Familiar Places

I challenge you to take a look at your surroundings.  Once you really begin to look at the world to capture photographs, everything begins...

Holidays

So many memories to capture this time of year.  Whether you are using a SLR camera or your camera phone, these  tidbits may help...

Honoring My Hero… My dad

As we approach the month of November, my heart grows a bit heavy for a few reasons. Don’t get me wrong... I love the...

Portrait meets Art

For the last few years I have been expanding my creative world and started working with oil paints on canvas.  Painting incorporates my love...

How to Take Better Vacation Pictures

One of the main things on everyone’s packing list is a camera. It doesn’t matter if it’s a phone camera, a point-and-shoot, or a...

Business Portraits – Tips and Advice

Business Image and Branding is becoming more important every year. Business is changing. More than ever, people rely on Email signatures, Websites, Facebook, Instagram and...

Back to School means Picture Day!

Camera Day Tips Closed eyes, wrinkled clothes, goofy smiles, no smiles — these are all flops familiar to school picture day. However, when every child in...

The Importance of a Photograph

One Moment, One Click of a Shutter, and Time Stands Still Forever... All too soon my husband and I had to stop everything in a...

Introduction to ISO in Photography

What is ISO? In very basic terms, ISO is simply a camera setting that will brighten or darken a photo. As you increase your ISO...

Introduction to Aperture in Photography

Introduction to Aperture in Photography-Part I Without a doubt, aperture is the most important of the three camera settings, simply because it affects so many...

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Mint Hill Residents Protest Against Racial Inequality

On May 25, George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN.  In the wake of his death,...
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Vintner’s Hill Is Open For Dine-In Service

MINT HILL, NC - Vintner’s Hill is open for dine-in!  Two weeks into Phase 2, folks are back in restaurants.  Aside from servers in...

Woodie’s Auto Opens a Location in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - For more than half a century, Woodie’s Auto Service & Repair Centers have been a fixture in the Charlotte community....
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Novant Health Provides Easy Access for Hispanic Patients

MINT HILL, NC - Hispanic Americans have been especially hard hit by the Corona Virus.  Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center has taken steps...

NCHSAA Spotlights Four Athletes With 2020 Tony Simeon Courage Awards

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to honor the recipients of the 2020 Tony Simeon Courage Awards. This...