The recent snow and frigid air may keep some people inside, but a friend and I decided to venture to Taughannock Falls to view the winter-scape. Taughannock Falls is located just North of Ithaca and is 215 ft tall which makes it the highest single waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.     The falls…

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Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52 this week’s focus is on Catch-lights.  At the END of the post follow the link to the next talented photographer in the circle.   There are photographers from all over the world participating.  Enjoy! In order to take pictures of the dogs at  Second Chance Canine adoption Shelter, I…

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During my stay at Sunny Point, I looked forward to the evenings.  There was such Peace on the Lake. Despite starting my residency over an active labor day weekend, Keuka Lake became calm and peaceful in the evening.  Once the Holiday weekend was over, the nights were even more serene.  One night there was a storm…

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Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52, in which multiple pet photographers have a goal to have a blog and photos each week based on a topic for the week.  This week the topic is Fill the Frame.  When you finish my post please follow the link at the END of the…

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This is part of a series about my Artist in Residence for the Arts Center of Yates County.  For more on my Series, visit “10 days as an Artist in Residence”  and “Paws in the Gallery”   My project during my visit to Penn Yan, was to take pictures of women business owners with their animal…

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We have all seen scene’s in movies of actors at a gallery all dressed up with a stiff upper lip and sipping champagne as they peruse the art.  Dog paws at the gallery would be the last thing you would think of. Well, at the Arts Center of Yates County, you will be pleasantly surprised…

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In Sept, I was granted an amazing opportunity. I was offered an artist in residency by the Arts Center of Yates County (YCAC). It was an amazing experience and I took away more from the experience than I could have imagined. When I applied for the residency, I was drawn by the beauty of the…

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Lisa came to Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter over a year ago.  She is a sweet friendly 6 year old cattle dog/pit bull terrier mix that will melt your heart.  When she came to Second Chance, she was riddled with bumps all over her skin and she could barely wear a collar as it would…

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As one year ends and a new begins, we  tend to look back on the year and think of things that could have been done  better.  Many people make resolutions on heading to the gym more often or spending time with family more.  It is the same for me.  I have looked back on a…

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