Carla Durham

Photography Gear and Software

Lightroom or bust

I'm falling in love with Adobe Lightroom.  I'm just using the trial version and teaching myself with the videos on Adobe TV.  It seems to be the solution to all my problems.  Maybe now people won't have to wait 5 years to see the pictures I took of them.  Maybe I can post more on this blog.  The future is mine.

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Food Photography, Photography Gear and Software

Birthday baklava

As I was transfering my photos from disc to computer, I came across this picture that I had forgotten about. My birthday baklava. For my 41st birthday, I had a I survived 40 celebration. Since my birthday fell on Friday, that meant I was entitled to a whole weekend of celebration. The first night entailed a family dinner at one of my favorite restaurants in DC, Cava which serves Greek Mezze. I was looking forward to the loukoumades (Greek donuts), covered in warm cinnamon honey and powdered  ...

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Photography Gear and Software

To Photoshop or Not to Photoshop

I got called out recently at a family gathering. Where are the pictures? I’m notorious for taking alot of pictures that no one ever sees. To practice my event photography skills, I had volunteered to take pictures at my cousin’s wedding rehearsal. Everyone saw me running around snapping away. Now, they wanted to see the results.

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