Living Life in the Details

Nature reminds us that the cycle of life plays out in the details.

The Unlikely Duo for Self-Expression

The two unlikeliest bedfellows are natural companions when it comes to self-expression.

Making Space for What Counts

Making space for what counts is not so much a resolution as a life goal. Here's how I'm doing it this year.

Cheap Tricks with Pattern and Light

I really hate Venetian blinds. But they do make useful photographic props.

How Four Words Got Me Back on the Writing Track

The long road to epic: When you put your own priorities first, you'll finish your novel.

Where Do Ideas Come From? Crazy Places

Inspiration and creativity may not be as mysterious as the experts would have us think.

Lost and Found Treasures

How does discovery reward the disorganized mind? With bounty and sweetness.

Are There Any Advantages to Being Disorganized?

Sure there are. Here are three advantages to being disorganized, with a fourth possibility to consider.

Here’s a Secret About Photographs

What can we learn from photographs about the secrets they are hiding?

A Collection of Distortions

Does your preference for distorted reflections indicate something about your personality? Maybe.

Where Dreams Await

Ahhh, the delights of discovering your dream coffee is also a work of art.

Time to Tap the Keys

Ready to write? Gonna tap the keys? Before you do, take a look at how it's done.

How to Have Plenty of Fun with Panoramas

As good as panoramas get on the iPhone, there's even more fun to be had with photo editing apps.

Tapping Into The Power of Power Lines

Yes, you can turn on the power by making power lines into a powerful element in your photographs.

SeaGlass Under the Editing Glass with iOS 8

Try editing sea glass (either the tiny frosted bits hidden on saltwater islands, or the wine that demands sipping) within Apple's iOS 8.

Finding the Light at Day’s End

From golden time to twilight to dusk, the best light can be found when it's waning.

Wordplay: One Word, One Picture

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it's possible to illustrate one word with just one photo. Here are 11 examples.

Knowing When to Stop

Having a framework for writing is almost as important as the writing itself. We can learn from the writing rituals of the great ones.

How to Create Just to Create

Just create to create: It sounds so easy! But what if you can't get in the flow? Here are seven tricks to inspire you.

So Many Photo Apps, So Little Time

How many apps does it take to edit an iPhone photo? Well, that depends on how many you have.

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