I love using plants as my photo subject. They are available at any time of day and they never complain if I’m taking too long. This year I bought two miniature rose bushes. I love the pink color and they will bloom all summer. This photo is not as sharp as I’d like it to … More Summer project day 6
My flower bouquet is something you need to experience in person. The Stargazer lilies in this bouquet are outstanding and smell so good! Overall, I think this picture is pretty good. Not underexposed, pretty sharp. I think it’s a keeper!
For my birthday present this year, I finally bought myself the Lensbaby Velvet 56. I rented one several months back, and I loved the effect it brought to my photographs. So different than anything that I have done before. It’s going to take some practice as I am not used to manual focus, and I … More Happy Birthday to me
It was a busy summer with several much anticipated get aways. Some days I took pictures and there were several weeks where I didn’t even look at my camera. I was busy experiencing my life rather than documenting it. But now that’s school has started, I’m in more of a routine. I’ll be dragging my … More The flight of the bumblebee
I really do love a photograph when it’s up close and personal. I love the details, the intimacy. This is a Coreopsis from my front yard. I had put out a seed packet of wildflower mix as an experiment last year and surprisingly these came back. I guess I didn’t realize there were some perennials … More Close up
I rented a Lensbaby Velvet 56 a couple of weeks ago, and I must say, I’m a fan. I will admit I wasn’t sure what I would think about it because normally I like a crisp image. But that bokeh and dreamy image that is possible with that lens is addictive, and I have found … More Macro
Hey there! I’m Laura, and this is where I will be posting my photography journey. Like so many others, my passion for photography really took off when my boys were born. I was always the one with my camera at parties, sporting events, and at school. So naturally it became a hobby. At one point, … More Welcome