Category Archives: Inspiration

Portraits of Talent and Inspiration

Sitting in the front row at the main stage listening to gifted writers speak about their craft was the icing on the cake for me at the Toronto International Book Fair.  Reading has always been my favourite and most satisfying … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Blogging, Books, Excitement, Famous People, Happiness, Hobbies, Inspiration, Memories, Photography, Reading, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Practice makes perfect

I’m an amateur photographer, and I may not have time to take photography classes, but I’m a firm believer in “practice makes perfect”.  That’s the beauty of digital photography because this past weekend while at my cousin’s resort, I was … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Clouds, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Composition, Fog, Hotels/Resorts, Inspiration, Landscapes, Nature, Peace and Quiet, Perspective, Photography, Photography Experiments, Port Loring, Ontario, Reflections, Scenery, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Inspiration??

Have you ever wondered where artists get their inspiration?  The following image (courtesy of Google) is “The Scream”, which is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art created by Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch. “It depicts a man in a … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Blogging, Emotions, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Hiking, Hope Bay, Ontario, Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Tired, scared, or just plain shy?

My hubby has recently taken a liking to photography, but he is a snap and go type of guy. He sees a scene before him, grabs a couple of shots, and leaves satisfied.  For me the process is quite different. … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Birds, Blogging, Composition, Inspiration, Isle of Palms, SC, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Photography Experiments, Vacations, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Frozen Inspiration

Last night I sat in front of my computer trying to think of an idea for my blog, but I think the cold temperatures have frozen my brain cells.  I just haven’t been able to find inspiration anywhere.  Then I … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Country Living, Inspiration, Landscapes, Nature, Photography, Rural Photography, Snow & Ice, Storms, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

The things we do for an awesome photo

After donning a scarf, heavy coat, winter boots, and big thick mitts, I ventured out into the -20° Celsius temperatures this morning, hopped into my car and headed to work.  As I turned onto the highway, I was met with … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Dundalk, Ontario, Fog, Happiness, Inspiration, Landscapes, Photography, Rainbows, Rural Photography, Snow & Ice, Sunsets/Sunrises, Weather, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Digging deep for ideas

Like other bloggers, sometimes I run out of ideas :(.  I have gone through my most recent photos and have shared all of my favourites with you, but the weather hasn’t been co-operating lately, so I haven’t been out with … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Contrast, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Inspiration, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Who’s up for a sand castle building contest??

Well, it’s hard to believe that I am still posting every day this week considering how crazy my life is right now!  My youngest son is in baseball playoffs, and we move my oldest son into his residence at college … Continue reading

Posted in Amusement parks/Fairs, Art, Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Inspiration, Memories, Photography, Texture, Toronto, Ontario, Traditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

My Cup Runneth Over

Only a week ago, I was complaining that I was having a hard time feeling inspired enough to create my daily blog, but now all of a sudden I have so many new photos that I don’t even know where … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Composition, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Focus, Inspiration, Photography, Texture | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments