From Beijing to Biasini: My Photography Journey.

I started to take an interest in photography back in 1980 on a three week trip to China with a group of horticulturalists. That was back in the days of film. It came in handy little cannisters and you had to load it into your camera. On that trip to China I mastered the art…

Emotions! Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #131

For this Lens-Artists challenge, to show photos of “emotions”, I am choosing several photos from the World Equestrian Games in 2018. I had media accreditation for the WEG 2018 This enabled me to get a good spot ringside to take photos. These riders have just finished their tests. The release of the tension and the…

Something Cute on my desk!

This week Cee’s Photography Hunt for Joy challenge is “Put something cute on your desk.” This photo was taken when I was working in the Media Center at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon N.C. in 2018. There were Australians with kangaroos and their flag and so I thought I would bring out my little…

Crop, 86, Cut. The Lens-Artists Challenge #96

Most of the photography I do is of horses. They are moving subjects and often at the other end of an arena. For horse shows I use a very long lens 250-600 mm mounted on a mono-pod. So I can get close with that but often it may have too much other stuff in the…

Good News!Thank You for the Prayers and Positivity!

I am happy to be able to update you on the progress made by Juan Matute Guimon. It is reported that yesterday he was transferred to a different hospital to be operated on in a special brain neurosurgery unit. The surgery took seven hours and successfully repaired the defect that had contributed to the brain…

Perspective!

Sometimes life is just not fair. I am not talking about having to wear masks, or being in lockdown or any of those minor inconveniences. I am talking about a life changing moment when one second you are a healthy able bodied young person with the brightest of futures and the next second you are…

Vision. Courage. Perseverance.

The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it. The courage to get on to it and the perseverance to follow it. Kalpana Chawla Kalpana Chawla was the First Indian-American woman in space. Born in Haryana , India in 1962 she died February 1, 2003, aboard Space Shuttle…

All Lined Up!

When things are all lined up there is a feeling of satisfaction in seeing them looking so neat and so ready for some kind of action. Judy Dykstra-Brown at Life Lessons Blog is running a photo challenge from May 27 to June 6 on the topic of ‘all lined up’. Here is my response… Now…