My continuing love of macro photography

I don't know exactly when my love of macro photography started. I remember trying to get close-up photos of flowers and other things around the house using my old point-and-shoot digital cameras when I was younger, then later having slightly more success with the 18-70 lens that came with my first DSLR. Then I got... Continue Reading →

A dedication to Cookie

Our rabbit, Cookie, passed away last week. It was sudden, despite her relatively old age of ten years. I'd intended to post a longer write-up about her today, sharing stories and a few photos. A bit of a dedication. But I'm still having trouble putting words together when it comes to the loss of her.... Continue Reading →

Portraits of Oreo

Oreo is not an easy cat to photograph. He spends very little time sitting still. Then, when he does finally calm down and you pull the camera out, he either tries to play with it or moves in subtle enough ways that your photo come out not quite right. Getting these portraits took some effort.... Continue Reading →

A moment of relaxation

This isn't a particularly insightful post. I don't have anything to share about photography skills, or writing, or general life lessons. It's just a simple post, sharing a simple photo. A photo wherein I managed to capture Cookie in a moment of relaxation, something she likely feels she doesn't get enough of lately. Admittedly, it... Continue Reading →

Framing the world

Deciding how to compose a subject in a photo is one of my favourite parts of photography. It can make such a big difference in how your subject is viewed—literally and emotionally. When people talk about setting up a photo, one of the first methods they tend to discuss is the rule of thirds. It's... Continue Reading →

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