The Language Of Flowers...

Writing happens to be one of my other true passions, and of course my love for flowers means they very often appear in my shoots... today I combined both, along with some textures, for a beautiful nostalgic little shoot.

Freshly picked ranunculus and a vintage Remington... just heavenly.

Simply Easter...

It has been a while since I shared some photos from my stock shoots, so thought I would post a couple from an Easter shoot I did today. As with all my holiday celebrating, I prefer a very simple, understated approach, which is reflected in the images I shoot. Hope you like them :)

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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year...

Well, every day is the most wonderful time of the year, but around the holidays, everything does seem to feel a little more magical.

As my friends will know, I like very simple things, and the holidays are no exception. Here are a few minimal/simplistic holiday shots from a shoot I did earlier today... this is just the way I like my holiday decor :)

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Finding Beauty in the Simplest of Things...

I just love the simple beauty of Mother Nature's gifts, which I tried to capture in as minimalistic a set-up as I could for Thanksgiving... nothing but pure natural sunlight, beautiful blooms and some miniature pumpkins, but for me this is just perfect. 

What can I say, I do  flowers :)   

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They Say...

...never work with children or animals; today I worked with both, and it was wonderful. Here are a few shots from today's session. 

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Sugar and Spice...

... that's what little girls are made of, and this little girl is super sweet :)

Three from a recent shoot I shared with her mom. 

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I Heart Dogs...

... especially this beautiful doggy, who just happens to be the best and most loving doggy in the whole world :) 

My sweet doggy was a great model for a couple of test shots with the 85mm 1.4 lens. Wow, what a lens.

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Herbs and Natural Light

Today I tried shooting in natural window light with some fresh oregano. Too bad these aren't scratch and sniff images, as the oregano filled the room with the wonderful aroma of a Mediterranean kitchen, which reminded me of childhood summers spent in Italy.  

Here are just a couple of early shots... 

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