Category Archives: art prints

What makes a finished picture? Behind the scenes look at the process.

Unless you’re a professional photographer, I’m sure it’s a bit of a mystery what happens to pictures – if anything – between the camera and a framed portrait on your wall. Today, a professional photographer is the lab, the retoucher and sometimes the printer too.  Digital photography certainly allows more creative control over each image, […]

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Cherry Blossom Art – Washington, DC

I love scenery art much more as a painting than a photograph.  The texture of the paint and canvas adds a touch of surrealism making the image as beautiful as it is in my mind and experience, without the flaws of reality.  I’ve taken some of my favorite cherry blossom photographs from recent years and […]

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Cherry Blossoms 2013 – Washington DC

This year we waited and waited and waited for the cherry blossoms.  Then when they finally bloomed the second week of April it was 90 degrees!  This made for only a couple of days of blossoms (they started opening on Monday and were gone by Thursday night) but I made the most of it!  The […]

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Cherry Blossoms 2012 – Washington, DC

I love all things flowers and foliage, but nothing tops the fluffy pink beauty of the cherry blossoms. This year the warm weather made for a very early, very short blooming season – with much pinker than usual flowers.  These pictures were taken on two walks around the tidal basin, mostly on a foggy morning. I can […]

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