Fieldnotes

What are Fieldnotes?
Notes recorded by scientists or researchers in the course of field research, during or after their observation of a specific phenomenon they are studying. The notes are intended to be read as evidence that gives meaning and aids in the understanding of the phenomenon.

These are my fieldnotes in the area of creativity and photography.

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” ― John Muir This John Muir quotes pretty much sums up the last...

Love at First Sight – An Adoption Story

Love at First Sight – An Adoption Story

When I lost my sweet 10-year-old Yorkie-Poo, Abbie, I was done with dogs. I was taking a break and not going to get another dog. After almost two months I started missing having a dog. I started casually looking at local rescues and saw so many cute dogs that needed...

Giving Up

Giving Up

It's August in Tennessee which usually means unbearable heat and humidity but Mother Nature has seen fit to give us a break for a bit. Today was great weather so I decided to head down to Chattanooga for a little bit of exploring. It was not great photo weather as it...

Finding Style

Finding Style

Recently, I've been rethinking my photography. What do I like to shoot? How do I like to shoot? How do I want to edit? Are just a few of the questions I've been rolling around. I've only shot a handful of times all year because I was just not in the headspace to...

My Five Favorite Books on Creativity

My Five Favorite Books on Creativity

  We have all been there. Ideas are not coming. Motivation is gone - the tank is empty. What do we do? Where do we turn? For me, I have a series of books that. I always keep close. These are books I’ve read several times and always get something out of. Here is...