Life in Focus 2012

Focus changes over time.  Interests either evolve or quietly dissolve.   The people who hold our attention today either grow more captivating or fade into the backdrop of our ever expanding lives.  But, I think with each hour of each day, we somehow fine tune what matters and hone in on our true talents and abilities.  Just think, 4 …

Frosted Teasel

I'm the last person you'll find waking up early on a Sunday; however, I somehow managed this weekend in order to get some early morning shots in the Skagit Valley. I was hoping for fog to capture some good landscape shots. That didn't really work out. Instead, I found a bunch of Common Teasel - …

Cold Beauty

I'm losing interest in the cold beauty of winter. I'd previously stated that photography had the power to make me forget about little things like...the cold...frostbitten fingers.  What was I thinking?   My fingers were so cold, I lasted 20 minutes the other day when I got this picture.  I'm ready for 70 degree temperatures again!

Frosted Outline

I had to take a break from roller derby photo editing to do something artistic.  This lead me to an area called Sudden Valley, where it remained cold enough for the frost to survive the day.    It outlined the foliage in a way I found very beautiful. This has nothing to do with the picture, …