About the Author

Love for nature has always inspired this artistically inclined woman, who, after dabbling in other fields as creative writing, music and oil painting, has found her true call in photography. Fabiola holds a degree in Human Resources from St. Thomas University in Miami and teaches photography at Miami-Dade College. As a 2007 winner of the Birds category in the prestigious Windland Smith Rice International Awards, she constantly strives for creativity in her work. She and her husband, Alfred Forns, are a team that complement each other - you can see their work at www.avianscapes.com.

iPhoneography: Is it here to stay?
by Fabiola Forns | June 10, 2011

© Fabiola FornsWith the major improvements made to iPhone cameras and the development of thousands of editing Apps, iPhoneography has started to gather a lot of fans. iPhones act as light, practical cameras that are always in your pocket.

Although you can edit your iPhone pictures using computer software, th...

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Newfoundland Adventure
by Fabiola Forns | January 4, 2011

© Fabiola FornsNewfoundland, the land of fog and icebergs, is just a few hours north of the U.S.-Canadian border by plane. I first visited a few years ago with my husband, and decided to make it a regular destination. Newfoundland is a lovely place to visit. Wherever you look, there are lakes and pines along t...

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The Florida Everglades
by Fabiola Forns | October 10, 2010

© Fabiola FornsRiver of Grass

Once named the River of Grass by conservationist Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, the Florida Everglades is a place like no other in our world. The Everglades is a mosaic of sawgrass marshes, pine rockland forests, tropical hardwood hammocks, mangrove swamps and coastal estuaries. It...

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Bird Photography Off the Beaten Path
by Fabiola Forns | August 28, 2010

© Fabiola FornsBird photography is my passion and has been for many years now. There is nothing I enjoy more than finding a bird and then capturing an image of it, the way I had dreamed. Creating beautiful bird pictures can be very rewarding and sometimes I want to push the envelope a bit and create something...

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Special Effects in Photoshop and In Camera
by Fabiola Forns | May 1, 2007

© Fabiola FornsThe popularity of digital photography has brought many changes to the world of images. One of the lesser known may be the ability to create art out of our pictures, with the aid of Photoshop and an array of plugins and stand-alone programs designed to enhance, manipulate and alter images, all in...

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