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New Lensbaby Edge 35 is a Dream!

Lensbaby released their new, wide-angle version of their Edge lineup of lenses, the Lensbaby Edge 35. These lenses produce a line of sharp focus with gentle fall off into blur on either side of the line. My first Lensbaby favorite was the Edge 80. It is a lens that I...

Great Images from Yucky Video

I love making discoveries when it comes to cameras, and I especially like making discoveries that make my life easier! Last night I was learning from the Sony Artisan extraordinaire, Bob Krist, that you could shoot dually on the rx10 mark 4. The rx 10 is my favorite...

Light and Birds

Images may be purchased HERE. My heart just loves birds, and all things related to trees. As a child, I wanted to be an ornithologist. Flying always seemed like an impossible dream, and I wanted to sing so pretty in the morning. I drove my parents nuts always wanting...

How to make a cinemagraph

I just love cinemagraphs. My favorite type is those that look like photographs and then, without warning, they start to move! This unexpected movement causes people to jump in surprise--think of the painting you might see in a haunted house where the eyes blink or...

The Story Behind the Photo: Roaring Prairie

This image was created in one of those serendipitous ways that only happen when you are not trying. I was looking to create an image for a tripod company, Vanguard, and quickly put a plan into action involving my children. My daughter sported a dancing gown and ballet...

5 Reasons Why I Adore the Lensbaby Burnside 35

The Lensbaby Burnside 35 revolutionized my photography! I am a 'moody' shooter. My search for light surrounded by darkness is ever present and so I was doubly intrigued by that magic gold lever on the Burnside. When I first received the lens, I was unsure how I would...

Therapeutic Art with The ‘Crafty Camera’ (Sony RX10III)

Images may be purchased HERE. I really enjoy getting away and finding little stories in the country. For years, I have used my phone to spontaneously capture scenes that moved me, but the limitations of a phone have often been frustrating. The reach of the wide lens...