Spring Is Here…!

Stealthily she arrives
Creeping up on us
The scent of delicious greenery
Of cherry blossoms sprouting up
Old things die out 
And new things spring forth
Hope rejuvenated in our lives
Such a refreshing change
After the grey bitter cold days
The monochrome shades of winter
To see the fullness of the colours in nature
With the gorgeous delectable aroma
The romantic warmth of spring
Such a euphoric breath of fresh air
To know that Spring is finally here



Peace and Love!

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Mystery & Lighting Effects – Photo 101

Day Ten: Mystery & Lighting Effects. Details of the assignment below:

A photograph can create a mood and communicate an idea that transcends its subject. At this performance at the 2013 Montreal Jazz Festival, there was a sense of anticipation, enhanced by dramatic stage lighting that revealed silhouettes of the musicians. What were we about to watch and hear? It was a mystery:

Today, share an image that creates a sense of mystery. A lone mitten on the sidewalk. A trail leading off into the distance. Your dog’s deep brown eyes. Intrigue us with uncertainty.

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Warmth & Light – Photo 101

Day Nine: Warmth & the Quality of Light

Photography means “drawing with light,” and when you snap a picture with your camera, you  use and record light to creat an image. When we’re out and about, we use the sun — our most abundant light source — to capture our scenes.  Continue reading “Warmth & Light – Photo 101”