It’s Hanukkah!

Hanukkah should be a big deal, if you have toddlers or young children. Why? Because we are all covered up in Christmas. The decorations are dazzling, the music is playing everywhere we go. It is everywhere. As a Jewish parent, Christmas was the worst time of the year because I had to explain why we…

playing dress up with her

This first image, the lights behind her, are from my disco ball. The sun hit the ball at the end of the shoot. The photos with the disco ball ended up being of my favorites. Some images below, are fake disco ball I edited in for the fun of it. I had a shoot with this…

my cat loves fresh cut flowers

I went to visit a friend in Calera, Alabama. Which is Alabama country. I saw Queen Anne’s lace & Black-eyed Susans on the side of the road. When i stopped & chopped them using a key to the house, i found a Scottish thistle…which are super sharp. They look a bit wilted here, but they…

just playin’

You know, if one of my parents could photographed me like this, at this age, i’d think it was kinda cool. My kids? They’ve had a camera in their faces their whole life. The final photos impress them NOT at all! Have camera, must shoot. This is my soon to be senior in high school…

The enchanted forest

Here be dragons. There is a park in Montevallo, Alabama…who’s name i could not find written (i know, google it)because on that storm to come day, the park felt like i fell down a rabbit hole into a fairytale story. I blurred the images to make the images look like it felt.     There…

Cedar Creek Nursery

This is a very cool place. They have an antique store, a gift shop that has EVERYTHING & the flowers. oh, and the shop cat. A great place to spend an hour & some money. The address is 2979 Hwy 119,  Montevallo, Alabama 35115. Its privately owned & operated. #buylocal Here are the fake flowers…

free art at your local farmer’s market

The free art part involves your camera. The colors of the flowers, fruit, veggies & people are so vibrant, it’s hard to take a bad photograph. Great photos for your instagram account or whatever social media you like best. Besides, its very important to support your local farmers. You cannot find fresher food than at…

My Chameleon daughter

This is my 17 year old. I’ve not been able to get her to let me take her photos for a long time. I think the last time she did it, she was 14 or 15. So i am grateful for her to give me the time. As she is very busy with friends &…

the unthinkable happened today!

I go my 14 year old son to sit for one minute, thirty seconds for photos!!? It was a battle. I won! He did get cocky (see his funny expressions) & i had to push him back down to the stool when he tried to escape (he is 7″ taller than i am). I sent…