If you’ve followed my photography for more than a few days, you know flowers are one of my favorite photo subjects. The bold colors and joyful shapes are endlessly inspiring to me as a landscape photographer. Raulston Arboretum is one of my tried and true places to go for a quick flower photography session.
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History Lesson: The NC State Capitol Building
My husband, daughter, and I recently had a rare weekday off together. We decided to wander around downtown Raleigh, with the goal of finding a new spot for me to take some cityscape images. Yet, we mysteriously ended up taking a self-guided tour of the state capitol building. I say it was a mystery but … Continue reading History Lesson: The NC State Capitol Building
Behind the Curtains at the House of Busatti Headquarters
One of the most inspiring things you can do as an artist is to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the process behind creative pursuits outside of your own field. From analyzing the colors to appreciating the techniques, there is always something new you can take away from experiencing art from different kinds of creators and makers.
Finding Inspiration in the Sameness
Have you found yourself looking around for new ideas and coming up empty? It can be hard as an artist, creative, or business person to find creative ideas, especially when you need them most. One of the things I do when I’m stuck in a rut with my photography is to challenge myself to find … Continue reading Finding Inspiration in the Sameness
Shoot More, Show Less
Over the years, I have found a winning formula for quickly getting a stellar shot from every photo shoot, regardless of the conditions or your experience level. My successful photo session equation is to “shoot more and show less”.
In honor of Halloween, I have assembled my scariest photos for this post. From a demented doll to spider webs to skeletons, these images are sure to haunt you.
Starworks Center for Creative Enterprise
When you think of traveling, packed suitcases and far-flung locations come to mind. However, day trips are one of the most fun and underrated travel experiences you can have.
Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
Located on an island off the coast of Wilmington, N.C., Wrightsville Beach is one of my favorite beaches because of its stunning views, easy access, and special memories. Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Because it is only a 2-hour drive from where we live, Wrightsville has been the site of countless day trips for my husband and … Continue reading Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
State Farmers Market
Our State Farmers Market offers fresh produce, a chance to practice photography, and marketing insights. One of our favorite summer activities is visiting the State Farmers Market to pick up locally grown fresh-cut flowers and produce harvested just a few hours before. We are repeat customers of the Farmers Market because the taste and quality … Continue reading State Farmers Market
The Glorious Views of Asheville, N.C.
Located in the western part of N.C., Asheville is one of the most diverse and scenic cities in the state. Its location along the Blue Ridge Mountain range makes it a popular fall destination for tourists looking to see beautiful fall foliage. A 4-hour drive from where I live, we have been able to make … Continue reading The Glorious Views of Asheville, N.C.