La Valse

La Valse

Once, years ago now, I came across a sculpture that literally captivated me. The name of the piece is La Valse (which is French for The Waltz). Although I found it at the Musee Rodin in Paris, this particular piece that I so love was not done by Auguste Rodin. It was...
National

National

National. My first photo went national. It was a week ago and I am still in shock. And still just as happy as a kid on Christmas morning. Here’s the story: on Tuesday of last week I photographed a group of third graders from Elrod Elementary carrying 300 paper...
Stillness and Swan Lake

Stillness and Swan Lake

I have always loved things made from wood. I think I inherited this from my father. It’s something that I remember about him distinctly. I remember his hands, I remember his eyes, and I remember the way he admired and took extra time to look at things made from...
Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Safari

In the five months that I have lived in Montana I have come to quickly realize that I am living in the midst of my very own wildlife safari. Saturday is the perfect example of this. I had an early morning photo shoot at Swan Lake — I’ll write about that tomorrow...
A Black and White World

A Black and White World

I love black and white photography. I love the way it forces a person to concentrate on composition. Colors are beautiful, but they can be a distraction. Test it yourself sometime. Take a photo that you think is good. A colorful sunset, balloons at a fair, a field...