Nearly every occasion or non-occasion you’ll find me with a camera around my neck or within reach. I like to be prepared. I knew I’d be taking photos of food—but the day’s photo shoot took a different twist. My uncle, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Photography
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is brought to us by the first family member to contribute to the blog… my mom, Lucy Holguin. Mom: “I’ve been thinking of what to contribute to Random Object Wednesday. It has to be something … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: What is it?
While leaving a grocery store last week I noticed a very large number of birds in the parking lot. Not one or two birds… hundreds of grackles. They were putting on a concert. Imagine the sound of 100s of birds … Continue reading Grackle Concert
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is made possible by Dawn and Dave Wester. The frog proved a challenge to photograph. Since it was multi-colored what color background would do it justice? I experimented with black fabric but wasn’t satisfied. Then … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: Frog
One of my favorite Christmas experiences was visiting my friend and her family in Michigan. If my count serves me right, at that time Michelle was up to 7 children—and all of them were (and still are) the sweetest children … Continue reading Michigan Christmas
I was filling the car up with gas after work and noticed a box by the gas pump. It’s not the typical trash you see – usually there are soda cans or food wrappers but not a box of tomatoes. I liked the contrast of colors against the pavement and thought I might as well take a photo (or two.. or three) while I wait for the tank to fill up. This also begins a new category I call, “Rubbish as Art.” Here are the results of the Rubbish as Art series: Tips: A couple years ago I was … Continue reading Rubbish as Art: Cardboard Box
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is provided by Claudia Spano. Read her bio by clicking here. This piece is a tribute to her father, Nate Spano, whom she deeply misses. Her father was a musician — he played the drums … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: A tribute to a father.
I enjoy taking photos of anything and everything. Some objects seem mundane but taken at the right angle, with the right background and attention to detail, the mundane can become interesting. Here’s an example: This photo was taken at a … Continue reading With a little interest anything can look good in a photo!
This week’s Random Object Wednesday participant is Roy Garland. When he lent me the item he warned me to be very careful unwrapping it— the copper uncoiled rather fast as I opened the package. I examined the metal and knew … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: Metal!
I came across these photos and had a fun time putting this unexpected post together. —————– Since my mental hard drive is limited and I like to be specific, here’s the map so I wouldn’t have to remember the church … Continue reading Wedding Couples in Florence, Italy
Who knew road construction could be exciting? This is Part 4 of a multi-part series I hope you enjoy and maybe it will inspire you to look at the world around you with a new perspective. If you missed Part … Continue reading Road Construction Series: LBJ Freeway Part 4. Southbound Interstate 35