Behind the Shot: Spot of Green

Behind the Shot: Spot of Green
It wasn’t the best sunset in the world, that balmy evening I spent with Jonathan on top of Enchanted Rock in Texas earlier this month, but I was very grateful that the clouds broke away just enough to make a sunburst for that one, single composition I had figured would be the best when we first arrived. The... Read More »

Pic of the Month: March ‘13

Pic of the Month: March ‘13
What a grand time spring is! Pea plot planting, bee box building and peach tree pruning are the every-day-type activities around the Staddon’s place. Though it was kinda cold this year for the month of March, one couldn’t help but observe Michael’s honey bees working—as busy as bees I assume?—on the few days that... Read More »

Pic of the Month: January ‘13

Pic of the Month: January ‘13
Sunday Morning This is a picture of the little church that my family has been attending for the past several years. I’ve always had in the back of my mind to take a nice “portrait” of it, but this has always been difficult because of all the distractions in the foreground and background. The telephone wires... Read More »

Pic of the Month: December ‘12

Pic of the Month: December ‘12
Work of Light What fun it is to put up Christmas lights! I’ve put up Christmas lights on our house (or at least helped put them up) for as long as I can remember. Back when I was growing up at our home in Manassas, Virginia, I remember helping Dad put up Christmas lights on the little bushes that lined the sidewalk... Read More »

Pic of the Month: November ‘12

Pic of the Month: November ‘12
The Glow of Faith Over the Thanksgiving holiday—that charming time of year which so mysteriously blends emotive recollection with cheerful anticipation—I visited Fort New Salem with the band of friends and relatives who had come to visit and celebrate the festive season. It was cold and cloudy, and little snowflakes... Read More »

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