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Winter Wonderland

February 01, 2016 - It doesn’t snow very often here in the desert. We may be lucky to get a few light snowfalls a year, just a few millimete...
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Tree Lined Roads and Magical Light

October 31, 2015 - One of the things that I love most about where we live is the trees. Specifically the way almost all the roads (in the c...
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Visiting with Farmers

October 22, 2015 - I was out exploring again, camera in hand, when I came upon some farmers working in their field. It looked like an inter...
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Drama

September 13, 2015 - I love photos with drama. Dramatic light. Photos that make you go, “wow!”. So that is something I always aspire to in my...
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Magical Light in a Field of Flowers

September 06, 2015 - I have been enjoying going out at sunset lately to shoot. The light is golden and magical and makes for gorgeous picture...
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Announcing…My Book!

August 21, 2015 - Before we went home to Canada in June, I was working on a big project. A very exciting project. I was putting together a...
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Summer Meanderings

August 15, 2015 - I am so sorry for the long absence! It has been many months since I blogged. I had unrelenting computer issues for many...
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A Return to Consistency

February 13, 2015 - It has been quite some time since I posted anything here! Between Internet connection issues and just not getting out to...
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Mist Shrouded Mountains

December 22, 2014 - I love these photos! I have always loved photos of mountains receding into mist. There is just something about them that...
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Red Rock Hike

December 21, 2014 - We’ve done a lot of hiking this week! And every one of those hikes has been totally different and amazingly beautiful. T...
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The Canyon – Light & Shadow

December 20, 2014 - Our family has been spending this past week doing some exploring and hiking in our area. Yesterday we chose a spot a fri...
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Hiking Discovery

December 17, 2014 - Yesterday, my family and I went hiking. We didn’t know where to go, but had a few ideas. Plan A fell through…we couldn’t...
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Winter Bazaar

December 15, 2014 - The weather has been cold here lately! Colder than normal, it seems. We’ve also had a lot more snow than usual (although...
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A New Look (and some black and white photos)

December 12, 2014 - I have a new look for my blog! Do you like it? I am really happy with it. [For those of you reading this on www.deepsoup...
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Strength and Beauty

December 10, 2014 - I don’t think it’s easy being a woman in this place. In many ways, life is like it was hundreds of years ago in other pl...
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Random

December 05, 2014 - I feel like this bunch of images are rather disparate, without a real unifying theme tying them together. Random. Unconn...
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Warmth

December 03, 2014 - I love taking photographs this time of year here where I live. The sun is low in the sky and gives a golden glow to the...
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Pitching Hay

November 14, 2014 - Boy, we seem to have quite the agricultural theme going on here lately! It is the season though, for farmers to be busy...
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Home

November 02, 2014 - Darkness reigns. The wind blows. Shadows dance on walls. Fear tempts. The heart shivers. And yet… A light shines....
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Picking Cotton

November 01, 2014 - Last weekend, I went out in the morning to find something to photograph. My husband asked what I was looking for, and I...
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A Colorful Harvest Time

October 31, 2014 - This part of the world is very dry and therefore is great for drying food. It is not uncommon to see bright red peppers...
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Morning Commute

October 22, 2014 - I was lucky enough to get out early this morning! (Which made me wonder why I don’t do this more often, as you just can...
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Experimenting with a New Camera

October 17, 2014 - It’s been a LONG time since I got a new camera. New, as in brand new. Straight out of the box, straight from the store....
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Food, Glorious Food!

