Life Tips

Best Ways to Preserve Your Memories

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I try to ask clients “Where are these pictures going to end up?” because I know the tendency is for our digital images to get archived on some hard drive somewhere, to be forgotten.  We live in an age where we accumulate hundreds or thousands of pictures a year, and, overwhelmed by the volume, we […]

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Operation Free the Pictures

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A Collage of Photographs Are your pictures languishing in picture jail (AKA your computer’s hard drive?) If you’re like me, you fully intend to put some family pictures on your walls … just as soon as you figure out exactly what you want it to look like. The wait is over.  I found the perfect […]

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My Parents’ House is For Sale!

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I have been thinking about my real estate photography technique, and with my parents’ house going on the market soon, I had an opportunity to practice. What do you think? Know anybody hoping to move to Ridgefield, CT?  This house has 4 bedrooms, 3 guest rooms with adjoining bathrooms, 5.5 baths total, a huge custom […]

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Christmas Portraits at Home

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For a photographer, doing Christmas portraits for families is much easier in a studio setting.  The lights and setting are controlled and planned in advance, which allows the photographer to focus solely on getting everybody posed nicely and smiling. I have always enjoyed a challenge. Call me strange, I love doing portraits in people’s homes.  […]

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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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Photographs on Display

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Looking for a special way to display photographs in the home?  There are some wonderful products out there that are available only to professional photographers. The good news is: you can order these products through me – even if I didn’t take the photograph in question. Here are some of the products available for purchase […]