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new orleans in black and white

Leftover beads from Mardi Gras were around every corner in New Orleans.  But it is the contrast and architecture of theView full post »

quiet mornings

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I took a quick trip to New Orleans.  We make this trip quite often.  NewView full post »


The beginnings of a good morning ….View full post »


We have had a particularly cold winter this year in Atlanta. These images were captured a couple of weeks ago, whenView full post »

around here

I am adjusting to being a mother of three.  I am stretched in so many directions – I am still trying to find myView full post »


Our family is growing. We are expecting our third baby this summer.  This is one of the main reasons I have beenView full post »

almost spring

It’s almost Spring – and I don’t think I’ve ever taken a break for this long!  And it wasView full post »

a story of their own

As you probably imagine, there is a story that goes along with each of these images. But what I love about film is theView full post »

cameras here and there

If you walk into my home at any given moment, you will find cameras on almost every surface.  On the table, on aView full post »

quiet moments

Quiet moments are best captured on black and white film….View full post »

weekend in black and white

Captures from my weekend – I love when my husband comes home with wine and fresh flowers.  He cooked a wonderfulView full post »

scenes from the weekend

Sunday night. Reflecting on these scenes from my weekend – wine and dinner with family, my little one eatingView full post »

we can all be friends

Film. Ilford HP5 400. My heart is full after a long holiday weekend. I thought that I would explain to my daughter theView full post »

black and white

Film. Ilford HP 400. Loving this black and white film.  Images I captured in December, and just got around toView full post »


In the middle of a recent spring photo walk with my daughters, I finished a roll of Kodak Ektar film.  The only otherView full post »

i’m back!

Film. Ilford Delta 400 It’s amazing how attached I am to this little space.  I’ve been away for a week,View full post »

busy, busy

I hope that you had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend! Congrats to Christina who won the giveaway for the spot inView full post »

Pentax K1000

and so it begins

And so it begins…. my venture with film photography.  This is my first completely manual SLR, a new-to-me PentaxView full post »