Magnolia spring in Delaware. Victoria Lise 2012

A Letter to The iPhone Photographer

Are you an iPhone or Samsung photographer? Do you have your own unique vision that you bring to life? Maybe you artfully compose images from your iPhone or Samsung or some other device yet long for more advanced equipment to further develop your vision. ¬†Whatever it is, it is important to use your creativity and the tools available to you now. While it will be a whole new game once you have new equipment, no device can replace getting to know yourself and your individual style through creating. Plus you will get to look back on all the material you…

Monday Motivation: Hiking Mountains at 55+

“You can do it!’, “I’m so proud of you!” I found myself saying over and over again as my mom, a sea-level native, took a step toward the summit of Cinnamon Mountain. My mom visited Colorado for the couple of weeks surrounding our wedding¬†date. She had visited many times before but this time she had decided or, more like agreed, to hike a mountain. Hiking mountains is not necessarily an easy task for anyone but for someone not acclimated to altitude, who travelled from sea-level, and has never hiked a mountain let alone many trails, this was a rather large…