before and after

I’m always interested in seeing what a photograph looks like before and after edits, so I thought I’d do that with you today. The difference can sometimes be quite drastic and other times very subtle. When working on my still life photography, I pretty much do all of my editing in Lightroom.  Continue reading “before and after”

creating presets

It’s really so much easier than you might think! Not all presets work on all photos. But it is super easy to create your own and will save you time in editing when you select the right preset for your photo. Continue reading “creating presets”

warm air & wispy clouds

There’s a warmth in the air. The sun in all its glory has caught my attention as it slips closer and closer to the horizon. A few wispy clouds blocking, yet adding to that stunning view. The birds have quieted down. The bees have stopped buzzing. And there’s a gentle breeze blowing. This day is just about done.

_MG_6169-1As I think back, it was a good day. I got in a little quiet time this morning … a necessity for every day! And I managed to get in a little still life photography before I headed in to pick up my grandson.

Take a MomentToday I went in a little early to get a picture of this adorable little church. Such an inviting little spot with its tree-filled landscape inviting you in to hear about Jesus.

Creston Community Church-1.jpgThe sun is gone now and darkness is beginning to fold in all around me. I guess it’s time to go inside and put this day to rest.

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a trip to trader joes

We stopped into Trader Joes after my granddaughter’s soccer game yesterday … it was a great game and the sun was shining. It almost felt like summer! Living sixteen miles out, all trips to town have to count, so I (we … three granddaughters and my very curious two-year-old grandbaby) stopped at the store to grab some chicken for dinner. As you may have guessed by my photo, we picked up more than that. Continue reading “a trip to trader joes”