Sears is dying. Some may argue Sears has been dying for years. But in Frisco, Texas, the Sears store at Stonebriar Mall is indeed closing its doors. I thought it would be appropriate to pay my last respects to the … Continue reading Sears is dying
Moss and lichen are among my favorite elements to observe. I tried to branch out and take a different perspective. Camera: Canon PowerShot G16. Date: July 2016 Notes: Take your time to get the right shot. Keep practicing. Continue reading Lichen as Textured Art
An unexpected change of plans led to quite an adventure. My friend Tore and I considered several options but I was inclined to go to Denison… it’s an obvious choice, given my name is Denise. We made several stops along … Continue reading Wildflowers, motorcycles and feet in the sand!
I recently wandered to downtown Plano and found myself inside the Interurban Railway Museum. The tour was free and our guide walked us through the entire exhibit giving extra snip-its of information. I thought the tour ended but then the … Continue reading A tribute to the match strike plate
This photo was taken at one of my favorite locations—the Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens. There’s a pond that is quite popular where people like to get their photos taken. Usually they create a commotion, get their pictures taken then move on. I can remain in that area for 15 minutes to a half hour—maybe even longer. It’s the best spot to ‘hunt’ for interesting subjects to photograph—like the dragonfly. If you’re interested in taking photos of dragonflies, be patient. They are actually pretty cooperative. They may fly away from a spot—but if you wait a few seconds, they will return … Continue reading The Dragonfly: A cooperative subject to photograph
My friend Jeff Crump invited me on a photography adventure back in May 2013. We went to a place I’ve wanted to photograph for awhile… the Greyhound Bus station. As we approached the bus station, there was a man that caught my eye. He was perfect for my photos. Since I had Big Bertha… I thought I could easily and discreetly take his photo from a distance, hopefully without him noticing. Since I had Big Bertha… a very large camera you don’t see everyday, taking photos discreetly isn’t really an option. The man noticed I was taking his picture. Since … Continue reading Photographing Strangers