The Visitor

Tiny visitor Fulfilling God’s purposes For all of mankind My dad and stepmom used to keep bees. For some reason both of their hives disappeared. I think this was before the hives left. I think I intended to catch the bee in the photo in the original. I cropped this a little to focus moreContinue reading “The Visitor”

The girl in the flowers

There was this field of wildflowers that we would drive by and our daughter fawned over them every time. So one day we stopped. Her day was made. I’m sure she was telling a story she made up. This photo was not taken in RAW. In fact, it was taken either with a point andContinue reading “The girl in the flowers”

Gerbera Daisy

My church has a photography group and the challenge for this past week was depth of field. I love going shallow so it was just a matter of finding a subject. Trader Joe’s flowers work just fine. The original was dull and I wasn’t in love with the color of the petals. Thankfully, Lightroom hasContinue reading “Gerbera Daisy”

Flower carpet – Pacific Grove

These are but a small glimpse into the carpet of flowers that blankets Pacific Grove in the springtime. The original photo was so dull! I did several things, but one of the most important was increasing the intensity of the color of the flowers. Above is what they really look like in person! ~~~  Continue reading “Flower carpet – Pacific Grove”

Echium in Pacific Grove

The famous flowers of Pacific Grove are the pink ones that carpet the ground during the spring. Those are nice. I fell in love with these – purple echium The original was a bit dull. I enhanced it so you could see the sun shining on the flowers. It makes them almost glow. ~~~  Continue reading “Echium in Pacific Grove”

National Sibling Day

These girls. God’s blessings poured  into beings that sometimes look like me, sometimes act like me (for better or worse), and always amaze me with their wit, wisdom, and compassion. And most of the time they like each other. I purposely shot into the sun to create the flare and haze. The original was dullContinue reading “National Sibling Day”