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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Are Your Photos on Display? Or on the Computer?

This is Two-Posts-for-Thursday. ?As all of you are aware, I am a huge proponent of getting photos OFF the computer (and disks) and into print. Photographs are meant to be on display. I want to show everyone how great it is to have photos on display. Whether you have photos on the wall, in frames, […]

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How to Take Better Photos of Your Children

This is Two-Posts-for-Thursday (please read today’s other post — you could have your photo featured here). Moms and Dads in the Grande Prairie area, mark your calendars for this upcoming (free) workshop. I will be conducting the workshop, “Picture it: How to Take Better Photos of Your Children” at the Grande Prairie Public Library. This […]

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I Love Photographing Couples

Sure, I love photographing families, children, pets, and more, but photographing couples is something special. It really doesn’t matter if the reason for the photo session is because of an engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday, or simply “just because”. Any reason is a worthy one! I come to your urban or rural home, we can meet […]

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Dogs in an Autumn Field near Grande Prairie, Alberta

As I’m getting ready for the wedding I’m photographing tomorrow, it seems a good time to pull out some canine photos taken a few weeks ago. These are our two Australian Shepherds, Austin (the red merle) and Pearl (the blue merle). This first one is a common type of portrait, as you can easily tell. […]

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Experimenting Revs up Creative Juices

In recent weeks I have finally been able to resume work on a part time basis. This has allowed me time; time I’ve spent getting out and experimenting with my camera. Any time I have the freedom not to worry about technical details and simply get out and take photographs for the fun of it, […]

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Frosty Mornings in the Peace

{We live in the Peace Wapiti region of Alberta, for those who aren’t sure about the reference to the Peace.} I couldn’t resist padding outside this morning to take a few photos of the lovely frost. I’m not sure where the spiders are, but their home got quite frosty overnight. “Autumn is a second spring […]

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