Category Archives: Portrait

“Tough-way Terry”


“Tough-way Terry” was the nickname grown-ups gave me as a kid… and I hated it at the time. It’s not that I chose to do things the hard way. Most of the time, I just didn’t know there WAS an “easier” way and … Continue reading

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Going S……L……O…..W


“My name is Theresa A Johnson and it’s been months since my last blog entry.” Why is it that the prospect of writing a new blog entry makes me feel like I’m in confession or a drug/alcohol rehab. meeting…(despite the … Continue reading

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And so, it ends

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Summer 2013 came… and promptly went. Mine was highlighted by a move to a new, small town which subsequently led to:  two major street photo-ops in the form of small town celebrations(Heritage Day and National Night Out), …A great opportunity … Continue reading

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Having a little fun with Emily


So, the other day, I asked for a volunteer to do a practice (translated: “freebie”) boudoir session, the images from which, I was going to use in an upcoming “Inti-Mini” Promotion. It turned out to be quite a “learning experience” … Continue reading

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From the Sidelines


I get the most happiness from doing children’s candid shots, I think.  A child’s happiness is positively infectious…. This little girl was cheering on her sibling who is out of frame on a swing. From this reaction, one would think … Continue reading

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Happy Accident Number 442 1/2


I just love happy accidents… especially when it comes to photography! In this shot, Taylor paused to tell me what she was using for “ingredients” in her imaginary “soup”… and I couldn’t resist the shot. She looked so … angelic…and … Continue reading

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Wait. What!? Me… a “Visual Artist”?


If you’re anything like me, a photographer with a passion for shooting everything and ANYTHING… you probably struggle with identifying your “niche’”. This is the most challenging part of marketing for me, honestly. Maybe it’s my Gemini personality, but I … Continue reading

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From the Shadows


Working with extremes in portraiture lighting: I arrived at this version. If one adheres to conventional, classic portraiture techniques; I presume I’ve broken more than a few “rules” or “guidelines” in this one photo. But for me, an effective photo … Continue reading

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