I’ve Come A Long Way Baby!

At the camera club this year, we started a mentoring program. I’m not sure exactly what it is all about, and neither are those that recommended that we have one, but none-the-less, we were going to start one. I had not planned on being a mentor and hadn’t even given it a thought. However, there… Read More

Want to take interesting photos? Become an interesting person.

I love the work and philosophy of David deChemin. In one of his talks or blogs he said “In order to take more interesting photos, we have to become more interesting persons.” He then encouraged the reader/listener to put down the camera and go out and do something different. Go to the Opera, a film,… Read More

Composites. And no it’s not mulching organics!

I became interested in a course, Photoshop Artistry, Fine Art Grunge Composition by Sebastian Michaels. I first learned of this course via Lightstalking where I was a regular attendee, sharing in posts and photos for critiques. I saw some of the members displaying their work after starting the course and they would talk about it. I watched some… Read More

Say Cheese–Becoming a Photographer

The last in this series, Singleness of Purpose, brings me to my current passion and endeavour, photography. I had not really intended to become so involved or to take it so far, but it became like this rolling ball down a hill that just kept picking up debris and dirt and becoming faster and bigger. I… Read More