Category Archives: Photo Essay

May the Fourth Be With You | A Star Wars Wedding

It is Star Wars day. May the fourth. The day my little 8 year old girl was looking forward to for

Hearth Volume 5 | Coffee on the Mountain

Editors Note: Oh Volume 5, how I hated you while we tried to get the bugs fixed and the issue in print.

Hearth Volume 4 | Finding Peace in Savannah

Editors Note: Volume 4’s cover featured pictures taken by the amazing Izzy Rae Photography, our

We Will Never Forget | Personal Essay

By Brandi Schaffran-Webb I struggled to put this experience into words, not only because it was so

The Icy Path | Photographic Travel Essay

Words and photos by Farisia Thang Going to the Big Four Ice Caves was a last minute decision. We left at

A Hindu Wedding

By Brenda Fisher Editor I am kind of obsessed with India – the colors, tastes and textures

An Interview with Photographer David Thommson

Words by Gray Gill. Images by David Thommson. Using the subways and historic streets of Stuvsta, Sweden,

Slovenia – A Perfect World

Words and images by Michelle Young Slovenia had never entered my consciousness as a place that I needed

The Joy of Pumpkins

Photos by Raymond Larose Anne reveled in the world of color about her. “Oh, Marilla,” she

Discovering Oregon

By Alex Adams I don’t know how I made it to my 30s without ever visiting Portland.  Growing up

The Last Dance

By Marydea Heldman These photographs are from my time with Anne Caroline Thompson, a ballet dancer

Still Finding a Reason to Celebrate

By Michelle Leach Somewhere deep in the midwest, my family and I celebrated life this weekend. I

A Barndance for Two

By Mary Deaton Heldman I first became wide-eyed with photography at a young age in the darkroom at camp.

A Trip to Iceland

By Kaela Brinkman I am not a music festival person. I am perfectly content with the amenities provided

DIY Speckled Eggs

By Shannon Von Eschen of Shalynne Imaging I’ve long wanted to simplify the types of decorating