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The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

Beef stew with root vegetables is cooking on the stove, along with a teapot of water for some chai tea.  I’m going to write the second post for NaBloPoMo.A few weeks ago, on a trip to the thrift store, I came across Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.  I’ve known about her work for a while now.  Some time ago it was suggested to me, and I got the book from the library but I never followed the steps.  I didn’t have enough time in the two weeks I had borrowed the book....more

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Nan Harrison  ( UniquelyNanVintage)

Photography 101 Series| Part II: Understanding Your Camera Mode Settings

Welcome to the second installment of my newPhotography 101 Series: Mastering Your Camera Settings!...more

Photography 101 Series Part I: Understanding Exposure

Welcome to the first week of my new...more

My Daughter's Picture Day Fail


Say Cheese : Why You'll Never See Me Out Without My Camera

In my group of friends, I’m admittedly the “ACG.”  Annoying Camera Girl.  I can’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t taking pictures while out with friends, at holiday gatherings, parties, etc.  It reached a point where every single person I know STOPPED bringing a camera out if they knew I was going to be there; because they knew I had that area covered....more

5 Tips for Taking a Great Headshot With Just Your iPhone

See that photo of me at the top of the page? I took it. And while I love my Nikon, and I know I can take amazing photos with it, I took that headshot with my iPhone. I swear. One day, I know I'm going to call Jody Mack, my very favorite local photographer, and have her take "real" headshot pictures of me to go in my sidebar and on my About page. (They probably be so good that I'll even want them on my business cards.) But in the meantime, bloggers need to know that you can take a headshot with just your iPhone (or any smart phone) and get quality professional results. ...more
Hah! Love it! I too take "professional" selfies. Love the headphone/shutter tip!more