I took these on a cloudy morning, during the early days of my obsession with taking photos of flowers. I was still using auto settings on my camera; at the time, a Nikon D70. I’m going to be planting orange tulip bulbs with some grape hyacinth this weekend, so maybe I’ll try another set of… Read More 2008: Tulips and magnolias in March.
The day after Captain gave me my early wedding present, he took me to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro to test it out. I spent most of the time taking macro photos of flowers and plants. I remember it being nauseatingly hot, and it was only May! We had a lovely day, though.
I have The Captain to thank for sparking my love of photography, which persists today. I might have discovered it eventually, but it is extra-special that it is one of the things that we share. We got engaged in February of 2006, and he bought me an early wedding gift in May of that year:… Read More My first DSLR
It is now day three of this month’s Blogging University Photo 101 course, and today’s theme was “Water”. My first thought was of some impromptu beach sunset photos that I took of my girls in South Carolina last year. But I had time to take a new photo today, and I want to try to challenge… Read More “Water” – Photo 101: A Photo a Day
I tend to favor simplicity and minimalism in my photos, as you can likely tell with just a quick glance over my photoblog. But when I read today’s Photo 101 assignment, “Street”, my trip to Japan with my husband in 2007 was the first thing that I thought of. Most of my street photography from… Read More “Street” – Photo 101: A Photo a Day