We had the pleasure of photographing Lady Margaret Thatcher a few years ago. Sadly this great lady passed away today. While small in statue, she was a giant in world politics. When she stepped into the room, I was immediately struck by her nickname, The Iron Lady. You had the feeling of being in the […]
Do you love taking photos? Here is a fun project. With Spring comes the new life of plants and flowers. Start photographing the emerging buds and flowers. This can then become a great decorating piece for your home. I’d love to see your ideas. Email some of your photos to Drigphoto@gmail.com. Who knows, there may […]
I am constantly asked if I can figure out the age of an old photograph that is brought in for restoration. There are many clues that will help you date your ancestor’s images. Techniques I suggest are: Who is in the image? If you know that your great-grandparent is an infant in the photo and […]
Painting my granddaughter’s nails for her birthday party. This started last year when she came to me with polish in hand and said, “Papa, will you paint my finger nails and my FEET nails, so I will be pretty for my party?”. So now this is a tradition. Hope I can do this on her […]
You may have seen the very moving piece during the Super Bowl from Paul Harvey, So God Made A Farmer. This could be applied to every profession and here is a version that some photographers put together.
Since it’s Valentine’s Day, a lot of people will be consuming chocolate. You can do it guilt free because: Chocolate lowers blood pressure and bad cholesterol Lowers risk of heart disease Increases insulin sensitivity Protects your skin from UV damage Increases blood flow to the retina Some people may think there is a down side […]
February 11th is Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day. A day to recognize that we all spill a little milk now and then. It’s a day to be optimistic, think positive, look on the bright side, and find something good in everything that happens. So is your glass half empty or half full today? It’s […]
The dull days of winter are upon us. Now that the Super Bowl is over there is not much happening until March Madness, but that seems sooooo far away. Or perhaps sports are just not your thing. Now would be a good time to backup your digital files. Most consumers don’t have a backup plan […]