Why I Choose to Shoot with an Old, Broken 50mm Lens

I had been relying on an 18-55mm lens, which is sort of an entry level zoom.  As the only lens I owned, it served me well.  However, on some advice from a friend who encouraged me to shoot manual and to move toward using a 50mm lens if I could get my hands on one, I began to use the 50.  Thus began a beautiful relationship.

JT’s Portfolio

Jonathan is working on his modeling portfolio.

Webinar with Aperture and Perfect Photo Suite

Thanks to Liz LePage, I have a better understanding of some of the amazing tools within the Perfect Photo Suite.  In one hour, I learned how to replace a background, use the Focus tool to change the focus and brightness of the replacement background for a more realistic fit with the original image, as well as use the retouch tool, …

Help Me Donate 1 Free Hour of Photography to a Community Event or Organization

Facebook allows you to start a page as “business” or a “brand” or “product” or…..a “community page.” I decided to start this page as a community page because one of my loves is attending community events as a photographer. So, in recognition of our community page reaching 100 likes, I will donate one hour of free photography to a community …