WELCOME TO SWEETIES’ SLICE OF LIFE! 

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Eastern Bluebirds

Hello and welcome to Sweetie’s Slice of Life. My name is Leah J Smith and this is my   photography blog about sharing my beautiful nature and wildlife images that have been taken here on the farm in which I live.

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Canada Goose

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Photography gives me a way to share with you what makes my life so amazing.   As an Arkansas native I have always loved and enjoyed the outdoors.

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Leah J Edwards

 

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White-Tailed Buck Deer
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Trumpeter Swans running across the water Jan 2017

Living on a small cattle farm in Arkansas has given me the opportunity to take many photos of nature and wildlife.  It has also given me another way to look at and appreciate my surroundings like never before.

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White-Tailed Buck Deer Nov 2016

Also, Photography gives YOU the opportunity to connect with nature.  Most people in this world would not be able see how beautiful nature and wildlife can be without it.

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Trumpeter Swans Here On The Farm

I created this blog so I could share my images with you and hope that they bring you closer to the outdoors.

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Calf

 

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Trumpeter Swans Flying Over The Farm

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Sunrise On The Farm
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Frozen

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Gadwall

 

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Wild Daisies

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Fog On The Hillside
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SUNFLOWER WITH BEES
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BABY CALF WITH FRESH MILK ON HIS NOSE
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Cattle on the Farm


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Calf On The Farm
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Trumpeter Swans on the farm on a small pond December 2015

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CAPTURE ARKANSAS

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Capture Arkansas Photo of the Day, December 29, 2015   Photographed by Leah J Smtih

Capture Arkansas has become one of my most favorites sites to post my wildlife photography. There are many great photographers that participate at Capture Arkansas.  It is well worth visiting and browsing through the great many photographs taken by wonderful photographers here in this beautiful state.

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Mallard Duck Hen & Drake,  Capture Arkansas Photo of the Day January 28, 2017 Photo by Leah J Smith

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National Geographic has become a challenge for me to post my photos in its many competitions.  The photographers on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC .com are such professionals. I am only an a mature with a dream of being a great photographer someday.  It is also a dream for me to have one of my photos chosen in one of their many competitions.

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I am so honored that Sweetie’s Slice of Life was chosen as blog of the week for the week of June 25th, 2016  on DISCOVER WILDLIFE Magazine.

I am also so honored to have had the opportunity to do some guest posting for Alex at the Wisdom Ninja about What it takes to capture amazing wildlife and nature images photography. Also Simple Tips for Beginners in Wildlife Photography.   The Wisdom Ninja  is a website that shares  resources that bring together wisdom, humor and news around the world.

The year 2017 will also be another great time in my life.  I will be publishing my first photography book called Capturing a Moment in Nature which will include many of my beautiful photos her on the farm.  It will be for sale sometime in February of 2017 on Amazon.

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So  pull a seat, prop up your feet, and stay a while .  I am so glad you are here so I can share with you my photography journey.  Please check back often or subscribe to Sweetie’s Slice of Life so you won’t miss out on anything!

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