October 10, 2014 - If I had to list the things I love to do the most, #1 would probably be photography, but a close second would be baking,...
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Sacrifice and Festival

October 09, 2014 - Recently the big festival was celebrated in our city. It is a time of sacrifice, as every family must sacrifice a sheep...
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Architectural Details

October 06, 2014 - I am not an architectural photographer by any means, that’s for sure! I wouldn’t want to insult those who specialize in...
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It’s Always Good to Learn and Grow as an Artist

July 27, 2014 - I have been watching a video series lately called “The Created Image” by David DuChemin. It is 14 hours of teaching on p...
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Tough Questions

July 25, 2014 - I came across this man at a market last weekend. He was just sitting there, and something about him just really struck m...
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A Photo Re-do

July 24, 2014 - Sometimes you think you’re done with a photo only to realize later that you really weren’t. Sometimes it is because your...
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My New Best Friend

July 19, 2014 - Today my husband and I visited a chicken farm and made some new friends. The farmer had a 4 year old daughter who at fir...
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Mountain Women

July 18, 2014 - The women up high in the mountains were so beautiful! I walked around wishing I could photograph every single woman I sa...
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Sweet Boys

July 17, 2014 - On a recent trip up into the mountains, I met these sweet boys. They were so excited to have their picture taken and wil...
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Ethereal Orchard

July 07, 2014 - Just a quick pic today. I almost forgot about this one! I knew as soon as I saw this scene that it was a good one! I to...
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A Few Good Men

July 05, 2014 - There are a lot of good men here. Men who love their wives. Who love their children. Friendly men. Helpful, kind hearted...
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A few lovely women (and more!)

June 28, 2014 - I was a little worried about taking photos today, as the sun was out full force and the sky a brilliant blue, which is l...
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Experimenting

June 13, 2014 - I like experimenting with new ideas. It’s fun to push your creativity in new directions and to try new things. The other...
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She wore bright yellow shoes.

June 10, 2014 - They were her favourite. They made her feel like a lady. She loved the way they laced ’round her ankles like vine tendri...
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So Cute!!

June 09, 2014 - Last weekend, on Children’s Day, I came across these two little girls who were enjoying the celebrations all dressed in...
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The Emotions of Women (project:women)

June 08, 2014 - It is time to post some photographs of women! I have still been working on project:women and working at creating a body...
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Doors & Windows with Character

May 25, 2014 - It’s been awhile since I posted any doors and windows, so I thought I would share some new ones with you. (‘Cause I know...
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Sharing the Love

May 24, 2014 - I love photographing people. I love taking portraits of people. But I especially love capturing the relationships betwee...
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Life in the Country

May 18, 2014 - I love exploring rural areas. I think it is generally safe to say that country people are friendlier than city people (G...
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Mothers & Daughters

May 09, 2014 - I have been privileged lately to observe some beautiful mother-daughter relationships, and to see the love between them...
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“Secret” Gardens and reminders of home…

May 07, 2014 - I have been exploring some new areas lately and have just been enjoying myself so much! I love wandering around, seeing...
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The Accordian Player

May 03, 2014 - It’s not often these days that you hear much about accordian players! At least not in the circles I travel in (maybe I’m...
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More Beautiful Women!

April 23, 2014 - It was my husband who pointed it out to me. He said, “You have lots of photos of older people and children, but not a lo...
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project:women

April 18, 2014 - I have been enjoying working on my project:women project. (Is that a sentence??) It has been so fun to get out and meet...
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The Potter’s Wheel

April 08, 2014 - This isn’t the first time I have photographed this potter at this location. It is a place that I LOVE to photograph. The...
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Detail Shots (and a few more…)

April 04, 2014 - It’s been some time since I shared any detail shots! It’s been a while since I’ve taken any! But the other day, I was ab...
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Working Women

March 27, 2014 - These photos are going back a few months. I was going through some of my older work (well, not THAT old…just a few month...
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project:women, at the market

March 14, 2014 - Here is the latest installment of photos taken for my project:women. These were taken on market day. Many of them were s...
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A Mix of Portraits

March 10, 2014 - It has been awhile since I posted anything! Life has been busy…with lots of good things! The biggest, most exciting thin...
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Portrait

February 15, 2014 - This lovely woman is the woman I wrote about yesterday, who was buying spices when I arrived at the spice seller. She wa...
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The Spice Seller

February 14, 2014 - I love spice markets. Seeing all the different colours and textures heaped up in bags or baskets. There’s something very...
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A Character out of a Fairytale…

February 14, 2014 - The scene caught my eye immediately as I walked past. The man was sitting in his “shop”…a hodge-podge of cluttered goods...
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Hiking in the Red Rocks

February 08, 2014 - I got to go hiking last weekend. The weather was glorious…crisp and clean. Not too cold, not too hot…just right for a hi...
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An Unexpected Stop at the Market

February 07, 2014 - When we were out last weekend, we made an unexpected pit stop in a small town. Our taxi had an issue, and we suddenly ha...
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project:women, 1st look!

