Behind the Shot: Standing Alone

Behind the Shot: Standing Alone
Excitement and anticipation builds as the time draws near for the 2017 North Carolina Family Encouragement Weekend (FEW) Conference! Have you heard yet what the theme will be? In a culture that is consistently rejecting the principles and truth of God’s Word, there is no better time to take to heart the admonition of... Read More »

A Lesson In Dedication

A Lesson In Dedication
When I’m in an exciting new place, with the exciting prospect of a promising sunrise the next morning, I’ll set my alarm for any insane hour to be awake, on-location and set up for that perfect shot! That’s what it was like the night before this sunrise: Listen to the story behind the shot, and the deeper lesson it... Read More »

A Coupon For RiseUp Discipleship

A Coupon For RiseUp Discipleship
At the beginning of 2016, I knew it was going to be a busy year so I wanted to do something to keep it from just flying by in “go, go, go” mode. I wanted to do my best to live life in balance, to take the necessary time to develop my relationship with God, my family, and the folks I would meet in all the events and... Read More »

The Problem with Direct Sunlight

The Problem with Direct Sunlight
With what type of camera would you guess the following shot was taken? A pro DSLR? Maybe a hybrid or high end point and shoot? What about an old iPad? If you know what you’re doing, you can take some pretty nice shots with just about any old camera. I’ve found that there are at least 8 different principles that, when... Read More »

Shooting For Excellence

Shooting For Excellence
Jonathan and I wanted to do more than just “punch the clock”. We wanted to take our job seriously and fulfill our assignments with excellence! So practically, what did this mean we would need to do? Home Educators Association of Virginia hosted Day at the Capitol last week in an effort to help homeschool families... Read More »

Ideas for Better Sunset Photos

Ideas for Better Sunset Photos
Here’s a snippet from the lastest live PRO webinar. Regardless of how drab or how epic a sunset might be, here are a few tricks you can put into practice that will help you capture their color and attractiveness more effectively. Learn how to skillfully use focal length, exposure, positioning and composition to... Read More »

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