Bettye and Duke

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This shoot almost didn’t happen due to rain on the planned date for the outdoor shoot (the first photo is from that first shoot). We managed to reschedule the shoot and it was well worth it! Duke is a white … Continue reading

Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show 2013

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Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show is a hunter/jumper equine competition held in August on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The show is nationally renowned and attracts top riders to the $75,000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis. This marks the 4th … Continue reading

Indy British Motor Days 2013

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Indy British Motor Days is a show for British automobiles sponsored by the Indy British Car Union. For the past three years the show has been held at Lions Park in Zionsville, Indiana. The featured marques at this year’s show … Continue reading

Grandview Stables July 2013

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Grandview Stables has been training hunter/jumper riders since 1952. Each year they sponsor several IHJA shows of which my daughter attends several. I experimented with some slow shutter speed shots here in order to convey a sense of action. The … Continue reading

CruZionsville Porsche Show 2013

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CruZionsville is a charity car show sponsored by the Central Indiana Region Porsche Club of America. 2013 marks the 3rd year for the event which features over 100 Porsche automobiles displayed on the brick paved Main Street of downtown Zionsville, … Continue reading

Grandview Stables June 2013

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More often than not, my daughter ends up showing when it’s raining! So it was at the June 2013 show at Grandview Stables. Even though it was mostly overcast, the sun did shine through the clouds a couple of times … Continue reading

Meadowview Farm May 2013

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Meadowview Farm in Sheridan, IN usually makes for some nice shots with the farmland to the west as a backdrop. This year I attempted to add some variation to my shot selection with some photos of the ever-present canines in … Continue reading

Dandelions, Back Field, Morning

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Some shots I took one morning of the field behind my house. The backlighting produced some intense colors and interesting compositions.

Grandview Stables May 2013

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Lush spring vegetation provided an awesome backdrop for photos at the May 2013 Grandview Stables show. One of the photos, Watching Big Brother Show, won Best of Photo, Video or Digital Print and the Photo Venture Camera Club Award in the … Continue reading

Meadowview Farm April 2013

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Early morning and late afternoon, the “golden hours”, are always best for photography. The low angle of the sun makes for flattering shadows, the light is “soft” and has a warm tone that usually makes for dynamite photos. The photo … Continue reading

Michelle

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Some portrait shots both indoors in a makeshift studio and outdoors at the Indianapolis Art Center. Michelle has fantastic eyes that appear either green or blue depending on the lighting.

Indianapolis Art Center Frosty Morning

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These are some shots around the Indianapolis Art Center grounds on a frosty November morning. If you have never visited the Indianapolis Art Center, I highly recommend it for both the fantastic art that is displayed on the grounds and … Continue reading