Magical Trail

Winter weather makes it all too easy to spend days inside, but let’s make the effort to get out and enjoy the gorgeous beauty in nature.

We’ll be so much better for it!

Whether we take our cameras along or not, let’s get out and explore, and let the landscape lift our mood and inspire our imagination!

 

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Nature photography of a foggy forest in Fall. Une photo d'une forêt brumeuse à l'automne.

Landscape photography of aspens in a cemetery. Une photo des trembles au cemetière

Witch Bottle

Happy Winter Solstice!

Today marks the shortest day of the year, and so the days will start getting longer.

Only a matter of time before Spring returns~!

In the meantime, cold weather means more time spent inside making props and decor, like this glass bottle filled with tiny flowers available in the Metaphysical Blend Shop!

There are tons of bottles, flowers, and leaves hanging around the studio, just waiting to be photographed!

Let’s make the time in the coming days to play and make progress on our projects!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Handmade pendant in the shop featuring wire-wrapped orange glass.

Handmade gold lotus necklace

Misty Autumn Forest | Resistance

Resistance can have a big impact on our lives.

It keeps us in a rut, automatically following the same well-worn paths we’ve been walking for so long.

When ever we want to change for the better (which is hopefully often!), resistance is there to meet us.

Do we let it stop us?

Hopefully…no.

Realistically…it’s at least going to put up a fight.  And that’s our cue to acknowledge our resistance to change, and push forward anyway.

The first hurdles are always the hardest.  We need to jump over them anyway.  We’ll slip, we’ll fall back into our old routine, but each time we need to get back up and move forward.

Habits take time to dismantle and recreate, but it can be done!

How do you want to change yourself for the better?  What goals are you working on, and what new habits are you trying to instill?  How do you overcome resistance?

Let’s keep our goals and values in mind, and keep moving forward!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Deer Trail

Landscape photography of foggy mountains.

Orange Glow | Super Moon

This was taken within a few days of this year’s Super Moon, this time with some gorgeous clouds in play and a little foreground in the form of a slight silhouette.

Clouds can be a photographer’s best friend!  They add interest, diffuse light, and bring a little something extra~

 

Let’s remember to not get discouraged by less-than-awesome shots, and to not be afraid to reshoot!

Let’s find our lesson, and move forward with a little more knowledge and experience.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’
Landscape photography of the Wolf Moon behind a tree.

Blue and cloudy morning sky

Orange Glass Pendant

Available in the Metaphysical Blend Shop, this necklace features an orange marble wrapped in wire and snuggled under an ornate bead cap.

Definitely love the orange glow, and there are plenty of other glass pieces around the studio just waiting to be made into jewelry!

Although style varies when crafting, handmade necklaces and accessories with a fantasy flair have major personal appeal, as they can be used as future props for portrait photography.

Let’s keep our eyes open for findings that spark our imaginations, and keep putting our inspirations to use!

 

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Fantasy Crown

Wire Wrapped River Rock

Touch of Nature

Décor doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive.  You can find a lot of beauty and inspiration in a simple thrifted bowl filled with dried flowers.

Let’s go out and scavenge some fresh or fallen flowers, sprinkle them over a table, fill a bowl or vase, press and frame, or draw from nature’s beauty another way!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Warm Winters

Dried Purple Flowers

Of Flowers

Although shot for general practice and fun, this also served as a hair, makeup, and alternate lighting test for and upcoming shoot.  Nervously looking forward to it, as it’ll be my first ‘proper’ shoot photographing someone else!

Synthetic hair is a lot of fun to work with, though I think real hair is much more manageable.  Stray hairs were everywhere, and the worst offenders took a while to edit out.  Definitely something to keep an eye on in the future to save time, especially for this coming project.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Warm Winters

Contemplation