Scavenger Hunt Sunday

November 28, 2010
What a week! I don’t know about you, but the holiday shuffle has officially started. We currently alternate holidays…which means (this year) we went to my husband’s family’s home for Thanksgiving and visited my parents yesterday/today…then for Christmas, we’ll go to my parents’ home for Christmas Eve/Christmas Day and visit his parents the two days following. It’s quite an exercise but we really enjoy seeing both of our families during the holidays. Add to that an engagement party, a wedding reception, office holiday party, etc…and...
Give Thanks and Praise!

November 19, 2010
The above photo is yet another one of my macro shots from last Sunday. I noticed these beautiful red leaves glistening in the sun from my window on Sunday morning.  I made a mental note to revisit them in the afternoon. In post-processing, I decided to continue playing with my Kim Klassen lessons and a new texture by Betty Jo (no actions). Since Thanksgiving is next week, I also wanted to evoke that spirit of Thanksgiving into the image by adding a quote. I really like the way it turned out. Speaking of Thanksgiving, my husband and I will be hosting the 7th  (I think it’s been seven...
Pine Cone

November 12, 2010
On Tuesday, I shared a picture of my brown teddy bear for Shutter Love Tuesday. As it turns out, this week’s Live Every Moment theme is also brown. I told Tara that I would try to find another brown photo for Friday (and in my mind, I was thinking it needs to be a macro). Well, as luck would have it, I found what I believe is the perfect brown macro…a pine cone. I don’t know why I didn’t think of this sooner!Sigma 105 mm Macro Lens and Speedlight , ISO 100,  f/4, 1/50 sec.I’m also adding this image to “show {off} your shot” over at and then, she...