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By Kristen Prelipp-Oguntoyinbo
  • Tip Nine – Must Have Equipment

    October 25, 2012 at 7:13 am

    This is tip nine in a series about photography called, “Ten Things All Photo Geeks Must Know.” It is for the more serious amateur photographer who shoots with a digital camera. These ten tips are the basis for a solid foundation in photography. Once you have these skills in your proverbial camera bag you will […]

  • How to Photograph Large Groups

    October 11, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    It can be quite daunting to accurately capture a photograph of a large group. By large group I mean more than five and all the way up to several hundred. When I have been asked to do this I always make sure that someone other than myself is coordinating getting everyone to the right place […]

  • In Focus

    September 26, 2012 at 10:08 am

    Our amazing, small, Southern town is always jam-packed with cultural opportunities. If you are crazy about photography like me, be sure to check out “In Focus,” a two-month long, town-wide festival of photography created by FRANK Gallery. The festival includes: An exhibit by eleven diverse fine-art photographers at the FRANK Gallery at 109 E. Franklin […]

  • Chopping Broccoli

    September 13, 2012 at 9:16 am

    The evenings and early mornings are beginning to feel crisp so my mind has turned to gardening in the fall. Upon the advice of my mother, I just planted broccoli, lettuce and cabbage. I also saw collards, cauliflower and kale for sale at my local garden center. Before planting them I mixed chicken droppings in […]

  • Tip Eight – Focus!

    September 5, 2012 at 3:58 am

    This is tip eight in a series about photography called, “Ten Things All Photo Geeks Must Know.” It is for the more serious amateur photographer who shoots with a digital camera. These ten tips are the basis for a solid foundation in photography. Once you have these skills in your proverbial camera bag you will […]

  • Critters (and a Contest!)

    August 29, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    This morning I was coming in my front door and happened to notice some movement to the left out of the corner of my eye. It was a 2-foot-long black snake! Rather than scurry away, this particular snake took up residence behind one of my planter boxes very close to the door. He or she […]

  • The Ultimate Gazpacho

    August 22, 2012 at 9:39 am

    This is the last week of summer. In years past when I found myself overwhelmed by single parenting three kids I would daydream wistfully about the day I would put all of them on the bus and walk home to leisurely get ready for a non chaotic day. This year my youngest, Leo, starts kindergarten, […]

  • Cocktails For Cancer

    August 15, 2012 at 9:50 am

    Cancer affects us all. But a special few of use take the time to do something to work towards a cure. Back in June of 2007, I photographed the wedding of Leah Fowler to Justin Waldrop. It was apparent to me then that they had an extraordinarily large and close network of friends and family. […]

  • Tip Seven – Friend Your Flash

    August 7, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    This is tip seven in a series about photography called, “Ten Things All Photo Geeks Must Know.” It is for the more serious amateur photographer who shoots with a digital camera. These ten tips are the basis for a solid foundation in photography. Once you have these skills in your proverbial camera bag you will […]

  • Photo Stories: Basil Twist, Puppeteer

    August 1, 2012 at 10:49 am

    I am so excited to announce a new series of photo stories! For the next year I am going to share a behind the scenes look at Carolina Performing Arts. Nearly all of us who live in Chapelboro have had the opportunity to see incredible artistic performances at historic Memorial Hall. But few of us […]

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