Category Archives: Softly Close

The Last day of Christmas!

  Happy final day of the Christmas Season!! Wrapping presents often gets creative and crafty in a houseful of girls. You know, just the usual twine and brown paper affair…   Happy Birthday, dear baby Jesus!   Christmas always tastes good with a houseful of girls, too! Homemade biscotti is always tempting. And the blur …

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Dusk

I went out for a walk at dusk, and played with shallow depth of field. It’s amazing how shadow and perspective can change the plants you see every day!! The beauty of a shallow depth of field, prime lens and wide open aperture. Color slightly enhanced in post.

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Icicles

I wish it was cold enough to produce these beautiful ice creations, but these pictures are from last Winter. Perhaps I am wishing this winter sooner. The awkward raining season before the snow can become so monotonous. Isn’t that casing absolutely awe-inspiring? The otherwise dull Rhodendron stem which is normally lost amidst its hundred brothers …

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Wedding Details!!

Here are some cute details from a wedding I just shot. It was the most beautiful wedding I have attended and it was a pleasure to photograph. The dress was pleated and fitted at the top, but flowed into a skirt covered in these fabric flowers. I can see why she fell in love with …

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Rock Debris

Rock Debris

T3i, June 2012

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Flowers and a Spider

Today was a beautiful sunny day and having a camera in my hands made it better!! Why are flowers so photogenic? Not as pretty as a flower, but fiercely beautiful in its own right. Beautiful layers of flower, tree and sun!! And the cat, from her favorite lookout on the porch.

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