About…

NATURE, PEOPLE, AND PET PHOTOGRAPHY

While this blog is more varied in content (you can interpret that as it’s a more personal blog), my professional blog is at Barb Kellogg Photography. You can find out more about portrait services, too. That website also serves as a portfolio for images of nature, people and pets; and gateway to nature photography prints available for purchase.

WHY DO I ENJOY PHOTOGRAPHY?

I enjoy the challenge of capturing what I see, or what I want to see. The camera and lens are tools I use to capture a moment—whether real or abstract or somewhere in between. Photography continually challenges me, both technically and creatively.

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. ~Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

portrait collageWHAT DOES MY PHOTOGRAPHY MEAN TO ME?

Photography reflects my desire to capture a moment and preserve that memory forever. This poem best represents the motivation behind why I photograph—because I recognize the transience of life—a beautiful flower…an old car abandoned in the desert…a dog in her last days…a smile that will last forever. My desire to capture a moment…because nothing gold can stay. And on a less serious note—photography is just plain fun!

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