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Postcards From Rome: Settling In

Postcards From Rome with Valerie Jardin began in earnest today! Check out the view I see every day when I step outside the apartment. Sheesh!

When To Take That Photograph: And When to Fuggedaboutit

When DO You Take a Photograph? Anytime I visit New York City, I always make sure I get into Central Park for some nice airing out. This trip was no different. What WAS different is that I recorded a couple of quick video segments, sharing some thoughts I had about “when to photograph”… and about…

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New York And New Beginnings

Here at the start of our “Postcards From an Artist” adventure in New York, I couldn’t help but muse on new beginnings. I mean, I’ve never done anything quite like this before.  I’m excited, kind of nervous, imagining all the cool stuff that might happen, places I’ll see… the food, sights, sounds and smells I’ll…

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“Postcards From an Artist”: It Begins!

Today it begins! I’m in New York right now; later this week, Rome. After that, Germany, Switzerland and France. In all, close to 2 months, 4 countries and a world of experiences I can’t wait to embrace! Here’s the thing. I didn’t want this to be one of those “Oh – Karen’s off doing her thing.…

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Postcards From Rome

I bet you wondered if I’d EVER spill what the heck has been going on behind-the-scenes over here! New Horizons I’m getting ready to embark upon a project that I believe in with all my heart and soul. It’s taken a ton of preparation (in some ways, my whole life!).  At its core, it’s a…

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First Images With My New Fujinon XF50-140mm lens!

It just arrived. My brand new Fujinon XF50-140mm f/2.8 lens and 1.4x teleconverter. Giddiness has ensued. I’m like that. A brand spankin’ new lens is always exciting. It usually makes my heart go all a’flutter, I even get a little nervous. It’s kinda like a blind date: “What if I don’t like you?” “What if…

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Karen on TWiP! PLUS… Europe!

Europe, Here I Come Just a shade over a week to go before I leave for Rome! But that’s only the FIRST stop. Lots going on behind the scenes right now, but I’m allllllmost ready to start talking about and sharing it all. In fact, I’ll probably have something for ya in a couple of…

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