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Just Clickin’ with Women Who Love Photography

Whether you're a photography buff or hobbyist at heart, I have the perfect community for you to be a part of;  Clickin Moms.  Not just for moms mind you but for all women who share the same passion for photography. When you arrive to their site, you are in awe of the breathtaking, endearing photos to the right and soothed by the color ... Continue Reading

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Blue Ribbon Photos, Photography Contest – Sapphire

It’s time for another round of the  Blue Ribbon Photos contest.  I am loving what people are submitting for their photo entries in each theme! Can't wait to see what everyone does for the theme this month!  I’ve been working hard to gather sponsors up for you guys which is why the contest was absent last month. It’s good to go from here on ... Continue Reading

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7 Minutes with Carson Kressley and an Evening with Nikon

Carson Kressley is not only telling you "How to Look Good Naked",  he's also telling you how to "Look Good in Pictures" and I hope he shares a few tips with me during my 7 minute interview with him at Blogher!  Lord knows I could use the help in that department. Anyways, on Friday evening while at Blogher, I'll have the absolutely wonderful ... Continue Reading

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Faces – Blue Ribbon Winner

So sorry for the delay folks. I never expected July to be so hectic! Man there were some GREAT entries with this theme!! I am so glad that I didn't have to choose the winner this time around because I would not have been able to do it!  A couple of my favorites are this strong fella fighting back the tears. What a great photo capture of ... Continue Reading

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Vintage Days, Vintage Looks

My husband and son were meant to live back in the olden days.  Not this gal tho, no sir-ree!  I just assume to live in the day of the iphone and airplanes. Anyways, don't cowboys and their gear just look better vintage style?  It's like it takes you back to those John Wayne days, the days where people worked hard and had values.  When things ... Continue Reading

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Blue Ribbon Photos, Photography Contest – Faces

It's time for the second Blue Ribbon Photos contest.  The first one was a great success and I can't wait to see what everyone does for the theme this month!  I've been working hard to gather sponsors up for you guys which is why the contest was absent last month. It's good to go from here on out! Every month, I will hold a photo contest here, ... Continue Reading

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The Blue Ribbon Winner and Runner-ups

Sorry it took me so long to write this. I've been cooking for the ranch, tending to sick kids and now tending to my sick self. There were lots of great entries and I know the judges had a hard time deciding who should win.  There were quite a few that didn't follow all the rules but we tried to cut everyone slack this first time around.  Next ... Continue Reading

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Developing a Photography Workflow, the Basics

Establishing a work-flow for processing your images can speed the editing up a great deal hence saving you time to do other things you love. I recommend the first thing you do is back up your photos. Don’t do it later, do it now and I recommend backing up to a DVD or to an external hard drive. The most obvious thing to do once you’ve ... Continue Reading

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Some Ranch Guys

Here's a few pictures of some of the fellas here on the ranch.  I'm cooking for the ranch this week so I might be scarce. Don't forget about me! ... Continue Reading

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Food Photography Reflections

I thought it would be fun to take a look at my food photos from a year ago and see the differences in then, and now.  Photography has always been a passion of mine but food photography is quite a challenge for me.  I don't really like to gussy up photos much and I'm not at all about decorating the setting for the dish so I needed a  style of ... Continue Reading