Lisa R. Howeler

Freelance Writer & Photographer

It isn’t unusual for me to hit a creative funk in the winter. Days are short, the sun hides behind clouds and it’s too cold to take the kids anywhere to explore. I still try my best to take photographs inside the house, or whichever building we have sought shelter in from the nasty cold …

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“I don’t want to go to bed. I have more I want to work on in my book,” my 11-year old son said as he switched off the light in his bedroom. I’d already given him 10 more minutes to work on a book he’d started writing and I knew without the proper rest school …

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I was totally shocked to see my work featured on Alamy’s blog this week, along some amazing photographers! I was featured already in the one section of their site, with a link to my work, and that was exciting and a boost to my self esteem already.  I’m hoping these nightlights will also help to …

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Morgan wanted to have her photos taken in a more urban setting and suggested The Commons and Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Since I’m slightly familiar with the area I was game, but have to admit I’m not a city driver and though I enjoy visiting it, I don’t really want to ever live in …

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This is part of a new project called Ordinary Moments in Ordinary Days where I capture ordinary moments in our days for the month of October. Those ordinary moments often make up very extraordinary lives. We may not all be famous or save lives on a global scale or make a national or international impact, …

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