Friday, January 27, 2012

28 Spotted Potato Ladybird

I recently discovered that those cute little ladybirds I have been photographing in my backyard are actually pests. Named the '28 Spotted Potato Ladybirds', these little guys feed on the leaves of potatoes, pumpkins, melons and other leafy crops.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012


After a break in the rain, I decided to venture outside with my camera to capture this image.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Texture Tuesday - Story

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Here's my take on the theme 'Story' for Texture Tuesday over at Kim Klassen Cafe.


Background: Photo

Layer 1: Levels Adjustment Layer

Layer 2: Text

Layer 3: 'Simplicity' texture by Kim Klassen; Overlay at 71%.


Sunday, January 22, 2012

Beyond Layers - Just Enough

I tried to keep this one simple. Although I was aiming for a light background, the darker one felt right.


Thursday, January 19, 2012


It's that time of year again - the kids are getting ready to go back to school. In between the covering of books and labelling of clothing I thought I would take some time out and snap a few photos.

Here's the set up:

I wrapped a rubber band around the group of pencils and placed them on top of a white board. Then I placed the camera directly above the top of the pencils.

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