Author Archives: Denise


Each of us is an artist with a vision… what is yours?

The process of visualizing something and then setting about achieving it is part of what I love about photography. For me, capturing images is capturing data; data I get to manipulate into my final work […]

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So another July 4th has come and gone and everyone is sorting through what is likely to be hundreds of images looking for the “shot”. I am no different. Each year, as July 4th approaches, […]

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Hi Folks! Just a quick message… Textures and Blending On Wednesday, April 9, I will be speaking at the McLean Camera Club, 7:30 – 9PM. My presentation will be on the use of textures, including […]

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Long Exposures

Long exposure images can create an almost surreal effect, evoking emotional responses, such as calm, peacefulness, and even angst, depending on the image. Creating these images can be a challenge and generally requires certain gear, […]

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions….

As most photographers know, we are always faced with never ending yearning for new gear… what lens should I get? do I need a new bracket or strap?  did my brand just announce a new […]

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The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in […]

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8 Generations of Family

As we close out 2013, I thought I would share how I spent my holidays…. let’s start with my gift to self… a 6-month subscription to the US and International databases of Starting with […]

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Black Friday Sales, Discounts, Video Tutorials and More!

I would like to announce the launch of a couple of new pages on my website! Software/Gear In time for Black Friday sales, I am launching our Software/Gear page. This page contains links to the software […]

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Spinning Wool #2

What can I say… spinning wool is mesmerizing… visualize a huge sparkler mixed with a small volcano… well maybe not exactly.. but it is close. There is danger involved… the flying pieces of flaming wool […]

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Panning is the technique of capturing an image of a subject in motion, while keeping that subject in focus. This is achieved by moving the camera in a horizontal plane in unison with the subject […]

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