On expectations and foggy days

On expectations and foggy days

We’ve been waiting for this day all week. Not just all week… but for weeks! Scratch that. Months, really.  The weather app said it would be sunny and 67 degrees. After what felt like the longest winter in the history of cold, we were finally expecting a...
Gray days

Gray days

When you’re shooting in color, but your photo comes out in grayscale… Do you find the gray sky sad? Lonely? Peaceful? Or hopeful that colorful days will...
Breaking through

Breaking through

The sun is 92 million miles away from earth. And yet, somehow its rays are going to burn through the thick cold air and raise the temperature from -24 a few days ago to 40 today. Sometimes, I like to go out early just to see it in action: Feb. 2, 2019 sunrise. *...
First sunset of February

First sunset of February

“But make sure you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all of your day-to-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God…” “The night is about over, dawn is about to break. Be up and awake...
Frigid

Frigid

On this bitterly frigid evening with the snow whipping through the air, it’s hard to imagine it will ever be warm and bright again. And then there’s the sun, fighting through the white sky to create a sunset shining upward like a beam. The winter feels...
Top photography moments of 2018

Top photography moments of 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, many people are posting their Top Nine photos of the year. Even though nine isn’t the typical even number that comes to mind when highlighting the top moments of a year, the nine-grid photo fits perfectly on Instagram. I’ve been...