Fashionable Foto Fables – Lizzie Borden

Slaughterhouse Series - Fashionable Foto Fables McKinney Gough is a hat designer and costumer in Asheville, NC. When I lived in Asheville I had the opportunity to work with her on her concept for a series of photo stories using her hats to tell some common folklore...

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Metaphors in a Bottle: Still Life Photography

Still Life Photography Metaphors I'm one of those people who makes a metaphor out of everything I see and experience. Seeing faces in clouds, a deep existential meaning in the trees and how they bend, the trying to find the deeper meaning in the way the every day...

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California Road Tripping – North on 1

California Travel Photography on Hwy 1 Before I was ever any particular 'kind' of photographer (i.e.: portrait photographer, commercial photographer, etc) I have always been just a photographer. Someone who just has to drag my camera around and take pictures of the...

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Traveling Across Country

Traveling With My Cat I went on a little road trip last month. I say little, not because of the length of the road trip (2800 miles), but because I had to do it fast. Why fast? Because I was traveling with a cat. If you've ever traveled with a cat, you know why...

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The Art of Posing Groups

  How Triangles Matter In Group Fashion Photography You know, I'm not really a math kind of girl. Or a geometry, or even trigonometry kind of girl. I shy from numbers, I see and think in pictures. I think this is why photography as a profession is a good fit for...

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Headshots – One Picture, Many Possibilities

Why I Shoot Headshots In Horizontal Orientation Ok, confession, I don't ALWAYS shoot my headshots in horizontal orientation, but I do shoot most of them that way. Orientation matters when you are shooting professional portraits because you need to use them in so many...

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