Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

Inspiration…the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions (Merriam-Webster) In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge (found here) I have reflected on the meaning of the word “inspiration” and what I would like to communicate in this post. About two years ago I was motivated to buy a nicer camera and start learning more…

Black-crowned Night-Heron

As I made my way around a tree Saturday morning, low and behold I saw this fellow just hanging out on a limb. I took several photos and then whoosh! …he flew away. I believe he is a Black-crowned Night-Heron. He appeared to have a friend on the other side of the lake. I will…

The Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award

I am honored to be nominated for The Inspiration Blogger Award! 😊 Many thanks to Aushi for nominating me! When I discovered Aushi’s blog I was immediately drawn to her positive posts because of her creative use of energy via emojis and exclamation points! If you want to get energized, check out her post here…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Anything

Recently I happened upon a post at brashley.photography on “twirling” through Photoshop. What was super fun, was to find the instructions included, on how to create similar photos as the one posted on the site. I want to learn more on Photoshop. Below you will see my twirling result on the top photo, and the…

Liebester Award ~ Discover new blogs

Recently I was nominated for the Liebester Award by one of my blog friends, Teri, from Just Teri blog, “living life authentic”.  What a happy surprise! On Teri’s “about” page her final comments are “We choose to create a happy and abundant life. We choose to live a peaceful life. We choose to live an…