February 02, 2014 - I think this project idea really works! Let me clarify. If you are wanting some extra motivation, something to kick you...
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Scenes from out walking…

January 18, 2014 - I was out walking yesterday and actually took my camera with me. (Gasp!:)) My camera hasn’t really seen outside of its’...
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Two Interesting Women

December 22, 2013 - I was out the other day, walking through an interesting area, when I ran across a couple of interesting women. The first...
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Streets Exhibit Rich Culture

December 13, 2013 - I always enjoy wandering the streets where we live. They are full of such interesting architecture, people and…life! Lif...
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Doorways

December 05, 2013 - Those of you who have been following my blog for some time know that I love doors, doorways, and windows! Especially in...
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Camels, Melons and Sheep, Oh My!

October 03, 2013 - Here are some more photos from the animal market from another trip on another day. It’s a great place for photographers.
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A Day on the Farm

September 15, 2013 - My kids spent their early childhood living on a farm, so they’re always excited now when we get to spend time on a farm.
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Morning Light

September 09, 2013 - I have walked past this scene for a number of mornings now, and every time I do, I think how I need to bring my camera w...
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A Walk through Light and Shadow

September 02, 2013 - A number of years ago, I saw a book with this place on the cover and it immediately intrigued me. It was such an amazing...
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Market Day

August 31, 2013 - Markets are always interesting places to visit, and this one was no exception! I am loving our new city, because it is s...
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The Mystery of a Door

August 28, 2013 - There is something about doors that beckons to us. There is a sense of mystery to them. A closed door invites the imagin...
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Chaos Reigns at the Animal Market!

August 24, 2013 - Greetings everyone! Sorry for the recent silence. We just undertook a big move to a new city, so life has been caught up...
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Change of Pace

August 06, 2013 - Well, we can’t stay at the beach forever! (As much as we might like to…) So I thought it was time to post something diff...
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Handmade Carpet Factory

June 14, 2013 - On my recent trip, one of the most interesting places we visited was the handmade carpet factory. They do not have an ea...
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Environmental Portraits in Central Asia

June 10, 2013 - It’s always great to get some context when you are photographing people. To see where they are, their surroundings, wha...
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Candids

June 06, 2013 - I loved working on my portraits on my latest trip, as I blogged about yesterday, but I also enjoy catching more candid m...
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Facing the Fear – Portraits

June 05, 2013 - Shortly before I left on my latest trip, I was reading an article by David Duchemin about taking risks and facing your f...
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Team Work

May 17, 2013 - I love working with my husband. He is not a photographer, but he is an amazing people person, and he makes a great partn...
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Leavin’ on a jet plane…

July 23, 2012 - Can’t help but hear that song in my head as I write this (I’m leavin’ on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll back again. O...
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The Everyday Life of a Naan Seller

July 14, 2012 - I love watching the naan sellers in our city. Theirs is not an easy job. As the ovens are always outdoors; in the winter...
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The Joys of the Bazaar

July 08, 2012 - One place I always love to visit when I travel is the local market, or bazaar (depending on where you are the name chang...
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Desert City, Part Four

July 05, 2012 - Today I thought I would just post some miscellaneous photos from our time in Desert City. Some fun ones, people photos,...
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A Woman of Dignity

July 02, 2012 - While we were in Desert City, we spent some time at one home in particular. We had some previous connections with this f...
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Desert Hospitality

July 01, 2012 - As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the people in the desert city and nearby villages that we visited last week were ama...
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Desert City and Thoughts on the DS1

June 30, 2012 - I recently returned from a few days away…travelling to a city a few hours away from where I live. It is a city in the de...
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