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Fall-ing

Hello! How are you? If you have been following me on social media then you probably noticed I haven’t been there in a little while. I found myself feeling a bit overwhelmed and decided I needed a little quiet and … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Figgy With It

Our fig tree is 10 years old now. It took 4 years before it started bearing fruit. Since then we have had a decent harvest every year…except this year. We actually have lots of figs on the tree…unripe ones that … Continue reading

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My Fall Plate

Thought I’d take a moment and share what is on my Fall plate this year. I actually kicked off the first few days of Autumn at Kim Klassen‘s ‘Finding Stillness‘ workshop (yesterday’s post.) It was a great experience, not only … Continue reading

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Falling for Autumn

Technically Autumn doesn’t begin until September 23rd this year, but Mother Nature follows her own calendar. Temperatures have been substantially cooler – thank goodness! Here in the Pacific NW, temperatures in the 90’s feel like over 100 degrees. Summer kind … Continue reading

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Texture Play

Applied Kim’s ‘pumpkin grunge’ texture, soft light @ 47% and also SJGP Artisan’s ‘etched’ texture, multiply @ 27% So, yesterday I shared 3 images from my Be Still assignment. This image was the one I said was my favorite. I … Continue reading

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Still Life Painting Inspiration

Taken w/ 24mm @ f/10, ISO 500 @ 1 second. Applied Kim’s ‘moodswing’ preset The lesson this last week was to look to still life paintings for inspiration. My still life above was inspired by this still life painting by … Continue reading

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The Garden…after the rain

We experienced quite a bit of rain last week. I know what you’re all thinking “duh Carol you live in Seattle!” But contrary to popular believe it does not rain constantly here, and we have varying levels of rain. We … Continue reading

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Friday Finds – Gathering Fall

This week’s inspiration in Kim Klassen’s Be Still52 class was to go out into our neighborhood and gather natural materials that represents the season we are in and then lay them out on a background to photograph. I was thrilled … Continue reading

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Playing with Pumpkins

Applied Kim Klassen’s ‘greymist’ preset in LR, then added her ‘waterfront7magic2’ texture at screen blend mode, 100% opacity and her ‘sonnet magic’ at screen blend mode, 17%. Everywhere I go now, the grocery store, the farmers market, even the corner … Continue reading

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Suddenly Fall

I had been seeing the signs for a couple of weeks. A little turned leaf there, a hint of chill in the air. Then I found it underfoot, on my early morning walk. I came home to notice the new … Continue reading

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