First snow of the season in Maryland…

First Snow of the Season in Maryland I’ve been quiet on the blog – have lots to post but have been spending 12-14 hour days finishing up the holiday images.  Yesterday I was determined to go out for a few minutes and just grab some shots around the house.  I…

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Zinnias…. and a personal confession….

red zinnia

At the beginning of Spring 2017, I received a free packet of zinnia seeds with something I purchased.  I can’t even remember what it was.  At any rate, I don’t like clutter so I didn’t want the seed packet sitting around, so I put the seeds in some little expanding…

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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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