Category Archives: Personal

I had a young photographer friend email me a couple of weeks ago because she was discouraged. Her photography business wasn’t going as well as she expected, and she wasn’t progressing as quickly as she had hoped technically and creatively. It took us a while to connect, so in between her phone call and the […]

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You know all of those little photo posters on Facebook, the ones with six photos and captions that say, “What society thinks I do,” “What my friends think I do,” “What my mom thinks I do,”and “What I actually do”? Well, I’ve decided I need one of those. But I only require two squares: “What […]

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Meet my sweet friend Rebecca Halton, author, speaker, and remarkable woman of God. I first met Rebecca last year in a Passionate Hearts Bible study of the book of James — Mercy Triumphs, by Beth Moore. I had no idea at the beginning of that study how it would impact my life, or how my friendship with Rebecca […]

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It’s January in Colorado and that means Stock Show weather. The term “Stock Show weather,” by the way, has nothing to do with the Stock Show. It is actually the secret code word for so-bitter-cold-that-nobody-sets-foot-outdoors, and it usually lasts for about three weeks every January in Denver. Anyone who decides it’s a good idea to […]

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Each time I go out on a photo shoot, I challenge myself to learn one new thing. Maybe I try a new lighting setup I think I’ll like better, or I get more adventurous with posing. (My friends Rebecca and Jill can attest to that!) Sometimes lessons come not by design but by accident. For […]

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