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Perspective: It’s all about how we view things.       Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Perspective

Sense of Taste in Hawaii

It’s nice to visit places that are not at all like where you’re from. Although I’m a beach girl, some of the food in Hawaii is so much different compared to what I was… Continue reading

Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge: Toys

Welcome to the third week of  my Creative Photo Challenge! Each Wednesday, I will post a newly themed challenge. This week’s challenge is something fun – TOYS. If you’d like to participate, all you have… Continue reading

Monday Sunrise in New Smyrna Beach

This morning I woke up long before the sun came up and couldn’t get back to sleep. I thought it was the perfect opportunity to drive to the beach and watch the sunrise.… Continue reading

Sense of Hearing

I really, really LOVE music!! I listen to several different genres depending on my mood. I love concerts, even though they are nothing like they used to be; nevertheless, I try to go… Continue reading

Before and After Photo Manipulation

With the One Photo Focus Before & After challenge, you get to tweak other people’s photos. For October, photographer Michelle Lunato submitted this photo for everyone to play with. And my version:

Travel Theme: Move

      Travel Theme: Move

The Daily Post: Grid

      The Daily Post: Grid

Public Transportation – Buses and Boats

      Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Public Transportation

Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge: Games

Welcome to the second week of  my Creative Photo Challenge! Each Wednesday, I will post a newly themed challenge. This week’s challenge is something fun – GAMES.  If you’d like to participate, all you have… Continue reading

From the Back

Over the past several years, I’ve had some of the best opportunities to photograph some very beautiful children and families. Here are just a few examples of some of my work for this week’s… Continue reading


      The Daily Post: Monochromatic

Travel Theme: Angles

      Travel theme: Angles

What is Beautiful To You

I took these photos with my infrared camera along New Smyrna Beach, Florida.         Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: What is Beautiful to You

Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge: Food

Welcome to my very first Creative Photo Challenge! Each Wednesday, I will post a newly themed challenge. Since this is the very first, I decided to choose a theme that everyone on earth… Continue reading


Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected


These photos come from a yearly “Christmas Tree Burning” in which locals bring Christmas trees to a burning party. Fun for all! One Word Photo Challenge: Wildfire

Travel Theme: Dogs

This is Captain. He was rescued from the animal shelter in Edgewater, Florida, in 2007. He is and always will be my favorite dog, my baby. Unfortunately, I had to split up animals… Continue reading

Black & White Reflections

    Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Reflections and Shadows

Sense of Touch

      Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sense of Touch

Sense of Seeing: Sunset in Ponce Inlet, Florida

This is what I live for – nature, sunsets, wildlife, tranquility – because it’s the only time I really feel like myself and truly enjoy life. Sunsets are a gift at the end… Continue reading

Drought: A Prolonged Absence

Most people consider the definition of drought to be a chronic shortage of rainfall, but it can also mean a prolonged absence of other things. For example: ideas, sex, or love. Even with the entire ocean… Continue reading

Bull and Birds Under Wire

This was the coolest guy! He stood there long enough and posed for me to get this perfect shot!

Sunday Sunrise – New Smyrna Beach/Edgewater, Florida

It’s rare that I’m out of the house while the sun is rising, but I was on the road early this morning and noticed a beautiful pastel sky. And guess what? I didn’t have… Continue reading

One Photo Focus: September

This is a pretty cool photo challenge from Visual Venturing where you get the chance to do what you want with someone else’s photography – which means playing with Photoshop! Here is the original… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Every Angle – South Causeway, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

      The Daily Post Photo Challenge: From Every Angle

Photo Challenge: Fill the Frame – Bonnethead Shark

This was caught and released in the Intracoastal Waterway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. A Photo a Week Challenge: Fill the Frame

Black and White Photo Challenge: Trees

These photos were all taken at Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina. The first photo was taken with an infrared camera.       If you notice the fence in the background –… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Habits – Guilty of a Sushi Addiction

I must say that I love my sushi! I crave it at least once a week. If I’m lucky and sell a painting, I can treat myself out. Otherwise, I end up making… Continue reading

Black and White Photo Challenge: Flowers

This was a bit of a challenge, because most of the flowers in my yard are brighter reds and pinks and purples, but they did not photograph well. The colors turned to darker… Continue reading

Today Was a Good Day

I took these photos on the evening of July 22 while I was traveling along the Intracoastal Waterway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. I always take rainbows as a sign, but I had… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Creepy

My favorite subject! Creepy… creepy dolls. 😉 Daily Post Photo Challenge: Creepy  

Travel Theme: Mellow

Travel Theme: Mellow

Foto Challenge: The Color Maroon or Burgundy

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Burgundy or Maroon

Oddball Photo Challenge: Monster Stain

This was a stain on a patio. Found it interesting! Cee’s Oddball Challenge

Black and White Photo Challenge: Things with Engines

From the New Smyrna Beach Classic Car Show….     Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Things with Engines

Oddball Photo Challenge 2015 Week 32

  Oddball Photo Challenge 2015 Week 32

Foto Challenge: Cream to Light Brown – Grotto Hill & Tuscon, Arizona

  Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Cream to Light Brown

Travel theme: Grey – Storm Clouds of Central Florida

Travel Theme: Grey

Florida Bikini Model on a Horse

Here’s a little throwback! This was one of my favorite models to work with, not to mention her horses are such amazing creatures!

Road Trip to Ancestry in South Carolina

A few years ago, I began my quest of ancestry research. I was fortunate to trace and have confirmed that my fifth great aunt is Dicey Langston, a badass Revolutionary War hero. Her… Continue reading

Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Peach

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Peach or Apricot Colors

Clouds in Black and White

Both of these photos were taken with an infrared camera. Sunday Stills: Clouds in Black and White

The Daily Post: Beneath Your Feet

Feet take you wherever you want to go. Where are yours taking you? The Daily Post: Beneath Your Feet

Creepy Window – Black and White

The Dancing Starfish

One Word Photo Challenge: Tornado

These are old photos, but this was my daughter’s room. I said it looks like a tornado went through it! One Word Photo Challenge: Tornado

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Teal or Turquoise

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Landscapes

Landscapes are one of my favorite photo subjects! This was a sunset taken in intervals at Spruce Creek Preserve in Port Orange/New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Landscapes

Barn Ghost

“Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.” – e. e. cummings “Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.”… Continue reading

Daily Post Photo Challenge: Half and Half

Beach erosion is very real. Daily Post Photo Challenge: Half and Half