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Each person’s beauty exists as a palette of wonderful raw materials. My joy is the transformation and masterpiece we discover together.  Linda Mariano

"Linda Mariano made having my head shots taken a great experience. Not only did I end up with great shots, but the session was relaxed and fun!" Constance Mellors

It is more important to click with people than click the shutter. Alfred Eisenstaedt.
How did I do that?  Natural light, open shade. 
Canon 40D Canon 50MM 1.8
How did I do that?  Shoot indoors, Window light as back lighting with sheer curtain.  Promaster VL44 LED front light. Canon 60D, Sigma 18-50 2.8 Clients web page on my monitor.
​I shoot pictures with today’s image needs in mind. At some point, everyone needs quality images for personal and business profiles or web site content. I do this for my clients and make them comfortable with the process. At the same time, I teach them some of the working parts of taking better photographs.
Indoor setting. Night time, white wall. Continuous Light provided by daylight balanced fluorescent light.  Canon 40D, Canon 50MM 1.8 
On a shaded but backlit balcony with fill flash.  Canon 60D Sigma 18-50 2.8
Photography Sessions Starting at 275.00

Learn how to use your camera and technology tutoring starting at  85.00 an hour.

Event Photos 125.00 an hour, with two hour minimum
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A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera Dorothea Lange
If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera that is the instrument. Eve Arnold