You Capture: Flowers

September 23, 2010
This week’s You Capture theme is flowers. Since the intent of You Capture is to take a fresh picture, I decided to take a picture of the mums we bought just the other day.  This is one of the same photos I submitted for Faith’s SLR Class on ISO. All I need now is a pumpkin, some pumpkin pancakes and a pumpkin spice latte to make it really feel like autumn! For more flower photos, go to:  Have a great
You Capture and Phontography: Signs

September 09, 2010
Yesterday, I was in Minnesota with one of my clients.  Try as I might, I had a hard time practicing my photography skills and trying to focus on the task at hand (my day job). Furthermore, our meeting room was looked out onto a golf course. The view was incredible…sunny skies, green grass…I only wish I could have pulled out my DSLR to really take some pictures. I flew home last night. When I got in my car, I remembered that You Capture’s theme this week is “signs.” Now, I could have just taken this week, but I figured I would combine phontography (photography...
The Great Outdoors

August 26, 2010
Last night, I came across yet another challenge. Brent Riggs recently took a trip to Colorado and thought he’d offer a challenge and reward for all of those who participated. Here’s the deal: Download this original landscape photo he took by clicking here…Do your own version of improving, enhancing and otherwise putting “wow” into this imagePut up a post on your blog displaying your enhanced photo, and explaining what you didCome back to this post, and enter your photo and blog post on the Thumbnail Linky Then, Brent Riggs will do a private online demonstration of what he...
You Capture: Kitchen Composition

August 19, 2010
If you ever find yourself hitting a creative wall as it relates to photography, try doing a 20 minute challenge. I decided that I would do just that when I saw that this week’s You Capture challenge was “In the Kitchen.” The basic premise is that you’ll confine yourself to one room and take as many pictures as possible in that room – you’ll be forced to shoot from new angles and perspectives. When we got engaged, we put a Tassimo coffee maker on our registry. Along with it, we put several packages of coffee and the coffee disc carousel on the registry....