It’s Cyber Monday, and my fulfillment partner is offering FREE SHIPPING on every single product on priyaghose.com to any destination in the world!
This means framed and unframed prints on all surfaces, cards, phone cases, and home decor items are all shipped for free!
Any destination in the world!
This offer expires at midnight (New York time) on Monday, November 30th. You don’t need a discount code. Just place your order before the deadline, and shipping will be free!
I can also combine this offer with special discounts on custom designed canvas prints (usually quite expensive to ship) if you contact me by clicking here so I’m able work with you directly. I can also work with you to drum up additional savings on other items as well. I’ll be available all day, so feel free to send me a message anytime. I’d also love it if you would share this sale with others who might be interested.
Thank you for supporting a teeny, tiny business (me!) this holiday season! I am both flattered and humbled by each and every order I receive, and I sincerely thank you for continuing to help me build upon my dream, especially during a very challenging year.
Today only: FREE SHIPPING on every single product on priyaghose.com to any destination in the world! This means framed and unframed prints on all surfaces, cards, phone cases, and home decor items are all shipped for free!
Any destination in the world!
Do you want to ship 25 large framed prints to your aunt in Belgium? Go for it. It’s free…and the prints will be produced about 100 miles away at my fulfillment company’s production facility in the Netherlands!
This offer expires at midnight (Eastern) on Saturday, November 28th. You don’t need any special discount code. Just place your order before the deadline, and shipping will be free!
I can also combine this offer with special prices on custom designed canvas prints (usually quite expensive to ship) if you contact me by clicking here so I can work with you directly. I can also work with you to find additional custom savings on other items as well. I’ll be available all day, so feel free to send me a message anytime. I’d also very much appreciate it if you would share this sale with others who might be interested.
Thank you for supporting a teeny, tiny business (me!) this holiday season!
I wrote this blog post about one of my photographs being featured on the homepage of Crated…and it happened again today! I woke up to the notification email from Crated saying my one and only painting (thus far) on Crated is now featured on the homepage! Wild!
I am still trying to minimize my typing and heal my hands/arms, but will link to the history behind my paintings, here and here which contain better explanations as to why this acknowledgment is especially appreciated.
Click on the image to purchase a print of ‘Walk Gently’ from Crated.
I haven’t been blogging lately due to the continued issues with my hands and arms, and have been feeling a bit disheartened about the challenges in creating and promoting my photography and art (as well as struggling to get through the rest of my life). I try to stay positive and look at my situation with humor, but some days I am not as successful at it as I’d like to be. Therefore, it was an extra special kind of awesome to find an email from Crated, notifying me that ‘Ghost Boats In Morro Bay’ has been featured on their homepage. Click here to view a previous blog post about this photograph. I am still trying to keep typing at a minimum for now, but wanted to post this bit of good news. I hope to be back to blogging on a much more regular basis again soon!
Starting today and running through August 31st, my print fulfillment company is offering FREE SHIPPING on all canvas print orders that get shipped to any address in the UK or Europe. You don’t need a special code to receive the free shipping offer. Simply visit my website, add a canvas print to your shopping cart, select a shipping address in the UK or Europe, and you’re all set. In less than a week, they’ll deliver a museum-quality masterpiece to your doorstep with a 30-day money-back guarantee!
In honor of their new UK fulfillment center, my print fulfillment company has given me the chance to offer this great promotion. Now that they have a fulfillment center in the UK, the order will ship to any address in the UK within one business day, and to any address in Europe within 2 – 5 business days! They are starting out by offering canvas prints, and will be expanding to include other types of prints and products at the UK fulfillment center very shortly.
A vibrant ink painting depicting swirling red and purple flowers atop stems of green, blue and teal.
While I currently see myself as primarily a photographer, I have begun to explore my artistic roots again. You can read more about the reasons behind this exploration here.
I must admit I’ve really overdone it lately, and my body is complaining loudly and quite persistently. At a time when each press of a key on my keyboard makes me wince, I wanted to post this bold and vivid explosion of color and movement. Not only is it a celebration of the possibility of alternate forms of creativity, it also features one of my favorite photographic subjects – the flower.
As an avid gardener, taking pictures of flowers is what initially led me into the amazing world of photography. Therefore, this alcohol ink painting is a reminder of two of my greatest passions. I cannot currently do much digging in the dirt, nor can I go exploring the inner secrets of flower petals with my macro lens on a whim. However, I am working on finding different manners in which to explore my loves. I fervently hope to return to them more fully at some point soon, having been enriched by finding other ways to appreciate them during our time apart.
The setting sun casts a warm glow over the golden California hills, its last rays illuminating the tops of distant oak trees. A little used gravel road winds its way in and out of the peaceful scene, and all seems right with the world on this tranquil evening in the mountains of the San Francisco Bay Area.
I’ve mentioned our severe drought in several recent blog posts, and here is an example of the current state of the land. I took this photo last week, as the sun began to set below the hills. We have a “Mediterranean climate” (mild winters, warm to hot dry summers) and are used to the grass drying up and many plants going dormant in the summertime. However, the vegetation is particularly parched this year, and many local reservoirs have turned to cracked depressions filled with grass and a bit of mud. While there is a certain beauty to the rolling golden hillsides such as the ones depicted in this photograph, I certainly hope for a long and heavy rainy season this winter!
Blue tropical water lily petals emerge, beautifully dreamy in their softness.
Sometimes life gets too complicated and becomes overwhelming. It just does. Sometimes bad things happen. They just do. At times like these I know I need to slow down and take a moment to view the world in a different way. All too often we are caught in an endless stream of work, stress, and obligation, and we forget to “stop and smell the roses” as it were…instead we are too busy whizzing by them to notice their silky perfumed petals, jagged leaves, and prominent thorns.
Photography has become my way to stop and view my surroundings from a different perspective. I pause, find what interests me, and compose an image. My mind slows and then fills with color, pattern, and composition, instead of the stress of the day. My focus becomes narrowed to something as simple as the blue tips of these water lily petals; somehow this makes me feel better, even after I am done taking photographs.
Beachgoers, both human and canine, enjoy the late afternoon sunshine at Its Beach (Lighthouse Field State Beach) on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, California.
I took this photograph from Lighthouse Point, looking down onto Its Beach and across to West Cliff Drive. This is an image that feels straight out of my childhood. I grew up near this beach and spent many hours in the area captured in this photograph, both on the sand as well as walking on the always beautiful West Cliff Drive. Growing up in Santa Cruz meant growing up in a California beach town; one of the neatest parts of this was the ability to have beach bonfire birthday parties in Winter. Mmmm…s’mores!
I could continue to reminisce, but instead I will say this – it’s Summer, the weather is warm and beautiful…come, join me at the beach!
A soft and dreamy image of a deep pink miniature rose beaded with winter dew…
One of the best things about living in the San Francisco Bay Area in zone 9b is having a garden that flourishes throughout the entire year. My yard grows lush with new vegetation and both continual and early “Spring” blooms in the months of December, January, and February. By March and April, it is the height of Spring; if I’m not diligent, my vines will sneak ever closer to the house, and begin twining up the sides and entangling their strong and nimble climbing supports into my window screens. One day of inattention, and my passionflowers begin peeping into my kitchen and living room.
While Winter roses lie dormant under snow in much of the country, this time of year brings a heavy flush of blooms to my miniature rose bush. I love to go out into my small garden first thing in the morning and capture images of dew or raindrop remnants on the petals and leaves of various plants. Crouching down low, peering at these little drops of magic through my macro lens gives me great joy.