I often claim that I’m re-starting my blogs again. As if this time of course I’ll keep it up. This time I won’t go months (or years…) without posting. This time I won’t make empty promises I can’t keep…

So is it a good idea to again state that I’m back? I’m starting again?

Probably not. But here I am again–posting after months of inactivity. And hopefully this time will be different? Recently I committed to at least one new project–taking some photos on a volunteer basis for Hike it Baby–a national hiking with kids/babies organization that I’ve been getting out with a lot lately–and am looking for a few more! Even if they’re self-generated (Photographer’s Playbook is in hand–thanks Mom!).

I also take about a billion photos of the little dude on a daily basis–but I’m a bit too chicken to post most of those for now. I’m sure I will someday!

Anyway–in the ever present spirit of optimism–here we go again! I’m back!



I’m back. Oh wait, have I said that before?


I have not yet disappeared!

Sorry for the long absence. I’m not sure I even have anybody left who checks this blog… I know I haven’t posted in months! Close to a year maybe? But I think I have a pretty good (and cute) excuse:

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Yep. This guy joined us back in June, and I am just now finding myself picking my camera back up and finding opportunities to get back into my photography. I lost pretty much all my creative energy while I was pregnant. It was just, gone. Until this past weekend I’m pretty sure I hadn’t used my SLR since I photographed a wedding last November. That has NEVER happened to me.

I’m starting off slow. The header photo here came from a birthday trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens (a place where you can take a baby, bring your camera, and wander around in relative peace and quiet for a couple hours? perfect birthday trip…), and there are quite a few more to come. I was just so happy to get out and have something new and beautiful to photograph for a while! Next up: perhaps some “real” (i.e. not taken with my iphone) photos of the baby?

Woohoo! I’m back! Maybe? If I disappear again you know why… Now if only I can get the baking blog back up and running too…

catching up on life


Last weekend we FINALLY went to visit the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta… As usual, I was torn between wanting to bring a camera/take pictures and feeling like one of the masses, ignoring what’s right in front of them to watch it through the lens of a phone/camera/laptop/ipad/etc…

I thoroughly understand both sides of this argument. It’s delightful.

Anyway, I did end up bringing my small camera, and I had a great time. Both with the camera and without. And when some divers ended up swimming through the big ocean tank, I amused myself trying to capture a blend of people, bubbles, and sharks/fish/rays/etc…

I’m currently in the midst of my yearly attempt to organize my photos–and I still have about 6.5 years to get through, so I’m spending a little too much time in front of the computer. But I still have some photos from the aquarium/a farm visit/life to post, so hopefully I’ll be blogging a bit more in the coming weeks. Sorry for the random hiatus. Sometimes life just gets in the way?