I took advantage of Black Friday sales and bought myself my first full frame camera - the Nikon D750 with tilting screen. I have a Cotton Carrier hand strap which enhances the comfort and safety of holding onto my camera, and I use a Gary Fong Half Cloud diffuser on my external flash which really helps soften the light. I am looking forward to having a photographing good time!
Big news! I am getting a Shih Tzu pup, and her name will be Chloe!
As I patiently wait for my pup to be born, I am having fun researching products and buying stuff in preparation for her arrival! I have learned during my research that there is an impressive selection of companies making non-toxic and organic dog and baby toys which is great!
You can see the treasures I get for Chloe on her pages on my website!
As I was surfing the net one day I came across a website called Fluffy Tails, which with wonderful photos and anecdotes by Carla, featured the lives of two cat sisters called Iris & Fern. This engaging website was my inspiration for Tracy’s Pet Photos.
So I had a creative vision, a camera, a scanner, and photo editing and effects programs but no training or skill in web design. Next I started searching for books and found The Non-Desig...
Over the holiday season many families decorate their homes with a beautiful Christmas tree, and some choose an artificial tree to avoid the mess of falling needles and perhaps they feel it is a greener option.
I did some research and learned that Christmas tree farms are good for the environment as they provide a habitat for birds and small animals, they improve the air we breathe as the trees give off oxygen, all while providing...
In this day and age, unlike yesteryear, photos are a very common thing, but this makes them no less valuable. A picture taken today may be a wonderful family memento decades from now. A distant ancestor, a favourite place, a treasured pet.
I came across a saying ...I don't remember where or when ...but I wrote it down as it touched my heart:
Aspiration - To transform a single moment into an invaluable, time-transcending work of art.
I love all pedigree and non-pedigree cats but one breed is closest to my heart …the Siberian.
This is Prekrasne Primal Enchantment, aka Bogie who is a brown spotted tabby Siberian. Siberians are a natural breed that evolved in the Russian outdoors over the last few centuries and while they are being bred now they remain one of the newer recognized breeds in the cat fancy. Siberians gained championship status August 1992 in the Internatio...