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Finding Your Voice: Day 10. Story.

We made it! This is Part 10 of: “Finding Your Voice… 10 Days, 10 Concepts To Help You Find Your Photographic Voice.”  Our final day! Wow, what a journey it’s been… and I feel like it’s only just begun. There’s SO much more to talk about! As a final wrap up to this round, I leave you…

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Finding Your Voice: Day 8. Shapes & Patterns.

Oh boy! It’s Day 8 in: “Finding Your Voice… 10 Days, 10 Concepts To Help You Find Your Photographic Voice.”  Today, we’re going to wrap ourselves around… Shapes and Patterns A world without shapes or patterns is pretty much a blob. Ditto bones. 😉 Shapes and patterns are definitely important elements to watch for – and potentially build…

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My New Hero

Alice Herz-Sommer Alice Herz-Sommer was the oldest living survivor of the Holocaust. She died this year at 110 years old. That’s notable all by itself, but is not why I felt moved to make a post about her. It’s her relationship with music, which moved me to tears when I watched this video. Not tears…

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Making Post-Processing Decisions

Decisions, Decisions I love post-processing photos. Since my approach to photography means creating my own vision or “take” on what I see, I have no problem processing a photo in dramatic directions and find it all incredibly satisfying. I was raised in an artistic family, so I guess that just got baked into me. By…

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Her New Coiffe

Click here to download MP3 Her friends thought her new doo was a tad overdone for everyday, although it definitely DID make a statement. She assumed their stares were that of envy and admiration, so she struck the pose and imagined it immortalized in People magazine. Oh, Snip-Snap!

Dramatic. Glamorous.

Click here to download MP3 Sometimes nature is so very dramatic and glamorous. She’ll just go for it. Break out her finery and sweep into that sky like the MEGA star that she is. I love it when she does that. I caught her this day in her explosionary finale of an intricately choreographed dance…

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Convict Lake

Click here to download MP3 My first visit there. I love that feeling of the first time… your heart quickens, your eyes get all sharp and darty at the new sights, even my stomach jumps around a little at the excitement of it all. I’m big on the story too – and I love hearing…

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