Author Archives: pamelalynnwilliams

About pamelalynnwilliams

I am originally from Buffalo, New York. I have lived in Lakewood Ranch (and the Sarasota area) for the past 16 years. I work as a Medical Librarian for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. In addition to my photography hobby, I enjoy doing paper crafts and cooking/baking. I am married and have two Goldendoodles, Bergy and Dozer.

Week 41 – Theme 38 Hard/Soft

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This waterfall was photographed a few weeks ago while on a sunset cruise around Bear Lake in Tuckasegee North Carolina. My idea is that water falling is a “soft image” and provides contrast for the “hard” rocks. Western North Carolina is known for its beautiful waterfalls. I have some better photos of the waterfalls around Lake Glenville but they were taken over a year ago and do not qualify for this year’s challenge.

Week 40 – Theme #43 – Contrast

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I wasn’t sure what to do for the theme “contrast” and have been thinking about it for a bit. While reviewing my photos from my trip to Western North Carolina last week, I stumbled upon this photo of a spotted moth that might fit the bill. Its black spots/markings are in contrast with its white body. I also adjusted the contrast to the max to make the moth “pop” off the driveway. I was originally photographing the moth to practice Macro photography.

Week 39 – Theme #10 Leading Lines

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I took this picture last week at our cottage in Western North Carolina. I am always amazed at how tall the trees in our community are. When a storm blows through, it seems as if they will bend in half. I get nervous watching them sway above our roof. I thought this would do for a creative use of leading lines as these trees lead my eye straight up to that Carolina blue sky,

Week #37 – Theme #29 Sky Overlay

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I took this picture at the end of May while staying at the Long Boat Key Club and Resort. For my Sky Overlay challenge, I added a moon from my own collection of moon photos. It was my first time trying to do a sky overlay. I watched a few YouTube videos and tried to follow the tips of fellow bloggers but still had trouble getting the box around the moon to go away. I finally gave up and adjusted the opacity as a way to blend the photos.