Foto Friday – Dogs and Their Humans, Part 1

Foto Friday – Dogs and Their Humans, Part 1

I invite you to the first part of my series 'Dogs and Their Humans'.This is a collection of photos I've created over many years. Some of them are portraits, but most are scenes like the one posted here. This is the link to Part 1 http://bitly.ws/io5V I hope you enjoy...

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Foto Friday – Hummingbird Bellying-Up for a Drink

Foto Friday – Hummingbird Bellying-Up for a Drink

Here's another episode in my short hummingbird series. This little guy shows up several times a day to drink up from blossoms on a shrub near my window. It's fun to watch him flit around from flower to flower. Believer me, it's not easy to capture this fast moving...

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Foto Friday – Hummingbird Spread His Wings

Foto Friday – Hummingbird Spread His Wings

I know, I've been absent from Foto Friday for a few weeks. Then this little guy graced my window and I had to capture the moment. So, I'm back. And let me tell you, this is really an instant in time. As you probably know, hummingbirds move quickly and they if they do...

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Foto Friday – A Glimpse of Mt. Rainier

Foto Friday – A Glimpse of Mt. Rainier

After living in the Northwest of the U.S. for many, many years, I made my first visit to Mt. Rainier (or the native name, Mt. Tahoma). It's hard to imagine capturing the majesty and awe-inspiring reality in a photo. Here's my inadequate attempt. At least the beautiful...

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Foto Friday – Minimalism, Negative Space, and Lighting

Foto Friday – Minimalism, Negative Space, and Lighting

My friend, Jace, walks along the shore of one of my favorite places along the west coast of the US, Oswald Beach. The lone figure in a negative space, made up of beach and a cliff wall, creates a pensive mood. I like the minimalism seen here. The beautiful light from...

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Foto Friday – A Splash of Color

Foto Friday – A Splash of Color

Negative space is one of my favorite recipes for a compelling photo. Here, the lonely Monarch butterfly soars over an expanse of dark sand. I was thrilled when I later noticed the butterfly's shadow, which give perspective and shows that the butterfly is actually off...

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Foto Friday – Birds in the Sand

Foto Friday – Birds in the Sand

Walking at the Oregon Coast the other day, I looked down and saw this beautiful abstract. The wisps of white sand scattered throughout the darker brown sand looked like birds in flight, I decided to create a black and white photo to increase the contrast and enhance...

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Foto Friday – Love in a Mist Back Again

Foto Friday – Love in a Mist Back Again

As i've mentioned before, Love-in-a Mist is one of my favorite flowers. To my delight, it makes a showing every spring in my front yard. Now, this photo is more than about a favorite flower. It's about lighting. The late morning sunlight filtering through the tree...

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