I’ve spent the last couple of weeks focused on the writing of my book and I’m finding it so difficult to write blog posts as well. I’ve been locked in my room in sweat pants, just writing. So, what am I going to share on my blog? Yeah…this is challenging. All of my writing and creative juices are going into … Read More
I kinda have to pinch myself today. I have four of my blogging icons here to share some words of wisdom on using quality photos to grow your blog and then I get to chime in on the subject as well. Kate from Centsational Girl brought us together to share a series on Growing Your Blog. I know I … Read More
When I first started my business, I would paint a piece, pull out my camera and snap a picture of it…just right where it was. Usually the lighting was poor, so I used a flash. I would send the picture to my web designer and ask her to put it on my site. I didn’t realize what a poor representation … Read More
The clock ticked past 9:00 tonight and I still had no idea what I was going to post about. It was one of those days when I work on things that are very uninteresting. I primed the baseboard heaters in my family room and the under side of my kitchen cabinets. Bo-ring. I was about ready to get my camera … Read More
Last week I posted about my camera and lenses and this is the follow-up post about watermarks and actions that I promised. Let me preface this by saying I am not a PSE (Photoshop Elements) expert and there are a lot of other great programs out there, this is just what I use. If you use a free program or prefer another … Read More
…because sometimes it’s fun to just take some pictures.
I get a lot of questions about what camera and lenses I use as well as how I process my pictures. I received a bunch last week, so I thought it was time to share it all in a post. Well, a few posts. This post is about what gear I use. My camera body is a Nikon D7000 digital … Read More
If you take a poll of new DIY bloggers asking what’s on their Christmas list, probably over half would say a nice digital SLR. It doesn’t take long for a blogger to realize the importance of photography in the blog world. The above shot is from a recent Cottages and Bungalows photo shoot. The above picture is from my first blog post. It’s … Read More