The earth travels almost an entire circle around the sun from one peak blossom day to the next. All through the month of May we watch and wonder when our crab apple tree is going to burst into bloom. Peak blossom never lasts more than a day or so. And then there's a carpet of pink petals on the driveway until the wind blows them away.
While our planet's daily rotation on its roughly north-south axis and its annual trip around the sun are not brought to you by the colour red (or green, or blue, or any other colour for that matter). But, colour sure has a big influence on our daily loves - our moods, what we eat, how …
Internet years are kind of like dog years, so the sixth anniversary of anything to do with blogging is quite a milestone. This month's photo blogging challenge theme celebrates
Most of us use glasses every day. Those blessed with 20/20 vision sport sunglasses and lift drinking glasses. Those who need corrective lenses to experience anything close to 20/20 eyesight have a spending category labelled prescription glasses. For this month's PBC theme, I aimed to take photos of many different kinds of glasses. I didn't get any of magnifying glasses or rose-coloured glasses. Take a look through and let me know what else I missed.
After taking more than 2000 photographs with the Lensbaby Sol 22, I'm sure of four things: 1) the fun factor is well worth the US$199.95 list price; 2) its compact size and light weight make it easy to carry on any photography outing; 3) not all subject matter lends itself to the Lensbaby look; and 4) the combination of manual focus, tilt shift and bokeh blades means more practice is required before I can be confident that photos taken with this lens will consistently match what I envision before pressing the shutter button.