I hardly think I'm at a stage in my photography where I should be talking up my own accomplishments (if there are fewer than 5 cat hairs in a picture—or no cats for that matter—I consider it a good shoot), so I won't. But I do love talking about photography and whenever I visit a new blog, it's always a page that I look for, right after the about page, so here we are.

As with all things I get into, I get in big. A few years ago, my beloved and much-missed grandmother left me a little bit of money, and instead of doing the responsible, grown-up adult thing and you know…SAVE IT, I instead decided to treat myself (and other people as well…I wasn't TOTALLY selfish) to stuff that I never would have been able to afford otherwise. So I outfitted myself with so much camera equipment you'd probably thi

Current Set-up

  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • 100mm Macro
  • 50mm Macro
  • Induro tripod
  • Induro 5-way pan head
  • C-Bracket
  • Remote shutter release
  • Adobe Lightroom

Online Learning Resources

  • CreativeLive.com
  • Lynda.com — They have an extensive library of photography tutorials, including the in-depth Foundations of Photography series with Ben Long. It's a subscription site but well worth it, in my opinion. Quality is top-notch. I've been a subscriber for many years.

Food Blogger E-books and Videos

I'm pretty much all over anything to do with food photography, particularly from other bloggers. If you've got an e-book or a video tutorial, I'm so there. I've bought a number of them and to be honest, while some are good and some are great, some are also downright awful, including one that I couldn't even get through because it was so blah and boring. Of course, that's m