Category Archives: Behind the Scene

Make Today Different

This weekend was a good weekend for the simple reason that I did something different. On Saturday morning I had agreed to help out a friend by giving her husband a ride to the airport AT 3:45AM! Rather than looking … Continue reading

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Food Friday – Cherries in a Blue Bowl

Most fruit photographs exceptionally well.  The color and unique form of fresh produce is interesting and often luscious if nicely lit.  Cherries are particularly beautiful through the lens.  I’ve seen so many gorgeous photos of them, but had never photographed them myself, so … Continue reading

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A Look Back at My First Nikon

My first Nikon wasn’t really mine… it was my Dad’s.  He got it my senior year in high school and allowed me to play with it from time to time.  Happily, he never got rid of it and now I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Photography Gear and Lighting for the New Stock Photographer…

I met with a new iStockphoto photographer this weekend; we had much to talk about.  Some of our discussion was iStock specific, but as is the norm when two photographers get together, the subject of gear came up often.  For … Continue reading

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New Toy

After more than a three month wait, last week (August 1st.) I received my new toy – a nice matte black Nikon D800. I’m just getting to know this new piece of technology and haven’t played with it as much … Continue reading

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Swim Team

Fridays I usually post about food, but I’m going to switch it up today… Tomorrow marks the end of the swim season for my children’s summer swim team. I have been the “team photographer” since the first year – snapping … Continue reading

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Food Friday – The Cast-Iron Cornbread Story

Sometimes when I get an idea for an image, it takes a long time until I actually create it, and things don’t always turn out the way I planned. Today’s Food Friday image is one of those: I purchased this … Continue reading

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