Center stage

April 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Putting flowers on stage, so to speak, draws attention to not only their beauty but their every very delicate detail. Using a white backdrop and two speed lights enhanced the petals even in its shadow. This hi-key process is always so relaxing to me, plus I get to have fresh flowers in the house for awhile.
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Daisy bird watching

April 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
My miniature schnauzer, Miss Daisy. She loves to watch the birds in the trees and when I'm not watching them, I'm watching her. This time her profile, her coat, her new cut and the spring green grass all complimented each other. She looks like she's day dreaming. A beautiful spring day.
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Roll of the dice

March 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Still life in motion? Is there such a thing? Well I tried. The challenge was the small moving objects. I had the black background and the light set. I had the focus locked. The image looked perfect when everything was still. But when things moved, when they changed, when they were disrupted and knocked down. That's when the 'fun' began. This was my...
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Recurring dream

March 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I've had a recurring dream. In it I'm running away from a house into the woods or a grove of trees. I'm running away from something or something is chasing me but when I look back I don't see anything, I feel it. I know something's there and I keep looking back, that confuses me. I get lost. I run to a clearing and try to rest thinking maybe I'm sa...
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Denver Botanic Gardens

March 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I have a new macro lens! And what better place to test it then the Denver botanic gardens? Even in winter there are many beautiful flowers and plants to see and photograph. On the day I was there they had signs up about an orchid photography contest. I did gets some pictures of the many different kinds of orchids they had in the tropical conservato...
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