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This is a slightly different view of the Edinburgh Castle taken from a church grave yard on the west end of Princes Street Park.Edinburgh Castle from grave yard

This image is a  Hight Dynamic Range (HDR) composite of three images combined using Photomatix Pro to achieve the range of color displayed. Three images, one normal exposure, one two f-stopes above normal and one two f-stopes below normal were used for the process. Image captured using a Nikon D300S camera, Nikon 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 lens at a focal length of 18 mm, ISO 400, Exposure 1/40 sec at f/11.0, hand held.

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seeing and believing

We had a lovely afternoon at Tekapo recently – even Griff enjoyed the pilgrimage to the statue of the tribute to the humble but brilliant sheep dog. Burkes Pass was a picture on the way back to our shack – just an hour and ten minutes away.

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Pedro Holderbaum

Conjunto Fabril CSB(79/86): A. Predio Administrativo CSB(Projeto 6), B. Predio Caldeira, C. Parque Esportivo, D. Residência Granja Roda-Sol, E. Portaria, F. Capela(Projeto 7), G. Garagens, H. Almoxarifado, I. Ilha Grande, J. Loja(Café), K. Torre(Soluvel), L. Ponte Ilha Grande…   digitalizar0043

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Photo and Coffee

I have just finished reading “The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers” from Scott Kelby.

I know, Lightroom 5 was JUST released and, of course, the “The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers” is already in pre-order, in the best Scott Kelby tradition! But that doesn’t change this book and the next one tends to be an expansion with the new features.

About the author, most of you probably know Scott Kelby. Photographer and author, I naturally felt into his material when I came back to photography, not long ago. Not only for his several books in photography and Photoshop/Lightroom, but his whole media group (Kelby Media Group) and training associations (NAPP and Kelby Training)

Scott Kelby has a very light and funny way of writing. Maybe you need some knowledge of US culture to get the jokes and…

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Kouzounas Kitchen

I would like to announce that I now have my own domain! My dreams are coming true, and thank you to all of the viewers and followers! You will find that I changed a few things around, and updated some pictures. My boyfriend, the wonderful photographer he is, he spent a few hours taking some pictures for Kouzounas Kitchen. Let me know what you think, and how you like it. 

Thank you for all of your support everyone!!!!! Stay tuned in for the announcement of the winner for the youtube idea contest!

Cheers, as always KALI OREXI!!


Photos done by: Nestor Zaharopoulos

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Writers Reflect

Photo by Liz gray

Writing is a curved process.  At least it is for me.  It’s never linear.  I start on a topic here.  And another one there.  And then I go back and add and subtract some words from the first piece.   Then I start writing about a third and fourth topic.   Then life interrupts me about 1,729 different ways and I don’t do any writing.  Then I play with my photography.  Then life calls again.

Will it all come together someday?  Will that novel in my head ever make it to print?

I hope so.

Writers today have to immerse themselves in every kind of technology you can think of just to get your name “out there”.  You try and promote your writing on Facebook, and/or Twitter, and/or a zillion other blog sites.  You have to submit and face rejection and often absolute nothingness.  You have to learn how to…

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if this is your horse please email or comment on this post shared on my facebook page

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Moments you are not in my mind

I tell the sun

And all the beauty of this place

To be there for you

They are yours forever

While I am gone




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