October 29, 2018

Now that I have your attention, if you enjoy my work, please add my Web Site to your Favourites! I will keep you updated with fresh material to enjoy, personal and professional posts on my Blog and let you know what I'm up to professionally. 

I've updated the site to al...

October 28, 2018

My passion for photography began in 2013, the year my daughter was married. I had taken a course at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario to learn how to use my husband's camera. I was hooked! I bought my first camera and haven't looked back. It took me a year to learn e...

October 28, 2018

This year, I believe, has the been the beginning to newer and better things in my photography. I ended last year, dealing with crashed hard drives and learning curves on cameras, programs and a new Mac. So, I have spent the last 10 months getting caught up in my photog...

December 7, 2017

Now that you understand why you're drawn to the photograph and how its the result of the photographer's work and vision, truly a piece of art. There is one last thing that great art photography will possess and that is technique.  Just as a writer chose her words to te...

October 16, 2017

A great photograph is created, not taken. It is the product that began as the photographer's vision and completed through mastery of his art. 

Put yourself in the shoes of the photographer and really look at the photograph. Before that image became the picture before yo...

September 28, 2017

You've connected with the photograph. There's just something about it that intrigues you, holds you there, makes you want to look deeper into it, know it and understand it.

Let yourself "feel" the image. Are you there, in that moment?... perhaps standing on the edge of...

September 27, 2017

In that first moment when an image causes you to stop and stare, you don't know if that photograph is good or bad. You may not even understand why the image affects you the way it does. It just does.

Art is defined as the use of skill and imagination in the production o...

September 26, 2017

So, exactly how do you recognize value in a photograph? What makes a photograph so great, that you should hang it on your wall? It's taken me four years to come up with an answer! This is why I want to share with you what I've discovered.

I spent years researching exact...

August 12, 2017

What you need to know when you are hiring a professional or a hobbyist photographer for those special images. A professional photographer earns his living from photography, a hobbyist does not. That could be the only difference. Do not assume that you will get better q...