A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. I can feel the pressure building up inside, I know I have to choose soon. Don't make me decide.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. I forgot how close the mountain was. Most mornings, the sky is cloaked in a fiery haze from burning smokestacks of trash below.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. I don't know it's still just the beginning, but there is definitely a new routine of no routine.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. A cool breeze fights its way through the dry desert heat and stops my mind and body instantly.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. We arrive just before 4 am and I take off running for the shore. It's not until my feet hit the cool sand that I realize how dark it is here.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. The clouds roll in as mist fills the spaces between the distant city walls. I search for Liberty but she is lost to the night's rain. So, I smile at the wet wind, wondering again how I got here and why.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. As I descend under the pier, I'm distracted by a blue heron fishing for his breakfast. He sees me but doesn't care. Again, my mind struggles with what to do next.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. The fire crackles right behind me and I can still hear them sharing their childhood stories. My eyes wander towards the black sky, as the stars begin to blink into sight.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. The light is disappearing. Fading fast, I feel the need to follow it. I have to see where it's going. But it's too late. It's too dark. I'll never catch it.
A visual, written, and recorded story by Danielle Werner. Where am I? Winding in and out of the tunnels, I see only a glimpse of the new landscape as I leave Italy and cross into Switzerland. But then the glimpse is gone as quickly as it comes, lost to the darkness.
As we take time to reflect and plan for the new year, memories and emotions take over our thoughts and add meaning to the story of our lives. That's what we do as humans. We attach meaning to anything and everything we can, so we can feel it’s level of significance. But too often we unconsciously we attach to stories that end up leading us down the very paths we were hoping to avoid.
Can you remember when someone, just out of pure kindness and inspiration, reached out to support you? We tend to take it for granted when it's always around us.
Ready to upgrade your photography gear and skills? If you have already checked out our list of budget-friendly beginner DSLR cameras and are willing to spend a little more, then this list is for you.
Congratulations fellow photographer! If you’re here, you LOVE taking photos and you’re ready to take your skills to the next level by purchasing a great new digital camera.
As a professional photographer, I get asked this question almost daily. “What is the best camera out there? ” It makes sense to ask for advice on this topic. There’s not a simple answer because there are too many options, and all cameras out there today are made for different scenarios. No matter what your budget is, it can be very difficult to decide what camera is right for you. So why not ask a pro?
After sharing our insights on the differences between DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras, we know there’s one other factor that comes up when deciding what kind of camera to buy. Both DSLR and mirrorless cameras have two sensor sizes.
The newest addition to the digital photography world is the Mirrorless Camera. Though still fairly new (and expensive) this new level of digital technology is exactly what pushes professionals to new creative heights.
D-S-L-R stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex. This is how it works: A DSLR camera has a series of mirrors inside the body of the camera that reflects the light coming through the lens into the viewfinder so you can see it.
Here at Live Wonderful, we feel that photography is not only about capturing beautiful photos, it's about enjoying the experience of the present moment and all that comes with bringing a visual story to life. We don’t believe you need tons of gear to get great shots.
Everyone is a photographer, especially in today’s fast-paced modern world where we have a camera in our pocket all the time. Smartphones are incredible pieces of technology and they keep getting better. Keep this in mind, because DSLR cameras are not for everyone.
Before you decide what camera to buy, I have 3 questions to ask you. Actually, I want you to ask yourself these questions. You may not know the answers yet, but you probably do have a general idea. Our goal is to be able to answer these questions with full confidence knowing you’re picking the right photography gear that’s perfect for you.
No matter how long or how often we reflect on our lives, self-awareness seems to be a fleeting concept that many of us have very little understanding of today, including me.
I don't just believe, I know we are all creators. Each and every one of us has something deep inside of us that wants to be created. It’s as natural to crave creating as it is to crave food and water.
Words can't really describe the joy I feel after launching our new brand and seeing our community come together this past weekend. If you missed the Launch live, you can check it out here.
We are thrilled to announce that the Live Wonderful Photography classes are coming to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In partnership with the talented team at Little’s Photography, our South Florida community can bring their stories to life like never before.
I recently had the pleasure of photographing local master gardener, Eileen Tongson. Her passion and purpose are evident in every aspect of her business. Eileen runs a successful Floral Studio called FarmGal Flowers (FB and IG) and it’s the only one of it’s kind.
Their mission is to inspire you to create a home that you love by defining a style that is unique to you. So of course, I was immediately inspired to work with Adjectives Market when I first met an "Adjectives Member" back in the fall of 2015. After a brief brand consultation, it was clear that this home decor hidden gem of a brand was ready to spread its wings and fly!
Bees are often seen as a nuisance or even harmful to us humans. But as many of us expand our knowledge of nature, we’re learning that bees are not only beneficial to us; they are fundament necessary for the survival of all life on earth. They are our top pollinators, our Earth's gardeners if you will. Without bees, there’d be no plants or food.
As a storyteller, I’m committed to working with brands and local businesses that focus on helping the people in their communities. Rosemarie “Bud” Seiman, is one such human being. She is not only a powerhouse business owner, she’s a former Olympic Swimmer, 2-time Ironman finisher, marathon runner, and National & World record holder in the field of swimming. Ya – take that Hulk Hogan.
I had the privilege of capturing the beautiful and talented, Sophie Moss for her headshots and portrait lifestyle photography session in Tilghman, Maryland. This photo session was way more fun than usual. It was very cold and we were both in awe of the winter light cascading across the Chesapeake Bay. Needless to say, I am thrilled with the final result and so is she!
Hi! I’m Khye, a father of three, creator of family memories, and your South Florida photography teacher! Photography has been such a fun road to travel. I have learned much about life and integrity through the camera. Now I am thrilled to share all that I’ve learned with you in the Live Wonderful Photography Classes.
Hi, I am Alicia, a funky curly haired chick from Boston, with an outgoing, artistic, and adventurous soul. Whether it’s with my camera taking photographs to capture moments in time, designing unique graphics to help brand businesses, or traveling and enjoying life’s endless adventures, I am passionate about creating with, and inspiring others.
Hi, I’m Danielle, the optimistic, outgoing gal always smiling behind the camera. I love to photograph and share mission-driven stories that are creating an environmentally and socially sustainable future for all life on this planet. Home is sunny Orlando, Florida. But I’m mildly obsessed with adventure and love to shoot, teach, and explore anywhere my camera will take me.
Everywhere I look I see people. Others just like me. Camera in hand, phone in the other. Looking for the light through our screens, unconscious of our real surroundings.
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