Finding Joy

Often when things are going well it is easy to find joy in life, but what about in the tough times. There is a Buddhist saying that there are 10,000 sorrows and 10,000 joys in life, unfortunately they are often intermingled. So how can we find joy in tough times? This will be different for everyone, but the universal thing will be “being in the moment” This means seeing what is right here, right now. Right now the only moment Continue reading Finding Joy

Missing in Action

I think that describes how I feel, it is like my life has been ripped out from under me and I have been transported to a new house and a new life. A life that revolves around cancer. My husband has a rare form of Leukemia which there is no cure for, but, they give you chemo in the hope that it will prolong your life….but at what cost…. every 28 days we start anew chemo round of two injections Continue reading Missing in Action

Photography, Art or both

frog praying

I love my photography and I love bringing the beauty of the outdoors to you in it’s pure form and you will see that in my landscape images and nature shots, however there is also a creative part of myself that likes to start with an image and create something completely different out of it. A few of my early attempts got lots of good feedback. There is some here.                     Continue reading Photography, Art or both

Where has the Refine edge tool gone in Photoshop?

This is a link to a free video, showing you how the new refine edge works. They have changed the name to select and mask and it opens up a new window. This is a quick video to give you an overview. If you have any questions let me know in the comments. Enjoy. https://youtu.be/op4NGgsObBA

What do you want?

Memories

Hi, I wanted to ask my subscribers what they like best. Do you like straight up photos, do you prefer art, do you like digital compositions. I would love you to answer and I will give you some examples to chose from. Which of the two below would you want if you were purchasing an image? Please reply in the comments or email me. I really value your feedback.

Flower Photography

Flower Photograohy – If you love flowers and want to be able to capture them so they look as amazing as they are then this is the book for you. Tips on how to get the perfect flower image, what settings to use, what gear you may need and the best times to go out taking your shots. It is a great companion book to macro and composition. click here