It might not feel like spring outside, but it sure looks and smells like it in my apartment! I picked up these coral tulips from Trader Joe's on Tuesday. Whenever I walk into my apartment I am hit with the smell of spring, pause and smile. I try to hold on to that smell as [...]
Last Sunday was my birthday. A big birthday - more on that later. For as long as I can remember, my dad has given my sisters and me flowers on our birthdays. This year called for 30 white roses - so gorgeous! I got this vase as a favor from a friend's wedding a couple [...]
Garfield Park Conservatory is one of my favorite spots in the city for portrait sessions but, unfortunately, a hail storm several months ago did some major damage to the glass panes in a couple of the rooms. I'm thrilled that it is up and running again and that those rooms have reopened to the public. [...]
In between processing images from weddings and portraits, I pulled up a few pictures I made in my parents' backyard in late May. The flowers were all in bloom and I couldn't help but snap a few, fighting a bit with the high-noon sun. I turned a few into infrared images and like looking at [...]
Mine gave me peonies. Shot with my iPhone
These have been standing tall since Thursday. The trick? Add a tablespoon of sugar to the water and they'll last longer. Thank you, Google search!
I'm cleaning out some old files on my computer and various external hard drives and came across this mini-series I did in January of 2009. The subject was my windowsill and the amaryllis bulbs I had received for Christmas. The window in my old kitchen faced west and I remember walking in the room in [...]
"Apartment Garden" City dwelling causes one to get creative.