Inspiring iPhoneography

Modern technology is fascinating in its speed of evolution, out-dating itself faster than ever before. Even as I upgrade my professional photographic equipment, noticing how much faster and better-quality-producing cameras have become, I find myself enamored with how something as small as an iPhone can produce creative results.

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Ohio Countryside

Although I have had the chance to spend some time in Ohio every summer since I left at age 17, I never cease to be mesmerized by its magic that time of year.  The landscape is so incredibly lush and green, and the days seem so long with the sun setting around 9.30 p.m. at the solstice.  If I could take photos of the fragrance of summer in Ohio, that would truly be the way to encapsulate it.  But these photos will have to suffice to conjure the scents of evergreens, honeysuckle, and green grass wafting in the fresh air. Continue reading “Ohio Countryside”

Medina County, Ohio – Family Farm Shoot

A dear friend of mine invited me to document her kids on location at their horse farm in Medina County, Ohio.  I love the hats she provided — just when I thought her kids couldn’t get any cuter!  It was fun to watch and record the kids explore and play.  It’s always intriguing to observe the interaction between siblings, to see how they share and how they feed off each other’s energy.  And, what an amazing setting for a shoot!  The kids kept me busy exploring the grounds, and it was awesome that they could play freely.

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Turtle Beach

Driving from NYC to the mid-west for several shoots this June, I saw a sign for a little place called, “Turtle Beach, ” near the Delaware water gap in Pennsylvania.  It was a beautiful sunny morning, and I just had to stop and see this place.  As I exited the highway, I had to enter a one lane road that was completely wooded on both sides.  It had rained a lot the night before, so everything was extremely fresh-looking and vibrant green.  The entire forest floor was covered in ferns, and a few deer came investigating down the hill as I drove by.

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