Bliss

I take joy in simple pleasures… a good strong cup of coffee, fresh warm bread, fragrant old books, a crackling fire, the wind rustling through trees.All these small gifts are true gems, interwoven and sparkling in the tapestry of my life.These little treasures bring me great happiness, but what fills me with absolute delight and pure joy is THIS....more

It was only a matter of time

Yesterday, I discovered one of my photos was used without permission or credit. While this is technically a violation of the copyright, it isn't a huge offense because the photo isn't being used for monetary gain. How I realized it is almost embarrassing to admit....more

How to Choose Your First DSLR Camera

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Photo: Best Photo

At last! I managed to finish ALL the NaBloPoMo posts for May! Woohoo! Not all the posts were done on time on the day they were supposed to go up, but I persevered in doing them all! The best part was creating new photos and going back to some old ones, reinforcing a lifelong love for photography....more

Photo: Action

One of Shanghai's bustling roads during a non-busy time. This was taken on a trip to China in 2006.What bustling cities have you visited? Let me know in the comments!Thanks for reading!Ciao! Paula...more

Photo: Nightlife

Nightlife on the Paris Metro!What's your favorite nightlife you have encountered? Let me know in the comments!Thanks for reading!Ciao! Paula...more

Photo: Food

How the French make desserts look and taste soooo good? Chocolate ganache glazed cake decorated with fresh fruits and macarons!What French desserts have you tried? Let me know in the comments!Thanks for reading!Ciao! Paula...more

Photo: Portrait

A good portrait photo is hard to capture. I am offering up one of my drawings from a Portraiture class I recently took. Each model sat for three 2-hour sessions (with breaks of course) over three weeks....more