Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

My family and I have driven around the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge on several occasions. We’ve seen buffalo, prairie dogs and Longhorn cattle up close. For Christmas, Terry surprised me with a zoom lens for my Nikon camera! (I had planned to save up for it, so getting it at Christmas was a true delight!)… Continue reading Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

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Christmas Photography

We were blessed with a wonderful Christmas holiday. We got to see Terry’s mom, dad and grandmother, as well as my mom. We enjoyed a lot of good food, too! I hope to share some photos of all of that soon. Before we took the tree down, I wanted to try to capture some photos… Continue reading Christmas Photography


Mastering the Indoor Shot

I have been enjoying using my Nikon camera whenever I have it handy. I have been so busy lately with school and packing and you-name-it, that I have missed several photographic moments. I did want to pop in and share that I have finally mastered the indoor shot! I usually use “Auto” mode ¬†indoors, with… Continue reading Mastering the Indoor Shot

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Motion Shots

These photos are one of the reasons I’ve wanted to get a DSLR camera. I enjoy taking videos, but for me, there is something so intriguing about a still photo. A good quality still photo. Okay, okay, even a bad¬†photo holds a special “something” that a video doesn’t. I haven’t had much time to play… Continue reading Motion Shots


Playing with Paint Shop Pro

I really loved the photo of my baby that I captured below. The pose looked like one that you might see on canvas! I thought I might be able to make it look like an oil painting using my Paint Shop Pro computer program. I’m not very good at it, but I enjoy playing around… Continue reading Playing with Paint Shop Pro