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Monthly Archives: June 2014

This week I rented a new lens, the Canon 70-200 f/2.8 (though not the IS version–and I admit I am regretting that decision already, though even this one is pretty darned fabulous!), so to test it out, and to let Emily off the hook, and I did a portrait of flowers—does that count for our […]

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It had been on my photography bucket list for a long, long time: Get a good shot of fireworks, one with those beautifully clean, lovely trails of light cascading down in the darkness. I was fascinated, but my first few tries were definitely flops! So I decided to write up a post to help others […]

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This month I played just with the Sweet 35 in the back yard. The last of the Trader Joe’s peonies were blooming so perfectly that I couldn’t resist shooting just one in my daughter’s hands… Please join me in browsing our little circle to the always lovely work of Sarah!

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This post: It’s been a LONG time coming… We moved into our house right after we married (in 1996), and I have wanted to update the kitchen since before we bought the place! And then what was supposed to be a four or five week job beginning back in October ended up dragging on for […]

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I decided since it’s summer and most kids are now off of school for a couple of months, this would be the PERFECT tutorial for June! I feel so passionately about the subject of kids’ ability to learn photography, and there are things you can do to foster their interest at all ages. I think […]

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