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Karen Hutton

Life Is Light Photography

My newest project is a show called: THE CHAT with Karen Hutton: Sound byte-sized insights from some of the coolest people on the planet!
In it, I chat with creatives; successful artists, photographers, musicians, singers, creative business folks... all of whom are uniquely engaged in "living life as an artist: or better yet, living their life as if it were their art." A new episode every Monday, to kick off your week with a little inspiration. 
Overall, my world is a big ball of photographic, voiceover and content creational fun. Think of it as; Lenses and Light - meet Microphones, Words and Sound. Don't look so surprised! They play really well together. They each share a particular point of view. Tell stories. Express a unique 'signature'. A Voice. What's not to love?
Photography is why I breathe, baby. That's lifelong, undying love and passion. It's all about: Connection. Inspiration. Story. Humor. And Beauty. Who couldn't do with more beauty in the world? I lo


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About 1 week ago Towering HooDoos.. Bryce Canyon, Utah
"Who do?" she queried.
"You do", he quipped.
"Ah", she concurred.
"I do. And you?"
"It's true", he nodded. Then blushed a little.
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This was last fall, Bryce Canyon. 
Awesome from above, doubly so from below. 
I will return. 








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About 8 weeks ago Reach... Bryce Canyon, Utah
Inhale... exhale.
Advance... retreat.
Grow... disintegrate.
Such is Nature and Life.
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I've been a little quiet over here, I realize. I'm doing a bit of traveling, gathering new information and a few adventures along the way. Some of it I'll share soon... some goes in to the big, delicious cooking pot of dreams that are simmering and coming along nicely.  Lots in the works! 

For this weekend... a little driving trip with friends. Simple pleasures like fresh air, sunshine and new places to visit. ;))) 

My theme this year is "Living In the Miraculous"... and so far it's living up to expectations and beyond! (as the miraculous is wont to do.)

Have a  great weekend everybody!!











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About 9 weeks ago The Colors Of My Life... Donner Lake, California
(New photo on my blog today: http://bit.ly/1cmpjDo)

No sooner had she imagined it, it was so. 
The improved view made her giggle.
And she so loved speedy service.  
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About 8 weeks ago Heaven Would Like a Word... Truckee, California
First of all, I've got a new photo on my blog today: http://bit.ly/1hcyAQi.

Second of all, this is from last summer... a season that feels like will be here again before we know it! On sunsetty, thunder-stormy days in August, we'll often get these really supernatural looking clouds that are just awesome. Talk about a lesson in light and shadow!

Anyhoo, I always liked this one so when I stumbled across it today (no injuries were sustained in said stumble. hehheh), I thought I'd share. 




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About 9 weeks ago Happy Valentine's Day! 
I love you THIS much!!

Even if it's not that holiday where you are, or you're over it already... I'm still sending out big love and  a heartful of thanks  for just being you. (((HUG!)))

Every single day, I'm awestruck and SO incredibly grateful for our unbelievably amazing G+ community. Every day I get to share the thing I love most with an ever-growing community of like-minded people from all over the world. I feel nurtured and inspired; experiencing new opportunities here every day to  expand my world. And, I hope - thus contribute to a better one. How many people get to say THAT? 

I know I'm blessed. I thank you all for being part of my world and visiting, commenting and marveling with me. That also includes you, +Vic Gundotra, +Brian Matiash, +Google+ Photos and the whole Googley team that got this party rockin'! 

I hope y'all have a chance today to feel gratitude for something awesome in your life. Ma
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About 2 weeks ago Once More Before I Go... Lake Tahoe, Nevada

This was my final parting shot from last night's "welcome home" photo shoot.

I've been away from my mountain home a fair amount lately - and I just got back. So I headed out yesterday to breathe some air and see a sky about a sunset. I was not disappointed!

I love going places, seeing people, having new experiences. But there's just nothing like coming back home to the Sierra Nevada mountains to put it all in context. Ahhhhhh. 

This was the fond farewell I received from my spot on a rock high above Lake Tahoe... like a soft kiss on the cheek. ;)

#landscapephotography   #letshearitforawesomesunsets  

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About 9 weeks ago Over the Ocean... Santa Cruz, CA

Standing on the edge, she felt like she could fly.
Of course, knew an attempt to do so wouldn't end well. 
But if she could, she would sail far over the ocean
and straight into the beating heart of the setting sun. 
That would do for now. 

PS... for +Scott Jarvie, who doesn't believe I post anything but mountain photos. Ha! Take THAT, Jarvinator!


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About 7 weeks ago Water Falls... Milford Sound, New Zealand
You can only see this waterfall from a boat on the water... and they take you so close you get kinda soaked from the spray. It's awesome!! 

I took this single shot from a Milford Sound Cruise just about a year ago, whilst in New Zealand for the very first *New Zealand Photo Adventure" that +Trey Ratcliff threw. 

It was marrrrrvelous! How could it not be? It's New Zealand!




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About 13 weeks ago Milford Strand... Milford Sound, New Zealand
I know Milford is a "sound". But that morning, was as a strand of precious stones.

With wings. Heh.


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About 12 weeks ago Meet... Sierra Nevada Mountains somewhere
Let's meet. It'll be easier to explain in person. 


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