It’s World Photo Day!

Hello and Happy Friday! Today I learned that it’s World Photo Day. According to their website, “World Photo Day is an international photography event on August 19th that celebrates the passion for photography in our communities.”

Now, I am by no means a photographer. I’m not even sure if I should call myself an amateur photographer. I just enjoy taking pictures (mostly of my pets), so I usually keep my phone handy. But on occasion, I do break out my real camera and take a few shots.

Here are some of my photos for your enjoyment. If you follow my other blog or any of my social media accounts, you may have already seen some of these.

What about you? Do you fancy yourself a photographer?


Zion National Park


Zion National Park


Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon


Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon


Trying my hand at night photography…


…and trying my hand at food photography.


Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC.

And now here are all the pet photos that you had to know were coming… :-)


Eddie, the lone dog of the household, still holding his own at 14 years old. I believe this picture was taken the very night that I received my real camera.


This one of Olive illustrates how an average photo with a lighting issue can be turned into something usable by applying a filter.


I cropped to show her head and then applied a border filter. This was for Instagram.


Dexter with a silly expression. Natural light is always best! (At least for me.)


This is an example of not having my real camera handy as I walked past the “cat room” but couldn’t pass up this shot.


Gorgeous Sophie. Again, natural light works best for me.


Another one taken with my phone. But I feel that this one just goes to show that sometimes it’s not about the quality of the photo but what you’re capturing instead.

I hope you enjoyed this sampling of my photos. I only have, you know, about 8,500 more on my computer.

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