I had the fortune of spending some time in Guatemala over the holidays. It had been 13 years since I really had a chance to go back and connect with old friends and travel. I visited with the family that my kids and I sponsor through my families organization http://www.commonhope.org. Really puts life in perspective to see how happy they are with so little material. They know where the value in life is. But then I already knew that. Enjoy some of the images!
I recently went to a photography convention to help inspire me and make me a better photographer. I entered several images in competition and came away a winner! I received 5 national merit awards and won the baby panel category. Here are the image winners!
this is the image that won first place in the baby category!
this collage won a national merit award
this entry won a national merit for design.
this collage won a national merit award for the senior girl category.