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Life’s Sweet Ordinary

Winston Churchill said it best, “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” These horses may be covered in mud and already have the beginning of their winter coat but to me they and this image are the epitome of life’s sweet ordinary. Taken on […]

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The Difference a Few Days Make

Some of you are anxiously awaiting my tutorial on how I make my designer envelopes — it’s coming but I just had to do this post first! A trio of horses I spotted under the amazing Alberta autumn sky near Teepee Creek, Alberta Driving to Edmonton this past weekend, it was a beautifully sunny Autumn […]

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Down Memory Lane

I scanned a trio of old snapshots — I hope you enjoy them (Kelly) 🙂 “Jake Amira” as a yearling (1973) “Jake” as a 2 yr old winning against 3 yr olds at the Calgary International Arabian Horse Show 1974 An old snapshot of Diane (1969) with Nakima Sweetpea (left) and Farra (right)  

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Grab the Reins to Learn Camera Exposure

I can credit one book for helping me move from a rank amateur with lots of interest in photography, yet lacking in technical skills, to an amateur who finally understands how to get the most out of her camera. This one book slapped the reins in my hands enabling me to turn my little DSLR […]

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