Hello from the far northern part of California. My name is Lori and I live in a little place called Scott Valley, just below the Oregon border. I so enjoy looking at all the beautiful photos here everyday on this site. They inspire me to try and improve my skills. Any helpful criticism is always appreciated as there are so many here I admire and learn from - just by viewing the amazing photos.Thanks for sharing your pointers and thanks for sharing your little corner of the world too!