- Second Place in Thrift Finds Challenge
My First Film Camera
Spring had come to stay in Boise, Idaho. The bright, April afternoon light filtered through the windows and around the bookcases and clothing racks that lined them. Whether as a result of the sunshine or thanks to the warmth of my own nostalgia, I remember a corner of the thrift store being bathed in orange light, with dust and the smell of old books sparkling in the air.
"THANK YOU FOR THE LOVE" - A Photo Series
It seems like some people like being IN a relationship more than they like the PERSON they are in the relationship with. I've thought about this idea lot. In watching friends and acquaintances come in and out of relationships. In analyzing relationships of my own. Something about that idea scares me. I want to whole-heartedly love the person I'm with--for who they are, not just what they do. I want to love them complexly, deeply, and authentically. I want to love them even more than I love holding hands or kissing goodnight.
My First Roll of Black & White Film
I've said it before, but I'll say it again. I would definitely classify myself as a color photographer. Color is everything. How I compose, how I edit, and even how I plan out my Instagram feed.
How to Set Up an Online Print Store to Sell Your Photos
So you want to open up a print store? Some friends, or maybe even followers on Instagram have asked you if you sell prints. What a compliment! It's amazing to think that someone likes your photos enough to want to hang one on their wall. You'd love to help make that happen, and maybe even make a few bucks doing it. But where do you begin?
Photo Talks: Gracieux Baraka
I got into portrait photography as a way to challenge myself and meet new people. Early on, I stumbled upon Baraka's portraits on Instagram. Little did I know that his friendship and artwork would change the way I look at art and the world.
How to Make Your Photos More Colorful in Lightroom
If you were to take one look through my Instagram, you'd see pretty quickly that I'm a big fan of color photography. The way that different colors can harmonize, set a mood, or tell a story inspires me.
How to Self-Publish Your Book (the RIGHT way)
Are you trying to publish a book? Have you dreamed of becoming a published author? Self-publishing makes that easier than ever before, but with great power comes great responsibility.
Photo Walks: Utah's Wildfire Season
It looked like lava flowing down the mountain. At first, I didn't even realize that it was there. I was visiting Springville to take photos around the small Utah town, not "storm chasing" wildfires.