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Behind the Scenes–Photo Pull Back & Props

Yesterday I posted the two photos below of a rose (from my garden) on my Facebook page and asked everyone which version they preferred.  The unanimous vote was the color version.  I love that version too.  Today, I thought I’d show you a behind the scenes (or pull back) of how I set up this…

10 on 10 August | One Last Trip Before School Starts….

Last week  we joined some of our friends on a house boating trip on Lake Shasta.  I had never been there before (despite living in California for over 20 years), so I was very excited to go and check out this area.  Unfortunately, due to the terrible drought we are having here in California the…

  • Awesome captures, Kristina! My in-laws live in Redding, CA and had a houseboat and toys, so we spent many a care-free afternoons on the lake! Glad you enjoyed your time! Sad to see the water level so low, but certainly the kids had a blast and your images are fun and lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Bajorek

    Oh what fun! Love the mid-air shots!!! I’m glad you’re loving your new camera!!! Enjoy the last bits of Summer, Kristina!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen

    Wonderful images Kristina! I love the action shots and then the quiet reflections…

    I’m glad you had some time off, it looks like everyone had a great time!ReplyCancel

A Peek at My Hometown

Every summer my family heads to the Midwest to visit our extended family.  It is a trip that has become part of our summer ritual.  I always look forward to our trip to Illinois where the nights are humid and warm, the horizon endless and fireflies light up the night.  Although this year we enjoyed…