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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Concentration

This to me is Life’s Sweet Ordinary. No pretention, no posing, no perfectly coiffed hair. Just a pure, simple moment of genuine concentration. One thing I always love to challenge myself with is capturing moments like this. When the subject becomes completely at ease with your presence and no longer is concerned with how they […]

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City Lights

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.  ~Vincent Van Gogh I love night time photos, particularly those taken in the city. This is from my recent trip to Edmonton (I took several at night). Do you have any night light photographs hanging in your home? Do […]

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Protect Your Online Images

This post and all photographs on this blog are Copyright © Diane Schuller. All Rights Reserved. That means it is illegal to copy any part of this or to copy and use any of the photographs for any purpose whatsoever. If you wish to reprint this information, you must contact Diane Schuller to make a […]

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Lemons and Light

“Huge lemons, cut in slices, would sink like setting suns into the dusky sea, softly illuminating it with their radiating membranes, and its clear, smooth surface aquiver from the rising bitter essence.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)

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Off to the City

I’m so excited! I’m leaving the boondocks to spend a few days in the city! As I’ve mentioned before, although where I live is ‘pretty’ and has an abundance of nature to enjoy, it’s way too remote for me. I often go weeks without seeing another human being other than my husband. So, a trip […]

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love to share

Many people tell me that I’m a sharing kind of person. I don’t think that should be such an unusual virtue. Since I’m an only child, people have told me that it’s more common for an only child to be adverse to sharing. I’ve always been that way. I have never understood why a person […]

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