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Sneek Peak Of OurCovered Bridge Adventure...

When I knew that I would be returning to Ohio to see Caitlin, someone suggested that I google covered bridges in the area.  I LOVED that idea and immediately did just that.  I found that most of them could be found in Ashtabula County and that was about 1 1/2 hour drive from where Caitlin lived.  That was a little far to travel with a pregnant mommy-to-be so we began to see if there were any bridges closer.  Luckily we did find some and prepared to travel some Ohio back roads to set out on our "Covered Bridge Adventure". ...more

Top 5 Tips For Upgrading Your Camera

I get a lot of questions about what kind of camera I have.* (Answer: Nikon D5000- which they don't even make anymore. Now it's the Nikon D5100...I think) If you're looking to step up your photos, yay for you! Photos are an amazing way of capturing your life. Now if you're serious about upgrading, I have some tips for you. Take notes. Cause I'm smart. ...more

Wordless Wednesday

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I Want To Remember

 This is my way of documenting my little girl's 1st day of Kindergarten. ...more

What You Don’t See

I took this picture last night.  The boys and I finished up Astronomy just last week, so we’ve been talking about the Blue Moon that would happen at the end of August for a couple of months now.  To commemorate the occasion, I told them that I wanted to get a picture of it.  They watched a movie with their dad while I hung out in the backyard to take pictures....more

Blographer by Adorama

When I was in NYC for BlogHer12, the first session I attended  was an off-site program put on by Adorama called "Blographer". I am a photoblogger, although I use this term loosely to describe my blog.  I don't write about photography, rather I showcase a photo or two (or ten) in my blogs. This session called to me, as I want to be a better photoblogger and was very interested in learning new ideas.  ...more

Wordless Wednesday

This was my study partner on Monday night... not sure if I should be scared about the one face down further back... do you think my daughter was trying to tell me something? ...more

Wordless Wednesday

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Manual Photography Cheat Sheet

I've seen manual photography cheat sheets floating around before but none seem to have exactly what I need.I created this one several months ago and then updated it to what I have learned in my photography classes and to match my blog. It's pretty helpful to me.Sometimes you just need something to glance at to remind you what you are needing to do. Manual photography can be so much fun and so rewarding, especially to a newbie like myself when you can see the shot and you finally understand how to acheive it....more