Sunday, January 31, 2010

SIMPLICITY | Goodhart Photography, Northern Virginia Family and Child Photographer


Just a black backdrop, natural light, and three reluctant models wearing white tee shirts.

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He has such an expressive little face! I am very partial to his eyebrows.

She likes to give me those Mona Lisa smiles, small and subtle.


My oldest is in a leg cast and has been very unhappy about that this week - in part due to pain, in part due to not being able to play in the snow, in part due to the inconvenience of only having one good leg. But he managed a smile for me anyway...

Saturday, January 30, 2010

HONORABLE MENTION | Goodhart Photography, Loudoun County Photographer

20090720-Maine York Schoodic Ellsworth 074"Last of the Clematis" HONORABLE MENTION

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"Dew on Clover"

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"Fire at Dusk"

So I entered a few more prints in the Loudoun County Photo Club Photography Competition (the three above). The theme was "Complementary Colors" (red/green; blue/orange; yellow/purple), which was quite a challenge for me, as I usually think in terms of a subject, rather than a concept, when I am behind the camera.

But I had a lot of fun, thinking about photography from the perspective of a concept. Usually I stumble across the concept when I am going through my images, like this one, from a series I took at the Jersey Shore, which is one of my favorites:

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It just says "Solitude" to me. But what if I took my camera one day, and went to a park with the sole purpose of photographing "Solitude"? What would I come up with? It's an interesting idea.

Here are some images I did NOT submit, but which fit the complementary color theme:

Red and Green:

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Bue and Orange:

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Purple and Yellow:

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Sunday, January 24, 2010

FRESH AIR | Goodhart Photograph, Northern Virginia Family Photographer


In the winter, it is so easy to stay nestled in the warmth of one's home. Yesterday I dragged my family out for a short hike. The paths were wet and soggy, there was ice on the pond, it was grey and overcast, but we still had a good time.






Saturday, January 16, 2010

GLEN ECHO PARK | Goodhart Photography, D.C. Metropolitan area family photographer


While clearing off my hard drive on my computer to get ready for my 2010 photoshoots (I archive orders and portfolio favorites, and delete the rest), I found these images from Glen Echo Park in Maryland and thought I'd share them with you!




Monday, January 11, 2010

CHRISTMAS BABY | Goodhart Photography, Loudoun County Newborn and Maternity Photographer

I had the pleasure of making maternity portraits for this beautiful couple, and it was such a treat to meet little Joshua last week. He was two weeks old, and absolutely precious.I love how smushed he is - it reminds me so much of my own children! 

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