12-03-12 Still Life With Shepherd, Lamb and Bokeh

I like the fact that lowly shepherds play a role in the Christmas story. So when Deb was shopping for Christmas decorations, I couldn’t resist buying two figures from a Nativity collection. I would have bought more sheep but they were $1.98 apiece and I didn’t want to invest too much into what I knew…

Procession

This is another unique Christmas decoration that gets put out once a year. There’s nothing like a donkey and camel procession that says, “Christmas.” (Behind the scenes: For those who might be interested in seeing how framing, composition, aperture and angle affect the outcome of a photograph, check out this alternative view of the “Procession,”…

The Little Angel

This ornament, which adorns our “tropical fish” bathroom, is my favorite Christmas ornament. I have tried to photograph it as it hangs near the bathroom window but haven’t gotten good results. So this morning I put it on our dining room Christmas tree and photographed it there. I like the textures of this ornament –…