Monthly Archives: June 2012

Looking up…A winner this week!

Project 52 ~ Week 26 Theme for this week “Looking Up.” This past weekend while I was weeding my garden and I came upon this little guy.  It was like he was “looking up” right at me saying…”don’t hurt me I’m just hanging out.”  So I decided to get my Nikon 105mm macro lens once…

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  • JulesJune 29, 2012 - 5:44 pm

    This is amazing! Wonderful shot! He is definitely posing for you!ReplyCancel

  • JulesJune 29, 2012 - 5:44 pm

    This is amazing! Wonderful shot! He is definitely posing for you!ReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 29, 2012 - 6:52 pm

    Wow, you did a great job with that lens! Love your macro shot. . the clarity is SO great.ReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 29, 2012 - 6:52 pm

    Wow, you did a great job with that lens! Love your macro shot. . the clarity is SO great.ReplyCancel

  • JenJune 29, 2012 - 9:20 pm

    Fantastic!! Great focus and detail! Enjoy your birthday! ReplyCancel

  • JenJune 29, 2012 - 9:20 pm

    Fantastic!! Great focus and detail! Enjoy your birthday! ReplyCancel

  • JodieJune 30, 2012 - 6:10 am

    Oh my goodness look at him! He blends right into the foliage! Great capture.ReplyCancel

  • JodieJune 30, 2012 - 6:10 am

    Oh my goodness look at him! He blends right into the foliage! Great capture.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJune 30, 2012 - 7:23 am

    Oh My Gosh!!! This is so awesome. I absolutely love love love it. Great job Catherine. You rock!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJune 30, 2012 - 7:23 am

    Oh My Gosh!!! This is so awesome. I absolutely love love love it. Great job Catherine. You rock!ReplyCancel

  • sandy collinsJune 30, 2012 - 10:41 am

    Catherine …every time I think you’ve wowed me you take a shot like this….as my grandmother always said everything goes with green.. .love this…ReplyCancel

  • sandy collinsJune 30, 2012 - 10:41 am

    Catherine …every time I think you’ve wowed me you take a shot like this….as my grandmother always said everything goes with green.. .love this…ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneJune 30, 2012 - 10:08 pm

    This shot is incredible!!!! Maybe I need to consider a macro lens too! 😉ReplyCancel

  • Wendy KaneJune 30, 2012 - 10:08 pm

    This shot is incredible!!!! Maybe I need to consider a macro lens too! 😉ReplyCancel

Random Things

Project 52 ~ Week 25 Theme for this weeks challenge “Random Things.” This week I decided to go into my gardens and play with my new Nikon 105mm macro lens. I’ve been really enjoying photographing with this it.   Here are a few of the flowers I found in bloom that I thought would go…

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  • SharonJune 22, 2012 - 10:10 pm

    So pretty and creative. I love the yellow flower. Nice work Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 22, 2012 - 10:10 pm

    So pretty and creative. I love the yellow flower. Nice work Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 23, 2012 - 5:51 am

    Really pretty. . . way to break in that macro lens. It’s addictive. You did a wonderful job with the collage too!ReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 23, 2012 - 5:51 am

    Really pretty. . . way to break in that macro lens. It’s addictive. You did a wonderful job with the collage too!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaJune 23, 2012 - 6:52 am

    GREAT MACRO!! Wonderful job! Love the processing!! This is awesome!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaJune 23, 2012 - 6:52 am

    GREAT MACRO!! Wonderful job! Love the processing!! This is awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaJune 23, 2012 - 7:08 am

    Absolutely stunning. As usual your talent continues to inspire me!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaJune 23, 2012 - 7:08 am

    Absolutely stunning. As usual your talent continues to inspire me!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJune 24, 2012 - 7:41 am

    Beautifully done Catherine. Love the one of the bottom right, its so colorful. And I really like the texture you applied. Good job with the macro (I am saving up for mine) lens and I know what you mean about the heat….it’s brutal. Good job this week….Love it.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJune 24, 2012 - 7:41 am

    Beautifully done Catherine. Love the one of the bottom right, its so colorful. And I really like the texture you applied. Good job with the macro (I am saving up for mine) lens and I know what you mean about the heat….it’s brutal. Good job this week….Love it.ReplyCancel

  • JulieJune 24, 2012 - 8:22 pm

    Catherine this is gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • JulieJune 24, 2012 - 8:22 pm

    Catherine this is gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • JannelJune 27, 2012 - 5:39 pm

    “A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.”
    Diane ArbusReplyCancel

