Posts Tagged ‘photography’

March 31st, 2014 No Comments

this week’s color palette, shades of gray & black

After a week hiatus we’re back and we’ve been inspired by the work of photographer, Kenneth Josephson. His series on paper and books is amazing and it finds beauty in the seemingly ordinary. His work can be found at the Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York City. Shades of gray and black paints listed above are from Benjamin Moore.

December 26th, 2013 No Comments

3 savvy ways to preserve precious photos, by photographer Laura Billingham

The holidays are a time we capture so many photos and videos of our loved ones. Then, at least for me, I tend to put organizing them and securing them on the back burner on my “to do” list. So I’ve asked professional photographer, Laura Billingham to share her advice for preserving photos. Thank you Laura for all this wonderful advice and links to great products to help us all. -Lynn Butler Beling 3 Savvy Ways To Preserve Photos by Laura Billingham 1. Scan it It’s a little sacrilegious coming from a former film lover, but I actually feel … Read more

November 13th, 2013 No Comments

working with a photographer from engagement to wedding day, expert advice from scott and dana halvorson

Scott and Dana Halvorson, husband and wife photography team of Weddings by Scott & Dana share with us some of their expert tips for working with a photographer. Based in both Las Vegas and Sacramento this couple is passionate about their work and can travel anywhere to photograph your event. And don’t forget, hiring a photographer for any special event in your life, from a birthday to an anniversary is always a great idea. Please scroll down for many wonderful images by Scott & Dana as well. You won’t want to miss these!

September 6th, 2013 No Comments

eye capture art photographs on etsy

If the changing season has you wanting to freshen up your home a bit try adding a photograph from Eye Capture Art shop on Owner Ginny has a great eye. We’re loving this photo above of an old sign and these are a few more of our favorites below. From landscapes to architectural details these prints ‘caught our eye’.    

September 3rd, 2013 No Comments

gather your senses with this print magazine

If you love collecting and trying recipes and you love beautiful photography take a look at the magazine called “Gather”. It is a winner of a 2013 James Beard Award and two 2013 Society of Publication Designer Gold Medals. Here is the subscription link. You can also find this print magazine at select Anthropologie and West Elm stores.

July 3rd, 2013 No Comments

from engagement photos to wedding photos la de da photography is capturing the bride and groom’s true style

When considering your wedding photography, don’t forget about your engagement photos. You may want to have the same photographer do both. And while the photographer works with you to do your engagement photos they’ll get to know you a bit more so that on the wedding day you’ll feel much more comfortable and the photographer with you. You feeling at ease around your photographer can help them capture those emotional moments that you want to remember the rest of your lives. Melissa Mlejnik of La De Da Photography loves casual shots, nothing too contrived. She loves capturing everything natural … Read more

May 6th, 2013 No Comments

color palette: daffodil yellows & stem greens

The daffodils have been blooming here in New York for the past week or so. I brought these in from my garden and laid them on my counter… and this beautiful still- life was begging to be snapped. I love when this happens, it so rarely does, especially on photo shoots- where you lay something down and just the natural way that you put it down is stunning; You don’t want to touch it- you just want to capture the image with a photograph. I wish I was a better photographer but that’s something I’ll have to learn from some … Read more

January 16th, 2013 1 Comment

Weddings with Liz Banfield: Keeping the Art of Black and White Film Photography Alive

The black and white photograph has a powerful way of rendering a scene that is uniquely enduring. By taking color out of the equation, everything is simplified and the viewer can focus on the moment without  distractions such as a busy background or a spray-tan gone wrong.  At every wedding I always shoot true black and white film throughout the day to create these timeless images. Beyond an artful chronicle of the day I’m looking to take photographs that could live on someone’s wall forever. To make my point, I chose pictures from different times throughout my career – only … Read more