Door County


We spent a fun Saturday in Door County last month and it was BEAUTIFUL.  The trees had not yet reached their fullest beauty of the fall season, but it was still a sight that would take your breath away.


Orange in a forest of green.

DSC_0328 DSC_0357

We climbed a fire tower, overlooked the lake, and watched the sailboats go past.


Blue.  So beautiful.
DSC_0386 DSC_0423 DSC_9603

The water was so clear, cold, and beautiful.


I went through these pictures late one night and read Ephesians 3.  I thought that verses 17-19 went well with this photo.  :)

“…That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”
DSC_9720 DSC_9841 DSC_9854 DSC_9943The trees are so brilliant!  What is your favorite fall color?


Videos Using Photography Composition

This year, I’ve enjoyed the challenge of scripting and filming music videos for our music group, The Johnson Strings. After all, what are videos? They’re moving pictures! It definitely takes some planning to create good moving compositions and craft all the little details into one big picture. Anyway, three videos out of seven have been finished so far. I’ve filmed three more this month, and am working on planning the last two for this year.

It’s an exciting way to force me to think outside my regular photography skills set and work to master a complimentary art!

Why don’t you watch a few and let me know what you think?

Here’s the link:


Has anyone been doing any fall pictures? Here’s a snapshot I took during our last filming adventure!

IMG_8256byLaura for web

Sarah {Class of 2015}


A couple of weeks, ago, I shot some senior photos for my sweet cousin.  We had such a lovely time  - a quick trip to pick up coffee, and then driving around town looking for some fun locations.  It was a blast!  I brought an 8 ft ladder, and got myself into some precarious positions next to a river, but it was SO worth it!

Which photo is your favorite?  What do you like, and what could I have done better?


The bugs were awful, but she was such a trooper!DSC_7048 DSC_7154 DSC_7466

One of my ladder shots.  Love the background!DSC_7899 DSC_8039 DSC_8172 DSC_8261 - Copy

I took this shot at dusk and lightened it up in post.  What do you think?


We went out a day or two later  and grabbed a few more shots in another outfit that we had missed in the previous photo shoot.DSC_8781