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Black and White Pictures

About this design:

Medieval Momma's Pod of the Day called Photo Phobia inspired me to make this necklace as my remembrance of my photo phobia. Everyone knows my journey of taking pictures. I am still learning and trying to find my groove. My Phobia is getting better but still I am experimenting. Thanks again for all your comments.


From Lima Beads came the Gaea Film Noir Bundle, the Banded black and white agate, and Toho 6.0 seed beads. The 1.0 mm antique brown leather cord from my stash. The Banded Agate is a gorgeous gemstone - very striking. I hope I captured that in my pictures. Know my pictures can be better.

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    The main picture looks kind of funky but when you click on it for the close up, the picture is fine. Should I have chosen another picture????

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    I like the pictures and I love the necklace :D

  3. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    On photos, I remain silent. No experience. However, I really like the piece. I love the Gaea bundle, also the banded agate. I like your use of leather lace and seed beads as spacers. It really works, imho!

  4. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This is indeed a beautiful piece! I love the black and white. I also like there is a little room to lengthen it a little. Your pictures look good to me.

  5. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    Love the necklace and your photos are really good. I envy your perseverance with your photo taking. My photography skills are non-existent.

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Thanks to all for your kind comments.
    Annie, perseverance is the word. Experimenting and continual shooting is also necessary. The new Cannon we bought certainly helps. I would say if I can get good pictures from our group – anybody can. I stared with an old Cannon, a point and shoot, and then out of frustration bought the new cannon. A tripod is necessary at least for me. I have shaky hands! LOL

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Too cute!

  8. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I am so honored to that you made this piece based on my pick! And this is the cutest! I would wear it in a heartbeat, love, love, love it!

  9. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    P.S. Your photos are great!

  10. Creel U
    Creel U says:

    Great use of the pick and your pics are good!

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Thanks to all!

  12. G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail says:

    Love the necklace and the story behind it! Don’t worry about that funky photo thing, it’s just the website. I’ve had it happen too and there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason for it. Your photos are looking good!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Donna, every journey starts with a single step and practice is your friend. Great color and design…. is that pendant a “camera?” Looks like it to me.

    P.S. Darned good looking photos! :D

  14. kye
    kye says:

    Great interpretation of the pick. The camera pendant is so cute!

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Thank You All for your comments. You are all the best. LOve a

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Love that your comments are always a help to me. Yhe camera pendant is in clearance. I am keeping this one for me. HA!

  17. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Donna, I’ve followed your journey with photography–and you have taught me much thru it! I love that this necklace is a depiction of that journey and symbolizes the progress thru trial & error that you will never forget. Very cool inspiration that has produced a piece that is so cool. The agates are perfect for this black and white ‘photo’ design! :)

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