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Photo A Day October - Day 31

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more

Capturing Candids for Beautiful Event Photography

Recently, a very close friend of the family asked me if I would photograph her wedding. I instantly felt panicked because I am not a wedding photographer. I consider myself a candid photographer.What does that mean? I'm best at capturing the moments of big events that may could easily be forgotten had it not been captured by a photograph. I am not a big fan of staged photography. Don't get me wrong, it absolutely has its value and there are many photographers who are creative and talented enough to make the most beautiful staged shots. I happen not to be one of them....more
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When The Wind Blows

Weekend Recap: Hurricane Sandy swept the coast (well 300 miles OFF the coast) of Florida.  It's funny how the energy picks up around here during tropical storms and such.  It's a contagious, electric feel... like we're all waiting for the winds to begin.  I think we got the worst of it Friday night.  And it was indeed, insane windy.  We live in condos that can't be more than  10 years old, and I was sure it was collapsing on us Friday night.  Or at least that's what my anxiety said... ...more

Black & White Photog Tips!

This might appeal to like 10 of you... but I thought I'd post a bit about my photography background (or lack of ;) and give a tip or two.A friend (Manda) texted me this photo of one of my pictures that had been chosen in a contest a year or so ago;  with moving to Florida, I was unable to make the grand opening of the center, thus losing my chance on viewing what the judges had picked.  Here's the picture: (the models are my crazy beautiful cousins, maddie & keegs) ...more

Photo A Day October - Day 30

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more

Photo A Day October - Day 29

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more
@Darcie I sure hope not!more

Photo A Day October - Day 28

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more

Photo A Day October - Day 27

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more

Photo A Day October - Day 26

This month I'm participating in the October photo a day challenge, as a way to get into the daily habit of using the camera on my new iPhone, and I'll be posting my challenge photos as part of my Alphabet Salad blog entries. Hope you enjoy my attempts! ...more

Miss Subways in Retrospect: Social Anthropology Through Photo Images

If you are into social anthropology, the "Meet Miss Subways: New York's Beauty Queens 1941-76," is the exhibition for you. The photo show will be on display at the New York Transit Museum from October 23 to March 2.For over thirty years, photos and one-sentence aspirations of New York women were displayed in subway cars as part of the “Meet Miss Subways” contest with a hidden agenda of drawing subway-riders' attention to other advertisements in New York's transit system....more