Red Maple

Sunday Stills: A Celebration of #Leaves

How is it November first already? This morning, here in the US, we set the clocks back to end daylight saving time. Lighter in the morning, darker at night, but I am glad to get that hour back! This week’s Sunday Stills challenge theme is all about leaves. No matter where you live, you may …

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Don't delete! use your out-of-focus images

How To Effectively Use Out-of-Focus Images

If you love taking photos, you know the frustrations of spending time photographing what you expect to be fabulous images, only to find many of them are out of Focus. It happens to the best photographers. Rather than throw your hands up in despair and hitting the delete button, save some of your out-of-focus images …

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What IS that? A lifeguard's focus is drawn away from the pool.

Oops, What IS That?

Oops! is the theme for this week's photo challenge. "What IS that?" the lifeguard seems to ask as his focus is drawn away from the pool by the weird shape in the foreground. I took this photo a few summers ago and I must have caught the plant life in the foreground. But that does not …

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