For days 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of my January 2022 ‘Sketch a Day’ challenge I abandoned the Tanum pond in Sweden and ‘flew’ down to Mexico to see some very different ponds at the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden. … Continue reading Studies of Water in the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden
This is the third time I’ve tried to work with the rule of thirds. The first time I discovered that almost none of my photos qualified so I ended up working on some of my husband’s shots. The second time … Continue reading Rule of Thirds, Take 3 (Skim Surfers in Mexico)
I had been scouting around for an app to make a posters or banners when I lucked into the photo app Snapseed. There are a number of great options for adding text to photos and I tried them all in creating images for my … Continue reading Snapseed Photo App for Posters
Playing around with plants from the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden. Anthurium in Stackables photo app. Split-Leaf Philodendron cut out in Photoshop and the background replaced. Another split-Leaf philodendron, this one run through Stackables. All gardens have the nemesis’ and this … Continue reading Cosmic Challenge: How Does Your Garden Grow?
It’s hard to photograph the night if you happen to forget your tripod which I did last time I went to Puerto Vallarta. Really this post should be called ‘Gimme the tripod’. Shooting in the dark without a tripod often … Continue reading Cosmic Challenge: Gimme the Night (Puerto Vallarta After Dark)
The Mexican women swirling across the stage in their traditional costume define the the word graceful. Free folkloric dance performances at Lazaro Cardenas Park in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. From visit-vallarta.com, ‘Every Friday during the high-season months of November through April, Xiutla … Continue reading Traditional Dance Shows (Baile Folclórico) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
A free-styling attempt to capture the ‘Super Moon’ along with Alejandro Colunga’s surreal sculptures in Puerto Vallarta. My first shot of the Alejandro Colunga set of ‘magic-realism’ sculptures in the Puerto Vallarta night was a little out of focus (I forgot my tripod). … Continue reading Cosmic Challenge: Freestyle Surrealistic Super Moon