Summer day, after the rain

As photographers we are constantly chasing the light. We get up before the birds, pop into the garden with our pajamas on, camera in hand. We tromp through woods long past sunset, looking for that last bit of glimmer peeking through the trees. And then, there’s atmosphere. After the rain, here in the hills just […]

A human touch -photo prompt

A human touch – photo prompt and editing It wasn’t a good day. Chilled, completely overcast, not ideal for the beach photo shoot I was hoping for. But the day was set aside to shoot some images for The Studio Online prompt – A human touch. Each prompt from The Studio has transformed my thinking […]

Hats on chairs still life, 3 ways

Have I told the tale of black flies in Maine. No?  Well, let me tell you! Just when you think you can finally get outside to shoot some of those lovely prompts, just when the weather is getting a bit warm and sunny, just when you are dying to get out and garden…the black flies […]

Magnolia obsession

Out front in the procession of blossoms and blooms heralding spring are the magnolia trees. When everything else is still wiping the sleep from it’s eyes, these showy beauties are bright eyed and bushy tailed, encouraging everyone else to wake up. They seem to glow florescent against the clear blue sky and evergreen backdrop. Perhaps […]