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When Words are Hard to Find

March 21st, 2016

Several times during life we meet people who have lost someone they love. Their pain is on their outside and on their faces, and we want to say some words of comfort. It's hard to know what to say in situations like these. We can feel their pain and ... 

When you visit someone at the hospital or go to your dentists or doctors appointment do you ever notice whats on their walls? Is it beautiful art that you can escape into or is it a collection of human body charts? Are the walls adorned by the d... 

How to Cope with Creative Block

January 18th, 2016

Im sure most of you have experienced it. You sit and stare at the screen, but nothing happens. Your fingers are not moving, and neither is your mind. It feels empty. Writers block, or creators block as I would like to call it, happens to e... 

How to Write a Newsletter

January 13th, 2016

Staring at the screen Writing the headline for a newsletter. Pondering: Memories, in cabinets, on the wall Must have some music easier to write with music. Playlist random order KC &The Sunshine Band Shake your booty One... 

2016 - What do you want?

January 7th, 2016

The holidays are over and a new year has just begun. The transition from one year to another is often the time when we reflect on the past year and make plans and set goals for the coming year. What went well last year? What did not go well, and ... 

An important part of the Christmas celebration is sending and receiving Christmas cards. At least it used to be. Beautiful cards with dreamy images of how the Christmas spirit should be dropped into our mailboxes. Images that conveyed a peaceful an... 

What the Hell is She Doing?

October 26th, 2015

Im in this networking group of entrepreneurs who challenge and help each other succeed in different business areas. Last week I was challenged to focus on just one subject in my photos instead of running around and shooting everything I see as I no... 

My First Sale

September 4th, 2013

A Little Sunshine Story I love Twitter! I used to love Facebook until I realized it was more of an arena for bragging! You know, I bought a new car, my husband brought me roses, were going on a vacation to Hawaii and that sort of stuff. Not what... 

Art for Charity

July 30th, 2013

I support charity! At least sometimes, when I believe in the cause. When my kids were in junior high I was in front to raise money for school trips to Germany and Poland to see the concentration camps Auschwitz, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sachsenhausen and... 

A Photographers Dilemma

April 29th, 2013

I love to travel! What better way of developing the creative eye is there? New places, different people, different landscapes and inspiration everywhere you look. I see only one problem: I get to the right places, but not at the right time! ... 

Are you offended if you see a copy of your own idea? Is it ok for other people to steal your ideas? Of course it is! If youre guilty of inspiring others you have it coming, and you should be proud that someone else values your work so much its... 

Come on, youve all been there! You gather your gear and get out there with your mind full of brilliant ideas about a stunning image whether its a painting or a photograph. When you get to the spot of your choice, its just not what you were expec... 

The beginning

March 31st, 2013

Once upon a time I browsed through a glossy magazine looking at some photos. The magazine was an old issue of National Geographic handed down from a neighbor. My attention was drawn to a photo of a big red apple hanging from a tree. The photo was... 

My First Decent Photo

March 31st, 2013

I remember the first decent photo I took. I mean the first photo you could actually tell the content of. It was a picture of my brother. He was about one year old and sitting in his stroller waving at me. I was nine. We were in Workington, Engla... 

Creative Mood

March 31st, 2013

Im in a creative mood today. My mind is halfway into this blog post and halfway into new ideas for a photo shoot. This affects what I should be doing; concentrating on the cupcakes Im making for my daughters 21st birthday. They do not turn out ...