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Putting together a display

I’m in the process of moving to an apartment.  Apartment living is great and care free in so many ways but you have that generic wall color every where and it can feel a little like an institution so I’ve been working on some photography displays for our new apartment.  Last week my husband and […]

EXPRESSIONS: A LANGUAGE WITHOUT WORDS…

Recently, I’ve developed a very keen interest in portrait photography. The expressions a human face is capable of showing are just so amazing. It’s like one doesn’t even need a language, so communicative and expressive are the eyes and the face. The other day, I was going through portraits on Flickr, and stumbled across this […]

Learning from Flickr

I can get lost in Flickr for hours.  I start browsing through our own Beyond Megapixels group and then I wander through friends pages and then to their friends and their friends friends.  I was doing this last night on the couch with my husband and he asked me what I was doing looking at […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday: Self Portraits

We’ll be getting back to our Vignette posts on Wednesday but for today I give you Photo Challenge #10 – the Self Portrait.   I think everyone has at one point taken a shot of themselves.  Either in the mirror or by holding the camera akwardly as far away from your face as possible.  A […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday: #3 the Signs of Spring

This weeks photo challenge is #3 on my massively long list of photo challenges.  Shooting the Signs of Spring.  Am I living in a dream world where Spring happens in NY at the end of February?  Yes.  I am.  Happily, thank you very much.  But spring is happening some places in the US right now. […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday – The Look of Love

It was Valentines Day last week and I’ve been seeing all kinds of pictures that have me thinking about “the look of love”.  Capturing Love is number #32 on my list.  Here are some shots that capture that look of love to me.  And at the end I have a little assignment. I think I […]

Photographers in the News and another Winner

In official business The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Photography can be claimed by commenter: PShorten.  I have sent you an e-mail with request for your address but if you haven’t gotten it please check your junk mail. I’m always interested in photo tips, who isn’t?  So this week for our Photographers in the News I bring you tips […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday: Food as Art

I love the inspiration that I find in Foodie Magazines and Blogs – the lighting, the presentation, the food it really gets me hungry.  Food photography is very difficult for many reasons the main one being you have to cook food that looks good.  It doesn’t stop me from trying though and this week I’m […]

When Reflections Work.

Working with reflections so that they add to the photo is a difficult thing to do.  There are a whole series of ways that reflections do not work.  For example when you take a reflection of someone and in the reflection you can see up the persons nose….like some senior pictures that I’ve seen…like one […]

Photo Challenges and Flickr

After my last post about Leading Lines I received a lot of e-mails about my list of photo challenges and about our Flickr Group so lets answer some questions: 1. How many items are on your list?  It grows every single day and I have 243 items on the list now.  It started out with […]