Monday, October 5, 2009

Some inspiring news

My awesome friend J. has placed in two different photo contests, one for Islands magaize, and one for Caribbean Travel + Life.

I was so excited when I found the second on on the newsstand at Borders. I immediately bought a copy and flipped to her photos. My favorite is this one:

The colors are so beautiful. I kinda want to knit something with those colors now. And I love the almost Japanese look to the photo. It's just amazing.

So yeah, this one is definitely going into my inspiration file.


  1. Now knew I'd think this post was interesting!! bwahahahahahahah.....thanky ma'am!!

  2. For my buddy:

    Bokeh. What is it and how is it pronounced?
    Bokeh, which is pronounced bow-kay or bow-keh, refers to the wonderful out-of-focus light and shapes and colors you find in the background of many photos taken with a digital camera. It is created by light and glass (in your lens) and distance and wind and focus. Here’s the definition from
    Main Entry: bokeh
    Part of Speech: n
    Definition: a Japanese term for the subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of a photographic image