2 Easy Ways To Take Better Mother’s Day Photos!

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May 6, 2013

I love Mothers Day. I know it seems like a Hallmark holiday, but really, it’s a good excuse to stop and thank our mothers. And, I have a couple easy tips to make the most of your events full of snap shots… 1. Look At The Light If you’re snapping photos in the sunshine outside, […]

Overcoming the time excuse

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Feb 6, 2012

I used to say I didn’t have any time for Photography. Last week I sorted through my Photograph archives from the past 10 years. I captured thousands of images. The only thing I didn’t make time for was doing the kind of Photography I wanted. I’ve never stopped taking photographs, but I have let time […]

Learning Curve

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Jan 19, 2012

Wedding Photography was easy. It was a way to use my love of Photography in a straight forward way as a service. You hired me, I did my job, and got paid. There was more to it than that, but that was the basic bones of it. Now that I’m entering the art photography world, […]

Lessons from The Art of Food Photography class

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Sep 11, 2011

Since I was 6, I’ve been taking photos. I had an eye for composition, and my Mom let me use her instant, film camera from time to time at family events. I learned at that young age to make every shot count, because each one cost money. When I finally took an official photography class, […]

Why we adopted a garden

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Jul 11, 2011

I have fond memories of wandering between my Grandma’s raised garden beds in the back of her city home.¬† The smell of sun ripened strawberries and Lemon Mint mingle in those memories. She even used raised planter beds after she moved onto a larger city lot where she and my Grandpa also raised dozen of […]

In Food, Tips

How to perk up your cut Herbs

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Jul 8, 2011

I just figured this out and wanted to share my discovery to perk up fresh herbs. If you have fresh-cut parsley or cilantro or another type of freshly cut herb getting “droopy” or “floppy” while waiting for you to use it up, try this: Cut the stems a tiny bit, about a 1/4 inch, then […]

Picky Eater Solutions: Kids and Vegetables

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Jul 6, 2011

Yesterday our family met Elizabeth Pantley of the “No-Cry” Parenting Books. She’s working on a new book called, “The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution,” and needed families who were wiling to try her methods and be interviewed about them. So, we got an advance section of the book to try out for 4-6 weeks. She came […]

Top 3 Wedding Photography Tips

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Jul 2, 2011

Our family attended a wedding on Holmes Beach in Florida last week. My older brother (a.k.a. Cousin) married his sweetheart. As chance would have it, their professional photographer had to cancel at the last-minute.¬† I used to be a Wedding Photographer and honestly adore capturing the joy and excitement of a couple’s special day. My […]