low key dog image

Shadows seemed to be a perfect subject this week.  I have some equipment for off camera lighting that I was wishing to try out.  I had an image in my mind which I wanted to try with Declan.  That image would have had Declan looking straight at me with half of his face in shadow…

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Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52 this week’s focus is on Catch-lights.  At the END of the post follow the link to the next talented photographer in the circle.   There are photographers from all over the world participating.  Enjoy! In order to take pictures of the dogs at  Second Chance Canine adoption Shelter, I…

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Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52, in which multiple pet photographers have a goal to have a blog and photos each week based on a topic for the week.  This week the topic is Fill the Frame.  When you finish my post please follow the link at the END of the…

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In Sept, I was granted an amazing opportunity. I was offered an artist in residency by the Arts Center of Yates County (YCAC). It was an amazing experience and I took away more from the experience than I could have imagined. When I applied for the residency, I was drawn by the beauty of the…

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As one year ends and a new begins, we  tend to look back on the year and think of things that could have been done  better.  Many people make resolutions on heading to the gym more often or spending time with family more.  It is the same for me.  I have looked back on a…

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Tips on Photographing Fireworks

July 4th is near and there are a multitude of Firework displays to see.  Obtaining images of fireworks can be a challenge.  Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your firework images. Use a Tripod Fireworks require long exposures making hand-holding the camera impractical.  Make sure your tripod is stable and…

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I have been blessed to be a member of  Finger lakes Art.   Now,  Finger Lakes Art has a new focus on community and inspiring other artists.  They are now offering many classes in Art and wellness.  I look forward to teaching my first class in September.   I hope this will be the first in…

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February is a great month to celebrate with the ones we love.   We all love our animals.  It’s a great time for a photographic session with your animal companion.  Call now to book a session with you and your “Best Friend” !  

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