and reminiscing. She recalled the trees being a bit bigger when she was a girl :) Cook Forest State Park was my pappy’s choice for exploring with my mom and aunt when they were little girls…. {read more}

Frozen Leaves | Photograph Story

Sometimes, when it’s below zero, I like to bundle up and venture into the brisk outdoors. Seeing what I may find, or what may find me. Stepping outside onto the frozen grass filled the quiet yard with loud crunching noises. Each step reminded me of breaking glass beneath my boots. I turned around the front… {read more}

Flower Bee | Photograph Story

This photograph comes from one of my favorite places in Tucson, Arizona. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum was visited monthly, if not more often, while calling Arizona home. Saying I’m excited to stop by in October is an understatement :) During my final visit, just two weeks before moving to Maryland, I came across these pastel,… {read more}

White Horse | Photograph Story

While living in Arizona, most errand trips resulted in me pulled over on the side of the road capturing photographs. Old Spanish Trail was always my preferred road choice when driving back to Vail, from Tucson. Less traffic, close mountain views, guaranteed wildlife sightings, saguaro cactus goodness and a few ranches filled with horses were… {read more}

Sunlit Creosote | Photograph Story

Oh how I LOVE light during the magic hours of the day. This capture comes from the end of the day in Saguaro National Park, Arizona. So much goodness. Evening drives have been part of my life since the age of seventeen. Well, with me behind the wheel :) I trust there were glorious drives… {read more}