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Dear Photo Diary | Our Magnolia Tree

Dear Photo Diary | Our Magnolia Tree

If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.Victor Hugo Dear Photo Diary, sorry it’s been a while. I haven’t taken a lot of photos with my big camera lately. Life is at a stand still, not just for me, but for much of […]

A way where before there were non

A way where before there were non

Sail on, silver girl, sail on by Your time has come to shine All your dreams are on their way See how they shine Oh if you need a friend I’m sailing right behind… … Like a bridge over troubled water I will ease your mind Like a bridge over troubled water I will ease […]

Spotting your own Photo Themes

Spotting your own Photo Themes

Last year I had a blog series of photo themes that I called Spotted Photo Theme. As I wrote about my summer photo project, The Pink Flower Mission, I started to think about past themes and decided to give the spotted-themes-idea a try again. Let’s geek out on photography! If you love photography, documenting and […]

Spotted Photo Theme: Smilla the Cat

Spotted Photo Theme: Smilla the Cat

January’s spotted photo theme around here is my cat Smilla! For you, if you want to join, it’s all about A favorite critter friend! Or if you dont have a pet it could be photos of a child, a gadget you treat like a pet, outdoor birds seen from your window or something small or […]

The Moment to Snap

The Moment to Snap

Photography is not like painting. There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative. Oop! The Moment! […]

Introduction | Spotted Photo Theme

Introduction | Spotted Photo Theme

I have been thinking about a photo post idea for two years now, and now (finally) it’s time to get it going for real. I’m calling it Spotted Photo Theme! If you love photography, documenting, sharing and blogging you are most welcome to join me as I post a photo theme spotted in my personal […]

Spotted Photo Theme: Floors

Spotted Photo Theme: Floors

Would you like to dig through your photos and find your own photo themes? Today, I’m posting my first spotted photo theme and invite you to join me. Today’s theme is more artistic than documentary (I’ve been looking for pattern and inspiration more than anything else), but a theme can be any subject you come […]

What’s new on my desk today

What’s new on my desk today

In today’s mail came the new embroidery magazine, and I am very proud since I am one of three editors. I’ve planned it, worked with it, written articles, edited text, photographed, edited layout, found spelling-mistakes and on and on. Always happy to make this thing -but also extremely happy and satisfied when it’s “over” and […]

Instagram Midsummer Weekend

Instagram Midsummer Weekend

I’ve written before about being creative with your smart phone. This weekend I’ve been experimenting with using the photo app Instagram. Above all it’s a community, much like flickr.com but on your phone. You snap a photo, choose one of the filters to apply to it (to change the colours of your photo to make […]