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September 29, 2014

 

Four years ago was a very odd point time for me.   I was about midway through a 2 year phase in my life where the universe was determined to test my mettle and force me to redefine my priorities.   It was also a time where I was very private about my photography.   A...

August 18, 2014

The art of weaving is one that was prevalent in many of the regions I travelled to in Cambodia.  The first time I encountered it was when I met this lovely lady on Silk Island.   Ironically she wasn't weaving silk but cotton.   From what I learnt the cost of weaving si...

August 6, 2014

 

 

On the second last day in Cambodia we stopped at a roadside stand  to get what Conor Wall called "street food".   I was imagining  anything but what he gleefully pointed out to me.  MMmmmmmm....snakes.....creepy creepy creepy snakes.

 

 

I never thought about...

July 25, 2014

My greatest photography wish has always been to learn how to "see" light. What does this mean?  Well for me it meant learning to see how my camera will see light...learning how to view and photograph my subject to optimize the effect of light.....I know it sounds like...

April 15, 2014

I remember her peeping at me from the doorway....I remember thinking oooooohhhhhh I want her picture.....I also remember it being early days in Cambodia and I was just getting my photography legs under me.  I wish I shot her with Zee...but she and I were barely on spea...

March 29, 2014

Picture this scene almost a year ago.....huffing, puffing, angry sounding black lady hogging an entire jelly fish display (2 feet wide and 4 feet tall)...pointing her camera at these frustrating jelly fish playing hide and seek as they weaved through one lonely beam of...

March 17, 2014

Sometimes, after a long work day I can dredge up a little itty bitty teensy winsy reserve of energy to go wandering around with Zee.  Honest to goodness the main reason for this is Gordon, my enthusiastic, encouraging, patient, fellow photographer and awesome pre-husba...

December 14, 2013

For 18 days this November I had the most amazing experience in Cambodia. Once a year I plan a vacation just for myself...one that is all about photography...exploring a new world...and pushing my boundaries. This year that adventure was all through out Cambodia. I trav...

September 5, 2013

So the summer has been a crazy busy wonderful photography adventure for me. I entered a National Geographic photography scholarship contest and drove myself, my partner and my friends absolutely batty waiting to find out that I didn't win the scholarship (see the entry...

May 28, 2013

Let me start this off by saying I love my new child...adore her really...truth be told I'm probably playing favorites when I really shouldn't be...coddling the new baby. Like a proud new mama, I have been showing her off to everyone....heck I even bought her a new bag...

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