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Yearly Archives: 2009

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!

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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! […]

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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 […]

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Something Fresh for March

I need your input. I have decided I would like to offer you, my blog readers, a free desktop wallpaper for download every month beginning in March. Because I am limited to the size I can offer with this particular blog format, it has me considering a slight change. This is where I need your […]

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Everyone is Beautiful

When it comes to photography, Shutter Sisters is definitely one of my inspirations. It’s also a great connection with other women who are passionate about their photography. Over the weekend, I was tickled to discover they linked to one of my images (the word “inspiring” in their first paragraph) in the post that announced the winner […]

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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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