Quite literally after another year of Ian and Lily birthdays [we're a day a part], we found ourselves heading back to my hometown of Dartmouth, Massachusetts for a bit of a family emergency. Sadly, my mom passed quite suddenly and everyone found themselves back at the old family homestead. It's always a little surreal heading back home, but we got to take Lily hiking a little bit and show her around a few new places she hasn't been before. Also, I can now say I've purchased airfare 3 hours before leaving my house, a day before Thanksgiving.

Read more >>

share/tweet/pin/email

Every once in awhile I'm inspired to go back to some old RAW photos and reimagine some of my favorite photos. Not that the original photos were bad, but with a combination of editing skills that I've improved over the years and software developments I can really push where things were originally at. If you're not a photographer, a RAW file is what's considered a 'digital negative' or unprocessed film. In essence, it's a minimally interpreted file that allows you the most creative freedom when turning your often boring out of camera shot into how you envisioned it. For that reason, how you like to process these files can change over the years as your taste and styles change.

Read more >>

share/tweet/pin/email
  • Wendy - Thank you for this timely post! I'm planning a trip there for June!

  • ian - You're going to have an amazing time!

The final stop on the whirlwind tour of the Northern Rocky Mountains [see Jasper, Athabasca & Glacier] was Banff National Park up in Alberta, Canada. We wanted to see some teal blue lakes and there was clearly no shortage to go around. What's crazy is the color you see is what it was actually like being there- no lie. It's nothing short of incredible, assuming you can handle some pretty cold weather in August.

Read more >>

share/tweet/pin/email