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flat lay on a friday

Flat lay's are challenging for me. What is a flat lay you say? Good question ... who ever heard of that before!? Flat lay: An assortment of objects laid out flat on a board or some sort of backdrop with a photo taken from above. This is a type of photography I'd like to master. It's tricky. You ... READ the POST

thirsty thursday

Hey everyone ... this is my first Thirsty Thursday post ... I thought it would be kind of fun to post about a favorite drink today. How about a nice cool glass of ice tea! This is one of the most delicious ice teas I've had. I actually stumbled across the bags in my tea jar and since they were ... READ the POST

red ants & hot summer days

Who knew we'd see days over 100º so early in the summer! June is often a month of varied weather. We've even had rain and cloudy days in June some years. Not this year though. It's been as high as 107º here this past week. With that kind of heat, the ants come out in the cool of the evening. I ... READ the POST

my still life story

What a journey this has been! It all started out with me trying to figure out what my style of photography is. Light - dark - pop of color - etc ... I began this journey by following the Bethadilly Challenge on Instagram. After doing several weeks of photos I ventured out and started looking at ... READ the POST

a day at the ranch

It was 100 years ago that Dan and Leona Tognazzini homesteaded the property out in Cuyama. The celebration we had been planning for months was just a day away. There were several of us at the ranch the day before, getting things ready and enjoying the incredible quiet and beauty of this place. ... READ the POST

breakfast

So much chirping going on outside my window. It really is a pleasant sound. The sound of life. We even have some baby birds outside my kitchen right now. Somehow one side of the glass in one of the porch lights broke and a little mama bird made a nest for her babies. ... READ the POST

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!

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.
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