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Kiss Me, I’m Irish!

I really am. Well, part Irish. My great-great-great grandparents on my mother’s side came from the Emerald Isle. Nowadays, though, you don’t have to be Catholic or Irish to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. So wave your shamrocks with pride and celebrate the beauty that is Ireland. Also, you don’t really have to kiss me. An […]

Curing Photographer’s Block

Writers aren’t the only folks who suffer from a “block” on occasion. It happens to photographers, too. There are times when we pick up the camera but aren’t inspired to shoot. We know we want the satisfaction of clicking shutters and full memory cards, but we’re just not feeling it at the moment. Here are […]

A Collection

Hello, friends! It’s a crazy busy day, leading up to the crazy busy week I’ll have next week prepping for the holidays! So in light of the fact that I have to 1) brave the mall; 2) brave the post office; and 3) cook a ton of goodies, today’s entry is simply going to be […]

Keeping It Cool

A Wordless Wednesday contribution. Credit: Snerkology Media. Tweet

Portfolio Tips

The possession of a portfolio is an integral part of selling your photographs – whether you are selling your own prints, or selling your skills as a photographer. Creating a collection of the work that you are the most proud of establishes your skills in a visual way that will draw potential clients and customers. […]

Creating a Photo Montage

Recently I was invited to join the F.O.A.M. group on Flickr. F.O.A.M. stands for: Food Outside Abstract Myself Participants in the group take daily photos of food, outside, an abstract shot, and a shot of themselves, then arrange the shots into a montage (a term often used interchangeably with “collage” and “mosaic”, but they’re really all […]

Gems – Black and White

I wanted to share some great black and white photographs that I’ve come across during this week’s perusal of Flickr’s “Creative Commons”. Most of these are from amateur and hobbyist photographers who have a great eye for composition and a natural talent. I’d like to acknowledge these photographers for their creativity. For more incredible black […]

Fantastic Silhouettes!

Here are some fantastic, dramatic and creative silhouettes that should inspire you to study and play with shape and form. Photo by mugley Photo by L*U*Z*A* Photo by L*U*Z*A* Photo by FreeWine Photo by Petra Photo by Mark Sebastian Photo by *Sean Photo by vramak Tweet

Creativity with LED’s..!

With lightpainting having gained mass popularity, everyone’s trying their hands on it.. after all, all you  need is a camera that allows you to change exposure time! And with everyone trying stuff like this, there’s bound to be a flood of pictures.. and as a result, you get to see some brilliant displays of creativity, […]

Amazingly Artistic Photos of Smoke

Smoke photography has been gaining immense popularity in recent times, and rightly too. Do you remember how as little kids, any of us used to look up in the sky and find all kinds of shapes in the clouds? Well then take a look at the pictures below and tell me what you see.. I’ve […]