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Some thoughts on inspiration

My guides for inspiration.   Keep your eyes wide open for inspiration! Look for a beautiful sunset.  Feast your eyes on the perfection of flowers – the perfection of their colors and of their conformation. Did you realize that none … Continue reading

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Tips on sunset photography

I like to shoot into the sun.  This requires that I shield the lens from the direct sun by putting my hand up to block the sun and having the sun off center. When you are taking a picture that … Continue reading

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Using Botanical Mushrooms for Spore Prints and other cool things

I AM SEEING MUSHROOMS AROUND SO I THINK IT MIGHT BE A GOOD TIME TO REPOST THIS INSTRUCTIONAL BLOG.   Aren’t mushrooms attractive?  They spring up and they have such different forms and they are so mysterious. I want to … Continue reading

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Oregon in June

Oregon in June is Oregon at it’s best in my opinion. It is sunny and still pretty cool. The rain has lessened. The skies are magnificent always. The coast takes my breath away.  The flowers are HUGE.  The roses are … Continue reading

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Guara and Gazania Flowers

The sky has that wonderful deep blue hue of October.  Most of the season’s pressing is finished. The last things I pressed were actually today when I pressed some guara and some gazania.  Here is some information on both of … Continue reading

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