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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.
Tag Archives: Flowers
It is almost time for a new travel theme, but here is my contribution to last Friday’s Travel Theme, hosted by Where’s My Backpack. The theme is sweet and this is probably the sweetest things that I’ve tasted in the … Continue reading
A masterpiece of nature: I love how a lotus flower in bloom seems to have an inner light shining. It is truly a wondrous piece of work by Mother Nature. See how others have interpreted this week’s WordPress Weekly … Continue reading
We’ve all heard it. It’s pretty simplistic advice for traumatic, real-life problems, problems that matter that can’t be cured by simple clichés. But….for those non-issue “problems” we run into regularly, it sure helps if you can pick up … Continue reading
There are always flowers for those who want to see them. ~ Henri Matisse
I didn’t travel far for this week’s travel theme, hosted each week by Ailsa. Nor did I have to click my heels together three times to find simplicity in my own backyard. “Consider the lilies of the field, how … Continue reading
“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action … Continue reading
Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over. – George Cooper My mother, when she was less than 1/2 the … Continue reading
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. ~William Butler Yeats.