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  1. Summery Lumen Botanical Art Prints

    Hello and Happy September! A note about portrait sessions. Yes, my portrait studio is open and operates in accordance to Massachusetts health and safety protocols. Know that when you come into the studio for a portrait session, the studio and equipment have been cleaned and disinfected. I will also be…

  2. Botanical Photograms | Cameraless Photographic Art

    How is it August already? I’ve been working with botanicals and light all summer long, creating collections of color prints. I wanted to take this experiment into the darkroom. What could I make without a camera, a single light source, and black and white chemistry? A lot. The above image…

  3. The Peony Collection

    Happy Summer, Friends!  I’ve been busy in the studio with a new series of color peony prints in pink and green, titled The Peony Collection. You can find them in the online store, a fitting flower to evoke joy all year long, along with the Calla Lilly Collection in black…

  4. The Value of One Great Photo

    As a child, I visited a number of art museums over the years. To keep me from getting too bored, my mom gave me a sketchbook and pencil.  I remember winding up in the galleries that held paintings by the Old Masters, portraits so detailed and captivating that I stood…

  5. How To Prepare For Your Next Headshot Session

    Spring is the perfect time to spruce up your personal and business headshots! A lot of clients ask me how to prepare for a session. What should I wear? What about hair & makeup?   Here are my go to tips to look your best in your photos. Remember the focus…

  6. How To Curate Art For Your Home

    Over the past year, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at empty wall space in my house (maybe you have too?) and thinking how I should really hang art there. Not a single large piece, rather a small collection of my favorite pieces Do you have a personal collection…

  7. The Calla Lily Collection

    I’m so excited to share with you a new collection of fine art prints that I’ve created—The Calla Lily Collection—and have added to my online store.  The complete collection includes five beautiful black and white photographs of calla lilies printed with archival processes at 7x10-inches on Baryta Fibre Based Fine…

  8. What To Expect From A Studio Portrait Session

    Are you curious about what a studio portrait session is like? You’re not alone. A lot clients have the same question. Let me break it down for you… First, I want you to relax. I know your schedule is full and life is pulling you in all directions. I completely…

  9. What Is Contemporary Studio Photography | Northampton Portrait Photographer

    Let’s start by saying what contemporary studio photography is not. It’s not 1980s studio portraiture defined by flashy looking light and stiff poses. Studio photography used to be the standard for portrait photography.  While there were great things about the 80s: movies, mix tapes, hiphop to name a few; studio…

  10. Portrait of a Reader Photo Project Update

    The above portraits are part of my virtual Portrait of a Reader online art project about books, community, and hope. I am looking for more participants for this virtual project. Read on to learn more about the project and how you can join. So much of daily life has changed…

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