Sunbathing salad freshly washed and drying in the late afternoon light shows a reminder of life, light, growth, health and hope. Even in the dead of the winter this is a welcome reminder of the figurative warmer seasons to come.
Healing change takes a tremendous amount of courage, hard work, and time. Keep growing and do what you can when you can.
Maybe it’s ok when we have no words. Sometimes our tears can communicate and be a part of the healing process when there are no words to express and explain.
It’s ok to crave connection. We are created for community. We heal and grow in healthy relationship.
When walking through the dark sometimes it’s necessary to borrow hope from others around us.
Therapeutic photography—maybe that sounds like a strange or unfamiliar term. Over time I’ve come to realize that I believe this is an accurate description of the type of photography I personally practice. What is therapeutic photography? Let’s take a quick look in the dictionary. Defining Therapeutic Here is one of the basic meanings of theContinue reading “What is therapeutic photography?”
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”
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 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”
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