We started day three of our retreat at Split Rock Lighthouse for sunrise. My family & friends know that I love lighthouses so I was already excited for this location. But when I saw the rocky coast and that gorgeous rock cliff with the lighthouse perched on the edge, I was in heaven ūüôā It […]

glowing skies at sunrise behind Split Rock Lighthouse

Day 2 of our photography retreat started with an early wake up call to capture sunrise. With a cup of coffee in hand I headed out the door with my new friends! We returned to Black Rock Beach and this time I took a little time to explore and enjoy the beauty before setting up […]

sunrise glow on water at Black Rock Beach MN

I am so blessed that I got to participate in not one but two ladies photography retreats in 2022! I shared my experience at the Magic in the Tetons on earlier blog posts, you can find them starting here. But this time I traveled to the beautiful state of Minnesota adding another pin to my […]

long exposure of sunset at Black Beach MN

If you’ve made it to the final Magic in the Tetons blog post then Thank You! It’s been a joy to document my experience with Kristen Ryan’s Magic in the Tetons Ladies Photography Retreat. On my final morning with the retreat officially over, I had a few hours before I needed to be at the […]

TA Moulton Barn glowing at sunrise Grand Teton National Park

Our last day together in the Grand Tetons did not disappoint. I will not apologize for the number of images I included in this post! We woke early so we could enjoy sunrise at Schwabacher Landing and even though the skies were stormy, we were not deterred! As we set up on the banks of […]

Golden sunrise in rain at Schwabacher Landing Grand Teton National Park

After an epic night photographing the Milky Way in the Grand Tetons National Park we slept in before enjoying a hearty lunch and then heading out for our next adventure. The first three parts of the Magic in the Tetons Ladies Photography Retreat can be found here for Part I, Part II and Part III. […]

close up of the Grand Teton Wyoming black and white

The Magic in the Tetons Ladies Photography Retreat with Kristen Ryan was full of so much content that I couldn’t fit it all in one blog post. If you missed the first two posts you can find Part I here and Part II here. After we experienced sunrise at Oxbow Bend we headed back down […]

milky way at grand teton mountain

The June Magic in the Tetons Ladies Retreat started with a meet & greet in Kristen’s cabin. There were 8 ladies including Kristen and I was meeting them all for the first time. I had taken several online courses from Kristen so I felt like we knew each other but we had never met. It […]

storm clouds with sunset glow and reflection in water

Do you have a passion or a hobby? Isn’t it more exciting to share it with others? I’m a photographer and while typically the act of taking photos is solo, I’ve found that I need a community to share, learn and grow. It’s been 5 years since I attended a ladies photography retreat so I […]