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Barkery Bootique

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Last weekend, the Barkery Bootique hosted a pet portraits event to raise money for the Wellsville Cat Sanctuary.  I got to meet some crazy gorgeous pets – thank you to everybody who participated! I will admit, I thought the Barkery was only for dogs.  I don’t have dogs, so I assumed there was no point […]

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Irish Dancing with Katie

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    Katie treated me to an amazing display of Irish dancing in my studio today!     Today I recorded my first video on my big camera (the 5D Mark III) — my guinea pig was my wonderful babysitter, Katie.   She performed an amazing Irish step dance for the camera.  The video can […]

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Trip to the Berkshires

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This past weekend, my sister arranged a trip for us (just me and Jason!) to southern Massachusetts to stay in a bed & breakfast inn and see the sights.  It turned out to be possibly the best weekend of my life. For one, the scenery was incredible – dramatic streams, picturesque farmland, rugged mountainous terrain, […]

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Photographing Shells

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My husband has a massive shell collection comprised of shells ranging in size from miniscule to bigger than my head.  A child of Wisconsin, the first time he saw the ocean was after he met me.  Maybe that is why he became so fascinated by it.  He knows the name, scientific name, and value of […]

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Photographing a Room Using Flash

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I have been working on my real estate photography technique.  Why?  Because it is challenging and I love a challenge.  I read about a photographer who uses a composite technique to get the lighting the way he wants it, and decided to try it out for myself (in a simpler, probably far less professional way, […]

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A Glamorous Baby Shower

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Last weekend, I photographed a baby shower for a friend through my daughter’s preschool.  The mommy-to-be is completely gorgeous, and a joy to photograph.  Here she is in a shot I took her aside for: The party was held at the house of a friend, who proved to be an incredible hostess.  Here is the […]

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An Evening at Silvermans Farm

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A few days ago, I got to spend some time taking pictures at Silvermans Farm in Easton, CT.  It’s a beautiful place with 30 acres of apple and peach trees as well as grapes and blueberries.  There is a large petting zoo with a playground and a farm store with a florist and attached greenhouse.  […]