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Photo Blogging Challenge – Friends and Family (April 2015)

I prefer to photograph landscapes, abstracts and the occasional macro. One of the reasons I volunteered for the Beakerhead photo crew last year was so that I’d have to start photographing people! This month’s Friends and Family photo blogging theme provided another opportunity to hone my skills. But since every member of our family is…

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Nearby Nature – April 2015

There’s so much happening outside right now! Leaf buds are swelling, the earliest flowers have blossomed and garden beds have workable soil. The white-tailed jackrabbits are slowly changing colour from white to brown and a wide range of bird song can be heard along our street. Despite being out of town for a couple of…

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Spring Break 2015

As winter slowly transitioned to spring, we enjoyed two relaxing weeks in Canmore: daily walks, lots of photography and plenty of time for cooking and reading meant we came back to Calgary well-rested and ready for the push to the end of the school year. In addition to a short hike in Banff and our…

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Photo Blogging Challenge – Two (March 2015)

All through March I’ve been imagining possible photographic interpretations of two and thinking to myself that our challenge host/organizer must use some sort of random phrase/word generator to help determine each theme. But now that I’ve started the blogging part of the challenge I have a new theory: this month’s theme celebrates the completion of…