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Liberate Your Art
Photographer, Reader, Writer, Thinker, Dreamer
I bought my first SLR camera (a Yashica TL-ELECTRO) when I was 17 and imagined I would become a great photographer. My love of photography, unfortunately, was thwarted by a photo-journalism class (the first "C" in college, but not the last!) as well as several packages of accidentally exposed photo paper and the high cost of film on a student budget. An unexpected gift of a Canon Rebel xSI four years ago reawakened those old, dormant dreams. A bit wiser now, I knew that photog instructor was full of bs even if technically he was pretty good. I began snapping away and haven't looked back. Mostly, I shoot nature photography because flowers and rocks don't talk back at you when you pose them.
Category Archives: beach
Ailsa’s Travel theme this week is “Distance”. I immediately thought of the many shots I have taken across water. When I scrolled through my archives, this was not the shot that I thought I would post, but I really … Continue reading
Ailsa’s theme last Friday (I’m getting this in just in time before the NEXT theme is announced tomorrow – whew!) was RIPPLES. I immediately thought of this picture, taken on a Florida beach many months ago and likely posted here … Continue reading
I took this photograph about six weeks ago, but it wasn’t until this evening that I returned to this set of shots. The challenge this week in Kim Klassen’s Beyond Beyond course was to shoot from above. Ahhhh! … Continue reading
I love shooting sunsets. I’m never quite satisfied with the images I make, so I keep trying. Since every sunset is different, there is always a reason to keep trying to capture that perfect image. Sunrise, though, is a different … Continue reading
Home again. Home again. Brought home lots of sand in my car, but even more memories, many of them easily recalled by looking through my photo catalog.
Flowers and the beach are a winning combination for me. I found this flower, an East-Coast Dune Sunflower, blooming at the edge of the beach the other day, following a wind storm. Love the sand in the center of … Continue reading
So much fun to wander the beach after a storm. You never know what strange sights you might happen upon: Have a great weekend everybody!
Typically, illumination would mean some sort of artificial light — street lights, car lights, neon lights. But, since I’ve been at the beach this week, it is natural light that I have been drawn to. Here are two … Continue reading