Recent iPhone Images

After taking a little unplanned hiatus, I am again enthusiastically posting to instagram.  I admit to sometimes getting envious of these wonderful photographers I follow who never seem to run out of inspiration.  Mine seems to come in waves – but I am thankful … Continue reading

Day Four

The “Picture the Holidays” prompt for today encouraged us to find the “key” to helping our soul slow down and savor the season. We all have at least one magic remedy that no matter what, will give us the perspective … Continue reading

Botanical Gardens

My sister and I and (good golly) Miss Molly met up at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens the other day with children in tow.   Even though the temperature quickly rose to unbearable levels, we managed to get there early enough to have a good time before heat exhaustion set in!  Here are a few of the shots I got.

Update!!!  The second to last shot (of Annabel giving Stella a piggyback ride) was featured in a mosaic on the Mortal Muses website, which was focused on the theme of “two”.  A great idea!!!  Check out the button on the sidebar to the site.

Flower close-up

taken July 2011

Extremely cool lilly pad:

taken July 2011

Ribbit

Orchids

taken 2011

Love these flowers!

taken July 2011

These yellow flowers were insanely gorgeous, and apparently they were a favorite of bees too because there were SO many surrounding them.  Bees freak me out.  I can only appreciate them from a far far distance.

taken July 2011

The following three photos show Annabel and her newest friend, Stella, as they bonded along the canopy walk.

taken July 2011

taken July 2011

taken July 2011

As always, thanks for coming by!

80:365

It’s been more than a month since my last post – lame I know.

But there has been a move, and then almost near constant chaos as the new house gets renovations completed.  I am slowly starting to feel the pleasant, and seemingly unfamiliar, lull of normalcy at last.  And so I plan to start posting again as much as possible.

First up are some shots of a trip to St. Petersburg, Florida.  Then hopefully I will fall back into a rhythm of shooting something nearly everyday.

First up is a glimpse of what I am dubbing “Pelican Pier”.  These creatures have become a source of fascination for me.

Look at them.  They are like some kind of muppet-monsters.

This one was completely unfazed by my presence.  The only way I knew it wasn’t a statue was when I saw it blink.   Their eyelids are see-through!  Freaky.

Bizarre, cute, freaky things.

Zoltar knows all…….

But Annabel is not buying it.

Another scene from the pier:

A Dali-esque bench outside the Salvadore Dali Museum.

Starbucks break.

AHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!

Chased by a giant crab, I make my way to the beach.

The weather was so so cold…..the only upside to the frigid temperatures was that the beach was devoid of people.

Annabel jumping over the waves.  Mid-jump!

And finally, contemplating the vastness of it all.

for today

Well I had planned on capturing our slow transition to our new house at least by iPhone this week, but so far it it isn’t working out.  Boo!  Hopefully tomorrow I will have a chance to capture a few shots when I go out there to do some measuring.

In the meantime, at the Mortal Muses photography site they are focusing this week on applied textures, and this photo I took at the Guinness Factory in Dublin, Ireland was featured today:

Cool!