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Photography Project: Creating a painterly photo effect with textures

I just completed my first online video course from CreativeLive Online Course.  The subject was creating painterly effects, and the instructor is Kathleen Clemons.  Kathleen inspired me to push past my comfortable habits, get reacquainted with my Lensbaby gear (yes, I’m going to try again), and find new ways to use software that I left behind.  301 more words

Photography Tips

Ride Report - Resolution Ride

39.0 miles, 3:04 moving time, 3,622 ft elevation

Warm Saturday Morning. Club ride started at Jones Coffee in Pasadena. Rode East to Sierra Madre, Up New York to Eaton Canyon and wiggled up and around to the top of Lake. 154 more words

Pasadena Triathlon Club

Ride Report - Resolution Ride

39.0 miles, 3:04 moving time, 3,622 ft elevation

Warm Saturday Morning. Club ride started at Jones Coffee in Pasadena. Rode East to Sierra Madre, Up New York to Eaton Canyon and wiggled up and around to the top of Lake. 140 more words

Cycling

Two Worlds

This post originally appeared in November 2008 when I was posting—briefly—on Blog.Com.

I loved this picture I shot at Descanso Gardens a couple of weeks ago. 238 more words

Meditations

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge

A sweet, hypnotic aroma engulfed the area around me as I sat under the shade of an arbor; enjoying the view of the sprawling rose garden whose rows of buds were in perfect unison of bloom. 445 more words

Travel

simple prayers

I am enthralled with the New Zealand Prayer Book lately.  It all started when my church posted The Lord’s Prayer in the liturgy.  The quickly had me down the lovely rabbit hole of reading and reciting the prayers from this beautiful book.  334 more words

Film