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
It doesn't matter what we're doing, we all have something we'd rather be doing to pass the time.
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
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
*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
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.
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
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.
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