A closer look at flowers

I took macro (close up) photographs of flowers during my trip.  It’s amazing how changing your perspective can really alter the feeling of a photograph and make it more interesting. I really enjoy taking photos of flowers because they look pretty and delicate but possess power and strength.

Children running with tulips

While walking around the Tulip Festival, I noticed some children running through the paths. They were so happy and free. It was such a sweet, innocent and pure moment.

Sunset over a Canal

Amsterdam is a beautiful, alluring city. I fell in love with the charming canals, the old architecture and the people. On my last night, I watched the sun setting over a canal and took this photograph.    

Prague at night

  Old Prague is beautiful. It’s great to walk around, site-see and enjoy the architecture. I really like the effect when you can tell something or someone is in motion. I took some shots of moving objects and people.  The image on the left is of tourists wandering around old Prague.  The image on theContinue reading “Prague at night”

2014 Tulip Festival

  The Tulip Festival in Noordoostpolder, Holland is breathtaking. You are surrounded by so much beauty that it’s surreal and feels like a fairytale. It’s incredible to see all of the  different types of tulips. This was one of my favourite sites in Holland. If you’re visiting during Spring, I recommend stopping by.  

View from a Plane

                        I went on a trip last week and visited Prague, Stockholm and Amsterdam. They are such beautiful cities and it was a great experience. I was really impressed with older architecture and how different each city was.  I took lots of photographs and willContinue reading “View from a Plane”

Why I Want to Visit “The Land Down Under”

  I really want to experience Australia’s unique beauty.  However, first I will need to conquer my fear of all of the poisonous critters that call it home. I have compiled the list of reasons why I want to visit the land down under: The Wildlife – I love animals and I’m excited to seeContinue reading “Why I Want to Visit “The Land Down Under””

Creating Memories with Travel & Photography

  Travelling is such a great opportunity to create memories and photography helps preserve those memories. Travelling and photography are such personal, special experiences. We all want to experience different things, whether it’s enjoying a beach vacation in Cuba, island hopping in Greece, hiking up Mount Everest or hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro. WeContinue reading “Creating Memories with Travel & Photography”

Why I want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

   Today is St. Patrick’s Day. One of the items on my bucket list to is visit Ireland during  St. Patrick’s holiday celebration. In Ireland, the St. Patrick’s holiday is typically celebrated over a 4-5 day period. There are many exhibits to enjoy, including: a parade, a fair, a craft beer and food market and more.Continue reading “Why I want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland”

The Magic of Blarney Castle

    The Blarney Castle is a really great place to visit when you are in Ireland. Located at the top of the castle is the Blarney Stone. The story goes that if you kiss the stone you will receive the gift of the gab. This is a such a fun tradition and I think that it should definitelyContinue reading “The Magic of Blarney Castle”