observed by Diane » photo journal for those who enjoy vignettes of an ordinary life

Monthly Archives: March 2009

What’s my play?

If any of you have played the post processing game by Laura at Dolce Pics, you’ll recognize that right away. If you aren’t familiar with “What’s Your Play?” it is a weekly photo challenge in which Laura posts one of her straight out of the camera (SOOC) shots and challenges others to play with it. […]

View full post »

After the Storm

Once again I’m responding to today’s post over at Shutter Sisters. Stephanie Roberts wrote a post about an exciting experience she had then ended it with this statement, “Show us something extraordinary today.”   Well do I have something most of you will find extraordinary. Living in such a remote and isolated area, I haven’t […]

View full post »

The Right Light

This is a response to Shutter Sister’s Superhero photo challenge for this week. “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” ~Elliott Erwitt “Light […]

View full post »

Thoughtful Friday

“Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake.” – Rachel Carson Leave the mouse behind and take a magnifying glass (real or metaphorically) outdoors this weekend … do it with your family or friends, enjoy!

View full post »

Fresh Face

Well, as you can see I’m trying on a new face. Once I went through the themes with light backgrounds, I found several that I liked. Some had a real classy look yet had a very narrow text box for photos and some had teeny tiny print that I was sure you’d curse me for! […]

View full post »

Sunrise in the City

As promised, here’s one more image from my recent trip to Edmonton. It’s a shot of the sunrise and the other buildings reflected in the glass of the building across the street from the hotel where I stayed. Isn’t it beautiful? I have good news. With my recent decision to spend less time on the […]

View full post »