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Yearly Archives: 2009

What are you reading?

“The beauty of the written word is that it can be held close to the heart and read over and over again.” ~Florence Littauer I’m so immersed in my photos I haven’t been doing nearly as much reading as usual. Other than a couple of technical books (on Lightroom for instance), I haven’t read some […]

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There, yes right there …

I see the beauty there within you. Do you see it in yourself? It’s right there. I’m a tad late posting a photo for you to use as wallpaper. This month I’ve waffled about what two to offer you and hope you find the two soft ones I chose to your liking; they’re yours to […]

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Photographing Dogs

As I anticipate the arrival of spring up here, I’m looking forward to the opportunity of photographing more dogs. Last year the most fun I had photographing dogs, besides with my own, was one afternoon when I met a client in Grande Prairie (the nearest small city an hour from where I live). I spent […]

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Cupcake & Spring

Flirt’s “Fantasy Island”: with light lemon icing & smothered in coconut I promised more cupcakes from Flirt plus I thought I’d also share a few thoughts on spring north of 55. In the blog world and on Flickr photos, everyone has been posting scads of photos indicative of their individual signs of spring — and […]

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Wapiti in Alberta

  This small group of young elk (wapiti) are in a field near our home. The cows (female adult elk) are kicking out their last year’s offspring and the youngsters are forming their own small herds. I captured this group of young gals just over a week ago as I was leaving home, heading to […]

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Hey There Cupcake!

I told you in the last post this would be much more delightful! How’s a cupcake in natural light grab you? I found this amazing place on my recent trip to Edmonton, Alberta: “Flirt Cupcakes”. It’s a darling little spot on Whyte Avenue (a great place for people watching, nifty boutiques & stores, coffee houses, […]

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