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A perfect night for photography

Great night to go out and experiment with night photography which I have not done since my days of shooting  film in Europe.  New Promote control system made bracketing images for HDR a breeze. OnOne Software allowed for some great effects.  Be sure to click on image for full size.

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Beauty on a stump

Beauty on a stump

There is a lot of beauty all around us. Take time when you walk, to really see.

This image was taken on a morning walk. A stump that has been in the forest for many years has added a lot of simple beauty as it decays. Be sure to click on the image to see the full size.

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Arches National Park

Summer is a great time to rework photos. This is a high dynamic range photo taken at Arches National Park in 2005. Early morning with a storm on the way. Three exposures blended in photomatix.

Storm on the Horizon- Arches National Park

Rising Storm

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Eagle Lower Eau Claire Lake, Gordon WI

Great day, chased the eagle around a bit despite the wind.

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Bedford Chamber Event

Today is the Bedford Chamber's new member expo.  I will be both taking pictures and showing some of my work.  Drop over this afternoon from 5:00-7:00 pm and say hi!  There will be free food and 37 businesses discussing how they can help you.  It is located at the YMCA in Bedford, just west of downtown off of 460.  Should be a nice event. 

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Kathleen & Michael wedding

Shooting their wedding at Riverview Manor.  Kathleen is two time cancer survior and she is getting a free wedding shoot.  She is giving her hair to cancer surviors today. I am honored to be able to help. #lynchburg

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Casual Portraits

Casual Portraits

Took some casual portraits with my friend Mike recently. Here’s just a few images from the shoot.

Tell us which one is your favorite!

Photography in Lynchburg Forest Bedford Roanoke Blacksburg Christiansburg

Photography in Lynchburg Forest Bedford Roanoke Blacksburg Christiansburg

Photography in Lynchburg Forest Bedford Roanoke Blacksburg Christiansburg

Photography in Lynchburg Forest Bedford Roanoke Blacksburg Christiansburg

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The Publicity Shots for the Play Chicago, Academy of Fine Arts

The Publicity Shots for the Play Chicago, Academy of Fine Arts


“The Ladies”

It was a great time shooting the publicity shots for the upcoming play Chicago.  The actors and actresses were great fun, and very cooperative.  This shot required me to be pretty high on a ladder to avoid distortions.  I love the shadows. A few more pictures are on my Facebook page, DR Gardner photography, please check it out.

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Chicago-Academy Lynchburg

Completed publicity shoot for the upcoming play "Chicago".  While I can not post pictures for a week to give the newspapers and magazines first shot so to speak, I can tell you that the play will be fantastic!!

http://www.academyfinearts.com/  for tickets.  Pictures soon!

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Hungary?? Yes was found in Hungary!

Social media and Google are powerful tools.  I just got a call from Hungary where a lady was searching for photography classes in Lynchburg, VA.  A potential gift for a friend.  I was pleased to learn that I came up on the first page for a search "photography class for beginners, Lynchburg VA.  It was a pleasure, and I may have another student for a May class.  There is still room in the 4/21 and 4/28 classes.  Check out http://www.drgardnerphotography.com/classes or call 434 660 4394

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