For me, half the fun of photography is in transforming a dull, straight-out-of-the-camera (SOOC) photo into something with some oomph! This is especially true since I started shooting in RAW four years ago. Photoshop Actions and Lightroom Presets are essential to my editing flow, and they save me so much time. I decided it was about time I share!Read More: Photoshop Actions and Lightroom Presets
Join me on Instagram this December for Polka Dot Cottage Be Merry! It’s a way to do something small for ourselves everyday, to help cultivate a happy holiday feeling, even (or especially!) when we feel busy and overwhelmed.Read More: Join Polka Dot Cottage Be Merry (#pdcbemerry) on Instagram!
Neil and I have a history of indulging in little mutual bribes now and again, usually regarding airline tickets and camera equipment, but we recently upped our game.Read More: Bribery will get you everywhere, part two
I made a playlist to listen to when I need to focus, and words just get in the way. Come listen to my eclectic instrumental mix!Read More: Coffee and Keyboard
These days, instead of starting my day with crafty blogs, I wake up with the New York Times and have my morning coffee in front of three monitors and a screen full of PHP code.Read More: Then and Now
Turn that last stub of your favorite millefiori cane into a repeating digital pattern and give it infinite new purpose!Read More: New life for polymer clay canes
Sunday afternoon, I grabbed my camera and headed for the farm in search of colorful flowers to photograph and then to bring home.Read More: Zinnia Quest
What is ISO? Why is it important? And how do you take a flubbed camera setting and use it to your advantage?Read More: I meant to do that
For the next few days, I am testing the waters on a new idea. If you think you might like one of my photos to hang on your wall, please click through. If this experiment is a success, I’ll open a full-fledged photo print shop!Read More: Trying new things
I’ll bet you panicked a little when you saw that post title. Oh no! Is she going to put 365 images in this post?? Don’t worry. Even I wouldn’t put that many pictures in a single post. Not technically, anyway…Read More: TYiP: This YEAR in Pictures!