I know I have mostly been lurking here lately, mostly due to some health issues (medication-induced liver problems from my inflammatory arthritis meds, etc.). I have had energy to take photos but not so much time and emotional energy to participate in some of the boards where I am usually active. Anyway, I thought I`d start coming out of hiding and share some of my recent photos.
I think after having the loaner of my friends`camera with the 50mm portrait lens, I got pretty bummed out about our P&S in terms of taking shots of my kids; and you guys all have such fantastic photos, it made me realize how much I`d like to be able to do with a different camera, AND how much I have yet to learn.
But instead of concentrating on my frustration about portrait stuff with our camera, I`ve been trying to improve some other aspects of my photography and have really been trying hard with landscapes and stuff like that. I`ve also tried out HDR, which I was reluctant to do as I have seen some awful HDR; but I`m finding you can do it naturally and it really is fantastic when done well. So, here`s some of my recent stuff. CC always welcome but not necessary.
I`ve also been working a lot on turning some of my photos into greeting cards, which I`m having some success selling. It`s a lot of fun and a great creative outlet. I won`t share a bunch here, but there are some at GreetingCardUniverse.com if you`re interested.
Thanks for letting me share after a bit of an absence!