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Safari Experience

By · July 12, 2013 · Comments (0)

High School Senior Portraits

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Astrid

By · July 12, 2013 · Comments (0)
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New Studio is Finished

By · October 9, 2012 · Comments (0)

I’m ready to show you the interior of the finished studio! It is so open, spacious, and a totally new look!

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Barb is one of eleven professional photographers who earned the Business Impact Zone Degree (BIZ) from Professional Photographers of Iowa (PPI) at this year’s PPI Winter Convention. Earning the BIZ degree involves four days of core competence of business management classes and the submission of a detailed business plan for a photographic studio. PPI is […]

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Categories : Awards
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Kids Say the Funniest Things

By · February 1, 2012 · Comments (0)

While I was setting up a background, chair, and accessories for a three month portrait, I was chatting with her six and ten year sisters. Well, they were chatting at me, I was in work mode. I couldn’t find my small white baby fabrics and wondered out loud if I sold them at my yard […]

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Equine Special Olympics

By · September 16, 2011 · Comments (0)

I accompanied this group to the Equine Special Olympics. I played “pit crew” and “gopher” and shot a few pictures. It was a blessed experience. Mitch (on the right) rode Billy Willy, the 28 year old gelding, to a silver medal victory in the Western Pleasure Walk class and a gold medal in the Walk/Trot […]

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Garden Nymph is Published

By · December 9, 2010 · Comments (0)

My second Loan Collection Award is published. I just received my Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Loan Collection Book 2010! It is so cool to be published in such a prestigious and beautiful book. The Loan Collection is a presentation of photographic images judged by the PPA as examples of excellence. This is my second […]

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Categories : Awards, Characters
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Tell a Story with a Character Portrait

By · October 29, 2010 · Comments (0)

Character Portraits A character portrait tells a story about a person in a way no other style of portrait can. It takes some thought, planning, and experience to create an image that is timeless. I photographed my dad with film in 1993 with his first horse at the Fort Dodge Fort Museum. Everything is to […]

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Categories : Family Portraits
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How to Take Better Pictures-Part 6

By · October 8, 2010 · Comments (0)

Expressions The most endearing part of any photograph of people is the expression. All other elements may fail, and we still love the photograph because of the expression. Getting a great expression is often the hardest part of taking portraits.  There are so many factors that come into play.  This skill takes time to develop […]

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Categories : Basic Photo Tips
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How to Take Better Pictures Part 4

By · September 24, 2010 · Comments (0)

Choose the Right Focal Length The focal length of the lens you select and the aperture you shoot at also affects the look of your photograph. For you techies, I realize that the size of the digital sensor can change the true results of our lenses. I explain focal length multiplier in my article “Getting […]

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