I’m a bit of a worrier – okay, more than a bit.  I worry over things that have happened, things that might happen, things I need to MAKE happen… but, one less thing I have to worry about now is a nice backdrop for my shop and gallery photos. Over the course of the last year, I’ve studied a lot of different perspectives on how best to display art for online sales venues – some of the things that repeat often… Shoot in natural light – early morning or late evening. Use a tripod and the lowest possible ISO setting to get the sharpest images.Read More →

Before… After… Step 1:  Rescue kitten from certain disaster. Step 2:  Ensure resident cats aren’t going to eat kitten. Step 3:  Learn how to SLEEP when kitten thinks sleeping is supposed to be done during daylight hours. Step 4:  Learn to love kitten despite her really poor sleeping habits. Step 5:  TEACH KITTEN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FURNITURE AND SCRATCHING POSTS (I simply cannot emphasize this enough)!! Step 6:  Play with kitten daily (and, when possible, get older kitties to play along). Step 7:  Stay out of kitty arguments (really, the middle of a kitty argument is no place you want to be). Step 8:  TakeRead More →