These photos were taken approximately November of 2020. It was a cold day and I went to a nearby wooded park to try to capture some of the beautiful autumn leaves. I was struggling a lot and experiencing intense anxiety and depression. I made an effort to try to focus on the process of seeingContinue reading “Fallen Leaves on Film – Fuji Superia 400, Developed at Home”
For the past 10 months we haven’t left home very often and I rarely take my camera when we do. This time I chose to bring my camera and was able to capture some images from my view in the passenger seat on the way home as the sun was setting.
For my first attempt at developing my 35mm color film at home I shot a roll of “unimportant” images around the house. I didn’t have a lot of faith in my ability to develop film-this was my first try-so I wanted to try to minimize the disappointment of losing some really important images. I seemContinue reading “Documenting the Everyday – Fuji Superia 400, First Roll Developed at Home”
I’ve heard it said that the best camera is the one you have with you. While I truly do prefer to use one of my cameras I don’t always have my DSLR or 35mm film cameras with me. On this day we had been to an appointment and on the way home I felt inspiredContinue reading “A Winter drive – shot on iPhone”
These images were taken over the summer. One evening I was outside testing out my Nikon F100 with my first roll of film and took these photos along the road just across from my home. Nikon F100, Sigma 35mm f/1.4Fuji Superia X-tra 400Taken June 2020Developed and scanned by The Darkroom Lab
I took these images after listening to The Faith and Mental Wellness Podcast episode 42–an interview with Dr. Diane Langberg about spiritual abuse. This podcast was incredibly encouraging and insightful for me. It gave me a lot to think about, consider and process. Personally I felt encouraged, understood and uplifted by Dr. Langberg’s voice, wordsContinue reading “Processing Spiritual Abuse Through Therapeutic Photography”
Broken, wounded, lifeless, down in the dirt— where few people seem to care to sit with those who are broken-hearted and hurting. I lie here trying to survive, wondering if I will ever be revived. I know in Him I have hope yet it seems impossible. I try to keep breathing and trusting in GodContinue reading “In the dirt”
Why I Love Photography Over the years I have come to realize several reasons I love and benefit from photography. I know each of us are unique and have specific ways photography can be helpful, enjoyable or rewarding for us as an individual. As I thought about it I was able to list 6 ofContinue reading “Why I Love Photography”