Picture Black and White

I have started an online course delving into black and white photography.  We are covering graphic elements first, so here I am sharing photos I took for various prompts from this topic.  For this class, like others I have taken, … Continue reading

North Carolina, Pt. 1

This past weekend a road-trip to Asheville, North Carolina was on the agenda.  In this post I am showing all the images I got using my iPhone and Instagram.  The next post will feature photos I took using my SLR, … Continue reading


A trip to Franklin, Tennessee was on the agenda last weekend to catch up with relatives. We got to meet one of the newest cousins, Miss Kennedy Whitten!  here a a few shots from the trip:

Natalie and her beautiful daughter, Kennedy:

taken July 2011

Kennedy and her proud Grandmother!

taken July 2011

Of course Annabel had to get some Kennedy time too.

taken July 2011

So sweet

taken July 2011

Annabel with the sweet and goofy Bibi:

taken July 2011

This cat had an affinity for Jeanie’s cute pregnant belly.

taken July 2011

And finally, a shot of Annabel – I loved the light right here.

taken July 2011


Today I both re-processed an older image, and took an iPhone picture using the Hipstamatic app.

Here is a photo of a gorgeous alaskan husky, taken in Juneau, Alaska.  I loved all of the huskies – I wish I could have one as a pet.  They live to work, though, and would probably not like to live the life of leisure that our beagle, Sweet Pea, takes full advantage of.

I re-processed it today using actions from Florabella.

taken July, 2009

This shot is a detail of a floral arrangement I made as a Halloween decoration.

taken 11.7.10 with iPhone


Still being in camera limbo, I have decided to flaunt the rules of a 365 blog because, well, it’s my blog and I said so.

I am being an impatient soul.  And a rebel.  I can’t be confined by your 365 walls.

Anyhoo, so I reworked a picture I took in Ireland this past March 2010.  We were in County Meath and went to visit Trim Castle.  Just down a path there are some ruins of an old cathedral, complete with meandering sheep everywhere you turn.

I added a texture to this shot: