Mpix Review: Documenting the Quarantine with a Photo Book

By |2020-08-06T16:53:22-05:00August 6th, 2020|Printing & Scrapbooking, Scrapbooking|

This Mpix Review will tell you the story of a well-intentioned but busy mom (guess who that would be?), patient children who posed for many a photo, and photo book that saved me hours, even days, worth of time. (Thank you to Mpix, a sponsor of this blog, for giving me this photo book to review [...]

Scrapbook with Lightroom for a Speedy Workflow

By |2016-10-17T17:30:41-05:00September 4th, 2015|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Lightroom Tutorials for Basic Edits, Photo Editing, Scrapbooking|

Scrapbookers, do you use Lightroom in your workflow? I do. Probably wouldn't scrapbook without it. I participated in Ali Edwards' Week in the Life™ project a couple of weeks ago. I took 400 photos over the course of a week. After importing photos from 3 cameras (Canon 6D, Olympus OMD EM5 and iPhone), I sorted them and [...]

My December Daily, So Far – a la Ali Edwards

By |2016-10-17T17:31:10-05:00December 14th, 2012|Printing & Scrapbooking, Scrapbooking|

I am so loving December this year, especially now that I'm over last week's cold and sore throat. One of my favorite parts of the holiday season over the past few years has been the December Daily.  Choosing what to document and which photos to take is almost a meditation for me, and makes me focus [...]

Photoshop Elements: Digital Scrapbooking Tips

By |2016-10-17T17:31:11-05:00October 25th, 2012|Printing & Scrapbooking, Scrapbooking|

Last week, I attended a virtual workshop for media hosted by Adobe to spread the word about using Elements 11 for digital scrapbooking. When I scrapbook, I often create hybrid layouts - I edit photos and create layouts in Elements or Lightroom, I add digital embellishments in Elements, and I finish by adding further embellishments or [...]