It’s All a Blur

It’s All a Blur

“The world was not wheeling anymore. It was just very clear and bright and inclined to blur at the edges.”
― Ernest Hemingway

Many things are unrecognizable today.  My job as a first grade teacher has completely changed in location and delivery.  I have spent more time at home in the past month than I have in years!  As I work to make sense of this new normal,

Images Twelve and Thirteen of 52

Images Twelve and Thirteen of 52

“Friendship,” said Christopher Robin, “is a very comforting thing to have.”
― A.A. Milne

In these uncertain times, photography has helped whisk me to a place of peace and comfort.

Even with all  that has been going on in the world, I have managed to

Spring in Charleston

Spring in Charleston

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”
― Hal Borland

Each spring I enjoy spending time in Charleston, South Carolina.  Typically, I will spend several consecutive weekends photographing the beauty of spring in Charleston.

This has not been a typical spring.  While I was unable to make multiple trips to my favorite spring destination,

Finding Beauty at Botany Bay

Finding Beauty at Botany Bay

“Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.”
― Roy T. Bennett

Spending time in the natural world has always given me a sense of peace.  The sounds, smells, and sights of the natural world

Image Seven of 52

Image Seven of 52

“I feel like I was the whole color wheel as a kid. And growing up means losing some of that.”
― Katie Kennedy

Week Seven of my journey with 52 Frames gave me the challenge of creating an image for the theme: 

Image Six of 52

Image Six of 52

“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”
― Katharine Hepburn

It is important to learn the “rules” of photography so that you can use them to help you create compelling images.  It is also important to know when it is time to break the rules.

This week’s challenge for 52 frames was the

Image Five of 52

Image Five of 52

“Junk is in the eyes of the beholder. Some look, but others see.”
Myles Munroe

This week, I was looking forward to taking some time to photograph Saturday to work on this week’s challenge:  Shoot from Above.  I decided to go to a favorite location for creative photography,

Image Four of 52

Image Four of 52

“Filling a space in a beautiful way – that is what art means to me.”

-Georgia O’Keeffe

The challenge for week four with 52 Frames was Fill the Frame.  If you would like to see all of the images submitted for this challenge, you can view them here.  There were 2,667 images submitted for this challenge, so you might want to grab a cup of coffee before you get started.

I found the subject matter for this week’s challenge close