Get Inspired With “Creative Lows”

Do you feel like there are no shots left to take? Is your favorite spot leaving you uninspired? Does your creativity need a jolt? Then maybe Creative Lows can help! I read an article once about ways to stay creative and it said instead of buying that new lens to give your creativity a boost you should [...]
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May CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2017

  For me, May is busy. I don't like the word 'busy' but that's exactly what it is. I will have many great excuses to not take a photo every day. To take a break from this journey. It'd be simple enough, right? I'm not going to let that happen. I know, for many of [...]
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Putting the “Extra” into Your Ordinary | How To Capture Everyday Photographs

When I first began my journey into photography three years ago, I was all about the posed portrait. A still, planned subject is a great way to practice your skills. But while a nice framed posed portrait with beautiful light looks great on the wall, that’s not where life happens. Life happens at the arrival [...]
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10 on 10 | Create With Childlike Curiosity

When I began taking a photo a day in 2008, I began to see the world differently. After a few days of intentionally taking photos things began to transformed. I noticed light I hadn't seen before. I saw details I had overlooked before. Colors became more vibrant. Shadows grabbed my attention. The world had a a new [...]
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April CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2017

"April showers bring May flowers" We all know that saying. It's about the springtime showers but have you thought how it could apply to your life? More often than not, things are always harder at the beginning and get easier with time. Blessings come to those that endure, right? The same can be applied to photography [...]
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Ready, Set…Action! | How to Begin Action Photography with Wildlife and Animals

First, let me say that I am certainly a work in progress when it comes to photography! I only became interested in photography a little over three years ago. This was mainly to appease my daughter who thought it would be fun for us to do a CY365 project…long distance…together. Suffice it to say, I [...]
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10 on 10 | Stepping In Front of The Camera

I get the value of documenting our lives. I get the value of getting in front of the camera. I've written about it. I've prompted many of you to do it. I still don't like it. But in an effort to capture this moment, this time while Ian still reaches out to hold my hand [...]
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March CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2017

You've just completed Month TWO of a year-long journey. Congratulations! How did you grow this past month? Think of what ways you were stretched and what you've learned. What lessons will you bring with you into this next month? Take those steps you need to to make your 365 project a habit. Use March's list to [...]
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How To Style A Flat Lay Photograph

  Flat lay is the art of arranging objects in a visually pleasing way and taking your photograph from above. Flat lays can be an arrangement of anything you want from food to fashion to nature to random objects, the possibilities are endless. I have an acronym to remember as you enter the world of flat [...]
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The Curated and The Culled | 10 on 10

What makes a great photo? What makes a photo worth sharing with the world? I've long been an advocate of curating your collection. Don't show everything you snap. In a world flooded with images, why bother adding to the noise? The images I cull may give you better insight into my world than my carefully selected images. In my [...]
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