Category Archive: January 2013

January 31, 2013

I drive a lot.  Just for pleasure.  Sometimes I’ll get in the Cadillac and drive around the city or the country, kind of trying to get lost basically.  Y’know, just see where roads… Continue reading

January 30, 2013

I’ve seen it raining fire in the sky.  – John Denver Focus:  Landscape This was a cold evening in Washington Park waiting for the sun to light up the evening clouds.  Although I… Continue reading

January 29, 2013

Winter came down to our home one night, quietly pirouetting in on silver-toed slippers of snow; and we, we were children again.  – Bill Morgan, Jr. Focus:  Still Life Hooray – it snowed… Continue reading

January 28, 2013

Seein’ things that I may never see again.  Oh, I can’t wait to get on the road again.  – Willie Nelson Focus:  Photojournalism / Life Unscripted Now here is something you don’t see… Continue reading

January 27, 2013

C is for cookie – that’s good enough for me!  – Cookie Monster Focus:  Food Warm chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven.  Truly, is there anything more delicious?        

January 26, 2013

Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.  – Rupert Brooke Focus:  Street Scene We went to a play downtown tonight, so I packed Rollin’s little point-and-shoot camera in my purse and had… Continue reading

January 25, 2013

…Now I know my ABC’s, next time won’t you sing with me? Focus:  Alphabet Challenge I challenged myself today to find all of the letters of the alphabet in one outing, photograph them,… Continue reading

January 24, 2012

Don’t be afraid to go on a wild goose chase.  What do you think wild geese are for anyway?  – Will Rogers Focus:  Animals/Wildlife It was a balmy 65 degrees today so I… Continue reading

January 23, 2013

I’ll tell you how the sun rose – a ribbon at a time.  – Emily Dickenson Focus:  Landscape Okay – so I admit that there is nothing really creative about a picture of… Continue reading

January 22, 2013

Lord don’t let me die in a cheap motel.  – Banjo & Sullivan Focus:  Technique (In-Camera Bokeh, Multiple Exposure) Boy was I desperate for a photo tonight.  I had completely forgotten to use… Continue reading

January 21, 2013

Wild thing…. You make my heart sing.  – The Troggs Focus:  Macro Tonight, I sought inspiration from a bottle of wine… it’s been known to happen on occasion.  I purposely composed this as… Continue reading

January 20, 2013

When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.  – Georgia O’Keefe Focus:  Macro Jeff had bought me a bouquet of flowers as… Continue reading

January 19, 2013

Seventeen only comes once in a lifetime. Don’t it just fly by wild and free?  – Tim McGraw Focus:  Portrait Ahhhhh – Terra Firma!  Back to what I know and love – portraits! … Continue reading

January 18, 2013

Who am I, to be blind?  Pretending not to see their needs.  – Michael Jackson, The Man in the Mirror Focus:  Photojounalism / Life Unscripted (B/W) Walked around downtown today in the bitter… Continue reading

January 17, 2013

How do you hold a moonbeam in your hand?  – The Nuns, Sound of Music Focus:  Texture/Pattern Working with texture and lighting here – achieved the effect post-processing in Photoshop.  Cool or gross? … Continue reading

January 16, 2013

‘Tis midnight now.  The bend and broken moon, batter’d and black, as from a thousand battles, hangs silent on the purple walls of Heaven.  – Joaquin Miller Focus:  Technique (Composition, Negative Space) A… Continue reading

January 15, 2013

I have to spin straw into gold, and I don’t know how to do it.  – Brothers Grimm, Rumpelstiltskin Focus:  Texture/Pattern Grasping at straws here…. well, okay, grass. I have found that not… Continue reading

January 14, 2013

Black are my steps on silver sod; Thick blows my frosty breath abroad; And tree and house, and hill and lake, Are frosted like a wedding-cake.  – Robert Louis Stevenson Focus:  Landscape This… Continue reading

January 13, 2013

A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men.  – Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Focus:  Macro Weeeeeeeee!  I have always wanted to try this with water! … Continue reading

January 12, 2013

My double vision gets the best of me.  – Foreigner, Double Vision Focus:  Technique (In-Camera Multiple Exposure) Inspired by an article on Nicholas Ruel, who is photographing the world’s cities using multiple exposure,… Continue reading

January 11, 2013

If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the world?  – Snow Patrol Focus:  Everyday Moment/Object Went to bed early tonight.  Snapped this just… Continue reading

January 10, 2013

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. – Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds Focus:  Landscape Love the mood in… Continue reading

January 9, 2013

The average human looks without seeing, listens without hearing, touches without feeling.  – Leonardo DaVinci Focus:  Texture/Pattern This photo is the result of a little late night creativity.  It was just about time… Continue reading

January 8, 2013

What do I wear in bed?  Why Chanel No. 5, of course.  – Marilyn Monroe Focus:  Everyday Moment/Object Aaaaaah bed.  Who doesn’t just love tucking in beneath a warm fluffy comforter on a… Continue reading

January 7, 2013

You got a fast car.  And we go cruising to entertain ourselves.  – Tracy Chapman, Fast Car Focus:  Technique (In-Camera Motion Blur) This photo is the result of frustration. I had been busy… Continue reading

January 6, 2013

I always feel like, somebody’s watching me.  – Rockwell Focus:  Street Art I do love street art. This mural appeals to me in particular because I love how the artist incorporated the imperfections… Continue reading

January 5, 2013

Symmetry is what we see at a glance.  – Blaise Pascal Focus:  Texture/Pattern I wandered around Washington Park today, completely uninspired by anything;  January blahs for sure.  As often happens when I’m bored,… Continue reading

January 4, 2013

Mamas don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys.  – Waylon Jennings Focus:  Street Art Howdy, Cowboy!  This is my nod to the National Western Stock Show that rides into town each… Continue reading

January 3, 2013

Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need… Continue reading

January 2, 2013

Round and round and round it goes.  Where it stops, nobody knows. Focus:  Technique  (In-Camera Spin) Brrr. This was a cold day. I actually took this photo leaning out the window of the… Continue reading

January 1, 2013

The beginning is always today.  – Mary Shelley Focus:  Self Portrait And so it begins.  New Year.  New Project.  Time to grow some new branches.