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USC Game, What Fun

 

Last night I had the privilege to shoot at the USC vs UT game.  It was so much fun being in a stadium full of crazy fans supporting their team. Just the cheering alone sent chills down my spine.  It often fascinates me that a group of people can united in one effort and cause so much energy.

Lawrdy, the media room was like being in  a china store when I was little and my mom would say, “don’t touch anything, only look.” I had to fight the urge to grab ahold of those 600mm lenses and Pro cameras and just play with them. (more…)


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Rain Delay

I was all packed and ready to leave today but I decided to delay my bike trip due to the next 10 days of nothing but thunderstorms predicted for the whole duration of my trip.  I had planned on a few days of rain, but not 10 freakin days! There comes a point of how much of a challenge I want, and at this point I am already challenging myself with riding on busy roads everyday, riding through big cities I am unfamiliar with, riding with a not so good hip flexor and iliopsoas muscle, and just completing my 600 plus miles. (more…)


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Junk in My Trunk

Today is all about going over my packing list and printing off my maps.   As Scott has kindly pointed out, I have everything but the kitchen sink strapped onto my bike.   I have added a bike trunk instead of huffing it out with a backpack on my back for 600 miles.  Because I have space now, I am going to lug my camera.  I am excited about this because I haven’t been shooting for a long time.  So now I will not only be challenging my body and mind, I will also get to nourish my soul as well.   (more…)


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Top 12 of 2013

I know this is late, but now that I have a fully organized, working and backed up computer I figured it was time to finish up this project I started shortly after Christmas before my computer went kaput!  Back in October I spoke to someone about how I was a little disappointed with my year as a “photographer” because many of my plans never came to fruition.  The conversation just left me a little hollow, because it was then I realized I was just letting a few of my life’s hardships put a damper (more…)


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Just a Mom with a Camera

Ok, funny story…

I am out at my son’s baseball game last weekend and I decided not to take any pictures of the first game because we were just kicking some butt and I really couldn’t call it a game… I really have to feel a game to be able to shoot it, this one… not so much… so I left my baby in the bag. I got up to get a drink for my son and someone says “hey, are you that photographer?” Frankly, it took me a little bit to process the  question because I am always ready for (more…)


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Feelin Alive!

I never once thought jumping out of a perfectly good airplane was a great idea growing up. If someone were to ask me to go skydiving several years ago because it was on their bucket list, I would’ve  told them to count this girl out because it was on my “NO FREAKIN WAY” list.  So how did I find myself dangling my legs out of a tiny airplane 14,000 ft in the air, strapped bum to cojones to a man I just met moments earlier, thinking “Thank God one of us has a pair!”??? (more…)


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Happy 1 year to me!

It has been one year ago today that I started on my photography journey, and what a year it has been!  Last year on April 21, 2012, I took a 1 day  Spring workshop in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park given by Richard Bernabe. I had been doing some research on photography and light earlier last year and came across his website, Earth and Light.  Within a short amount of time reading his blogs, which are humorous, looking at his images, which I get lost in, and looking at his workshop schedule, I knew

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