Upper Peninsula Bound! We’re U.P. bound soon!  We have a family reunion to attend but also spending a 2nd week up north of the Mackinaw Bridge and hope to get some more great northern Michigan photos.  Here’s a little collage of some of my favorites from up there.   WhichRead More →

Notecards Available on Etsy Did you know I have my Notecards available on my Etsy store?  I have 5 preprinted sets to choose from.   They include:  Backyard Birds Michigan Lighthouses Set 1 Michigan Lighthouses Set 2 Michigan Landscapes Flowers Each notecard has a beautiful print on the front cover.Read More →

New Walk in the Woods Gallery I am pleased to announce a new gallery I just added to my website and Etsy store.  It’s called “Walk in the Woods” and it has some of my favorites shots of pathways through the woods. Here’s what is included in this initial releaseRead More →

Those following this blog know I have been doing some macro/close-up shots of various flowers using only natural light against a black background.  I posted to my Instagram account today my newest flower close-up of a Tulip.  I liked it a lot and thought the highlights and shadows created quite a dramaticRead More →

Are  you looking for some creative ideas on how you can use some great photos from AHP in your home or office?  I thought I’d share a few that we have done in our home to get your creative juices flowing! They’re called Clusters and Splits. Clusters The first ideaRead More →

New Gallery of Close-up Flowers I am happy to announce a new gallery of Close-up Flower prints available for purchase through my Etsy store.  I have been trying different flowers as I can find them to use in this close-up/macro photography style.  They’re done in all-natural light, i.e. no flashRead More →

I recently watched a training class on kelbyone.com on how to do macro/close-up photos of flowers using a DIY black box and only natural light.  I was intrigued and decided to give it a whirl.  I went to the dollar store and Hobby Lobby to pick up what a IRead More →

I know the weather doesn’t really make you feel like getting your family or senior portraits done, but this cold spring weather can’t last forever right?  The weather will warm up and then it will be a great time to think about updating that family portrait or getting your seniorRead More →