Category Archives: Creative Process

Moth Orchid

Moth Orchid, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. I think I am starting to get the hang of my Lensbaby. Loving the images that I have been getting lately with it. I just got some more Lensbaby toys. I am so excited, I don’t know what to play with first. ______ Lensbaby Composer (double glass), f/4, +4 …

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Slate Roof

Slate Roof, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. This is the roof of the Old Mill at WinShape Retreat. We went here to do one of our devotionals (we were supposed to hike to the reservoir, but it was just too cold – see my previous post with us all bundled up – that was for this …

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A Mistake That Turned Out to Be Kind of Neat

  I have discovered that sometimes what you think is a mess up can actually turn out pretty neat.  I took this picture during our trip to Savannah Memorial Day weekend.  I had just gotten back into the car after getting some other images when I decided to try and get another shot of something …

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Thank You Shutter Sisters

I entered a contest with Shutter Sisters last weekend and it turns out I was one of the winners. Go here to see my entry and visit here to see the other winners.  Below is my response to this wonderful honor. Thank you so much. I am quite honored and very excited. I didn’t make …

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Abstract Experiment

   Abstract Experiment, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. I heard about this technique where you zoom out on a subject during the exposure. I decided to try it tonight, and I think it came out pretty neat. I tried this on a whim because it was getting too dark to handhold. Next time I do it, …

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Shutter Sisters: Before, After, and Beyond

Shutter Sisters wants to see our edits (see their post here).  I try to do as much as I can in-camera, but there are some things that I do to improve most every image, and sometimes, there are things that I will do to dramatically improve an image.  I use Photoshop Elements 4.0 (for the …

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