• disney

    the bargain of Disney’s PhotoPass+ at Disneyland

    On Miss L’s most recent trip to Disneyland, I sent a present along with her: Disney’s PhotoPass+ card. On recent trips she’d wanted to take photos with every character she met, so I thought that she’d definitely get some use…

  • family

    snapping photos in the fields

    Last week, before Easter arrived, Miss L and I went out in the afternoon sun to take photos. I had been virtually inspired by a super talented neighborhood blogger, Ashlee, who had held a pop-up portrait session in the same…

  • family

    Miss L’s new birthday camera

    For her 3rd birthday, Miss L received many lovely things. She’s been serending us on her pink ukelele, having “Hungry Hungry Hippo” tournaments daily, and snapping lots of photos on her new kiddy camera. She received a pink VTech –…

  • lovely

    borrowing lenses is a good thing

    In preparation for “helping” out with the Bid Day festivities, I rented a 35mm (1.4) lens from borrowlenses.com to capture some great photos from the day for the girls. It was super easy to order it online and pick it…

  • lovely

    where the river meets the sea

    [Big Sur, CA – the mouth of the Pajaro River mixing with the Pacific Ocean – taken by Stan Russell] I keep staring at this photograph and thinking that it’s a perfect painting. But it’s just nature at work.