Weekly Photo Challenge: Something that Doesn’t Belong

Weekly Photo Challenge: Something that Doesn’t Belong

This week is one of those odd-ball challenges: Photograph Something that Doesn’t Belong

I think I’m tapping back into my childhood and remembering a bit from the children’s show Sesame Street where they show a series of objects and challenges the children to find the thing that doesn’t belong. I can even hear the song in my head “One of this things doesn’t belong..

Exhibit in Black and White

Exhibit in Black and White

This week, I’m prepping the show so my brain is full of black and white images. I thought I’d write a bit about my B&W post-processing that is a large part of the preparation.

India Travelogue: Varanasi

India Travelogue: Varanasi

For the next few weeks, I’m posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India – my first on the sub-continent. We arrived in Varanasi as the sun was setting – not that one can tell in the ever-present haze. A car took us from the train to the nearest ghat (steps leading to the river) where the hotel’s boat picked us up. A boat ride at sunset was a great introduction to Varanasi!…

India Travelogue: Allahabad

India Travelogue: Allahabad

For the next few weeks, I’m posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India – my first on the sub-continent. We set off today on our 2nd railway journey in India, from Agra to Allahabad (or as it’s known now, Prayagraj). Allahabad isn’t really on the tourist map, we went there because that’s where my husband was born.

India Travelogue: On To Agra

India Travelogue: On To Agra

For the next few weeks, I’m posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India – my first on the sub-continent. We left Jaipur heading towards Agra and the Taj Mahal. We chose to do this leg by private car so we could stop along the way at the stepwells at Abhaneri and the palace at Fatehpur Sikri….

India Travelogue: Delhi to Jaipur

India Travelogue: Delhi to Jaipur

For the next few weeks, I’m posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India – my first on the sub-continent. We’ve had some time in Delhi and our last is a travel day – our first journey by the legendary India Rail – but before we left the city, we had a bit more of the old city to explore before moving onto Jaipur.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Under Cloudy Skies

Weekly Photo Challenge: Under Cloudy Skies

It’s winter where I am and we’ve had quite a few cloudy sky days. It’s gotten me thinking of all the photographs I can make under cloudy skies. This week’s challenge is to: Photograph Under Cloudy Skies

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 2

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 2

Today, we had a full introduction to the ways – and traffic patterns – of India. We made our way, fairly slowly as we were often part of the weaving traffic pattern, towards the Jama Mosque….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Something New

Weekly Photo Challenge: Something New

It’s a new year and we’re all making resolutions – one or two we might even keep. Let’s have a new challenge for this new year.

Photograph Something New

The first thing that comes to mind is photographing in a new style or genre….

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 1

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 1

For the next few weeks, I’m going to post about my recent trip to India – my first on the sub-continent. We arrived in the narrow streets of Old Delhi, our hotel in view of the Jama Mosque and the Red Fort….

Street Photography in Old Delhi

Street Photography in Old Delhi

I dusted off my street photography chops (not much true street photography in mid-America) and headed into the narrow streets of Old Delhi. I was reminded of a few things about taking street photographs in one of the world’s most crowded cities.

Finding your Best: Curating you Photo Collection

Finding your Best: Curating you Photo Collection

Overcoming Stress and Leading a Well-Balanced Life
I’d like to introduce you to a symbol that changed my life and forms the basis of my life’s philosophy. The symbol is that of a cairn. I’ve gathered my thoughts together as an ebook