It’s good to be home

Monday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!

Well it sure is nice to be home at least for a little while! We were on the road for about 10 days out West shooting nature photography and flew home for about 12 hours to do laundry and repack photo and video gear. We got in the Explorer a week ago on Sunday and did a week long shoot in Alabama and then we got back home on Saturday night and I spent all day yesterday working on a video from the shoot that needs to be done in the next couple of days! Wow, talk about jumping right back into the fire! It’s all good though and it was nice to be sleeping in my own bed the last couple of nights!

Speaking of being out West and shooting nature photography, we are sharing a couple of photos from Monument Valleyin Arizona. As always, it never disappoints and we had a very nice day shooting! About the only thing that would have made it more perfect would have been a few clouds to add a little interest to the sky, but other than that we had abundant sunshine all day long and that’s always great!

Jan’s photo is of the Rain God Mesa and mine is of the Totem Pole area. For those that aren’t hikers, you might not know what the significance of the stacked rocks are in my photo. They are called Cairns and are used to mark hiking trails out in nature. I liked how the Cairns mimicked the Totem Pole formation in the background.

All right, we’ve got to get going because it’s going to be a busy week! Thanks as always for checking out our work and we hope that you have a great week to come!

Kev and Jan

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Recharging the creative batteries

Monday morning Page, Az. greetings to one and all!!!

Well it sure is nice to be back out West once again for a little R & R! Mind you, for some people R&R means rest and relaxation, but for us it means shooting nature photography and that’s our relaxation! It’s so good to be getting out and hiking around and seeing nature and all of its beauty. It’s also good to be out shooting photos for yourself and the creative freedom that it brings. There is something that is very rejuvenating for the mind and the soul and the great thing is that when we get back home and are shooting photos and video for our clients again, we will have recharged our creative batteries and that’s a very good thing!

Our first stop on this trip was to Bryce National Park in Southern Utah and it’s always a great place to come out and shoot photos. For those that have been there, you already know what I’m talking about and for those of you that haven’t, you need to put it on your bucket list and make it one day! The scenery is spectacular and there’s probably no other place like it on earth! The thing that’s nice is that you can see it with a short walk from your car or you can get out and hike the trails and see it from a completely different perspective!

Here’s a few of our shots from Bryce National Park!

Thanks as always for checking out our photos and we both hope that you have a great week to come!!!!

Kev and Jan

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Down in the park

onday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!

We busted through another month and here we are into October and the last quarter of 2016! Amazing! We just keep knocking them out and to think that we are about seven weeks from Thanksgiving and then 11 weeks to Christmas is amazing too!

The fall season really is my favorite time of the year and with the humidity coming down from the highs of summer, it makes for better outside photos. We get those nice blue sky days which I really like and it makes everything look so much better. We’ve been taking advantage of the better weather and have been able to work in some outdoor shoots for our different clients. David Vaughan Investments is one of our clients and we try to come up with different seasonal photos of the outside of their building. We were able to get over there and get some shots before the leaves started to turn. The other fun thing is that their backyard is right next to Forrest Park Nature Center, so they have a lot of different animals that stop by for a little food in the morning. I’ve seen a ton of birds, squirrels and turkeys there at different times of the year. When we were there for this last shoot, I did get the chance to shoot some photos of my first deer at their place. There was a young buck and a couple of doe’s that had come in from the park to eat a little corn. The deer all kept an eye on me, but with a longer lens I was able to get a few shots of them before they took off to go back to the park!

Here’s a couple of my shots from David Vaughan Investments.

Thanks as always for checking out our work and we hope that you have a great week to come!

Kev and Jan

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