Suffield resident Heather Conley created the photograph on this week's cover in her garden overlooking the bank of the Connecticut River. She began taking photos as a creative hobby with her first digital camera more than four years ago. Today, you can find her capturing images from butterflies to the Kensington Gardens of London as she continues to hone her craft shooting new images each week. A lifelong artist and creative individual, her artistic career includes work in fiber arts, mixed media and graphic design, holding a bachelor's degree in Clothing Design & Textiles. From 19972004 she owned the Painted Papers greeting card company, selling a line of contemporary abstract card designs to local galleries and museums.