Gone Too Soon, A Michael Jackson Story

The day started with me tuning into Morning Joe towards the end of the show and hearing that Farrah Fawcett had passed away.  I expected Fawcett to go and was relieved that she found peace in her long struggle. ...more

Michael Jackson and Me

I cried like a baby when I learned Michael Jackson was dead. I was already teary-eyed when I heard the news. I had just posted this about my father-in-law's illness. I was missing my mother-in-law like crazy, lamenting a blow-up with Graham during which I lost my temper and terrified about how Rob was going to cope with the seemingly never-ending stress. ...more

How To Photograph Up Close

Learn about photographing close up!  Today we discuss creative techniques using natural light.  If you missed my previous posts on basic macro & close-up photography go to: http://blog.sullivanjphotography.com/2009/05/28/ Have fun!!!    ...more

Canada Day and Fourth of July: Patriotic photography

This week is an awfully patriotic week here in North America:  Today, July 1st, is Canada Day, and Saturday, July 4th is Independence Day in the United States.  I'm not Canadian, and while I've lived in the US for a long time, I only became a US citizen as an adult - so I've always felt somewhat of an interested bystander when it comes to watching American patriotic activities. This year is especially interesting for me, because we have friends staying with us from Australia over the July 4th holiday -- so I feel like I need to give them a good Independence Day experience.  In order to inspire some independence day emotion, I decided to look through the archives of my favourite photobloggers in my blogreader, to see how they've captured the spirit of their individual countries' birthdays.   ...more

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How to Help Save Ohio Libraries

If any of you are book lovers or authors, this news of library funding cuts will break your heart, just as it did mine, but we can all do our part to save Ohio libraries! ...more

Calling All Wild Woman Artists and Designers!

So I have this idea and I need some help from you visual artists out there -- and I know there are so many of you! I'm not just talking to those of you who make money with your art. Yes, you are included -- some of you are some of my favorite artists -- besides Marcy, of course! ...more