Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Class of '17 Senior Portrait Sessions - 20% Off Now!

For the month of July, we are offering 20% any Senior Portrait session fee for any new or returning customer who mentions seeing this ad! If you are the parent of a future graduate of 2017, or if you are the future graduate yourself, now is the time to start planning those Senior Portraits! We are scheduling sessions now and appointments are filling up! Don't wait to schedule your session - we have fewer appointments available in the fall and those will fill quickly!

Head over to our Photography Services page for all the details. And, if you mention this ad, you'll get 20% off your session fee! So don't wait! Contact us today!

**Discount applies to sitting fee only. Prints and products purchased separately**


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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

She Walks Through The Faire

Hey, there! So, my favorite picture-taking time of the year - RenFaire - is upon us again and I had to share the first art piece I've made from it so far. Because I love it. Can't help it. I named it "She Walks Through The Faire" and it will soon be available on our Fine Art America website. See what you think:

Thank goodness I looked up as we were leaving at the end of the day and saw this! I still have a lot of photos to process, but this is an early competitor for favorite piece of the year - and we still have the full Faire run in the fall! This was only a limited preview!

If you'd like to see all the pictures and art pieces I post for this year's preview run, follow along on my Facebook Page for updates to the album:


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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Time Tripping

Awhile ago, a friend called me from a local yard sale. She'd found a trunk of old scrapbooks, with magazine cuttings from the Silent and Golden Eras of Old Hollywood.

Looking at the lustrous photos of glamorous movie stars, I was intrigued by the idea of attempting to duplicate that look. So, I strong-armed The Middle Son to sit for me, while I played with strong light and took his picture. The was the result, plus two more below!



I was pleased with the outcome! Some grain, soft focus, various head edits, and I don't think it's readily apparent if this picture was taken yesterday or yesteryear! I got one of The Hubs, as well. Less glamour, more Film Noir on this one, though. LOL


And, finally, I pulled one of the many headshots I've done for The Girl Child and, even though I will probably redo it with a more era-appropriate pose, I still liked how it came out. I'm thinking "Young Starlet Leaving a Hollywood Hot Spot."


Playing with these gave me the idea to work on a project I'm calling The Expats. Hopefully, I get enough done soon to put in a show. But, in the meantime, let me know what you think!

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Monday, May 02, 2016

Scotch & Cigarettes

While working on a project, I took a few side shots for a still life that just presented itself.







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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Fog Over The Mississippi

Hey, there! No, I haven't disappeared off the face of the earth. LOL I've been working and haven't had a ton of time for my art. Plus, I started off 2016 with seemingly endless circle of The Plague invading my house. But, this weekend, there was an incredible fog over the Mississippi River and I had to get out to take some shots.







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Friday, December 04, 2015

Rainy Sunday in the City

Took this last weekend, while The Hubs and I were exploring downtown. Loved the perspective of the modern buildings with the peek of the gothic City Hall building in the background. And the rain.

Rain, Weather, St. Louis, MO, Missouri, City Hall, Downtown, Sunday, Perspective, HDR



I went for a little moody on this process, with just a touch of HDR. Just a bit of the cinematic feel was what I was shooting for, especially since the sky was a blank sheet of gray. After three days of a sky like that, I was really happy to see the sun again!

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Thursday, December 03, 2015

Wall Mural

(Ugh! I did it again! Had this all set up but forgot to schedule it! I was in an all-day seminar and certification testing yesterday, ended up with a pounding headache, and The Hubs very sweetly decided to take me out to dinner when he got home. All my norms were disregarded. LOL Sorry about that!)

During our three days of rain over the weekend, The Hubs and I decided to run some errands and I took the camera along just to see what I could see. Well, I saw this cute little wall mural on the side of a bank in the Grove neighborhood! Looked like a good subject for black and white to me!

Brick, Bicycles, Bicycling, Bike, Bikes, Black & White, B&W, The Grove, Maplewood, MO, Missouri,



It's a pretty vivid mural, but just really popped in black and white! I saw a ton of cool murals in The Grove neighborhood. I think I need to wait for a sunny day and go for a walk down there!

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