Broken

Trying to survive through the battle of the freezing cold, harmful, incredibly damaging storm. I am broken and somehow still holding on. God sustains me though I feel mostly dead. Trying to do my part, working, and waiting to thaw. He is faithful. This photo was taken on a cold afternoon when I was strugglingContinue reading “Broken”

A Winter drive – shot on iPhone

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”

Country roadside beauty on film – Fuji Superia 400

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

Processing Spiritual Abuse Through Therapeutic Photography

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”

In the dirt

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

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”

#AMonthOnFilm – Reflect

30—Reflect Yesterday and today I have thought about and written “my story” of my life experiences and how they’ve shaped who I am for a virtual sermon discussion group my husband and I are a part of. It has caused me to really pause and reflect about the people and events of my life, God,Continue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Reflect”

#AMonthOnFilm – Blurry

29—Blurry A blurry view from our porch #amonthonfilm is a photo project with prompts hosted by two photographers on InstagramPhoto taken: September 29, 2020 For this project I used: Nikon F100, Kodak Portra 400 film developed & scanned by The Darkroom Lab

#AMonthOnFilm – Out of place

28—Out of place A small piece of red yarn I’ve noticed on one of our trees several times when I’ve looked out the window. Makes me wonder how it got there and fascinates me as the color really stands out to me even when I’m inside the house looking out the window. It also remindsContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Out of place”

#AMonthOnFilm – From above

27—From above Looking down from above at water drops on some weeds on a rainy day. Not much to say on this dreary day. #amonthonfilm is a photo project with prompts hosted by two photographers on InstagramPhoto taken: September 27, 2020 For this project I used: Nikon F100, Kodak Portra 400 film developed & scannedContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – From above”