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The Whole Story Doesn’t Show

  There is a quote I used for one of my Flickr photos a short time ago that lingers around me like the scent of burning wood curling and wafting in the cold winter air: “I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the […]

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Diptych

I learned something new today. I’ve been making diptychs through Big Huge Labs mosaic maker but I’ve been bound and determined to teach myself (finally!) how to make my own diptychs using Photoshop. Today, thanks to a great online tutorial by Debbie at Splash of Style, I did it! Here is my first attempt at […]

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Shaking off Cabin Fever

  What a huge relief in the weather on Saturday! And what made it even better than having a minus 14 degree day bathed in sunshine was our neighbour coming over and plowing out our driveway! Even the dogs were excited to be able to move without bulldozing through a couple feet of snow.   […]

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Natural light, camera, action …

Just a few old action shots for your enjoyment. Have an action-filled weekend! {Austin, one of our Australian Shepherds. He is crazy about leaping after the snow! A little sepia version.} {A mule deer escaping from a scary looking human dressed like the Goodyear blimp (me)! A bit of selective desaturation: deer left as-is but […]

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