Archive | July, 2014

Photographing Clouds…

Where is the best light and when to photograph? With all the wild fires happening right now, there are many dramatic photographs of clouds, seemingly at sunset. Makes one wonder about all the different types of clouds and what contributes to their shape and form. Try photographing at different times of the day to get […]

Sardina, Italy

Keys to Longevity. Sardinia is an island 120 miles off the coast of Italy where the men—mostly farmers and shepherds—are particularly long-lived. In fact, just one town of 1,700 people, Ovodda,boasts five centenarians. Secrets of Longevity: Although part of the reason for Sardinia’s longevity may be genetic, they also have the opportunity to follow that healthy […]

Pharaoh Hound Breed Descrption

It’s always good to understand the breed you are bringing home and who you are as a pack leader. As Cesar explains it, “Leader of the Pack” has a mission… to prevent the deaths of so many innocent dogs. My goal with this show is to awaken the world to how many dogs are euthanized in […]

Still Life as Art Form

Check out Will Kemp’s website about how to set up photographs for your still- life paintings. He is an award-winning professional artist and teacher who studied in Italy, ran his own art gallery, taught in museums & schools and  shares  his professional art secrets with you. Try some of his tips. They are great! Don’t miss his […]


Photograph of Jeff Koons Puppy. Lear more here: “Jeff Koons rose to prominence in the mid-1980s as part of a generation of artists who explored the meaning of art in a media-saturated era and the attendant crisis of representation. Drawing on the visual language of advertising, marketing, and the entertainment industry and with the stated […]