End of an Era: YourShot is going away

As I started this blog, I was full of excitement in documenting one of my biggest photography goals: To be chosen for one of the assignments on National Geographic’s YourShot. If you didn’t get a chance to read it, here is my blog post on YourShot: https://shutterbugsflight.com/2019/08/12/what-is-national-geographic-yourshot-and-how-can-it-help-you-with-your-photos/. I was going to finally buckle down andContinue reading “End of an Era: YourShot is going away”

August 2019 Summary (first month)

On this journey, I want to be transparent about my progress. This way I will be more motivated to make progress if I am sharing it with the whole world. I feel the best way to show my progress is to post my “standings” regularly. At this point I plan to upload stats every mont,Continue reading “August 2019 Summary (first month)”

What can I find on our morning walk?

Early Sunday morning, we decided to go for a stroll around the neighborhood. I thought to myself that this would be a great chance to find some photo opportunities. I was pushing a stroller (walks are way more fun with a LO along!) so I just had my phone camera. I figured if there wasContinue reading “What can I find on our morning walk?”

For September – Photo a Day Challenge

One of the best ways to get better at anything? Practice, practice, practice. For this reason I am going to be doing a photo challenge. I am excited to do a challenge and see what adventures await with just this one month. Even though it is kinda cheating, I ended up creating my own challenge.Continue reading “For September – Photo a Day Challenge”

My Photographic Misadventure at the Peach Festival

Last night my husband told me that there was going to be a Peach Festival in a neighboring town, and he wanted to know if we all wanted to go. There was going to be a pancake breakfast, parade, booths, and more. I said sure, sounded fun! Not only did it sound fun, but IContinue reading “My Photographic Misadventure at the Peach Festival”

What is National Geographic YourShot, and how can it help you with your photos?

What is National Geographic YourShot, and why is it one of my goals to be published through it? The YourShot site is a community of photographers with a wide range of skill levels, talents, and interests. Members post their best work on their profiles, and other members can leave feedback on the images. Members canContinue reading “What is National Geographic YourShot, and how can it help you with your photos?”

A bug takes flight – goals for this photographer

Hello lovely! Thank you for taking the time to visit today. As I start this blog, I am an amateur photographer at best. I have been taking photos for years, and have slowly improved upon the way. However, I am now striving to do more with lens. I started this blog to show the worldContinue reading “A bug takes flight – goals for this photographer”