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Archive : April 2011

April 28, 2011

I’ve been a Getty Images creative contributor with the Flickr Collection for a couple of years now and it has been a profitable enjoyable experience. Many times since 2008 I have posted about my "need" to submit an application to become a regular creative Getty Images contri

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April 26, 2011

Mon Amour Script Pro: A treat to myself for finishing the semester on a high note. Over the spring semester, I will be taking three classes to fulfill my 'learning beyond the classroom' requirement. Don't laugh but I'm taking basic river kayaking, sailing, & basic scuba div

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April 23, 2011

A beautiful smile is all you really need to shine. Nothing more! Nothing less! Check here to view more of my NYC Analog Street Portrait series.

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April 22, 2011

Back in the fall while in NY for fashion week, I along with my homegirl Asia Willis had plans to attend several shows in what’s known as “The Box” at Lincoln Center. The Box is where all of the presentations were held. In case you don’t know, a [fashion] presentation is

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April 20, 2011

The other day I received some feedback for something that I did recently. Not really a big deal because I always welcome feedback, but this feedback went in the wrong direction!  Everyone knows that good feedback should be thought out, concise, and constructive. The feedback t

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April 20, 2011

Typically, a hour before the doors open for the audience of a runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, you can catch the models doing a practice walk somewhere between their hair and make up styling. About this time, photographers lucky enough to get early admittance will hav

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April 18, 2011

Reminds me of a daffodil (my favorite spring flower) crossed with a gladiolus, but it’s a cattleya orchid (BLC Husky Boy Romeo if you want to get all specific.).  Like my beloved daffodil & gladiolus, this orchid only blooms one a year. Luckily, the flower lasts at least

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April 17, 2011

Like the nerd that I am, I hung out at the Michigan Orchid Society Show to see some new beauties and hopefully pick up one or two. The exhibits were huge and very diverse, much larger than the Ann Arbor Orchid Festival. What I found not so great about the Michigan Orchid Socie

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April 16, 2011

So my 2nd Detroit Pecha Kucha Night presentation has come & gone like a thief in the night.  The evening could have not been any better!  I was supported by my family, friends, members of the Detroit art community & somewhat of a rowdy crowd. OK, the crowd wasn’t row

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April 8, 2011

Years ago when I got my 1st Lensbaby camera lens, I learned to think differently about what a good photo was. Prior to getting it, all of my images HAD to have tack sharp details and robust colors. If it wasn’t perfect, I rejected it. After playing with the Lensbaby lens for

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