The Golden Hour over the Golden Ground

One of my favorite places

One of the reasons I love Michigan

The beach.

Around every corner – A beach.


Summer in a Flash

First it was studying, then finals, and then, before I knew it, it was summer.

Working, Eating, Sleeping.


Park, Beach, Finally Photographs.

Sunshine and Summer.

I hope everyone is having a great summer so far and I apologize for such a delay in posting.  Please feel free to check out my instagram @shutter.up.photograph

Abandoned Garden

Yesterday started out so shitty.

Nothing was going right.

But I wasn’t going to let it ruin the beautiful day.

A long walk.

A girl with her camera.


Stumbled upon a garden.

Dead and empty.

Too early in spring to be alive.

Yet beautiful.

Abandoned, empty, dead, but oh so beautiful.

Apparently I Do Have My Ducks In a Row

This weekend had me at a loss and frazzled until I went on a mid afternoon Sunday adventure.  Yesterday, I decided to go on a walk around campus to gain inspiration.  I needed something to lift my spirits after a flustering weekend.  And then I ran into the river that runs through the middle of campus and found the exact answer I was looking for.

The ducks.

According to the ducks, I don’t have to give a duck to have all of my ducks in order; things will fall into place on their own.

Find more pictures (and these ones) in my photography album! 🙂