In order to improve my photography skills, I started this blog as a 365 project in 2012. When I look back at my early shots 5+ years later, I feel I’ve learned a lot.  Yes, I’m most certainly still an amateur, but going forward I will grow my skills through a new project, most likely […]

I can’t believe that January is F-I-N-A-L-L-Y over.  While time usually feels like it’s flying by, the first month of 2013 feels like it lasted for three months.  Here are a few of my favorite shots from the first month of this new 365 project. Here are some of my favorite pics from January (click […]

As November draws to a close, I can’t believe there is just one month left of this year’s photo project.  I almost laugh when I think back to January 2012 when I worried about being able to find the inspiration to snap a photo every day.  Instead, I am struggling to share the photos I […]

Between triple digit temperatures and no rain, this summer has been a hot, crispy one here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I love taking photos outside and found it difficult to get out as often in the extreme heat this month.  Fortunately I got to spend a few days in both Toronto and Dallas (where it was surprisingly cooler than […]

I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

May saw the start of my Fountains of Kansas City and Sculptures of Kansas City pages.  On two different occasions, I took a full day to run around town and capture as many fountains and statues as I could.  While I’ve not yet posted all of the photos I’ve taken, it’s become clear to me just how many […]

As April draws to a close, I’m excited to see that the traffic to my site is now more than double any previous month.  From a development standpoint, that means I’m getting more and more feedback — from other amateurs and professionals alike — that is helping me develop my skills.  Even better than that are […]