Nothing is Ever as it Seems

To many, this may look like I drew the lion in the grass with Photoshop, but that’s not the case. I did not touch anything in this picture. It is exactly as I took it. Interestingly, the reason the lion looks like a painting is because the pixels are spread out which makes the […]


Kenya, Africa“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”– Lao-Tse


“Every artist was first an amateur.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson   I have always loved photography, even before I had a camera in my hand. I observed everything all the time that my family and friends rarely noticed until I pointed them out. I love experiencing amazing and unbelievable moments in nature and in life, […]

Back Cover Blurb for My Book!

Have you spent all your money on a fancy camera and have no idea how to use it? Have you read the instruction manual for your camera three times and searched the Internet for tips, only to have your pictures turn out mediocre? Do you think you need the best and most expensive camera […]


About Me

My Bio: Debra Ruby graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and earned her Masters in Education from Pepperdine University. She is a world traveler, writer, photographer, and teacher. She lives in Orange County, California with her husband and can be reached at You can also visit her website at: […]