My daughter and husband took a walk while we were at Yellowstone and came back with a snakeskin they had found. Despite being a little grossed out, I was fascinated with the textures and patterns and couldn’t resist taking a few photos.

snakeskinMiles was fascinated as well.

20150629-MMA_9349_melinda_anderson20150629-MMA_9350_melinda_andersonI am hoping this is the last time I photograph anything related to snakes.


Moody Portraits

Last week’s unexpected visit with our beautiful daughter gave me an unprecedented opportunity to take some portraits of this busy mom (without the beloved boys) using the Lensbaby with the Edge 80 optic.  I asked her to look pensive and moody in these first two- and she cooperated.

20150124-DSC_1437_melinda_anderson-Edit 20150124-DSC_1366_melinda_anderson-EditAnd here she is with her gorgeous smile!