Category Archives: photo and thoughts

Happy New Year!

What? 2018 is already here? But, I am not ready for it yet! I wish you all a Healthy and Happy 2018! Christmas was nice. For those who remember that I was planning to write a letter to my daughter … Continue reading

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XDrive Photo Lesson 17 – Rim Light

This is my submission for XDrive Photo Lesson 17 – Rim Light. I was going to say this was the most difficult lesson for me. Then I remember feeling the same way with a couple of previous lessons. I think … Continue reading

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Her Passion (NaBloPoMo Day 27)

Watching my daughter cooking the Thanksgiving meal was like watching a good artist creating a piece of art. Her concentration, her obvious enjoyment of every moment… everything indicats to me that she has a passion in cooking/eating gourmet food. She … Continue reading

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XDrive Photo Lesson 16 – Contrasts (NaBloPoMo Day 26)

This is my submission for XDrive Photo Lesson 16 – Contrasts. Shortly after I started looking at other photographers’ photos online (a few years ago), I became a big fan for some photographers; I wowed at every photo they posted. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving (NaBloPoMo Day 20)

Before I forget… Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! I have to wish you a happy Thanksgiving now, because I’m taking 4 days off. Four days off from NaBloPoMo – is that allowed? You probably wonder… 😉 First, let me … Continue reading

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My so-far Journey in Learning Photographing (NaBloPoMo Day 19)

When I grew up, not many people had their photos taken, not to mention owning a camera. Photo day was a special day. We dressed for the occasion. I remember feeling different (excited?) on those days. When I was a … Continue reading

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SMNPPA Print Competition Event (NaBloPoMo Day 17)

Last night, I attended The Southern Minnesota Professional Photographers Association’s (SMNPPA) Print Competition event. I didn’t submit any photo for the competition; I just went to find out how it worked. There were about 20+ people in the room. In … Continue reading

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