Thursday, January 28, 2021

Finding the Light


Winter is a time that, though I struggle to push through the chilling temperatures, I truly do love to explore nature.  I think it can be under-valued in terms of nature's beauty.   On one hand, we can see the barren forests as bleak and lifeless, but I always think it feels a bit eerie and magical when there's a fresh dusting of snow and a thin layer of ice on the ponds.  The tree branches can have really interesting shapes and they all feel a bit haunted — I think there's some intrigue to that!  Not to mention, a lot of the brush has interesting shape and color to it in the winter, making for a monochromatic, subtle wonderland. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Midwinter Mood


In the winter I always find some comfort in shooting a few more series at home, simply because of the cold.   Sometimes I kid myself telling myself that it will take less time this way, but that's hardly ever the case.  For this one I had to shift our Christmas tree to another room and empty out and re-style the shelves, so it probably took longer than if I had gone to the woods!  Regardless, I've wanted to do an indoor shoot with candles for a while, so I'm glad I finally got to it!

Thursday, January 14, 2021

A December Hiatus


If you're a frequent reader of this blog you may have noticed a wee hiatus that I've taken for the last month and a half.  In one of my last posts I mentioned the ways in which the pandemic has seeped into the crevices of our lives, and the emotional marathon that this whole past year has been.  To be totally truthful I hadn't intended to take a break on here— much less a month+ long hiatus, but here we are.  The holiday season often holds some challenges for me: I have