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Originally from the 'Tip O' The Mitt' of Michigan I'm a transplant to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. City life versus knowing every-crack-and-crevice of a small town is an on-going adventure for me.

Photography came to me a bit late in life but it's been a true blessing. I gravitate to old buildings and trains. They hold a serious fascination for me that I can't explain. My eyes are magnetically drawn to them and my mind starts looking for a way to get close and take pictures. I'm extremely partial to black & white shots. For me it's a way to capture the feel of the shot as opposed to just it's existence. That doesn't mean that I never shoot in color.

My shop name came to me one day while I was editing photos and being lost in a memory. Finding yourself can be a very moving experience. Realising that I was doing something that…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 19
  • Joined November 5, 2008

Favorite materials

Pentax K2000, black and white, GIMP, Droid, iPhone 4s

About

Originally from the 'Tip O' The Mitt' of Michigan I'm a transplant to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. City life versus knowing every-crack-and-crevice of a small town is an on-going adventure for me.

Photography came to me a bit late in life but it's been a true blessing. I gravitate to old buildings and trains. They hold a serious fascination for me that I can't explain. My eyes are magnetically drawn to them and my mind starts looking for a way to get close and take pictures. I'm extremely partial to black & white shots. For me it's a way to capture the feel of the shot as opposed to just it's existence. That doesn't mean that I never shoot in color.

My shop name came to me one day while I was editing photos and being lost in a memory. Finding yourself can be a very moving experience. Realising that I was doing something that brought happiness and peace to me was a moment I'll never forget. Since that moment I've paid more attention to what I'm feeling when I'm framing for a shot and noticed the stillness inside me. I'm completely focused! What a thrill!

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