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"Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple." -- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory


Art can be hard work, but I think it should be fun, too! I love to play with light and color and composition, creating an image that borrows equal parts from reality and from whimsy. I don't expect to change the world, but I do hope my images make someone smile.

I came late to photography, after discovering that I don't have the patience to learn to draw or paint, but was still drawn to the creation of visual imagery. The man who was to become my husband was a photographer, and in learning to love him, I also learned to love his passions! My first decent camera was a gift from him, but I soon graduated to an even better one and started borrowing his lenses,…

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  • Joined February 6, 2009

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"Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple." -- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory


Art can be hard work, but I think it should be fun, too! I love to play with light and color and composition, creating an image that borrows equal parts from reality and from whimsy. I don't expect to change the world, but I do hope my images make someone smile.

I came late to photography, after discovering that I don't have the patience to learn to draw or paint, but was still drawn to the creation of visual imagery. The man who was to become my husband was a photographer, and in learning to love him, I also learned to love his passions! My first decent camera was a gift from him, but I soon graduated to an even better one and started borrowing his lenses, too. True love!

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