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wordless wednesday Wayfaring Wanderer My name is Jessica and I’m a wedding, engagement and lifestyle photographer based in Boone, NC. I’m known for capturing the spirit of the folks I photograph–the expressions, gestures, and details that are outward expressions of our innermost selves. I love working with couples, individuals and families who are committed to […]

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July 30, 2008

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The warmth on my facePromise of a tight embrace I cherish the shine See, I’m still on my haiku kick….The weather was magnificent today.It’s a shame that I spent so little time outside.You might recognize this lovely from recent post, link. I’m glad that the votes are in and everyone is warming up to the […]

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July 30, 2008

Brighten My Day

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I can’t explain why I’m feeling out of sorts about it…….butI find myself a little nervous about it’s debut.Maybe it’s because……The old represents where I’ve been, as well as, how far I’ve come.And that letting go of what is familiar is not always easy – especially for me. Revamping the banner is a small, and […]

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July 29, 2008

…:::In with the New:::…

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{Let’s Learn Photoshop Together} This is what I did with the concrete texture from last weeks exercise.See what Liss & Elizabeth did with the concrete texture and layers. Last week we touched base on the basics of how to use layers. A handful of you expressed interest in following along, although I only received 2 […]

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July 27, 2008

White Reveals, Black Conceals

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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ~Walt Disney~ I’ve been on this haiku kick ever since Jo invited us to write one to accompany some morning photos she took one day.I was inspired to write this one after I read and contemplated the Walt Disney quote shown […]

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July 23, 2008

Moments : Lost in Reverie

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Friday evening we packed up the car and headed to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Instead of staying in a hotel, like normal tourist, we opted to camp out in the Great Smokey Mountains. This was somewhat of a special little trip for me because I have been to the town once, but that was when I was […]

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July 22, 2008

Quick Getaway : Gatlinburg, TN

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By day we explored the park, but by night we strolled around town.It wasn’t our typical camping quick-trip, but I still loved every minute of it.The variety of excursions we ventured upon were fairly diverse, and it was just the right mix.We had a great time! I can’t wait to share the trip photos with […]

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July 21, 2008

Slow & Steady

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[Let’s learn photoshop together] A month or so ago I started experimenting with photoshop beyond the normal, everyday adjustments I used the program for. It all started with my pursuit to merge a photo with a piece of scrapbook paper containing text. This was my first experiment. I quickly realized that layers are the most […]

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July 17, 2008

Beyond The Basics

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Ancient Architectural Complex on Wudang Mountain Situated in Hubei Province, Wudang Mountain is a famous mountain sacred to Taoism and birthplace of the art of Wudang Boxing. The scenery here is very beautiful. A lot of marks of long history and rich culture of the mountain can be found on the mountain, while the Taoist […]

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July 17, 2008

I Love Postcards : Greeting from Wudang

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View Large On Black Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.~Marcel Proust~ I was surprised with a beautiful trio of sunflowers yesterday.After a particularly rough day (for various reasons),Cody came home with the surefire tension tamers.I never really knew how happy flowers […]

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July 16, 2008

Where the Sun Shines