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Asheville Portrait Photographer - Fall Family and Couple Sessions in Asheville and Lake Lure, NC

I am so lucky to have gotten to capture so many wonderful families over the years, and last fall was one of the busiest yet.  There are so many sweet moments frozen in time, captured in pixels and on film, giving something tangible to that ‘je ne sais quoi’ (un-namable quality) that remains unspoken other than in the way we relate to those we love….   126 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

North Carolina Arboretum has been celebrating its first Winter Lights event. Jerry Stripling, former designer and manager of holiday decorations, special projects and events for Walt Disney World® was the designer. 86 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Caring for Your Tools, NC Arboretum

This week the Enthusiastic Gardener, Charles Murphy, tells us how to take care of the tools we are putting up for the season and Harold Johnson visits the NC Arboretum in Asheville and learns about their exciting plans now and into the future. 442 more words

Garden Management

There Is Always More Than One Way to "See" ... Let Your Creativity Shine

Never be afraid to try something new, think outside of the box from time to time.  Try taking your art or craft to different levels, if only to “see” how things will look.  232 more words


North Carolina Arboretum Wedding - Lara and John's Asheville Wedding

The North Carolina Arboretum is such an idyllic place to have a wedding.  I always love getting to shoot at this location and this day was no exception!   406 more words


NC Arboretum Annual Orchid Show

The color, variety and the soft uplifting fragrance of the room make this an event I really look forward to all year. Another interesting fact for me is the energy of the crowd. 89 more words


Scanography - How to use a flatbed scanner to turn Red Oak Leaves into a "Mask"

Every artist has a favorite image, painting or drawing that just seems to strike a different chord.  For me, it was this recent scan of red oak leaves that turned into a “Mask.”  When I start a new project with my scanner, sometimes I don’t have a clue as to the final image, and that was the case for these leaves.  455 more words