January Monthly Archives

A Cold Winters Day

I struggle big time getting out and taking photos in the winter. It’s just the cold…and all the layers of clothes you have to wear to stay warm…and then your hands go numb…not really my idea of fun. Melody and I decided to get out the other weekend. It was a pretty warm day for January and the sun was shining. We didn’t realize how …

What Lens Do I Use?

A question that often seems to come up in photography groups I follow is “what lens do I use?” People are always asking what lens they should buy first, what one is best in a certain scenario and so on. I don’t think I really understood lens properties until my instructor at school gave us assignment that involved taking the same photo at three different …

Currently.

Currently - Kristie Jean

Alright it’s that time again, Currently post number 4. Reading: So I mentioned in the last couple Currently posts that I was reading All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. I finally finished it. It was well worth the read. Would definitely recommend it. If you are a crier though, be prepared to shed a few tears. Right now I am reading Bloom by Estee Lalonde a YouTuber. Just started it so more on …

Believe In The Impossible

Sometimes you have to believe in the impossible even if everyone around you thinks you are crazy. Dreams come and go. Some big, some small. Some are what gets you out of bed in the morning.  I think the hardest thing with dreams is that not everyone around is going to understand them. It is easy for everyone to see every reason why you can’t …

33 Ways to Stay Creative

33 ways to stay creative kristie jean

I was looking through all my work from photography school and found this. I don’t remember getting it and I’ll be honest, I don’t have any idea who Frederik Frede is (who, it seems, wrote this, though since I don’t know who he is I could be wrong), but I love this and thought I would share. “You can’t use up creativity, the more you …

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017 Kristie Jean

2017 started with a workout for me. As in at midnight we had the resistance bands out and we were doing an arm workout. I think that is a pretty good start to a new year. I always get excited about new years. It is kind of like a clean slate and a fresh start. Last year at this time I talked about looking forward …