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Of Geese and Goslings

Me Loves Our Geese You have no idea how much I love the geese who live on our pond. It’s crazy! Every year the same core group come back in the spring, no matter the weather, nor how freezing it is… no matter what. Every year, I eagerly wait to see if any┬ábabies arrive. They…

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And Now, Let’s Breathe

Let’s All Just Take a Breath It’s been an interesting week. On SO many fronts!! My goodness. Vic Gundotra leaving Google, all the crazy world stuff… whew! So today, being Friday… I’m just going to leave you with this. A breath, a fresh, minty moment, just a spot of peace in the midst of all…

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True Confessions & The True Beauty of Art

┬áMy Confession Looking at this photo as I was preparing this post, I had a realization. I can honestly confess that: Sometimes what I experience when looking at one of my finished photos is way more awesome than the one I had taking it. There. I said it. It’s true for this photo…

Shark Fin Cove

The Perfect Pirate Name How can you resist a place that sounds like a pirates’ landing? From the moment I heard the name “Shark Fin Cove”, my hearty imagination had me hobbling around on a peg leg “Arrrr-ing” to passersby. Of course, I know the whole “Pirates say Arr” thing is a myth… but don’t…

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Sunset at Bendemeer

Bendemeer Estates A year ago, I went to New Zealand to help teach a fabulous workshop given by Trey Ratcliff. It was his first New Zealand workshop – and my first visit to Hobbitland. I pretty much walked around the whole time with my mouth hanging open at the postcard views EVERYWHERE! We visited lots…

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Interpret the Sky, Move Your Feet

Inspiration in the Sky When conditions aren’t inviting me to venture out for some inspired shooting… I just wait for the sky. Without snow this winter in the mountains where I live, the dry, lackluster terrain just isn’t all that awesome to photograph all by itself. At least it isn’t for my taste. Maybe I’ve…

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To Surf the Zuvuya

One Evening in Santa Cruz Santa Cruz is known for many things. Among them, surfing, beaches, sunsets, being a little (or a lot) “out there” – and Natural Bridges, which is where this image was taken. So on this particular evening, when they all converged in one spot for this one moment, I couldn’t help…

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