Dog Walking For the Soul

Some classic ramblings about work, life, and business. Plus an adorable photo of my pups playing in the park!

By | March 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

Looking Back on 2015

2015 was a pretty full year. I traveled, had some new experiences, and continued to grow the success of my online business. Overall, things are going really well! Sure, not everything went as planned, [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|4 Comments

The “In-Between”, Part 2

Early today I was thinking about something that I knew could be summed up in a blog post. And when writing blog posts, the title is a big deal. The only title I could [...]

By | April 3rd, 2015|3 Comments

Growth and Opportunity

It's official, we have arrived at 2015! This past year for me was filled with change and rejuvenation. Brian and I moved back to Portland [...]

By | January 1st, 2015|1 Comment

Stop Feeling Guilty

Whether you are a full-time photographer or a weekend-warrior, there will be times when you take a break. Maybe the weather is crappy so you've stayed indoors, or you are immersed in [...]

By | September 19th, 2014|1 Comment

Slow and Steady

Just a few days ago, I came home from a short stay at the hospital, where I had the pleasure of minor surgery to remove my appendix. It was about as pleasant of an experience I could have possibly had at the hospital, and I was even able to come home the evening after surgery...

By | July 20th, 2014|1 Comment

The “In-Between”

This strange, somewhat obnoxious period of time has found its way into much of my life. I've moved a lot in the past fifteen years, all starting when I joined the military back in 1999. In 2008, just after I had separated, it still did not stop. When I tell people I'm moving, their response usually starts with " ...again?". And with any big life-change, such as moving to another state, therein exists the "in-between" ...

By | April 3rd, 2014|1 Comment

Fire on the Mountain

During my recent trip to Thailand, co-leading a workshop with The Giving Lens, we had the good fortune of having one of our guides also know a thing or two about photography! So, for sunset, he drove us to a beautiful spot with a great view...

By | March 29th, 2014|0 Comments

No Place Like Home

A little over a year ago, Brian and I moved to the Silicon Valley after Brian got a new job at Google. It was a big change for us, we didn't want to leave Portland (and because of that we almost didn't even consider the job offer), but we made the decision to give it a try. And if we changed our minds then we could always move back, right? Well, that time has come...

By | March 28th, 2014|17 Comments

Home for the Holidays

This weekend, and most of next week, I'm spending some quality time in Portland, Oregon. I lived here less than a year before moving to California, but out of all of the [...]

By | November 29th, 2013|2 Comments

Meet Kodak

Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens, 1/1000 sec at f/4, ISO 3200 A few months ago Brian and I decided it was finally time to find a dog. We'd [...]

By | February 2nd, 2013|4 Comments

Russ, You Will Be Missed

Russ Lyman, 1967-2013 This weekend I found out that Russ, one of my good friends in Salt Lake City, UT, passed away. My journey as a photographer has brought so many people [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|0 Comments