Another Strike: Trip to the Glenwood Caverns

I feel like I should rename this blog something like “All the things NOT to do when you have a camera.” A few weeks ago, we decided to take a spontaneous trip to Glenwood Springs to visit the Glenwood Caverns. After packing up the family, I grabbed my DLSR camera. I figured this would beContinue reading “Another Strike: Trip to the Glenwood Caverns”

5 YouTubers who are helping me on my photography journey (and don’t even know it)

Since I have a lot to learn about photography, and I know next to nothing about blogging, I have been watching YouTube videos to help me with my quest. Videos are a convenient way to gain knowledge, because I can let them play while I am taking notes or doing something around the house (greatContinue reading “5 YouTubers who are helping me on my photography journey (and don’t even know it)”

End of an Era: YourShot is going away

As I started this blog, I was full of excitement in documenting one of my biggest photography goals: To be chosen for one of the assignments on National Geographic’s YourShot. If you didn’t get a chance to read it, here is my blog post on YourShot: https://shutterbugsflight.com/2019/08/12/what-is-national-geographic-yourshot-and-how-can-it-help-you-with-your-photos/. I was going to finally buckle down andContinue reading “End of an Era: YourShot is going away”

Saving for another day: Concert Photography

My original start to this post: “In a few days, I will get to go to a KC and the Sunshine Band concert! It will be a fun time with music, family, and…. a chance to capture some truly wonderful moments! I am going to use this as my first try at taking my photographyContinue reading “Saving for another day: Concert Photography”

August 2019 Summary (first month)

On this journey, I want to be transparent about my progress. This way I will be more motivated to make progress if I am sharing it with the whole world. I feel the best way to show my progress is to post my “standings” regularly. At this point I plan to upload stats every mont,Continue reading “August 2019 Summary (first month)”

Down the Rabbit Hole: Trying out Stock Photography

A few months ago, I started a Shutterstock account to try and sell some of my photos. It was free to create an account, so I figured why not? I uploaded about 30 photos, and about 20 of them were approved. I am not sure what I was expecting, but my photos just sat there.Continue reading “Down the Rabbit Hole: Trying out Stock Photography”

What can I find on our morning walk?

Early Sunday morning, we decided to go for a stroll around the neighborhood. I thought to myself that this would be a great chance to find some photo opportunities. I was pushing a stroller (walks are way more fun with a LO along!) so I just had my phone camera. I figured if there wasContinue reading “What can I find on our morning walk?”

For September – Photo a Day Challenge

One of the best ways to get better at anything? Practice, practice, practice. For this reason I am going to be doing a photo challenge. I am excited to do a challenge and see what adventures await with just this one month. Even though it is kinda cheating, I ended up creating my own challenge.Continue reading “For September – Photo a Day Challenge”

My Photographic Misadventure at the Peach Festival

Last night my husband told me that there was going to be a Peach Festival in a neighboring town, and he wanted to know if we all wanted to go. There was going to be a pancake breakfast, parade, booths, and more. I said sure, sounded fun! Not only did it sound fun, but IContinue reading “My Photographic Misadventure at the Peach Festival”

Freebies for You – thank you! :)

Hello everyone! Thank you for anyone who is going on this journey with me. It means a lot to have support. As a way of saying thank you, I have some freebies for you! I have always loved the “Hello *Insert Month Here*” images. I like using them at the top of my to-do listsContinue reading “Freebies for You – thank you! :)”