Midday Macro Photography – Gardening

pink dahlia

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July holiday – we had so much going on with our son turning 21!  Hard to believe…. I’m buried again under emails, messages, editing, and delivering some products.  When my tasks bottleneck like this, I find the best thing I can do…

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Fall Colors – Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.

There is so much beauty in this world that I’m always amazed when we overload our photographs or artwork with unnecessary items – all the overlays, props, textures, etc.  While sometimes these things can enhance an image, oftentimes they are overdone because we get carried away.  Have you ever made…

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The hidden colors in snow. | Maryland Photographer

Snow is funny to photograph.  First, if you are new to digital photography, you may miss your exposure and end up with white blown areas – not good.  Snow in nice light, can be a rainbow of colors – it’s pretty amazing. I didn’t go to work yesterday.  First, our…

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Wildflowers…..

We all were watching a storm one night and simultaneously saw a bolt of lightning hit one of our trees.  There were strange lines and burned marks all the way down to the base of the tree – it died.  Dean cut it down and all that was left was…

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Blue Jays, Snow, Changes… etc. ;)

This should be the last blog post before we make a big move – all client ordering, viewing, etc. will be put on hold while we make the big move to another hosting company.  Hopefully this transition will be smooth – we’ll see very shortly 🙂 Happy snow day yet…

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Fine Art Nature/Decor Prints now Available

Hey all – just wanted to let you know, as we are working through hard drives for archive, I decided to go ahead and put up some imagery that is in the new gallery at J. Otte Photography for purchase as signed limited edition fine art prints/canvases. Here are a few…

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