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Entering Back into the Land of the Living

Entering Back into the Land of the Living

One of the scenes I captured where I had to descend a steep cliff to capture before my body was ready. No regrets!  Over the last 10 plus years, I have been doing the least possible to survive due to serious illness and major life events. Physically and emotionally, I was overwhelmed. But even still, I made it a priority to celebrate progress and milestones I reached. Photography has played a huge role in moving me forward. It has occurred to me that my experience is worth sharing because many are now finding themselves at this same place with the...

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2020: The year that would not quit....

2020: The year that would not quit....

2020 has brought so many challenges on so many of us in ways that we never expected. What is a person to do when faced with so much challenge?

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Southside SPCA Fundraiser

Southside SPCA Fundraiser

Celebrate your Pet and Help Southside SPCA at the same time! PLEASE NOTE: This fundraiser has been extended until August 23 due to the storm.  The lockdown has been challenging for all of us, including Southside SPCA. Here is your chance to help. I will be doing Pet Photo Sessions to help raise money for Southside. You are welcome to pose with your pet in the sessions!  (Scroll for more info under image.) Session fees will go 100% to Southside. Click to visit the Southside Donation page to make the donation directly to Southside at a discounted session fee. $50...

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Before and After Shot of Summer Sunset Fun

Before and After Shot of Summer Sunset Fun

See before and after of a photograph taken on the James River.

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Socially Distanced Fireworks - Chesterfield VA

Socially Distanced Fireworks - Chesterfield VA

I have missed fireworks for quite some time for various reasons. I actually went last year, but a torrential storm blew in minutes before the fireworks were about to start. I did get an A for trying since I brought a plastic bag with me to keep my camera dry... I did get soaked however. Lol! I was expecting for the local firework displays to be cancelled this year due to the virus. Most were, but I was so happy to find out that my county of Chesterfield decided the show must go on. Things were different this year. Firework were...

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