I live in a small town you probably have never heard of in central Virginia, not too far from the Blue Ridge Mountains. Photography is my way to share the beauty of the charmed corner of the world in which I live.

I love doing close ups of objects, especially with unusual angles. My favorite photos are my macros. I carry a camera everywhere I go so I am always prepared for that next shot.

The images and writings presented here are copyrighted DesignsByDeb, and are not in the public domain. Do not reproduce my work in any way without my prior consent.





  • Joined: September 2008

Journal

Challenge Win!

Whoo hoo! I just won the This Little Heart of Mine, I’m Gonna Let It Shine Challenge in All About Hearts! Shiny hearts rock! / A big thank you to all who voted for my photo!
Posted about 8 years – 6 comments

More than a Month of Features

I have so many groups to thank for this long list of features! I am honored to have this many! / Bead Garland in Shapes and Patterns / Blue Door in First Things / Flaming Mercury in All the Colors of the Rainbow / Coalesse in Color Me A Rainbow / Corny in Bubbler’s Weekly Challenge / Beach Bum in If It Doesn’t Belong / Untitled in Abstract Macro Urban Art / Lines in Just Lines / Simp…
Posted about 8 years – 2 comments

Top Tens

I’ve placed in some of the recent group challenges, and I am very happy with each one. I haven’t won, but I haven’t really lost either since each challenge helps me learn more about photography. Thank you to all who have voted for my photos. / Ripples placed in the Blue GLass, Green Glass challenge in Art of Glass. / Savoy Detail placed 6th in the All Things Gold challenge in …
Posted about 8 years – 6 comments

Features in the first half of May

I am amazed at the number of features so far this month and would like to thank the hosts of all of the groups! / Featured in Object Studies & Concepts on May Second / May 4th in Just Lines / On May 10th in the tulips group. / On May 12th in Southern Style: A Downhome Perspective / In First Things on May 13 / And yesterday I had two features: / In Art of Glass / And / In Color Me a Rainbow (…
Posted about 8 years – 10 comments
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