My Grandchildren

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Hilltop Towns In Italy

I was fortunate to be asked to spend time in Italy with a friend who owned a fabulous villa in a quaint hilltop town called Montefalco. From there we hired a car and took day trips to see the many ancient villages strategically perched on top of the hills. While one of my all time […]

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Johns 70th Birthday

Another reason to celebrate with wonderful family and long time friends, to share some fabulous food in a gorgeous setting … and as usual, enjoying lots and lots of ridiculous laughter about the funny things we’ve done. Advertisements

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Self Portraits Are Easier Than You Think

I did a group of these business inspired self portraits in less than 10 minutes sitting on the floor in my home. The key ingredients are … to use a plain background, a sturdy tripod, a remote shutter switch (mine cost about $30 on ebay) and the best lighting you can find. In the background is my […]

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Favorite Black and White People Pics

Some photographs just look so much better in a higher contrasting black and white. I’ve never developed my own film so I’m incredibly appreciative to have programs like photoshop and lightroom. I’m a bit of a spontaneous photographer, taking pictures when the mood strikes me. This means that I usually have to work with the available […]

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Beautiful Parks And Gardens

Whenever I take the camera out, I tend to gravitate towards flowers, grass, trees, gardens and nature for inspiration. Then when I go to post them on one of my photography websites, I display them in colours to gain maximum visual effect. These ones provide me with some bold yellows, greens and reds and were a […]

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The Woman In Red

What can I say …? This lady (in her mid 50’s), may have once looked a little frumpy. But with some teasing of her hair, stripped down to the bare minimum and relaxed in her own bedroom, she started to come alive … and her magnificent inner spark, was captured in this image. “It makes […]

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