Horses pulling buggies are a part of the Country Club Plaza year-round.  I used this shot to continue to work on my Photoshop skills, learning more about increasing the focus on the primary subject by blurring the background.  I have also learned that the tips and tricks within Photoshop to do something like this can be […]

After spending last night and nearly all of today in a loud convention center while my daughters participated in a dance competition, we went for a walk on the Country Club Plaza late this afternoon to take in a few hours of the lovely, spring weather.  This tree full of white buds looked particularly gorgeous […]

Lights at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.  The lights will go dark on January 15th, officially signaling the end of the 2011 holiday season.

Behind this statue is Castelo de São Jorge, Castle of São Jorge, a Moorish, hilltop castle in Lisbon, Portual overlooking the Tagus River.  While I didn’t get a chance to get any closer to the medieval structure, it still looked impressive from this angle. On Today’s Date in the Past: Cactus and Contrast The Country Club […]

It’s been a hectic holiday season.  We were in Phoenix for Thanksgiving.  There were only three weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, and our house was wonderfully full of family for Christmas and New Years.  The only night I had a chance to head down to the Country Club Plaza and photograph the lights, […]