How I feel today…

Photography has a powerful influence in my life and thinking - it helps my confidence and self-esteem to grow, allows me to explore my thoughts and relationships to the places where I live and the people I know, and provokes me to challenge the conceptions and opinions I hold in new and bolder ways. My [...]

MM2-34: Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness

I love Leanne's challenges and the positive and encouraging feedback which she ALWAYS gives! Her Monochrome Madness was the first public photographic forum that I had the courage to enter last year and now I am a huge fan! It is also great learning to see what other photographers are doing and how different people [...]

Studies in Black & White

Somedays, no matter how creative the day begins, it reaches a dull spot where suddenly there is a need to entertain oneself (hopefully without the use of anything digital...). Look around the house and something will always pop up. Deciding that I could use some more practice with depth of field and settings (I still [...]

More From Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness (2-17. Theme: the letter “K”)

I love Leanne Cole's Monochrome Madness photo challenges!                       (http://leannecolephotography.com/2015/06/24/mm-2-16-monochrome-madness-2-16/) Focusing on a specific theme or just trying to capturing a good black and white shot gets me out there with my camera no matter the state of my mood or the weather. Not withstanding, [...]