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peace in the midst of chaos

Life has changed over the years. People no longer seem to have the kind of days where everyone's at home, living their lives carefree with nowhere they have to be, no schedules to keep. At least that's the way it is in my world. This busy life teaches me things though. I am learning to live in ... READ the POST

summer mornings

A slight breeze normally flows through the house on summer mornings. We opened the windows the evening before. The heat of summer cools down quickly once we get close to the setting of the sun here on the Central Coast. As I step outside into the backyard, the kittens start meowing asking for ... READ the POST

window into my work

My studio is full of props and petals and camera gear. Getting them all to work together to create art can be challenging. Sometimes my level of inspiration is so low, but I start anyway because it's what I love. ... READ the POST

my yard's offerings

Mine isn't a normal yard like you might have. Sixteen miles out and the water isn't that great. And so we don't have green grass or any lucious plants. It takes a rugged plant to survive the heat and scorching sun of summer out here where the shade from a tree is sparse. The plants I have, I ... READ the POST

how I took this photo

Today I'm sharing 'how I took this photo' with you. You'll be surprised at how simple my thought process is. :) At the top of my driveway, I have this huge butterfly bush. A few days ago, I noticed that it was absolutely full of white flowers ... something I love to photograph. So, I picked several ... READ the POST

minimalism

Sometimes I really enjoy this type of photography. It's simple, it's clean. It hardly takes any thought. It kind of makes me feel peaceful.  ... a cup of tea ... READ the POST

She has become an amazing teacher of photography

Carolyn has a keen eye for how to compose still life set-ups, using lighting to enhance the scene she is...

Debra Miller Still Life Photographer

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2019-09-28T11:07:32-07:00

Debra Miller Still Life Photographer

Carolyn has a keen eye for how to compose still life set-ups, using lighting to enhance the scene she is displaying.

Her eye for beauty is exceptional!

Carolyn's work is so pleasing! Her eye for beauty in nature as well as in still life is exceptional!
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2019-09-28T11:15:27-07:00
Carolyn's work is so pleasing! Her eye for beauty in nature as well as in still life is exceptional!

She is extraordinarily talented and has a beautiful heart as well.

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

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2019-09-29T18:09:06-07:00

Sandi Sutton, Editor The Joyful Life Magazine

Her ability to create elegant, serene imagery by marrying both feminine and rustic elements is truly a gift.

I am so thrilled

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls...

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

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2018-08-15T05:08:35-07:00

Angela McKee

General Manager Best Western Plus Black Oak

I am so thrilled to have worked with Carolyn to find perfect local pictures to have hang on the walls of our newly remodeled King Spa Suite.

She has a gift …

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the...

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

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2019-09-26T18:13:48-07:00

Rhadonda Sedgwick

Food Photographer

Carolyn has such a beautiful style, simple yet elegant. She has a gift for arranging items and capturing just the right light! She is a sweet and talented soul and her still life photography and work speaks for itself!! Gorgeous!
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