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By Kristen Prelipp-Oguntoyinbo
  • 10 Things All Photo Geeks Must Know – Part 2

    February 8, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    This is the second part of a new 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 […]

  • Ode to a Lenten Rose

    January 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    In January there is not much for a gardener to do, but at the very least you can admire one of my favorite plants, the Lenten rose, or Hellebores. Named for the time that it normally blooms, it has begun its show early this year. I am not a winter person. I tend to hibernate […]

  • Harvesting Books on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    January 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Last week I was keeping my ears and eyes open for a great photo story to tell and happened to hear about a wonderful organization called Book Harvest. The founder of Book Harvest, Ginger Young, was being interviewed on WCHL by Ron Stutts about their MLK Day Book Drive. This organization, which is only one-year-old, […]

  • Ten Things All Photo Geeks Must Know!

    January 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    I am so excited to announce a new 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 […]

  • How to Better Photograph Your Family- Tip Eight

    January 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    This is the eighth in an eight-part series created for the amateur family photographer. These tips are simple, quick things you can do to vastly improve the photos you take. TIP 8: DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOU As the self-designated family photographer you have been faithfully recording your family’s history for years. But are you in […]

  • December Gardening

    December 22, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    You may think there is nothing to do in the garden in December as the weather is bleak and the plants are dormant. But this time of year is wonderful for buying bushes, planting bulbs and keeping poinsettias in your home.  First I will tell you about some bushes that would be a great gift […]

  • Great Photo Gift Ideas

    December 14, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    Today I visited Southeastern Camera in Carrboro to find out the best gifts to buy for the photo geek in your life. We all have one in our family or circle of friends. They are hard to find at times as they are often hidden behind a camera or are in front of a computer […]

  • How to Better Photograph Your Family- Tip Seven

    October 25, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    This is the seventh in an eight-part series created by me, Kristin Prelipp Oguntoyinbo, for the amateur family photographer. These tips are simple, quick things you can do to vastly improve the photos you take. TIP 7: HAVE A PLAN.   If you are the self-designated family photographer you work hard at faithfully recording all […]

  • The Great Shoot Out in the Garden

    October 3, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    On Sunday, October 9th, Kidzu Museum of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is hosting the Great Shoot Out of 2011 at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. What’s the Great Shoot Out? The Great Shoot Out is a fun way to get a professional portrait by one of North Carolina’s kid-friendliest photographers for a great deal! Sessions […]

  • How to Head Swap

    September 18, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    Even for a professional photographer it can often be challenging to get a great family portrait in which each person looks good. Perhaps one subject looks perfect in one frame but the other subject is scowling. Next frame brings the same problem but in reverse. The solution is to do a head swap! No, a head […]