Now that the weather is warming up and the daffodils are starting to appear, I thought I’d better get this blog post done about the 2022 Snow Storm! On Jan 3rd we had an unbelievable 13″ of snow in Spotsylvania County Virginia. It was beautiful but heavy and destructive. By 9am our power was out […]

2022 Virginia Snow Storm/Sharon Houston Photography

It’s always fun to look back over the past year of images. I can remember the small victories of succeeding with a new technique, recall the struggles of failed attempts, cringe at some and wonder “what was I thinking” but most of all I enjoy having my year documented with photos. Here are a few […]

Female cardinal in snow

In November I drove to Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park for sunrise. Once the sun was up I decided to continue my drive south and explore a little. The park was quiet on this Tuesday morning and I followed a few deer down the road as they ambled along looking for breakfast! I […]

Dark Hollow Falls SNP

I was reviewing old images the other day for a project I’m working on, more on that later, and I found a few that I wanted to share again. It really is enlightening to look back at older images. Some made me wonder, “what was I thinking?” and others were like, “ok I was on […]

I set my alarm for an early morning wake-up so I could drive 1 1/2 hours to Skyline Drive for sunrise. I’ll admit I’m not a fan of waking up before the sun but I’ve never regretted it once I drag myself from bed! The drive was relaxing and calming as I wound thru the […]

I retired from my federal job after 33 years service this past November. After enjoying the holidays with family I shifted my focus to photography. I’ve always enjoyed photography and have pursued it part-time over the past few years. But now it’s time for a New Start! A big part of the new start is […]

As I came downstairs this morning to another dreary day my eyes were drawn to the woods behind our house. The morning was layered in fog from the rain yesterday but the sun was rising and breaking thru. What a beautiful site and an inspiration that our current fog will not be here forever.

Sun burning thru morning fog

Virginia you did not disappoint in your fall color this year!

A hay ride and apple picking with our family.

A glance at November