Capture the good times………

“Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important, capture the good times. Develop the negatives and if something doesn’t work out for you, take another shot” – Unknown

Ripples of water; Alhambra fountain

ripples; copyright jmeyersforeman 2015

ripples; copyright jmeyersforeman 2015

“let our solitude be washed away by water and let our emptiness be filled with love”  Water Poon

One of the beautiful fountains of the Alhambra in Granada Spain reminds me of the beautiful words of Water Poon. My weekend was filled with love, thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes.

Medieval bridge, Puenta la Reina, Spain

Medieval bridge_Puenta la Reina; copyright jmeyersforeman

Medieval bridge_Puenta la Reina; copyright jmeyersforeman  

After spending a little more than a year living out of a suitcase, enjoying the foot loose and fancy free lifestyle, we arrived home to Calgary in late February. Then, in mid April we moved back into our townhouse, we started to unpack the boxes, re-hang art work and filled the closets. We stocked shelves with some of our favourite food, and most importantly are now sleeping in our own very comfortable bed. We enjoyed our time away, but we seeing, and more importantly, visiting with family and friends.

During the last month I have also started a new job! Back into the insurance world with exciting new challenges, unfortuately it is all leaving very little time for photography. I think once I get use to the routine, and the home gets settled I will have more time, but for now photography has once again taken the back seat to work.

I do have a few images listed with Alamy, a stock photography website, and recently this image of the Puenta la Reina was purchased. While I won’t be getting rich with the sale, I am happy to say that it sold for more than the $1.00 per image that some sites are offering images for. I have been a regular contributor to the stock agency for a while and periodically sell and images, so the sale isn’t unusal, as I don’t have a lot of photography news to share with you, this seemed like a good opportunity to feature my Alamy home page.

I will continue to process images, adding them to the stock site when I can, I am hoping to starting doing more family portraits on the weekend again and I will continue blogging, once I get a new routine established.

From the archive: traffic in Budapest

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Peaceful

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Dandelion season #photooftheday #ig_closeups #jj_indetail #macro #canon #nothingisordinary

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Vancouver in the rain one if my fav photos of o e of my fav cities! #yvr #vancouver #rain #weather #reflection

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A couple of the super cute inhabitants of Vancouver. #photooftheday #cuteness #racoon #yvr #nothingisordinary

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Canoes ready for summer. Kelowna. #canoe #lake #photooftheday

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More scooters! Park near the Roman amphitheater in Verona Italy. #scooter #vespa #verona #italy #travel #photooftheday

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