Week 14: Center Frame Portrait

Week 14 of the 52-week photography challenge:  Composition: Center Frame Portrait “Center Framed composition is a great way to isolate your subject. Use this knowledge to create a portrait that exhibits loneliness.” I could not decide which photo to use this week so I went with both. This is Jack the pirate.  He is our…

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In lieu of July’s monthly recap – Pets & A Book

My poor Nikon, she sits lonely on the shelf wondering what she has done wrong.  It’s me, not you I want to say.  Over the past month, I took her out to practice using my flash, worked with white balance and attempted some self-portrait photography.  Although that sounds like my Nikon got some usage, it…

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Summer reading, wine, flowers and a local Bell Farm – June’s recap!

May flew right on by without photos to document the month.  I told myself I would get the camera out in June as not to miss another month.  Here is a selection of my photos from June. Our little Nugget!  He is such a cool cat.  He went missing recently but managed to find his…

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Bent trees, an oasis, spring, space & time travel. March recap!

Hard to believe March has drawn to a close.  The forest is now waking up and literally changing before our eyes on a daily basis.  April will be a fun photography month! My absolute favorite tree on the property.  This is only the lower third.  I love how it bends out and again as it…

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The Changing Seasons – June

July 1st!  It cannot be.  June was here and quickly exited.  Throughout the month gardens and crops grew quickly.   Spiders went to work making their webs throughout the forest.   Heat and humidity set in for a while, with pleasant temperatures this past week. Here is a selection of my photos from the month…

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Sustainable Sunday – Our new furry friends!

The past couple of weeks have been exciting around the Shamy household.  Two Fridays ago, while volunteering at the Morgan County Humane Shelter, we found 2 “furrever” friends.  I volunteer at the shelter taking the dogs out for a walk and giving them some much-needed love as they await adoption.  Shane and I have been…

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