Monthly Archives: June 2010

French Country Living-Day 3

Another early morning on the Valensole Plain :-). . . we found this beautiful fog-covered valley on our way to the lavender fields.  I have  now had many opportunities to learn about neutral density filters and polarizers!!  We then spent a lovely morning in this lavender field.  Our senses were on overload with the fragrant lavender and […]

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French Country Living – Day 2

Ahh, another beautiful day in Southern France!  We met on the banks of the Saone early today. . . the morning’s task was to catch reflections on the water. What gorgeous morning light we had!!  We then moved to this colorful courtyard:  I was capturing the building’s reflection in this window when a woman walked up […]

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French Country Living- Day 1

For our first morning of the workshop, we met at 6:00 am, loaded eager (albeit sleepy and caffeine-deprived) photographers and equipment into two jumbo vans, and drove to the Beaujolais region outside of Lyon. We had a spectacular morning, photographing an old church andd 13th century castle in the sun-drenched fields.  I learned to use a […]

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Travel Woes and Jet Lag Strolls

It was a beautiful morning at 30,000 ft over the French Alps.  I got my first (aerial) view of Mount Blanc – we’ll be seeing her again next week! And, while I was very pleased to arrive in France, my bag apparently couldn’t quite keep up.  In Lyon, I filed claim for it and discovered […]

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A Four Airport Kind of Day

Heavy clouds covered Pike’s Peak this morning – unusual for the Denver Rockies as the storm clouds usually gather in the afternoon.  Thinking about Dan and the kids as they do one more 14-er before heading to the Grand Canyon on Monday!  As for me, I am ready for a full day of travel: Denver-Chicago-Frankfurt-Lyon.  Although […]

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