Brain of Dane

Sowing honesty and hope into the story of life. Worry less. Be more bold.

Big Tex

Big Tex

I took Caleb to the Texas state fair this week. It was raining, cold (for Texas), and kind of miserable. We actually had a blast despite all of the negatives. I mean, it's the fair. How could you not have fun? Highlight 1 - The Train We rode the train. Caleb absolutely loves riding the train. We get to cruise down the tracks at 80 mph, and we don't have to be buckled in! We get to see other trains pass us on the tracks, and he loves spotting the signals along the way. Highlight 2 - The Butterflies The state fair has a permanent butterfly

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Film Love

Film Love

This picture was taken on my Nikon FE. It used to be my sister's film camera, before digital cameras were a thing. Somehow it got passed to me and I love using it. Film has its charms and wiles that tend to ensnare the hearts of the romantics among us. It speaks to our emotional nature, making us--the photographers--"feel" the moment instead of just capturing it 10 different times and moving on. Sometimes this love of film just smacks of pretentiousness and a desire to be different than other people, but I still shoot film. My struggle is not with medium. I struggle with the

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