sea life with Olympus


I took a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium with Olympus. It was truly an adventure.  A normal person sees a storm, thinks help and runs away A photographer sees that storm, and runs the other way Off into the cold they go, the wind, the rain and more To capture pics no matter what, ofContinue reading “sea life with Olympus”

a post between two days ~ # 9


I visited the sea animals at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and took a few shots and videos with my iPhone5c and Olympus. (It’s on my list to process the photos from the Olympus this weekend.) The sea anemone were one of my favorites to photograph because they were all displayed with bright colors and wereContinue reading “a post between two days ~ # 9”

Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature


Gear: iPodTouch5  App: a budding Poppy Live DOF A Poppy is a flowering plant in the subfamily Papaveroideae of the family Papaveraceae. Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colourful flowers. One species of poppy, Papaver somniferum produces edible seeds, and is also the source of the crude drug opium which contains powerful medicinalContinue reading “Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature”

Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature


N A T U R E is this week’s challenge and the first Monday post of 2014. Happy New Year! May your year be full of smiles and may your lens always be clear! A nature photo of magnolia budding and blooming. Spring has arrived in our California winter wonderland. To celebrate this phenomena, IContinue reading “Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature”

Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature


N A T U R E  is this week’s challenge. Everybody was out enjoying nature on this exceptionally warm, sunny fall day in Santa Cruz at Pleasure Point, including the birds. Join the Phoneography Monday Challenge and Tip of the Week on Sally’s blog at http://lensandpensbysally.wordpress.com. I love the pre-set weekly schedules. I can shootContinue reading “Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature”

Phoneography Monday Challenge: Nature


  The characteristic sound of a rattlesnake — the rattle shaking, as a result of extremely rapid tail movement. iPodTouch5, Snapseed Phoneography Monday Schedule: 1st Monday: Nature 2nd Monday: Macro 3rd Monday: Black-and-White 4th and 5th Mondays: Challenger’s Choice Pick One: Abstraction Architecture Food Photography Night Photography Portraiture Still Life Street Photography Travel