The Prom 2014


This past weekend was the local Homeschool Prom. Now my elder son has already graduated from High School, but his sweetie has not, so they went to the prom together. The theme this year was the roaring 20’s – sort of a “speakeasy” feel. I took a bunch of photos of them together all gussied […]

A Photo Shoot at Huntsville Botanical Gardens

A Photo Shoot at Huntsville Botanical Gardens

Yesterday I went to the Huntsville Botanical Gardens with a friend to do some photos for her. Katherine’s starting her own business and needed to get some photos for her website, and I was thrilled to do the honors for this amazing and talented young lady. We did some professional profile photos in various places […]

My Daughter–Downtown Huntsville

My Daughter - Downtown Huntsville

Yesterday my daughter and I went to downtown Huntsville, and I spent some time doing a little “photo shoot” in between the rain showers. While we were there, crew members we decorating the park for Christmas. This is my favorite. I can’t believe she is about to turn 21 years old! Where does the time […]

#OperationShutterbug | History

Operation Shutterbug - History

This past week, the theme for our photography group was “History.” This photo is a millstone pair that sits on my inlaws property. These stones milled the grains for all the farmers around “back in the day.” A beautiful old cabin in a cemetery, in Church Hill, Tennessee. Historical marker along 11W in NE Tennessee. […]


#OperationShutterbug - Peaceful

This past week, the theme for #OperationShutterbug was “Peaceful.” Here are some lovely photos share in our facebook group this week for the theme! This coming week, the assignment is HISTORY Every week a new theme is announced, then photographers can interpret this theme and upload their own photos in response. This project is open […]

New Photo Assignment: HOT! | #OperationShutterbug

New Photo Assignment: HOT! | #OperationShutterbug

I’m a little late getting this posted, but here is this week’s #OperationShutterbug post! This past week, our assignment was “Stone.” Here are a couple photos that I have to share. Here are some lovely STONE photos that were shared on the group page on facebook. From Erain Garcia Panning for gold. One of the […]

New Photo Assignment: STONE | #OperationShutterbug

Morning - OperationShutterbug

This past week’s assignment was “morning.” I didn’t get the chance to take very many pictures this week, as the weather was less than cooperative. But I did take a couple morning related photos to share. However, my favorite “morning” photo to share with you today, is one submitted on the facebook page from Christina […]

Foto-Friday: #OperationShutterbug is back! | “Morning”

Operation Shutterbug

After a bit of a hiatus from the move, #OperationShutterbug is back! This week’s theme is: Morning. Every week a new theme is announced, then photographers can interpret this theme and upload their own photos in response. This project is open to everyone that loves to take photographs, no matter your skill level. Where do […]

Photography Assignment: “Urban” | #OperationShutterbug

Operation Shutterbug Photography Assignment

I admit it, this past week was a challenging theme, but this coming week’s assignment should be much easier!  What is it? URBAN. We all have things around us or in nearby towns that stimulate, textures, lines, designs distinctive to our urban areas. So go for a walk this week, and photograph those things that […]

Photography Assignment: “Hands” | #OperationShutterbug

Photography Assignment - #OperationShutterbug

This week’s theme is “Hands.” I’ll let you interpret this assignment any way you wish. As you can see, I was quite liberal with the meaning. I can’t wait to see how creative you get with your photos of “hands” this week! Last week’s assignment was “Sunlight” and I love what you all shared. Here […]

Photography Assignment: “Sunlight” | #OperationShutterbug

Operation Shutterbug

This week’s theme is “Sunlight.” Whether it is the effect of sunlight on your surroundings, or the way it plays through the trees, or a beautiful sunrise. Share with us your interpretation of this theme! Here are some of my “Sunlight” photos: Last week’s assignment was “Still Life” and you guys really impressed me. Here […]