Sunday, February 28, 2010

Happiness is..


a warm puppy!

Daily Shoot #105: Sunday challenge: Make a photo that invokes or communicates happiness to the viewer. Make 'em feel it, not just see it!

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Friday, February 26, 2010

School Mural

St. Pius V School Mural

Mural on the back of what used to be St. Pius V School.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010



Sculpture hanging from the ceiling at the Millenium Student Center at the University of Missouri - St. Louis

Tuesday, February 23, 2010



I believe this is gluten.

Daily Shoot #100: Monochrome photos don't have to be the result of processing or desaturation. Find a monochrome composition and shoot it.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Shadow Square

Shadow Square

Daily Shoot #99: Squares and grids surround us in our built environment. Focus in on some squares today and make a photograph.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Pray For Priests

Priests' Graves

Archdiocesan Priests' Grave at Calvary Cemetery

Daily Shoot #98: Backgrounds are tricky. They can make a subject stand out or distract from it. Make a photo with a good background today.

Dried Crab Apples

Dried Crab Apples on Tree

Daily Shoot #97: An old adage in photography says if you want to improve your photographs, move closer. Fill your frame today!

Friday, February 19, 2010

Duck Crossing

Duck Crossing

Every spring, Mama ducks lead baby ducks from the nest in neighborhood yards to the ponds in the park. A few years ago, someone added a duck crossing.

Daily Shoot #96: Symbols can be simple, ornate, plain, or colorful. Make a photo of a symbol that represents or stands for something else.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Window at Pets in the City

Pet Window

The best pet store ever, Pets in the City

I tried to do Daily Shoot, which was about using natural frames, but I missed getting the window frame in the picture.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Icicles in Tree

Daily Shoot #94: Fragility conveys tension. Make a photo today of a person or object in a fragile state.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Last Pizza Rolls

The Last

I'm giving up pizza rolls for Lent. Sniff.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Waving American Flag

Waving American Flag

Daily Shoot #92: It's Presidents Day in the U.S today. Make a photo with a patriotic theme for the country you call home.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

What is Love

Jake is Love


Daily Shoot #91: Sunday (Valentine's Day) challenge: What is love? Make an interpretive photo today. Keep it clean, people. :-)

Saturday, February 13, 2010



Working on the dissertation

Friday, February 12, 2010

For Whom The Bell Tolls

For Whom The Bell Tolls tolls for thee...

Daily Shoot #89: Continuing the Friday fun theme, make a photo that goes with the title of a book you've read.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Knight

Mardi Gras Time!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

My Favorite Thing to Do


Daily Shoot #87: We all have some sort of hobby or favorite activity. Make a photo that shows something you enjoy doing.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010



Daily Shoot #86: Franz Kafka said "Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old." Make a photo of something beautiful today.

Monday, February 8, 2010




Daily Shoot #85: Pet photos are such a cliche, but they're also cute. Make an interesting photo of a pet today.

Sunday, February 7, 2010



Breakfast (okay Lunch) at the City Diner!

Daily Shoot #84: Challenge: Practice storytelling today. Look for 3 images that tell a story, and make a set of photos that go together.

Saturday, February 6, 2010



Taken in Carondelet Park.

Daily Shoot #83: Curves carry the eye along with them. Make a photo that creates a sense of movement with curves today.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Snow Falling on Cedars

Snow Falling on Cedars

Daily Shoot #82: More fun on a Friday: Make a photo that goes with the title of a movie you've seen, interpreted any way you like!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Rotary Cutter

Rotary Cutter

My rotary cutter for quilting. I think I need a new blade...I believe I see a knick.

Daily Shoot #80: Make a "sharp" photo today any way you interpret it, either tack-sharp focus or a subject that is sharp itself.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Cathedral Wall Through Trees

Cathedral Wall

I spy with my two eyes a cross.

Daily Shoot #79: It's Groundhog Day in the U.S. Make a photo that illustrates whether it's more like winter or spring where you live.

Monday, February 1, 2010