Saturday, December 21, 2013

Mr. & Mrs. Winingar

Congratulations to the Winingars! Today was Robin & Brian's wedding day. ♥ My mom and I had the pleasure of shooting their engagement pictures a few weeks ago. They are such a lovely couple!


You can view all the photos on Facebook or on Flickr.

Merry (almost) Christmas!
Olivia

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Supermoon 2013

Yesterday I found out that tonight the moon is at it's largest of the year! I knew I had to go take some pictures of it. I read up online about taking pictures of the moon on MCP Actions and Capture Your 365 which were really helpful.

I was non-triumphant at first because I couldn't zoom in enough and most of the shots were blurry. Even in this one which was focused, you couldn't see the detail in the moon, though I do like how the trees are silhouetted. This was around 8pm.

Nikon D5100, f/5.6, 1/4 sec., ISO-640, 55mm
So, I went inside again to try and find my mom's zoom lense, and had no luck (though it was right in front of me, doh!). When my parents got home around 9:15pm, we got my mom's lense and went down to the bay. We did some test shots in the yard and it was much better. I was still disappointed because I wasn't as close as I would've liked to been, but I shouldn't have worried because once I edited it in Lightroom 3, I was able to zoom in more. So, then we headed to the bay. We were going to try to get picture with the water in the shot also, but I only brought the zoom lense and we couldn't back up far enough. We were able to get a shot of the moon with no trees or anything else in the way, though! Here is my best shot. I cropped it and also bumped up the black to enhance to moon's details.

Nikon D5100, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec., ISO-640, 200mm
I think it was pretty successful for my first serious moon shoot! At least next time I'll know what to expect.

I hope y'all got some great shots of the moon tonight!
Olivia

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Sue Dyess Photo Shoot

A few weeks ago I did I photo shoot for my wonderful Grandma Sue. She has a trio of local history paintings in a local retirement home, and they wanted to have a portrait of the artist to hang beside them. She asked me and my mom if we could take some new pictures of her, and I volunteered to help out. :) It was good to get some experience behind the camera as a real photographer! 


You can view all of the pictures on Flickr or Facebook.

XOXO
Olivia

Friday, March 22, 2013

Update!

So, I think I have everything ready to really start up my business (that sounds so weird... I have a job LOL!).

You can email me at oliviaashcraftphotography@yahoo.com for more info about photo shoots and stuff. :) Also, down at the bottom I have all my social sites so you can stay up to date!

UPDATE September 16, 2014: You may only contact me via my Facebook page. I apologize if this is an inconvenience to you.

Yay!
I hope you have a fabulous weekend!
Olivia

PS: I did make a change to the blog that could affect you. I removed the ability to right-click to remove the chance of someone stealing my photos. I hope this does not inconvenience any you.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Welcome!

Welcome to my blog! I'm still trying to get it all set up, but come back soon!

Hugs,
Olivia