Own Your Beauty: 12 Tips to Light Your Creative Spark

For BlogHer's monthly series of 12 tips to help you Own Your Beauty, Tracey Clark of the Shutter Sisters offers her best advice on this month's theme: Creativity....more

I love flowers and gardens even though I do not have a green thumb. I remember when I was a kid ...more

2 mothers, 2 daughters, 2 continents and a homecoming...

How far would you stretch your comfort level, and commit your life to helping another woman? ... another mother? Could you greet a woman you’d never met before…in a public park? (Ask: would I be present, open, willing to pause ruminating over my to-do list, my 'stuff')? Could you have a conversation with this woman? (Ask: would you feel constrained, willing to exchange pleasantries but only for a few moments because of all other responsibilities)? Let’s say something tells you to just take that pause and visit with this woman for a bit....more

2 mothers, 2 daughters, 2 continents and a homecoming...

How far would you stretch your comfort level, and commit your life to helping another woman? ... another mother? Could you greet a woman you’d never met before…in a public park? (Ask: would I be present, open, willing to pause ruminating over my to-do list, my 'stuff')? Could you have a conversation with this women? (Ask: would you feel constrained, willing to exchange pleasantries but only for a few moments because of all other responsibilities)? Let’s say something tells you to just take that pause and visit with this woman for a bit....more

A Little Bird Told Me: Swap Meet at Blogher!

You've been waiting with bated breath to find out if Blogher will bring back the Swap Meet this year in San Francisco. Wait no longer, my friends! Now is the time to sign up for a table--only ten available, so don't delay! Who's on your list of nearest and dearest that you absolutely must see there with their lovely art ready to buy? Here's mine: ...more

The sign-ups were on the original post, which Jen has linked to: ...more

Announcing another BlogHer "First": The First BlogHer PhotoWalk, brought to you by Shutter Sisters

Calling all photo enthusiasts! Grab your cameras and put on your walking shoes, it’s time for BlogHer’s first ever PhotoWalk, brought to you by the Shutter Sisters, and taking place immediately following the BlogHer '08 Photography session on Saturday afternoon, July 19th, from 3:15-4:30PM. If interested, just meet outside the meeting room where the Photography session concludes at 3PM on Saturday. ...more

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The Power of Friendship Transforms Art and Activism

Last year I met Julie Sulik, the development director for Friends Association for Children, a non-profit working to safeguard and nurture the dreams of underprivileged youth in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Richmond, Virginia. ...more

Shutter Sisters Sneak Peek

This past week I enjoyed a sneak peek at the brand new photoblog ShutterSisters, a dream project created by professional photographer Tracey Clark. Unlike most photoblogs where a single photographer posts a daily photo and invites a few comments, Shutter Sisters aims to create a bustling online community where photographers of all levels and experience can share not only their best shots but their insights about composition and post-processing as well. ...more