Stretch Yourself Creatively

Stretch Yourself Creatively

Sometimes I find that I become a tad complacent with my photography. Why? Complacency is comfortable. It is like curling up in an old leather recliner with a blanket that your aunt crocheted for you a dozen Christmases ago! It feels warm and safe! The problem with...
Photograph What You Love

Photograph What You Love

When someone asks me what type of photographer I am, I often hesitate. I like to shoot many genres: street, architecture, birds, and landscapes, to name just a few. Some may say that photographing such a wide variety of subjects makes you a “jack of many trades,...
Photographing the Palouse-When Things Don’t Go As Planned

Photographing the Palouse-When Things Don’t Go As Planned

A Smokey Trip to the Palouse Sometimes the best-intended photographic plans go off the rails due to things totally out of your control. When this happens, you need to find a way to see differently. You do not want to let a little bump in the road stifle your...
Mississippi Memories and Goodbyes

Mississippi Memories and Goodbyes

It has been almost five years since my husband and I moved from Vancouver, Canada to Houston, Texas.  When we told our friends that we were being transferred, they almost seemed apologetic. “To Houston?!” was the response. We were warned that life in...
Mississippi Cotton Fields

Mississippi Cotton Fields

Since moving to Mississippi two and a half years ago, I have wanted to photograph the cotton fields. However, whenever I came across one, it was either not in bloom, or already harvested. This past fall, I was finally in the right place at the right time! History of...
White Christmas in Vancouver

White Christmas in Vancouver

Contrary to what a lot of people think, Vancouver does not get a lot of snow in the winter. And, it is very rare that there is a white Christmas in Vancouver! In fact, in the last 20 years, we have only had three! This year was a welcome exception. For the holidays we...
Bosque del Apache in Photographs

Bosque del Apache in Photographs

In early January I was lucky enough to travel to New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. I attended the Photography Intensive Workshop put on by the Friends of the Bosque del Apache. The workshop was lead by three amazing photographers: Steve...
Fall in the South

Fall in the South

Fall in a Cypress Swamp In the Southern U.S., many people feel that we only get two seasons, hot and hotter! We may not have mountains with sugar maples that turn a fiery red in the fall, but we do have bald cypress trees. The bald cypresses turn a brilliant shade of...
Photo Walk in Steveston

Photo Walk in Steveston

Today my daughter and I went on a photo walk through Steveston. We spent a day there exploring, birding and taking pictures. Steveston village is a historic salmon canning centre at the mouth of the South Arm of the Fraser River, in Richmond, British Columbia. The...
Rocky Point, Port Moody, BC

Rocky Point, Port Moody, BC

Rocky Point Park is a 3.8 hectare park located along the east end of Burrard Inlet in Port Moody, British Columbia. Shoreline Trail follows the inlet between the Rocky Point pier and Old Orchard Park on the north shore. The trail meanders through forest paths and...
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