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Now that my new website and blog are up and running (It will never be finished), I am back at my 50 projects. I love spring! I love the renewal of colour, birds singing, fresh air through open windows and brighter skies. I’ve been outside with my camera a bit more often. Here are some […]

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A common technique to create striking images is to isolate a single element of a subject or scene to draw attention to it. This is often done using a shallow depth of field (DOF) to throw the background out of focus so the main subject is the centre of attention. This is technically called differential […]

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Last week I had the privilege of getting together with two lovely, talented and creative ladies – Tina Barabonoff of Platinum Floral Designs and Linda Payne of Designer Weddings Rentals. Tina’s passion for flower arranging stemmed from her own cut flower garden and her background in design. She creates unique, vibrant bouquets with a keen […]

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This week I fulfilled a long time wish, something I’ve wanted to do since I bought my first SLR 15 years ago. Perhaps it was all that time spent peering through microscopes on my way to my Microbiology degree that had me yearning for one for so long, the fascination for small details made larger […]

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OK, so I missed a a couple weeks. Major life events derailed my plans to do a project a week, but this hardly seemed important at the time. The project for this week involved coating paper with several coats of  an emulsion to give your  images printed on an inkjet printer the look of old […]

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While out walking my dog this morning, I was struck by how much purple is out at the moment. My walk became a hunt for how much purple I could find in my neighbourhood. This is what I found without trespassing. And while I know it’s not purple, I thought it was pretty anyway.

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I went for a walk with my dog this morning. Without my camera. I had the thought that since I am done with 365 and no longer need to have it with me, I’d unburden myself and walk without its weight around my neck. Only I missed having it with me. Everywhere I walked, I […]

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