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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Down Jackets and Lawn Mowing, north of 55

Yes folks, he’s mowing the lawn and wearing a winter down-filled parka — it’s that cold! He spent several hours mowing wearing a sheepskin lined jean jacket but finally had to go get his down parka for the final few hours of mowing. Even a breakfast of homemade Belgian waffles and maple smoked sausages was […]

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Starting Photography as a Business: Mistakes to Avoid

Recently I visited and read posts at two different photography-based discussion groups. I ended up shaking my head in amazement as I read some of the posts in which individuals related experiences they have had with their first photo shoots. So why did I shake my head as I read these posts? What it boils […]

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World Wide PhotoWalk and more …

At Shutter Sisters I learned about an exciting one day event coming up for photographers of all stripes. It’s a day through the eyes of photographers around the world (whether you’re an amateur with a point & shoot, a pro, or somewhere in between). This is Scott Kelby’s second annual worldwide photowalk on July 18, […]

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Morning has broken

I just came in from enjoying morning coffee out on my patio, watching the sun climb and change, feeling a hint of morning breeze whisper against my face, smelling the sweet morning air, and listening to the birds. I adore swallows. We have 9 pairs of tree swallows (all dressed up in their brilliant blue […]

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My Website Being Featured Today!

I’m thrilled to announce that my website is being featured today by Macromutt! which is run by Four Legged Media and regularly features a canine photographer. {The screen shot only clips the top part so to see the feature, simply pay a visit to Macromutt. Today we’re on the front page.} I’m being included in […]

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