Today I’ve added two new prints to my Sunflower gallery. These are fine art images, one in color and one in black & white. I was really taken with the shape and form of sunflowers a few months back and it resulted in a rather large body of work on the subject. There are a […]Read More Sunflower Photography: New Prints!
Recently I had the opportunity to photograph Jhoanna’s maternity session. Jhoanna knew exactly what she wanted from her session and so I was able to choose a location that met her needs. It’s fall which means some fantastic changes in the natural colors here in the Pacific Northwest as well as cooler temperatures. Portraits at […]Read More Fall Maternity Session – Pretty in Purple
Today’s post is an update to my fine art photography catalog. I’ve spoken about the appeal of fine art flower photography before and these recent images reinforce the message. Tulips are pretty common in the genre, but with good reason. As usual, these images are all available as prints to be found here. Tulip Gallery at DESMONDMANNY.COM This […]Read More Tulips, Tulips, Tulips – Flower Photography
Like anything else, you bring yourself to your photography. Your photography is a distillation of experiences and the art and media you consume. Like writing, painting, songwriting – pretty much every creative endeavor – it all gets thrown in the mix. Along with that comes the importance of the idea of curating what you consume, […]Read More Influences and Inspirations in Phototgraphy
The last few days have been rather busy. Nothing to complain about there. One of the highlights of that busy-ness was a quick and fun portrait session. Fall colors are not quite in full effect but the session was successful nonetheless. The young man I was to photograph was full of personality. Like most little […]Read More A Quick Portrait Session, Rustic Fun
Another Monday another round of images. Things have been keeping me busy and these posts are a nice opportunity to slow down and reflect a bit. More images from my recent visit to the Washington State Fair. I don’t know if I mentioned but there were lots of other photographers present. Some were obviously using […]Read More Scenes From A State Fair #3
Another set of images from the Washington State Fair. The similarities between this type of photography and street photography lie in the necessity of being constantly aware of your surroundings. Things are always happening with such rapidity that if you are not aware and present, always observing, you will see the shot just a second […]Read More Scenes From A State Fair #2
The Washington State Fair, known colloquially as the Puyallup Fair, is an annual event in the state of Washington and one of the largest state fairs in the nation. Traditionally, school-aged children are permitted a ticket or two to gain free entrance to the fair where they can ride any number of dizziness-inducing rides, and […]Read More Scenes From A State Fair #1