Thursday, September 24, 2009

2nd AND 3rd PLACE WINNERS| Goodhart Photography, Award Winning Family Photographer in Northern Virginia

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This photo - or rather, a 5x7 cropped version, took second place for color photography in the Loudoun County Photography Club, Beginners Division. It was the first photographic competition I've ever entered, and many outstanding photographs were entered, so I was quite delighted!

And this one below, took 3rd place for black and white photography.  Entering competitions is an excellent way to push myself to constantly improve my photography -- both the composition and technical aspects of my work.  Plus it is really interesting to listen to the judges comment on the work.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

TWO BEAUTIES | Goodhart Photography, Northern Virginia Child Photographer

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Love this photograph! She just learned to walk and is still a little unsteady on her feet.  I struggled a bit with the composition - a disembodied hand coming out of the corner of a photograph is technically a no-no, but I think it works here.  

Here's a couple more from yesterday's photography session....

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This is all natural light, no fill-flash.  The reflection from the deck and sandbox lit up her face beautifully.  Love these gorgeous blue eyes...

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Thursday, September 17, 2009

A LITTLE BLESSING | Goodhart Photography, Northern VA Baby Photographer

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Today I had the opportunity to take photographs of this beautiful baby boy....he has huge, gorgeous eyes that just made me melt...

More to come! I just wanted to get a few up tonight....