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THE DETACHED LENS

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That Time We Drove Ten Hours to Cedar Point, Then Turned Around and Drove Back

We've been getting Goo excited over our trip to Cedar Point since, well, February-ish when we first booked our hotel. As the date got closer, her excitement rose higher than the Top Thrill Dragster, until she was asking every day... Continue Reading →

Where My Freelensing Journey Began

Freelensing was first introduced to me over two years ago on a photography forum I belong to. Someone shared her experience of experimenting with detaching her lens to take pictures, and I marveled at what she came up with. The... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned at the Zoo

Winter here was a bust. Two snowfalls, neither amounting to much of anything. Goo got to use her brand-new sled only twice, and the only snowman she was able to build was no taller than her shin. Though she and... Continue Reading →

My Childhood Is the Color Blue

When I think about my childhood, I'm often consumed with images of blue skies and crisp mornings. While our parents worked, my brother and I spent our summer days at our great-grandma's house. It was an adorable little thing with... Continue Reading →

How Winter Feels

Creativity starved, I brought out my camera, cranked the ISO to accommodate the dark and dreary morning, and pointed it at things. Goo was staring out the window when she noticed what I was doing and I snapped this before... Continue Reading →

Goodbye Twenties, Hello Howl

My husband has always been a dog lover--just the touch of their cold noses is therapeutic for him--and his dream has always been to add a purebred husky to the family. Something about cuddling with a descendant of wolves--descendants who... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Always Bring a Camera and That’s Okay

One thing I've been trying to work on is to live in the moment and to stop planning for that "someday..." I've always had a "big project" and when I don't have a big project, I have a "big hobby"... Continue Reading →

Hello, Bonjour, and All That Jazz

What better time to start a photography blog than on Friday the 13th, during a full moon cycle, as an ice storm approaches outside? I'm sure I'll be at my back window with my camera when the thundersleet arrives. I... Continue Reading →

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