Author Archives: Susan Gutterman

About Susan Gutterman

I am an amateur photographer and occasional blogger, living in northern California. I also enjoy reading, walking, traveling, volunteering and spending time with my family and my yellow lab, Gabby.

Macro Moments Challenge #40: Time to Move On

Congratulations to Irene of http://www.heavenssunshine.net/ for submitting the winning entry to Challenge #39 http://www.heavenssunshine.net/macro-moments-39/. Irene’s photo is entitled, “Leaves Along the Trail” and this was her first entry!  Unfortunately, I was unable to download Irene’s photo, but please pay her a … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends-2

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Focus. I have a new 40-150mm pro lens and I am quite pleased with the focus I am able to achieve as I learn to use it.  

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Eat Your Greens

In response to Jennifer Nicole Well’s One Word Photo Challenge Giraffe

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An Orderly Procession

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Order

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Macro Moments Challenge #39: Black and White

Congratulations to Nicole of https://photopoeme.wordpress.com/ for submitting the winning entry to Challenge #38 https://photopoeme.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/pine-catkins/.  Nicole actually suggested this theme and I loved the lighting and composition of the catkin nestled among the pine needles.  Please pay Nicole a visit to view more … Continue reading

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Right Before My Eyes!

  Ever since Nicole suggested “Catkins” as the theme for Macro Moments Challenge #38 I have searched high and low, without much success.  Today I was sitting on my back deck and guess what I sighted right on the other side of … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Friend.

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Macro Moments Challenge #38-2: More on Catkins

  There have not yet been many entries to our current challenge Catkins.  Khürt commented today that he still doesn’t know what a catkin is or where to find one, and I suspect that others of us are similarly confused. … Continue reading

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Tropical Splendor

It is so inspiring to photograph in a setting away from home and the familiarity of my own yard and neighborhood!  Today I share with you a few more from my recent trip to Maui, Hawaii.  All were taken with … Continue reading

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A Photo A Week Challenge: Golden Hour

In response to Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge Golden Hour.  My photo was also taken in Hawaii from Kaanapali Beach, where I am lucky enough to be visiting right now!

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