Early this month, we went on a lovely little vacation to Key West with my husband's parents and brother. Sometimes as an artist, going somewhere new and unfamiliar is exactly what I need to get inspired and creative again. I love traveling because I see differently and am more aware of all that's around me when I'm not in my natural habitat. I think when I get home, that inspiration and awareness continues.

I shot exclusively with my new (to me) Nikon F4 and Kodak Portra 400 on this trip. Here's a glimpse into this fun and gorgeous place...

{part II is coming soon}