We're gonna get sappy this week! I've spent all day trying to decide what my favorite place is - which is no easy feat as so many places hold a special spot in my heart. There are so many factors that go in to making a place a 'favorite' for me - the atmosphere, the … Continue reading Favorite Place – Weekly Photo Challenge
I’d Rather Be… – Weekly Photo Challenge
It doesn't matter what we're doing, we all have something we'd rather be doing to pass the time.
Photoshop Actions – Photoshop Friday
With just a click of a button and the blink of an eye, your desired photo effects will appear. It really is almost that simple. And I only say 'almost' because you have to make the action before you can apply it to your image. For starters, some of you might be wondering just what … Continue reading Photoshop Actions – Photoshop Friday
Silence – Weekly Photo Challenge
One of the most striking features of winter is the seemingly unbreakable silence produced by the first snowfall. Especially when you live in a state like Virginia where the mere whisper of the word snow puts people in a frenzy. Having grown up in the winter wonderland that is Michigan, most of the beauty that … Continue reading Silence – Weekly Photo Challenge
Creating a Soft Glow – Photoshop Friday
*Que infomercial dramatization* Have you ever wanted to add a little more oomph to your photos but were unsure how? A little glow of a sunset here, a little pop of sunrise there? Well look no further! Tea, Wine, and Cheese, Please! has all you need to evoke a sense of wonder and magic through … Continue reading Creating a Soft Glow – Photoshop Friday
Weathered – Weekly Photo Challenge
The morning's residual fog makes it appear as if these weathered trees were still burning. The destruction of a forest fire is often devastating, but the marks it leaves behind on the land are breath taking.
Everyday I am shocked at how brilliant, magical, dangerous, fickle, and life changing love can be. Love is the one unifying feeling we all search for - even if we don't realize we're searching. Even the word itself is appealing. So simple, but so much meaning hidden between its four letters.
2017 Favorites – Weekly Photo Challenge
Choosing just one favorite photograph from 2017 is a near impossibility. This past year has brought with it enormous changes, unforgettable beauty, and many moments of awe-struck breathlessness. I don't think one picture that accurately captures all of my emotions from this year. So here we go. Farewell, 2017. I can only hope that … Continue reading 2017 Favorites – Weekly Photo Challenge
Ascend – Weekly Photo Challenge
This week I have a two-for-one for you. Just look at this gorgeous bird, ascending to the heavens. I just wish that I had been prepared to capture fast-moving wildlife instead of mountains and had my shutter speed increased to preserve his beautiful markings while in flight.
Reflections – Photoshop Friday
Eyes are one of my favorite things to photograph. So much emotion and life can be captured with just a click of a button when the eyes are the focus. But one thing I tend to take for granted about eyes is just how reflective they are! Unless you have your angles just right, if … Continue reading Reflections – Photoshop Friday