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My camera and the Grandest Baby

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The Grandest Baby turns two in a few days, so she’s not much of a baby any more.  (Though I suspect I’ll always call her that).  Anyway, she came into my office wearing a new dress, and I just happened to have a matching hat in my prop box.  But you know how it is…

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Reading, Research, Writing, and the Camera . . . making it all fit.

Billy trying to relax beneath the lights.

These days I feel like I don’t have a spare moment–if I’m not reading or writing something for my life as a writer, I’m reading or processing or snapping something for my photography.  In any case, yesterday I set up the studio and snapped pictures of my granddaughter, my puppy, and the three-month-old baby of…

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Beautiful Bark Life

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Had so much fun working hard today.  My friend Tammy owns a local pet store, Bark Life, with her husband. She had a “Spring Fling” today and invited rescue groups to be there–and I was able to take pictures of the rescue pups plus anyone who came in for a pet portrait.  I think everyone…

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Another SPCA day . . . and more

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Busy day today.  Went to the pet store where I’ll be taking pictures on Saturday as part of a Spring Fling/rescue event.  If you’re near Seminole, stop on Park Blvd. and check out Bark Life.  Pit Bull Rescue will be there, and other rescue groups as well.  Bark Life is asking $10.00 for the photo…

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Capture the moments

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In high school, I was fortunate enough to have Janet Williams as my teacher for several English classes.  Mrs. Williams was wonderful–engaging, bright, cultured, and interested in the lives of her students. And every year, as the live oaks unfurled their new leaves and sent the old ones fluttering to the ground, she led us…

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Pastoral Scenes

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I’ve been taking an online video class called “Graphic Design for Everyone”–hoping to produce better book cover and newsletter designs.  Anyway, the teacher, who is funny and articulate and entertaining–was talking about the value of inserting a pastoral or nature scene into an ad or business card or whatever. “These sort of pictures touch the…

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