Author Archives: Debra

Puppy Bowl VII

Everyone enjoy the Superbowl!!! For those 38% of Americans who don’t follow the superbowl…including myself, don’t forget to watch Puppy Bowl VII. Great show on the Animal Planet Channel that features adoptable puppies playing football, chickens as cheerleaders and adoptable … Continue reading

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Valentine Gifts

Looking for a great Valentine gift for that special person, friend, sibling, parent or just for yourself? As a person whose birthday is Valentine’s Eve, I’ve received my share of chocolates and heart-shaped objects and I think I can profess … Continue reading

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Pablo Lobato, illustrator of the month

Most of us were taught in art classes that to draw the human head you start with an oval. Argentinean caricaturist and illustrator, Pablo Lobato, didn’t get that memo. His work starts with triangles, rectangles, octagons, and lines and then … Continue reading

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Before and After Magazine, Issue 0645

The January 2011 issue (article 0645) of Before and After Magazine is out today and it features a “make-over” of my business card!! What an honor and a dream come true! They did a gorgeous job. Now I have to … Continue reading

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….what did Santa bring you for Christmas?

I’ve had a few photographer friends ask me what wonderful photography equipment did I receive for Christmas and yes, I did spend all my Christmas money and more, aaargh, on studio equipment. It seems like most of it was utilitarian … Continue reading

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Jasper and Sebastian and why I love to photograph dogs.

In early December I had the opportunity to photograph both of these dogs on the same week. As I was going through the proofs and editing down the images, I was struck by why I love photographing animals in general … Continue reading

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Ultimate Blog Challenge

Happy New Year, January 1st, 2011!!! Am I crazy…I mean it, really crazy? I am starting the Ultimate Blog Challenge, 31 blog entries in 31 days!!!  I registered almost a month ago. I was working on updating my blog, website … Continue reading

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Christmas already!!!!

What happened to September and October? The fall went by on jet wings.  Starting to work on some Christmas portraits and they are all magnificent!! Whether it is a puppy, or a herd of Bouviers everyone is getting into the … Continue reading

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New Look

I am updating my look! I loved my old template, Rising Sun, but it was not flexible enough.  I am now using the new Word Press Template, Twenty Ten 1.1.  It is the basic wider template developed by Word Press, … Continue reading

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Chama – A new addition

One of the top ten joys in life, at least for me,  has to be getting a new puppy.  Chama joined us a couple of weeks ago and has brought us joy and chaos into our lives. She is a … Continue reading

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Halloween – Toby the Wizard and Igor

Happy Halloween from Toby and his Assistant, Igor. I’ve discussed in past entries, the concept of what makes a person or animal photogenic. And that some dogs, like humans are more photogenic than others. Although Elko wants to have his … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

Mom, were you guzzling green beer when you took this picture of me?  This hat!!!  What were you thinking!!!

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Lulu in the Springtime

Poor Lulu.  We’ve scheduled and rescheduled her photo shoot over 6 times because of inclement weather.  Luckily I was able to catch her yesterday between two major storms. So here it is, the first day of spring and the only … Continue reading

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