Teri Lou

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: My Intention – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: My Intention This morning’s intention at yoga. Purpose, Intention, Breathe In and Breathe Out.Yoga has been a wonderful addition to my schedule while in Austin, TX. I am so grateful to Wanderlust for their special 30 days for $39 that includes unlimited yoga and showers. I took full advantage of both, sometimes engaging in back to back classes and always spending luxurious minutes under loads of water.My life is very sweet right now as I…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: iPhone Photography Processing – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: iPhone Photography Processing Processed with DistressedFX, Rainy Daze and Snapseed Take a look at yesterdays blog post of my first serious iPhone photo. The image of the beautiful blue sky and gorgeous fall colors.Today I processed that image with a challenge in mind, how to create a moody rain storm. The photo has now taken on a very gloomy appearance. Amazing how just a few processing steps can change the mood completely. DistressedFX First step…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Night iPhone Photography Comparison – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Night iPhone Photography Comparison Since ProCamera just released the in-app purchase ‘LowLight+’ I went to the Portland Winter Light Festival to capture some comparisons between different camera apps.I am the visual comparison type, not the technical type so this comparison is purely visual for you to decide for yourself what image you like better. If you want to find out how the different apps are technically capturing the image I am sure there is plenty…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Morning Has Broken – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Morning Has Broken Morning has BrokenAs I sit in my warm car in between rain squalls I am looking out at the Okarito Lagoon. The air is moist and everything is cast in gray, a stark contrast to the brilliant greens in the gorge the day before. The mood is quiet and still, even with the birds fluttering about. Among some brilliant mountain peaks that were meant for a less cloudy perfect sunset location. However even last…

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Smash Palace – New Zealand – iPhone Photography Article

Smash Palace – New Zealand What is this girl going to do when she’s driving 100 km down a country road at 8:30am and sees a sign pointing turn right now for ‘Vintage Car Museum’? Put on the brakes fast, but not fast enough and figure a safe place to make a U-turn.  As I approach I saw rusty vehicles everywhere, acres of them. Piled high, rusting into the ground, with ferns growing out of them, with wooden wheels, most…

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Morning in Fantasyland – iPhone Photography Article

Morning in Fantasyland Today I was a canvas being painted over and over again. The motions were smooth and precise, a wonderful practiced rhythm with just the right amount of pressure.  The paints were silky at times, cool then warm, slightly scratchy then sticky. The smells were incredible; pleasantly floral, light and heavenly. I even once licked a slightly sweet honey from my lips. I encouraged myself to be present and in the moment. To allow complete relaxation while not falling…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Moment Lenses Comparison at Cape Reinga – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Moment Lenses Comparison at Cape Reinga     Native Camera Lens   18mm Moments Lens60mm Moment LensCape ReingaBeing a spiritual person I enjoyed my too brief visit to this place on earth. I was ever so grateful to read the Māori beliefs that this most significant land held.  A simple pōhutukawa tree that survived on a rock cliff for so many years, is known locally as the kahilka. Significant for many reasons, one is that it…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Giant Dunes – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Giant Dunes Te Paki Stream and the Giant Sand DunesExcited is how I felt when driving the 3km from the main road to the Giant Dunes, hoping to explore both the dunes and access Ninety Mile Beach. Arriving about 8:30 am there was a couple eating breakfast at a picnic table and a photographer returning to his car, otherwise empty in this expansive landscape. At the end of the dirt road I was confronted…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Bush Tour – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Bush Tour Farmer Wayne’s TourNew Zealand is full of eye candy around every bend. The rolling hills are full of every shade of green. Reminders of past travels to Hawaii, Chile and Costa Rica are seen within its lush vegetation. While driving I scan the surrounding for scenes that speak to me to capture them. And so I was positioning my tripod in the perfect location to capture an old building surrounded by trees…

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The Dawning of Friendship – iPhone Photography Article

The Dawning of Friendship Good Morning Bay of IslandsWoke this morning much too early, 4:15am. The newly purchased air mattress lost enough air that my hip was getting sore. Since sunrise was in two hours the search for best location in the dark commenced. Parked along a sandy beach in Paihia and waited until dawn broke and glimpses of sailboats in the bay among small islands covered in trees appeared. I smiled knowing that this spot was full of photographic opportunities.…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Gear List – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: New Zealand Gear List iPhone Gear List to New Zealand – 42 daysComplete gear What I’ll bring when backpacking. So excited for this adventure. I hope you enjoy virtually traveling with me. Tomorrow I fly to New Zealand for a 42 day car camping/backpacking adventure on the North and South Island. I will arrive on the 5th after a stop over in SFO and the time change. I am planning on first exploring the tip of the North Island…

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  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Palouse Abandoned House Photography Tour – iPhone Photography Article

  Artistic Adventurer – Teri Lou: Palouse Abandoned House Photography Tour Palouse Photography Tours with Teri Lou It was a busy summer and therefore my blogging came to a stand still. My goal for next month is to get back to it! As most of you know who follow my Facebook posts I became a grandma to Brayson John and my youngest daughter was a bride just last week. I also was thrilled to visit the Palouse several times as a…

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