I live in the neighborhood of a Catholic University. This photo was taken on my daily walk through campus. I love the juxtaposition of a nun in the traditional brown habit and black veil of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist, using a cell phone. The following excerpts are taking directly from an article posted... Continue Reading →
Photo 101 – Hello Weekend!
My weekend was spent mostly performing and traveling. I was thankful to spend the last hours of the weekend, outdoors, with my husband, walking our dog. The weather was perfect as you will see from my photos. Allow me to introduce you to my neighborhood.
Photo 101-Bliss 2014
For me, there is nothing so blissful as the laugh of a child. Zig Ziglar once said that we should laugh for 30 seconds every day; or 15 seconds, or 60 seconds, honestly I don't remember the time required, but try it. It is difficult to laugh heartily for that long, yet no matter how... Continue Reading →
Photo 101 – Solitude
In addition to thinking about what it means to you, also consider the placement of the subject in your shot. How can you interpret the state of being alone, or a lonely and uninhabited place? A beautiful, Fall day in Baltimore. The sun is shining. The leaves on the trees are turning colors, while the... Continue Reading →
Photo 101 – Water
your interpretation of water — how might your image reveal more about you? Again, not very artistic but realistic. I'm at a singing competition where water is of the utmost importance for your vocal cords. This is a view from my hotel room with my week's supply. The lower picture reveals a characteristic of which... Continue Reading →
Street – Photo 101 Day 2
establishing shot: a wide-angle photo that sets up a scene. This was a bit of a challenge with only 30 minutes outdoors. Fortunately, this structure was located across the street from my hotel. Not much artistry required to take the photo but it should establish my location.
Home – Photo 101
My lap is home to each of my small animals. It's not clear to me whether they want to be close to me or just using me for warmth.