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Make Something New 09 – darkness

This creative prompt is somewhat vague – darkness. It may sound difficult at first, but this vagueness gives you a lot of creative freedom. Sometimes we have freedoms that we don’t even know we have. 🙂 Darkness has many cultural and connotative meanings that can be explored or you could attempt it more literally with a low key (dark) image. Remember that visually, darkness is the only way that we are able to perceive light – the whole yin and yang of realities.

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Hokkaido Shrine 02

During my visit to Japan last Spring, I spent a lot of time alone at Shinto Shrines. I cannot put words to the calm and peaceful feeling that I found in these spaces but it is a gift both from the place and from inside oneself. I believe this serenity is available in many places – shrines, mountains, churches, forests, temples, the seaside, open water, rolling fields, hidden lakes and even your own back yard if you are willing to seek it there. 🌳✨💚

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a quiet moment with the sea

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Make Something New 02 – Light

This week’s prompt is “the light”.  You can make anything in response to the prompt – a photo, a drawing, a song, a cake.  And you can interpret the prompt as openly as you like.  Your subject could be literal light or a figurative notion of light.  It can be natural light or artificial light.  […]

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#viralkindness 01

Care homes in the UK have reached out to the public for contact from the outside. Residents are isolated from outside contact for their safety and as such, are feeling alone. I can relate. I am sending a weekly letter and photo to four care homes in my area. 💗 Here is the text of […]

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Come to Africa while You Stay Home

During this difficult time when we have been asked to stay home it’s a challenge to find something to keep busy with. I know for me, boredom is setting in quickly. I was chatting with Armand today and we have decided to offer our video workshop for half price to help keep people busy. You can’t go […]

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Happy New Year!

I’m looking forward to a new year of growth, authenticity, adventure, compassion, health, learning, love, creativity and happiness and wish the same for you. 🙂 To celebrate the start of 2019, I have a special 20% discount to share for Formatt-Hitech ND filters. If you are into Long Exposure photography or have been thinking about […]

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Drone Panography?

Could I make a BIG (multi-shot, high res) panorama with a drone? I’ve never used one, so there is that, but is it even possible?  The photo I want to take would be straight down from the drone, not looking out across the horizon. I asked this question over on Facebook and it sparked a very […]

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Moultrie 08957

South Carolina is a beautiful place.  Admittedly I do take some artistic license as well.  I like to make things mine.  Or show them through my own personal filter.  How do you feel about photo editing?  Do you feel photographs should show exactly what a place or person looks like?  Or is it ok for […]

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