yep, that's me.
I am...an unashamed lover of Jesus.
Wife to one, affectionately known as Mr. White.
Mama to six, one of whom is resting in Heaven after a valiant battle with cancer.
My life is...hectic, rushed and sometimes overwhelming.
Completely yielded to His will.
I like...eating clean and a Starbuck's iced green tea (trenta, no sugar, please).
And shoes...plus black skinny jeans to go with those shoes...oh, and most likely a gray t-shirt to go with those shoes and jeans.
I look forward to...a head full of silver gray hair.
I love...capturing life. Right now. The way it is in real life.
Because there is always beauty in the ashes.
Oh, and one last thing...this site is a smattering of all things me. I could keep it all separate but that's no fun. While it is not my intention to offend, I have chosen to freely write about my faith because, to quote the late great Barry White...Jesus is my first, my last and my everything. I am gladly bound to acknowledge Him in all of my ways.
"Why film?" you ask. "Isn't it a dying medium?"
Even with the mass production of digital instant gratification, there is still a small but growing segment of photographers who still shoot film or are going back to film or are trying it for the first time...and do it very well. Film looks and feels and reacts to light differently than digital.
It's not that film is better or digital is better. They are just different. And different can be good...very good.
Film has been whispering for me to explore how it can be so gratifying to wait for the perfect moment and then click. And it has allowed me to be ok with the imperfections because it is so forgiving.
I like to compare digital and film to watercolors and oils. They are just means to express a creative vision and both can be beautiful when utilized correctly.
So I'd like to consider myself a hybrid shooter...I will shoot whatever feels right at the moment or what is needed for the situation.
I don't like to box myself in.