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I never realized that committing myself to the 365 photo project would be such challenging goal but it definitely has been.  The idea of the basic 365 photo project is to take one picture every single day for a 365 day period. I wanted to have a reason to carry my camera with me more […]

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June 14, 2016

The First 30 | The 365 Photo Project

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It’s a big deal. Starting the 365 project is something that I’ve always been wanting to try, but never set up any clear plans to do so.  I tried using the iPhone camera for a few days but after some disappointment with low-quality images, I let it go pretty quickly.  So far 2016 has become  a […]

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May 10, 2016

Starting the 365 Project

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Holy Smokes!  My first Attempt using a 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter! A while ago I ordered my very first 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter.  I mean, I do live in Oregon.  I NEED to capture some of this amazing Oregonian beauty.  And so, a few weeks after that we had some friends visit for a little […]

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April 22, 2015

My 1st Attempt at 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter

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If you’re new to photography or thinking about getting into photography, professionally or just for fun, here are 10 Tips to learn photography just a little quicker! Take a Class The lure of photography is always near, and when I decided to try it out, I registered for my first photography class in 2000.  It […]

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January 14, 2015

10 Tips to Learn Photography

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I realize I haven’t posted much in the recent months.  With the holidays, a trip to visit my family in California, my husband’s birthday and of course the common flu, I’ve definitely slacked on blog posts.  So what’s been new?  Just a sweet little thing called a new lens.  My husband bought me a lovely […]

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January 11, 2015

Portland Photo Walk

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It seems that every time I schedule a photography session, I have a hard time finding outdoor portrait locations around Portland.  Since I’m still fairly new to the area, I don’t have a ton of location suggestions, and honestly, I prefer to use every shoot to explore new areas as well.  So when I do have the choice […]

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September 26, 2014

Finding Outdoor Portrait Locations around Portland