5 on 5

This is an exciting new project I am embarking on with some amazing women. We will be posting Five of our favorite photos from the previous month on the fifth day of the month. We each might have a little description about the image and the moment, maybe a lot, maybe nothing but the images themselves. We will then pass our lovely readers (that you!) on to the next person on our list.

sounds like fun? Okay good!

Here we go....

"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float." -Alan Watts

Donner Lake, my happy place.Shot with my ihpone 5, edited with the mextures app


Kristina's Yashica. I got to meet up with her while she was visiting Truckee and we had such a wonderful time talking 'shop' and playing with all the cameras we were lugging around.Shot with my Canon 30D with the 28mm 1.8 lens


Twinkle Lights. Taken at the Steep Ravine Cabins while camping with a college roommate and her two kids. What an amazing place! Shot with my Canon 30D with the 50mm 1.4 lens


Runners on the Road. Taken around 2:30am during the Reno Tahoe Odyssey endurance race. This was an amazing experience and I am so proud of Andy and I for training and completing the challenge with our awesome team. Shot with my ihpone 5

There is the BIGGEST rainbow I have ever seen out there right now. #homemeansnevada #biggestlittlecity #thisisreno

Somewhere is here. This was hands down one of the biggest rainbows I have ever seen. And it was right out our backyard. Shot with my iphone 5, edited with vsco app.

I did shoot film last month, but I was unfortunetly not able to get to the camera store to pick it up before this post had to be written.

Head on over to Adriana's blog and see what she has to share with all of you today...


  1. Love the reflections on the table.. and the beautiful Yashica!

  2. I've found that I have a thing for water photos this year. Really loving that first one!

  3. Barbara Paulsen5.7.13

    Love love love all your photos, Vanessa! The twinkle lights is my favorite, however. xo

  4. So bummed we didn't get to meet up, but at least I got to put my toes in Donner Lake!

  5. These are fantastic! That water one - so so gorgeous. Love them all.


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