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Taking pictures on Mother’s Day

I thought it was a perfect example of serendipity that Tiffany posted yesterday about photographing the minutae because today I wanted to talk about bringing out your camera for Mother’s Day – not because Mother’s Day is minutae, so to speak, but because it’s a day where it’s nice to capture some memories. Not everyone […]

Putting together a display

I’m in the process of moving to an apartment.  Apartment living is great and care free in so many ways but you have that generic wall color every where and it can feel a little like an institution so I’ve been working on some photography displays for our new apartment.  Last week my husband and […]

Photography in the News: Make me a memory

News on photography was a little light this morning but one topic that everyone is talking about is making what was considered old and outdated new again.  Finding the thrill that you get when you use film and you’re waiting for your photos to be developed.  Do you remember your first camera?  What was it? […]

Resolution Ready – Organizing your Digital Photos

In another few days we’ll be in 2009 and one of my resolutions is to do a better job of organizing my digital photos.  As it stands I’ve been inconsistent and it’s time to nip this right in the bud.  I’ve been using Flickr for over a year for my personal photos and I use […]

Tradition and the Holiday Photo

Every year my entire life there is a picture of my brother and I in front of the Christmas Tree.  The photos showcase sheer excitement, red eyes, bad bangs, ‘I’m too old for this’ attitude and then sheer excitement again.  I give you a few tips:  Get down.  I read this tip in the book […]

Reflection

I love capturing reflections in photography.  I love seeing the subject in the flesh and a slightly distorted version of self in a shallow pool of water.  I’m on vacation in Florida and while I was out for a long walk I noticed these little sand piper birds admiring their own reflections.  They found themselves stunning and […]