Tips for Sharing Photography with Your Kids

My middle daughter is a budding photographer and she’s got a great eye.  In fact, all of the images in this post are hers with the exception of the two I took of her with the camera.   Her favorite types of shots are close up abstractions of items found in nature–flowers, leaves, insects–but she also likes to play with unique angles and lighting.  Textures. Colors. I’m not sure when her enthusiasm for the camera began, but I’m pretty sure {Read More}

National Geographic’s International Photography Contest for Kids

This past weekend, my girls and I set out to explore Washington, DC.  It was a bit of a whirlwind and we did our best to experience as much as we could in only two days time.  We’d only visited DC once before as a family.  Four years ago I ran the Marine Corps Marathon (an awesome marathon if you’re in the market), and we spent the days before the race visiting the some of the Smithsonian museums and taking {Read More}