Macro Friday (and Best Shot Friday)

July 02, 2010
Several weeks ago (or maybe it was just a week ago), Pioneer Woman held one of her photo challenges…this one was “bug” related. As much as I love a photo challenge, I still feel a tad bit intimidated to enter my photos into her competition because there are so many talented photographers that enter. Can you tell I’m working on my confidence? However, as a result of that challenge, I became fascinated with photographing bugs…especially bees. I don’t necessarily want to get too close to bees (thus the reason I now own a macro lens), but I think there hold...
June 2010 Photo Hunt: Unveiled

July 01, 2010
The past six months have been inspiring. Six months ago, I started blogging…soon after I bought my first DSLR in November (as a result of five years worth of unused credit card points). You see, before our wedding (October 2009), I felt trapped. Not trapped in my relationship with my husband, but I felt as though I’d trapped every ounce of creativity I ever had in a little box and stored it away for safe keeping. But why in the world would I store away my creativity? It was holding me down and preventing me from enjoying life as it was intended. I remember one of my coworkers...