inspiration search

Do you ever have those days where you’re just lacking inspiration … and while you have a room full of props, none seem to fit the look you’re going for? I’ve been wanting to change my backdrop up a bit and have hoped for some wood to get a more rustic, fall look. I’ve been using the white backdrop for quite some time now so a change was due. Continue reading “inspiration search”

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”

a pass-time

A couple of years ago, a good friend of mine taught a knitting class at church. I’ve wanted to learn knitting since I was a young girl, so I was very excited about this. She was a good teacher because I learned how! 🙂 Knitting is something I can take with me pretty much anywhere I go. I just keep whatever project I’m working on in a small bag and it’s ready to go. Knitting is such a great pass-time!  Continue reading “a pass-time”

putting together a still life

Believe it or not, there really is a lot of thought that can go into having a successful and interesting still life photograph. As I’ve mentioned before, there are so many ways to make a still life look good. From the minimalist look to a completely full scene of objects. For mine, I’ve tended to stick to more simple still life photography. I like a ‘cleaner’ scene. Although I’m totally drawn to some of the gorgeous photography that is full of pieces … so far I’ve just been unsuccessful at doing them myself.  Continue reading “putting together a still life”