Articles by Teresa Kenney

Charity Shoot Pictures!

Per my last blog Charity Event, I stated I would be photographing a firearms competion for The Wounded Warrior Project. Well, the day went very well! Twenty-three images from the event are now available for sale through the Editorial license!Please click the link below to view them.3-Gun Charity MatchI will be attending a close-combat course in Maryland this weekend. Should be more fun! continue reading

Charity Event

Kenney Studios will be attending a charity event tomorrow, Saturday, July 17th, 2010, in Orange, Virginia, USA.The event will benefit severely wounded veterans and their families.The Wounded Warrior ProjectThis is a firearms competion / match consisting of shotguns, pistols, and carbines (AR15, etc). I will be attending in conjunction with Shooting Voodoo.Hopefully many images will be available for editorial sales! continue reading

Wildlife - Outside Your Camera

How do I find wildlife? What do I bring? How should I use the lighting? ....These questions are asked over and over again, yet most articles and tutorials do not get to the other aspects of the art of photography. There is much more to know.Yes, the animals are also there for our photographic pleasure (!!!), but we should be mindful of our presence on them.We have our bag, our equipment, even an extra water bottle or two. Maybe some snacks, and a chair or tent for our comfort while we wait.... continue reading

Spring Arrives with Great Opportunities!

The other day, I felt like the weight of winter finally broke from my back! It was beautiful outside here in Northern Virginia! The birds started singing loudly and proudly and the small mammals started foraging for the goodies left behind.To push my advantages from my camera's perspective, I decided to take advantage of the natural landscape view from my backyard to entice the furry and feathered friends for photographic opportunities.With five very gigantic pine and spruce trees growing... continue reading

Kodak Vintage Find!

Feeling the itch to get out of the house, I went downtown to an antique and "stuff" store called Past and Present II. I like to go in here a few times a year because I find very unique props that I can use for my photography. I also keep an eye out for vintage camera equipment in good condition. Today I was fortunate!Nestled among some kitchen items was a cute little brown box-shaped camera. I set my items down and went to get it. I examined it and found it to be in good cosmetic condition (some... continue reading

Facebook Page for Kenney Studios

Hey everyone, I have created a Facebook page today (finally!) where everyone can now follow my latest uploads, sales, portfolio examples, and now my personal thoughts and experiences in photography! Please feel free to add this page, follow it, post comments, and even create discussions.Kenney Studios on FacebookI also have a personal Facebook page. Feel free to add me as a friend and follow my more personal and random life. :)Teresa Kenney on Facebook continue reading

Kenney Household Minus One More..

Last month, my precious Blue passed away.Last night, Buddy passed away, too. He was about 7-years-old, which was in the range of a full life for a Bearded Dragon. He was a good dragon, never haven bitten anyone, always alert and watching us in our daily lives. He will be missed.Rest in Peace little Buddy. continue reading

Isolating on White Background

To view blog on my personal website, click here.There are many ways to isolate a subject onto a white background. This tutorial will showcase 2 examples using my own techniques that I have learned. The images in the examples are my own that I have available for purchase through Dreamstime.com.Though I cannot provide you with the files used in these examples, you can still follow along with your own images. First, make sure your lighting is good, then photograph your own money and bunch... continue reading

Small Victory for Me!!!

Half a day online. One view. One download. One Web-Usage license purchase. The piggy bank I shattered in the process of creating this image was well worth it! continue reading

Recession Claims Another

Just two days ago, one of the nation's leading home improvement centers annouced that there would be 7,000 job cuts within their company.There appears to be no mercy from this recession monster that is claiming millions of lost incomes both in this nation and across the world: Economists: Recession getting worse.Will no one be spared? continue reading

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