kids visiting the lake for the first time by Oklahoma photographer April Nienhuis

Just Beachy

With our oldest being 9, I can’t believe we’ve never taken them to the beach before! Granted, OklahomaView full post »

girl touching a worm by April Nienhuis

Adventures with a Nameless Worm

Had you told me 3 or 4 years ago that my kids would love and want to hold worms I wouldn’t have believed you. IView full post »

Kids at the Tulsa Admiral Twin drive-in watching the Minion Movie by April Nienhuis

A trip to the drive-in

Heading to the drive-in is a favorite Summer activity of mine. I remember watching the first Jurassic Park there as aView full post »

storm clouds in Oklahoma by April Nienhuis

Aperture Rebellion: 7 reasons to use a smaller f-stop

As much as I love a large aperture, there’s plenty of great reasons to shoot with a smaller one. This is a topicView full post »

picture of my 3 kids by April Nienhuis

To a T

Sometimes things just fall perfectly into place. On this evening, I asked for one kid, my goal of taking a comparisonView full post »

yellow flowers growing in the yard by April Nienhuis

Little Yellow Flowers

Some days are just good for exploring your own yard. You never know what kind of pretty things you’ll find andView full post »

backlit tree leaves by April Nienhuis

A walk around downtown Tulsa

I think you officially hit bad blogger status when it takes you 18 months to blog something. But in honor of thisView full post »

neighborhood kids selling worms by April Nienhuis

Worm Circus

Technically it didn’t start out as a Worm Circus. It began as selling worms for 4 bucks a pop but after parentalView full post »

A lightning storm at Keystone Lake in Northeast Oklahoma photo by April Nienhuis

How to photograph lightning

I really love storms. You know how some people get excited for the first snow of the season? Well, I get excited forView full post »