Winter Blues

It’s definitely been a hot minute since I last posted here. Truthfully, I haven’t touched my camera in a while. The most I’d have to offer at this point would be some unedited photos of my face after I got my hair done a week ago. Not only have I not been inspired to do…

On Resolutions and Living Up to 16 Year Old Me’s Expectations

I have many “new year’s resolutions” this year and one of them, which is one I’ve had every since graduating high school basically, is to make more art. It’s pretty simple, but also pretty hard to achieve at times between work and excuses and shit. So maybe one of my resolutions is really “no excuses”….

Spike Art

This week on Vivography I’ve got some product/art photography to share! I discovered this really cool local artist, Gino Torelli of Spike Art, this past winter, who makes figurines out of railroad spikes and other sweet pieces using donated and scrap steel. After promising to come back and interview him, I let a few months…

Diffused Roses and Plastic Bags

As promised, some more playing around with DIY tricks and lighting. My dad bought my mom some cute miniature roses for her birthday last weekend, and they were the first subjects for this experiment. In addition to the DIY “light box” trick with the paper and window, I also grabbed a ziplock back from the…

Playing with DIY Photo Tricks

It is OFFICIALLY spring time which means it’s OFFICIALLY time for me to spend a lot of time photographing flowers. Because in case you haven’t realized by now, it’s my favorite subject and my best as well. I recently bought a pot of these purple daisy looking flowers. I forgot what they’re actually called, but…