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Painting with Light – Becoming an Artist

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Painting with Light – Becoming an Artist

The very origins of the word photography mean (roughly) ‘painting with light’. There are many forms of photography, and not all are considered art. Using a paint brush to paint a wall in my home doesn’t mean it is art, but I can use that same paint brush to create something with passion and make art out of it. Tools don’t make art; people do.

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Creative Block? It’s okay

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Creative Block? It’s okay

So you’ve hit a block. Your creativity has ceased to exist and you keep trying to get it back. The ‘trying to get it back’ part is the problem. Your brain is a complex beast, and the creative juices only flow when it feels other ‘more important’ things have been taken care of. Stress is a common killer of creativity. When you are stressed about something, even if it is stress over not being creative, your brain tries to find a logical solution to the problem. That constant switching to ‘logical’ causes the wrong side of the brain to take control.

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“The Balancing Act” – 5 steps to reaching your creative goals

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

What are you passionate about? Where do you find your inspiration? Where does that fit into your current life? These are all questions you may or may not be asking your self, but chances are you do have something you feel you would love to spend your time doing. Maybe it’s just a relaxing hobby, or maybe it’s something more. Something that drives you to constantly learn and get better. Even the learning part gets you excited.

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Foto Friday – Piercing Eyes

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Foto Friday – Piercing Eyes

Foto Fridays take a look back some previous portfolio images. Some of you may remember this one of Kylie, lit with a single light in studio to camera left. The texture in the scarf that she chose for this image was amazing! That texture, and her piercing eyes, helped push this image on to be a blue ribbon award winner at the 2011 Kentucky Professional Photographers Association print competition.

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“Right Now”

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

“Right Now”

I have written recently about my thoughts on capturing today’s moments and what they mean to you. Everyone has their own stories and their own feelings of family and relationships. I posed the following question to a friend and client before her family’s portrait session. “What does ‘right now’ mean to you and your family?” If you don’t mind, I would like to share her response as I feel it can relate to many of us.

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Foto Friday – Garrison the Aviator

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

This week’s Foto Friday post is an image of Garrison from a few years ago. He LOVED the planes! Plus those shades and jacket just made for a perfect aviator look, along with that serious, confident expression! One of my favs.

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New Fine Art Black and White Family Sessions Now Available!

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Blog, Client Info | 0 comments

New Fine Art Black and White Family Sessions Now Available!

We are very excited to now offer Fine Art Black and White Family Sessions! These sessions clear away everything except what is most important. You and your family, and the relationship you have. All captured through an artist’s eyes. This wonderful experience will allow you to connect and capture the love you have for one another.

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Tech Tips for Better Pics: ISO

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Tech Tips for Better Pics: ISO

So, you have trouble with blurry pictures and aren’t sure why. Or maybe you get really nice pictures sometimes, but really grainy pictures other times. Why is that? Well, it is all based on how your camera chooses to handle different lighting conditions.

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