Category Archives: Photography Challenge

Knitting needles

#DPSBOKEH I need to learn how to knit to complete 101 things in 1001 days. I’ve never tried it, and to me it feels like such a quaint, old-fashioned skill — except that I’m resorting to YouTube videos to try … Continue reading

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A favorite landscape: Porcelain Basin

One of my favorite landscapes: Porcelain Basin at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A trail winds through a vast, white rock-sheet that looks like snow, dotted with blue, boiling geothermal pools. Related Links: See other reader-submitted landscapes at Digital Photography School … Continue reading

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Best Shots

{Celebrate your courage. Send me a postcard.} Closeup of a beehive #DPSBEST2012 Every picture tells a story I love the photos that capture a story I am trying to tell. Here are some of my favorite photos from 2012. The … Continue reading

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Through the Years

#DPSFAMILY I’ve snapped a picture of my two sons on Thanksgiving weekend for the last 13 years. Where have those little boys gone? {Celebrate your courage. Send me a postcard.}

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Thailand travel photos

There is nothing that gets me yearning to travel more than seeing beautiful or unusual photos from a place I’ve never been. I have been enjoying the Travel Photography Inspiration Project at DPS, which has featured reader-submitted photos from such … Continue reading

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Christmas tree

Daniel and David: Holiday Bokeh  

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One-finger handstand

My son Daniel had a fun idea for a photograph at Four Corners, USA when we visited in 2007: a one-finger handstand. Four Corners–the spot where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet–is a cool place to visit. (There’s a … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday (November 13, 2011)

For Scavenger Hunt Sunday this week, people took photos related to the following five prompts. I used photos from my archives for this hunt. 1. Before and After I can’t believe how long my boys hair got in 2007. For … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday (September 11, 2011)

For Scavenger Hunt Sunday this week, people took photos related to the following five prompts. 1. Bokeh In the bokeh (blur) in the background of this Meatless Mondays meal are lemon, cilantro, and Mmmm sauce. (I really like my blurred … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt Sunday (Greece edition)

For Scavenger Hunt Sunday, I selected photos from my recent vacation in Greece. For the photo scavenger hunt, I needed to take photos related to the following five prompts. 1. Geometry Church ceiling, island of Kythnos 2. Brushstrokes I was … Continue reading

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