Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

I was quite delighted that this week’s challenge was purple.  As far back as I can remember, purple topped my list of favourite colours.  From a lavender room at age 8, to rich royal hues in present day clothing, I’m … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

This week’s photo challenge asks us to demonstrate how the inside of something can be more interesting than the outside.  Initially I had visions of jelly doughnuts, or Boston creams (I think it was near dinner time when I read the post);  … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek – Diana, family & new baby Bianca

Not quite 3 weeks ago Diana & family welcomed 9lb 9oz ‘baby’ Bianca into the family.   She’s all length – adorably cute, and the same size her sister was at 2 months LOL.  Sophia loves her baby sister, but her … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek: Kathy & Family

What better way to start a gorgeous summer’s morning than with a trip down to the stunning Fish Creek Provincial Park in south Calgary.  Entering from the Bow Valley Ranch side is something I’ve never done before.  (We’re from the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming – long exposures

This week’s photo challenge covers the topic of ‘Dreaming’ – focusing on long exposures (2 to 15 seconds) where “ISO and shutter speed align perfectly in an effort to give our shots an otherworldly sense of escapism.” For the longest … Continue reading

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These boots were made for walkin’…

I think I’ve developed a foot fetish or, more accurately, a footwear fetish.  The more events I shoot, the more I notice accoutrements for the feet.  I think it’s called living vicariously through the shoes of others. With wide calves, … Continue reading

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Chickwagon’s – VIP Champagne Reception & Art Auction

Stampede week in Calgary is not just about pancake breakfasts, rodeo, beer tents, and junk food (although there’s plenty of that).  Fundraising groups use the ‘power of the party’ to aid their campaigns. Chickwagon is no exception.  Tying into the … Continue reading

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