Tag 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

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk 2014

I’m backkkkkkkk!!!  Other than my weekly mystery photos, I have been greatly neglecting my blog.  Our summer was extremely busy, and although I took just under 6000 photos on our trip to Europe in August, I had other photos I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Country Living, Elora, Ontario, Fall, Fall Colours, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Old Mills & Inns, Photography, Photography Experiments, Reflections, Rural Photography, Scenery, Shadows, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 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

Beauty and the blur

Well, it’s about time I got back to those wedding shots, don’t you think?  I was doing really well at posting them on Facebook and a few on my blog right after the wedding, but then as usual I got … Continue reading

Posted in 1000 Islands, Blogging, Celebrations, Family, Happiness, Kingston, Ontario, Life Experiences, Memories, Motivation/Inspiration, Photo Editing, Photography, Portraits, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

New Life

What a wonderful day!  It has been warm and sunny for a few days in a row now, and it’s incredible what a difference that has made.  What was dead and brown last week has sprung to life all around … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Composition, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Focus, Happiness, Macro Photography, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Photography Experiments, Photography Techniques, Spring | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 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