Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

I recently went to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens for their Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights. It was a great experience and I will definitely be coming back next year! The light displays are absolutely gorgeous and there are several bars set up with both kid friendly AND adult beverages. You can get hot cocoaContinue reading “Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights”

Long Exposure Light Photography

One of my new favorite photography tricks is using different light sources to take long exposure shots. The shutter time varies based on what I want to get but once I hit the shutter button I will shake and/or adjust the zoom on the camera. You can also do this by keeping the camera andContinue reading “Long Exposure Light Photography”

Shimmering Solstice 2021

Last week I went to Old Westbury Gardens to see their Shimmering Solstice holiday light display. The display is a self guided walking tour through the mansion’s grounds. The tickets are timed entry but you can go at your own pace once you are in. There are a few concessions where you can buy snacksContinue reading “Shimmering Solstice 2021”

Stuck At Home Series – Let There Be Light

The stuck at home series: One of the most challenging parts of photography for me is coming up with an idea of what to shoot. Sometimes inspiration strikes and the shot I take requires no real planning. Other times, I will literally spend an entire day trying to come up with an idea. This usuallyContinue reading “Stuck At Home Series – Let There Be Light”

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