Colorful Paige

This beautiful, charming and colorful young woman agreed to sit in my studio with patience while I played with different lighting and back grounds.  I had only met her once before and one of my main goals was to capture her incredible eyes.  What I discovered was a unique and diverse personality that shows through in these photos.

With the studio, I feel I am learning more of what not to do, but I  am pleased with the results we have here.  Hopefully I can talk her into another shoot now that I have seen and learned some more about her.  I think the second time around we will both be more comfortable and get even better shots. Maybe she will sport a different hair color because that is Paige!

Zoo Atlanta

Now that I have the new camera and love animals, it made sense to get a membership at Zoo Atlanta.  It costs $100 to take the family and for $19 more we can go all year with 2 adults and 4 children, any children.

So this trip was a learning experience for me and my camera.  I have too many shots that were not good.  I came home, figured out what I did wrong and looking forward to going back and trying again…….as many times as I want in the next year!

Spring Break With My Grandparents in Florida: 1982

Not many 17 year olds want to spend spring break with their grandparents, but then again, you never met my grandparents.

My Grandparents
My Grandparents at Epcot

I say that this blog is for me and going back through old pictures my brain goes on a journey of great memories and places I have been, including the spring of 1982.

Since I can remember, grandma and grandpa always have taken me places and it was always a great time.  Especially this trip.

I flew into Sarasota from Dallas where they picked me up in grandpa’s VW bus.  I am still not sure why he had that!?! … Continue reading