Activities

We love seeing your pictures in our Mortal Muses pools on Flickr and featuring our favourites on our blog. By joining the Mortal Muses community, you can share your work with us and with others, and you will also have the opportunity to meet like-minded people who love photography! Here are the posts associated with our regular Activities. Jump in and get involved!

Mobile Monday — pictures taken with mobile phones. We feature a selection every Monday
Everyday Beauty — images that capture the beauty of everyday life
Film Friday — pictures shot on film. Old school! We feature a selection every Friday
Theme pools — every month we announce a new theme, and invite you to post images inspired by or related to it

There’s No Crying In Photography

This semester is a bit of a departure from last spring in that I am teaching intro to (primarily digital)...

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It’s in the Details

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I have had a lot of “flipping the script” for me lately. You know, taking those not so nice words...

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Africa Hipstamatic

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I’ll be heading back to South Africa for a few weeks to visit family and friends, so I thought I’d...

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Portrait of a House

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Here it is September and I just scanned a roll of black and white film I shot in July. I...

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To Autumn

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As much as I lament the shortening of days and the decreased hours of sunlight, truth be told, I adore...

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Summer’s Last Gasp

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I don’t know about where you are but here in my part of the world it is clear that Summer...

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Paper Negatives – When The Result Is Worth The Trouble

Earlier this year, I wrote about my adventures with a pinhole camera. I took several months off from the pinhole,...

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Back To Basics

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I know we’ve ALL been there. You’re rolling along, taking and editing photos. Expressing yourself. Capturing and preserving moments. Telling...

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Guest Muse: Alex Cave

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During my first year as a new mom, all I did was shoot polaroid film. Honestly, I did not have...

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Colors Will Be Fading

It’s only the beginning of September, but I’m mindful of how swiftly time moves and keenly aware that my favorite...

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Before and After: my iPhone processing tricks and tips

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When I post iPhone images on Instagram and Facebook I am often asked which apps I used to process them....

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Solitude on Film

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Over the weekend I headed north of Tacoma to Port Townsend, Washington. I was going for a wedding that I...

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Holding On

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In my mind it feels like early August not early September. My tomatoes are heavy with fruit finally ripening for the first...

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Develop Your Photo Habit & Style (Session 2) Giveaway

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September! Summer is almost gone and I have so much warm weather livin’ to do. Lake swims, blueberry pie, roasted...

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Serendipity and expired Polaroid film

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Using expired Polaroid film can be challenging. For one thing it makes me honestly sad. I can’t help but think...

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Love Stories

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I was excited about this month’s theme–language–and I decided to treat it a bit like a scavenger hunt. Specifically I...

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Mobile Black and White

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When I first began taking classes in photography, my world was black and white. We would shoot black and white...

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Florals

Can you feel it? That tiny bit of crisp in the morning air? Can you sense the slight weakening of...

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Summer’s Crop

Earlier this summer, I set out on a mission to try as many expired films as I could possibly get...

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Shooting Gatherings from the Heart and a Giveaway

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I wish every weekend could be like this one – full of laughter, family and fun. I played my first...

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