Image Twenty-Nine of Fifty Two and Finding Comfort in Favorite Places

Image Twenty-Nine of Fifty Two and Finding Comfort in Favorite Places

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As long as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.”
― Anne Frank

Each summer, I look forward to spending time in the sunflower fields.  The fields bring me such peace and joy.

This year, I was afraid that

Saying Goodbye to the Sunflowers

Saying Goodbye to the Sunflowers

“When you take pictures of nature with passion, nature poses for you more passionately!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan

Each summer, I spend a great deal of time photographing in the sunflower fields.  I find it increasingly more challenging to walk away with a different image than

One in a Million

One in a Million

“You’re wonderful. Unique. I love you.”
― Truman Capote

It just doesn’t feel like summer until I spend time in a sunflower field.  Friday was my first trip to spend time in the fields.

I talked a great friend and fellow photographer into meeting me at

Provence, France

Provence, France

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

– Saint Augustine

In July, I had the opportunity to attend a photography workshop in Provence, France.  When my friends and I decided to go to Provence, I knew that Bryan F. Peterson would be the perfect person to choose for a workshop in that area.  I first met Bryan

Same Sunflower Field…Different Day

Same Sunflower Field…Different Day

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”
― Leonardo da Vinci

I found this quote and feel that the photographer with a camera also has the universe in his/her mind and hands.  The challenge lies in how we capture the universe creatively using our cameras.

As you may already know, I am

Summer Sunflowers

Summer Sunflowers

Sunflowers remain one of my very favorite subjects to photograph.  It is absolutely impossible to be in a bad mood when standing in a field of sunflowers.  They are just happy flowers.

Each summer I like to spend as much time as I can photographing when the sunflowers are in bloom.  I am so fortunate to live about forty minutes away from some very large fields of sunflowers.  These fields are located in