Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Pride is a sin, I know. My great-grandmother reminded me of that all the time. Anytime I get ready to feel the tiniest bit proud of something, I shrink back and say, “No, it’s okay if I don’t say anything.” This year has been ridiculously absurd and strange, like some alternate reality or prequel to … More Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Genevieve’s Gambit

One of my absolute favorite pastimes is trolling photography credit card scammers. For those of you who don’t know, photographers and other small business owners/vendors get approached by scammers who request an event be photographed. Seems legit until they insist on paying with a credit card AND let you know that you can “do them … More Genevieve’s Gambit

Apocastasis (n.)

Another thrilling edition of Weird Word Wednesday here on the blog. Apocastasis (noun) – the return to a previous condition. I thought this was appropriate because we are in a confusing time, all wanting to find our way back to “normal.” I do hope that we will get there sooner rather than later, but I … More Apocastasis (n.)

Inspiration

Often, people will ask me about where I get the ideas for my conceptual pieces. The short answer is “my dreams, books, music, etc.” Inspiration is a funny thing. Some people aren’t able to visualize images when they think or read. Others, like me, are filled with visualizations and ideas, seemingly out of nowhere at … More Inspiration

The Beginning

Thirty years ago tomorrow, it began. I received a red Vivitar PS:135 camera from Santa. I wanted a camera because my uncles took photos, and I wanted to be cool like them. (I can’t find a photo of the PS:135 that’s fair use, so if you want to see what that camera looked like, you’ll … More The Beginning