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 [...]
Now that I am in a "monochrome mood" (sounds like a great title for a song!) this evening, I thought I would add a few more monochrome moments that I am pleased about.
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 [...]
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 [...]
This is my first time visiting New York - even though my husband is a native New Yorker! One day, I set out on my own to explore a unique "garden in the city" that I had heard about; the High Line. Wow! Walking through field grasses, flower gardens and stands of trees 15 meters [...]
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, [...]