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I love coffee. Sometimes people try to switch my coffee to decaf when I’m not looking. I can always tell the difference. I also like Pringles, but only the reduced fat kind because they crunch better when you bite into them and they don’t leave grease on your fingers. I’m…

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As part of our quest to support women’s issues, Katana Photography is excited to announce our first ever Celebrating Survival contest!
Having any kind of cancer is frightening and confusing. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Katana Photography is welcoming all survivors from all forms of cancer to participate…

Weekly Photo
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When I was looking to buy my wedding invitations (back in April), I found a lot of designers on Etsy. After narrowing it down to a couple different designs/companies, I contacted both for their pricing list. One was pretty significantly more expensive–almost $2 per invitation more. Which I think all…

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When talking to people about photography, I hear one phrase over and over again: Kids and dogs are the hardest subjects to photograph.
I, personally, don’t have this problem with my clients…kids and dogs are among my favorite things to photograph. Maybe it’s because I like to have any excuse…

Weekly Puppies
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Last week, Sean and I had our morning coffee on the balcony and watched as the Enterprise shuttle was pulled down the Hudson on a tug boat. It’s on its way to the Intrepid and I can’t wait to see it up close at the museum!

Weekly Coffee

Twisted.

This here is what happens when I leave my yarn out.

Twisted.

Twisted.

Twisted.

And this is her ‘I know I’m guilty, please don’t be mad’ face.

Twisted.

Crusty Eyes

Crusty Eyes

No matter how often I wipe down those eyes of hers…they remain gross and crusty and have a faint reddish hue. As if she hit the sauce a bit too hard the night before and is paying for it in saggy, baggy, crusty eyes.

It’s ok, Bebop. All us ladies have been there. Maybe I should slice some cucumbers and the two of us can have a spa day. I’ll paint your toenails if you paint mine.

This is What Happens to Bored Photographers on Snow Days

…they start photographing their dogs on really classy backdrops from Drop It Modern.

Bebop had absolutely no idea WHAT was going on. Eventually she calmed down, but those first few minutes involved me catching her mid-leap off of the box.

Red on the other hand was a natural. He just plopped down and I couldn’t get him to stand up even after the shoot was over.

This is What Happens to Bored Photographers on Snow Days

This is What Happens to Bored Photographers on Snow Days

This is What Happens to Bored Photographers on Snow Days

Dogsitting

Dogsitting

Sean watches Luna for me when I go out of town. She’s a pain in the ass 90% of the time–but the other 10%, she loves to cuddle as shown.

For the record, two seconds after this photo was snapped, Luna jumped up, her head colliding with Sean’s cheek. If he wasn’t doing me such a huge favor, I probably would have laughed. But I held it in…cause I’m nice like that.

Pet Shop

Pet Shop

I am always for rescuing a dog. Both mine and Sean’s dog are rescues. I don’t think anyone in my family has ever bought a dog from a pet store…unless PetSmart was holding one of those “rescue days”. Every now and then, though, I like to pop into the stores to see what sweet, cute puppies are for sale. Unfortunately, if these little guys don’t sell, they’re going to end up in a shelter…or worse.  So…with that in mind, aren’t you still kind of saving a dog’s life by buying it from the pet store? I know a shelter is better for the obvious reasons, but these pups need a home as much as the next dog. The main problem I see is that you’re supporting these pet stores and puppy mills by buying from here. Not to mention, they’re ridiculously expensive. This breed pictured (whatever it is, I have no idea) was $550, which for all I know could have been a real bargain.

In any case, these little guys are really cute and I hope that they as well as all the other dogs and puppies in shelters and pet stores find loving and permanent homes.

Pet Shop