Photography Archive

iSpy Photo Challenge #1

This week for our iSpy Photo Challenge we were challenged to find things that start with Letter A. Here are the 3 pictures I decided to share out of the 30 pictures I took of different A items. A is for Ants A is for Apples A is for Acorns <a href=”http://acameraandacookbook.com/tag/ispy-photo-challenge/” target=”blank” rel=”nofollow”><img border=”0″ …

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iSpy Photo Challenge

As you read recently, I’ve set some goals for this year and I plan to keep myself accountable by blogging about them. Today, I’m kicking off one of my goals, which was Use my “good” camera more often and look for the marvelous in the mundane. I don’t think it matters how great your photography …

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Too Good Not to Share

One of my former student workers recently posted an awesome link to facebook and it’s just too good not to share. I’ve spent an hour just scrolling through. It’s called Underground New York Public Library, which “is a visual library featuring the Reading-Riders of the NYC subways” by Ourit Ben-Haim. A concept so simple yet …

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365

With the new year quickly approaching, I have so many blog entries to get wrapped up from this year. I am making headway on them. 🙂 I also have some New Year’s post to get done. With all that I’ve also been thinking about the 365 {photography} project. I was unsuccessful in finishing it out …

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Fall Colors

Today I had a family photo session with some of my friends. After getting done there, I made my way over to Town Creek Park, where I found some trees still with lots of gorgeous, vivid colors. I’ll just leave you with some of my favs. See the rest here.

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Ideas to Help your 365 Project be a Good One

The other night I had one of those nights, where I just laid in bed and couldn’t stop tossing and turning and my mind was just flying and made it impossible to sleep. I for some reason got on the subject of the 365 project, trying to think of things to take pics of. I’ve …

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Fix-It Friday #57

Original I did 5 or 6 edits of this photo, but I wanted to post something “out of the box.” So here you have it! This is a texture layer added to make it look like a strip of film. Not my favorite, but something different.

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Fix-It Friday #52

Original I really liked the shot for Fix-It Friday. I did a couple different versions. Which one do you like the best? 1 2 3 4

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 17 – Smiles

This is my oldest niece, Arial. She’s peeking through the bars on the playground. She’s one of the few kids I’ve reminded to smile who didn’t give me that crazy, fake smile. I think her smile is precious, but maybe I’m just a bit bias. 🙂 Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to …

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My Fav Pics from 2009

I went through all 11,000 pics I took last year! I narrowed it down to about 90 something and then had to choose from there. It was fun and a bit challenging. As an “artist” I think we get attached to certain pictures for one reason or another. I tried not to just post the …

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My Story In Photos: The Summer Edition {I Heart Faces}

This week over at I Heart Faces our challenge is to share your story of summer through pictures. So here you have it. This summer didn’t have any big trips or much exciting. We managed to do little things here and there so that it wasn’t totally boring! Summer started with sis-in-law’s graduation from SCAD …

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Fix-It #20: “Little Miss”

Original – “Little Miss” Here’s my fixed photo

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Fix-It #21: “Mr. Handsome”

Original – “Mr. Handsome” Here’s my fixed photo. I played around with this picture and didn’t like anything I came up with. Then I decided to see what would happen when I played around with the black/white adjustments in Photoshop and this is what I came up with.

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 28 – Feet

This pic is of my 2nd son on his 2nd birthday. I love this pic so much. Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to see all the other beautiful faces that have been entered into the contest!

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 27 – Sports In Action

Here’s my sports entry. I have 1,000s of soccer pics, but I decided to post one of these from the equestrian show that I did a few months ago. I love this one. Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to see all the other beautiful faces that have been entered into the contest!

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 27 – Pets

Here’s Johnny Girl at the old ballpark. Finding an old Mountain Dew bottle near the fence kept her busy for nearly an hour! She loved it. Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to see all the other beautiful faces that have been entered into the contest!

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Fix-It Friday: #19 Most Beautiful Gift

Original – “Most Beautiful Gift” Here’s my fixed photo. I cropped it and increased the vibrance on the background. Sharpened the pic and then used a Coffeeshop Action called Honey Retro.

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 25 – Wedding Bells

The wedding pic I chose is from my wedding, which was way back when and hence, taken with film. The scanned pics aren’t that great, but this is one that people love including me. I never planned to put cake in his face, but it’s just one of those things. As you can see, he …

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 25 – Just for Fun

Having boys means that I have tons of fun pics. I had a couple old pics in mind and I decided to go with this one. It will be a great one to show at his wedding reception someday! 🙂 Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to see all the other beautiful faces …

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Fix-It Friday: #18 Sad Little Guy

Original – “Sad Little Guy”

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