Several years ago, a friend told me she put almond oil on her skin every day and I thought that sounded kind of gross and, well, oily, but she convinced me to give it a try, so I bought some Weleda rose oil and loved it! But it is pricey and I also developed an allergy […]
A bunch of lovely daffodils brightening my office on this relatively warm (albeit rainy) April Friday. It’s been a bit of a trying week – started it with a cold, ended it with a twisted ankle. Hopefully, things will get better from here! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and Happy Easter!
A basic vinaigrette is my favorite salad dressing; it’s healthy, light and fresh, super quick to make and you can easily change up the flavor by using different vinegars, herbs and spices. This is my basic vinaigrette recipe and the version I make most of the time. I have been making this dressing for years […]
Never underestimate the power of reflected light! It can totally change the look and feel of an image, and sometimes, it can make or break the shot. Reflectors are a must in certain situations, and you’d be amazed at the difference just a small piece of white foam core can make. Whether you’re doing portraits, […]
Winter is here and cold season is in full swing. There seems to always be something going around where I work, and I hear people sneezing and hacking all over the place. Thankfully, there are many natural products that can help both prevent and speed up the recovery from colds and flus, and I like […]
Moody, dramatic studio photography portraits go in and out of style, but I have always liked them, especially with black and white images. I think it works even for baby photos, and you really don’t need a whole lot of equipment to create these types of shots, so they are easy to do on location […]
Back in the day when I used film exclusively, I always shot with prime lenses. But my first digital camera came with a zoom lens which opened up a whole new world of shooting possibilities. It made life so easy! I only needed to bring one lens on trips, and I could get shots – […]
I have finally finished this years holiday greeting card collection! 4 new Scottie dog cards and one winter image collage card. And for the first time, I’ve also created a calendar. It’s a 5×7 desk calendar with 12 of my photos of Scottish Terriers. It was a lot of fun to make, and I have […]