  • JannelJune 27, 2012 - 5:39 pm

    “A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.”
    Diane ArbusReplyCancel

Model Laina Baio Featured in top 10 for Photo Challenge

Project 52 ~ Week 24 Photo Challenge for this week “B&W Portrait.” Last weekend I had the most wonderful Saturday afternoon. I attended an outdoor photo session and workshop with Lindsay Adler a top fashion photographer from NYC.  We learned different techniques as we photographed three beautiful models. Lindsay told us as portrait photographers to…

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  • KathyJune 15, 2012 - 9:23 pm

    Very Neat!! Love the BW!ReplyCancel

  • KathyJune 15, 2012 - 9:23 pm

    Very Neat!! Love the BW!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaJune 15, 2012 - 10:26 pm

    This amazing Catherine!! Love it!! And thanks so much for the tips!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaJune 15, 2012 - 10:26 pm

    This amazing Catherine!! Love it!! And thanks so much for the tips!ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 16, 2012 - 6:24 am

    Catherine, this image is just stunning. What beautiful eyes Laina has and you captured them perfectly. Well done. Love the veil.ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 16, 2012 - 6:24 am

    Catherine, this image is just stunning. What beautiful eyes Laina has and you captured them perfectly. Well done. Love the veil.ReplyCancel

  • SaraJune 16, 2012 - 11:08 am

    OMG…this is beautiful! Great job Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • SaraJune 16, 2012 - 11:08 am

    OMG…this is beautiful! Great job Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • TerryJune 17, 2012 - 9:56 am

    Congratulations! This is an amazing image….absolutely love it.ReplyCancel

  • TerryJune 17, 2012 - 9:56 am

    Congratulations! This is an amazing image….absolutely love it.ReplyCancel

  • IrleaJune 17, 2012 - 10:32 am

    CONGRATULATIONS Catherine on your feature. This is truly one amazing image and you captured it so well. Love everything about it. Good job lady!!! xoxoxoxReplyCancel

  • IrleaJune 17, 2012 - 10:32 am

    CONGRATULATIONS Catherine on your feature. This is truly one amazing image and you captured it so well. Love everything about it. Good job lady!!! xoxoxoxReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 19, 2012 - 9:37 pm

    Totally alluring. Those eyes look like they can see right through you. Marvelous! We can all be jealous of your time with Lindsay Adler. . . so glad you got the opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • CindyJune 19, 2012 - 9:37 pm

    Totally alluring. Those eyes look like they can see right through you. Marvelous! We can all be jealous of your time with Lindsay Adler. . . so glad you got the opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • JulieJune 24, 2012 - 8:24 pm

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • JulieJune 24, 2012 - 8:24 pm

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!ReplyCancel

Rings and Things

Project 52 ~ Week 23 Theme for this week’s challenge “Rings and Things.” This week’s theme and photo challenge is dedicated to one of the most admired and loved women I’ve ever know…my late Great Aunt Margaret.  Aunt Margaret lived in New York City ever since the end of WWII and until she fell at…

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  • AndreaJune 8, 2012 - 1:44 pm

    Just love it!! Great memories….love the story!!ReplyCancel

  • AndreaJune 8, 2012 - 1:44 pm

    Just love it!! Great memories….love the story!!ReplyCancel

  • JodieJune 8, 2012 - 5:09 pm

    Awww lovely story! I’m sure she is looking down on you with love still.ReplyCancel

  • JodieJune 8, 2012 - 5:09 pm

    Awww lovely story! I’m sure she is looking down on you with love still.ReplyCancel

All Boy…that’s my boy!

The June photo challenge at I Heart Faces is “All Boy” and I couldn’t resist entering my son Michael who I believe is truly all boy!  From catching frogs…to fishing…to water guns fights…to skate boarding…to down hill skiing…to dirt bike riding…to flying trapeze…he’s done it all and so much more and he’s only 10!   Here…

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  • IrelaJune 7, 2012 - 9:51 am

    Catherine….this takes my vote. What an amazing capture. Love the intensity in his face. Great job!!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJune 7, 2012 - 9:51 am

    Catherine….this takes my vote. What an amazing capture. Love the intensity in his face. Great job!!ReplyCancel

  • EricaJune 7, 2012 - 3:17 pm

    Love the moment captured….ReplyCancel

  • EricaJune 7, 2012 - 3:17 pm

    Love the moment captured….ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 7, 2012 - 3:36 pm

    You get my vote…I love it!ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 7, 2012 - 3:36 pm

    You get my vote…I love it!ReplyCancel