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Wide Angle Woes

I’ve been using my telephoto zoom lens a lot lately. That and my macro lens are kind of my comfort zone. Which reminds me that I should try the extender on the telephoto… It might enable me to get some

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Photo Monday – Moody Flowers

Those moody portraits from two weeks ago made me want to try the dramatic lighting again. I bought a big bouquet Saturday morning to serve as a subject. Yesterday morning was rainy and dark. I was afraid I wouldn’t have

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Photo Monday – Snow Day

I woke up to falling snow on Saturday morning. I thought I’d get up early and go take pictures but things happened and I was only able to leave the apartment around 9:30. I headed straight to Prospect Park with

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Photo Monday – Moody

Whenever I take my camera out and my kids are around, I’ll snap a few pictures of them. If they weren’t the intended focus, there will only be a handful and most will get deleted. But once in a while,

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Photo Monday – Year of the Pig

We don’t normally celebrate Lunar New Year (but the kids get the day off from school). This year though, I wanted to do something. Because E is a pig. I suggested we go to the parade in Manhattan and M

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Photo Monday – The Cloisters

When the girls were at sleepaway camp, M and I went to the Met Cloisters. It’s kind of far for us. Either we drive for 40 minutes or we take the subway for an hour. We went with my favorite,

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Photo Monday – Cadaqués Excursions

When I was researching activities in Cadaqués, I noticed that it’s in a natural park and there are a few hikes in the area. I love hiking. There was one to a lighthouse that I was interested in but I

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Photo Monday – Hanging Around Cadaqués

I thought I was going to have a ton of pictures of Cadaqués to wade through. It’s a gorgeous hilly village of white houses right by the sea. Lots of beaches all over the place, some sandy, some rockier. And

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Photo Monday – Montserrat and Dali

After one week in Barcelona, we went to Cadaqués for the rest of our trip. On our way to Cadaqués, we stopped by Montserrat. I say we stopped there but it was a serious detour. M wanted to see the

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Photo Monday – Barcelona Part 3

This is the last of Barcelona and were all taken in what I call the old city, where the streets are winding and you can lose your way in an instant. It’s charming, especially once you start figuring out where

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