Sunflowers Northern Maryland

SUNFLOWERS MARYLAND

Got out a little early this morning after a great weekend camping with my daughter and our horses (see my instagram for pictures of that). I decided to stop at the sunflowers – yes, I live way up here in Northern Maryland where the “famous” sunflowers are.  I see photographers…

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Water Droplets | Maryland Commute Project

WATERDROPS

I need to catch up with a few of my commute project images…. that’s always the way, though… busy busy busy and then time to regroup. Arms packed with messenger bag, coffee cup, keys, phone, and whatever else I was trying to stuff into my car this morning, I noticed…

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Weekend Jumpers Show – Featherdown – Sparks, Maryland

ZEBRA CLIP JUMPER HORSE

Erynn is now in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, riding for Greenway at Featherdown in Sparks, Maryland.  She will not be riding her own horses in these shows.  Instead, she will be “drawing from a hat” so to speak and getting random horses that she has never ridden and will be…

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Stand Out

cornfields norrisville md

Stand Out (Black Horse, Maryland) I’d like to photograph the cornfields before they are gone for the year.  It was a beautiful morning.   I’ve been noticing a corn stalk springing up from all these – I believe they are soybeans – in the fields.  We had a nice sky,…

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Editing Series – Photoshop Secrets

PHOTOSHOP AFTER

It’s no secret that I am a HUGE proponent of getting it right in camera – per my instruction books HERE and HERE. While I’m a strong believer that a well-exposed and well-composed image does not need editing or retouching through PhotoShop or Lightroom, there is no doubt, that popping an image…

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Fog in Norrisville, Maryland

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Fog in Norrisville, Maryland I love seeing the morning fog right behind my house.  While I hadn’t yet begun my commute this morning, I did run out with wet hair and muck boots to take this shot.  Sometimes the fog is better than this, but I figured I would catch…

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Project Commute

FLOWERS-MARYLAND

See below for details of this project. This image was tough.  I was shooting at “high noon”.  I pass by this location all the time in White Hall, Maryland.  I pulled off to the side of the road at this building that looks abandoned and ugly.  I had spotted some yellow…

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Something Personal……

norrisville maryland

As many know, I took a “day job” as an accountant about a year and a half ago.  Having been a full-time professional photographer for over 10 years, I saw the industry taking a nosedive, and I wanted to make sure that I would, no matter what happened to the…

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Newborn Portrait Session

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  Wow… I can’t believe it.  Between semesters in college, I have finally caught up on all my photography client galleries! That deserves a big share of newborn images from a recent session.  Again, all on location.  This was done an evening this week with studio lights that I bring…

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Baby Photography

NATURAL-BABY-PHOTOGRAPHER

Beautiful baby boy.  It was wonderful working with this couple.  Once again, I utilized natural light and studio lighting on location in the client’s home.  

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