I snapped the poppies with beautiful background on my way back to our hotel after lunch yesterday... if only this was my view at home! The sepia tone below is inside an ancient abbey that just begs to be shot in black and white! Today we were actually in Siena- I hope to get a shot or two from our participants for my next post! Siena is one … [Read more...]
It’s nice to be back in Tuscany!
We arrived yesterday afternoon and fought the jet lag to stay up late enough in the evening to "reset" ourselves. We had a light dinner of fresh pasta and salad at one of our favorite restaurants and a good night's sleep. Today we spent the day driving some of the back roads to scout our shooting locations. Although the Tuscan scenery changes … [Read more...]
A Tuscan Dinner & Some California Wine
Thinking about our May Villages of Tuscany tour, I was inspired to cook Tuscan last night... For our "Primi Piati" I made a traditional country Zuppa di Cavolo con Fagioli (Cabbage Soup with Beans), with crusty garlic bread in the bottom of the bowl. For our "Secondi Piatti" I made Zucchini Farcito (Stuffed Zucchini), and for "Dolci" (desert), … [Read more...]
Back on the blog!
Ok, so it's been a while... but I am committed to keeping up with the blog! In recent news, we completed a couple more workshops in January, Basics in Scottsdale, and another Adobe Lightroom class in Flagstaff. Lightroom is a great piece of software... and I don't say that very often! We only have a couple spots left on our Tuscany tour in … [Read more...]
Images of Italy in Scottsdale
Join us November 10th for a special evening where Joel will take you on a tour of Italy. He'll show some of his favorite images on the big screen. During the presentation, Joel will share stories and techniques behind the images providing useful tips on how to take your own stunning travel photos. Time will be allowed for a Question and Answer … [Read more...]