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Baby, You’re a Firework

Baby, You’re a Firework

On the fourth of July I was lucky enough to be invited to a FC Dallas soccer game by my boyfriend and his family. As usual, I brought my camera along and I’m glad I did; the game was, for lack of a better word, boring, and I kept myself occupied by taking photos. Now don’t get me wrong, I love soccer, but this game in particular just wasn’t very interesting. Lately I have come…

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Of Men and Poodles

Of Men and Poodles

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to shoot the cutest poodle ever! His family was away on vacation and I was babysitting him, so the most logical thing to do was, well, take photos. He, like most dogs, was very interested in the camera at first and tried desperately to get his nose in my lens. But after a few shots he seemed to get the hang of it and stayed where I…

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The Light Effect

The Light Effect

This week I decided to try something I’ve always found fascinating: light writing. It’s not exactly a new idea, but I’ve never spent a reasonable amount of time testing it out before and so decided to see where I could push it. Most of the first shots I tried were simple shapes: After having success with several of those, I tried incorporating the lights off-camera: I feel as though these last two could have been…

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Cinestyle Photography

Cinestyle Photography

  So I spent the weekend in Austin for my friend’s graduation and took quite a few photos while I was down there. I am so lucky that my friend’s apartment had gorgeous lighting because it was cold and rainy all through the weekend and I had to take most of my shots indoors. I’ll have to go back and get some shots of the capital, too, because they live ridiculously close… as in, this…

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I’m in Love with a Lens

I’m in Love with a Lens

So, in case anyone was wondering, all the photos I post here are ones that I’ve taken. Photography and film are huge parts of my life and I like incorporating them into my writing. Lately I’ve been experimenting with different lighting situations and have discovered a lot of great new ways to light my scenes and subjects! Earlier this year I was lucky enough to get my hands on the new Canon 60D, and I’ve…

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