Creativity exercises are both fun and frustrating. It's good to get out of my comfort zone and try new things, but figuring out new skills takes some thinking and experimentation.
My neighbors act as my muse, as they have for artists before me. In this case, my neighbors porch beckoned with its bright flowers against a big porch.
The sky and water stretch on endlessly in this photograph from the Outer Banks in North Carolina.
Bee butts are cute, but what I got was a bee wearing pantaloons while upside down in a thistle!
Sometimes I don’t realize that I’ve taken a perfect picture until I get home and start reviewing my work. That was the case with this tree peony. The color, the symmetry, the unfolding of the petals – all made for a rich and luxurious flower, waiting for me to release it to the world. #…
Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them. – President Franklin D. Roosevelt . # # # I’ve loved this photo for years. It wasn’t very good, but the emotions when I saw those flags was so strong that day and it has…
March gave me several lessons, including better protecting my creative time and why green beans are good for a beagle.
Having something that is pretty for the sake of pretty is refreshing. It gives our life a daily harvest of beauty and color.
One thing I particularly enjoy about post processing my photos is learning new things. Joining a monthly texture club encouraged me to stretch my skills, see what others did, and enhance my photographs.