Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography: Blog http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog en-us (C) Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:44:00 GMT Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:44:00 GMT http://www.kathymphoto.com/img/s/v-5/u761745894-o388340935-50.jpg Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography: Blog http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog 120 96 200 Headshot Challenge http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2017/2/200-headshot-challenge

Two years ago I I started my photography business by giving my friends who were laid off with me the gift of a new headshot for LinkedIn.  I want to thank all the people who have helped me through these last two years, and challenge myself at the same time.  In fact, I also want to thank all the people who have been encouraging, or even somewhat interested in my quest to make LinkedIn a more beautiful place.

The way I'll be showing my appreciation is by offering a complimentary headshot in conjunction with a challenge to myself.  I have a big goal to create 200 headshots of 200 different people in 40 days starting on March 1. I had a little bit of hibernation over the winter, and now I need a little bit of a momentum change, and a good old fashion BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) should be just the thing to kick off my spring season.

Here are the details about the challenge:

  • The goal is to create 200 headshots of 200 people in 40 days.
  • Headshot sessions will take place at Studio o2o 5 days a week during the 40 days.
  • One headshots of my choice with light editing will be complimentary for each person who participates in the challenge
  • All headshots will be available for web sized download from a common gallery with all the images from the challenge.
  • Anyone who would like to choose their own images can pay $40 for the gallery set up, which can be applied to the purchase of any additional fully retouched images ($65 each).
  • Scheduled  times will be posted as Facebook events.

Please participate and let me know if you have any questions

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Challenge Headshots Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2017/2/200-headshot-challenge Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:42:17 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Express Yourself http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2017/1/photo-blogging-challenge-express-yourself This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is express yourself.

Just after the new year began, I spent some time with my family and got my nieces to show me some expressions, and here are my favorites.

Really it is just a collection of eye rolling followed by a more sentimental black and white photo.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Casual Eye rolling Photo blog challenge http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2017/1/photo-blogging-challenge-express-yourself Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:29:00 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-'Tis the season http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/12/photo-blogging-challenge-tis-the-season This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is 'tis the season.

 

For my first picture I'l be a little "punny" and say that it 'tis the season to be of good CHEER!  Haha.

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I've been trying to do an annual picture of my husband and myself, and here is the one for this year:

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I also do Christmas card photos for my brother's family

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Finally, here are a couple of our tree

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Holiday Photo blog challenge http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/12/photo-blogging-challenge-tis-the-season Sun, 01 Jan 2017 01:23:31 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Your town/city http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/9/photo-blogging-challenge-your-town/city This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Your town/city" and I didn't include a whole lot of the city  portion.  I've done quite a bit of traveling, and after a while I started to feel like all of America was just long stretches of highway connecting identical strip malls.  I know that is a cynical view, and I do know that many places have their own character, ok, probably all places.  The thing is, that in my travels I had a romantic idea that I would arrive in a place, and it would feel like home in a way that my hometown never did, and the longer that didn't happen, the more cynicism set in.  The funny thing that happened, is that after all the searching, I arrived back in Utah, and found that I was home, not exactly in the same town, but nearby. 

One of the things that made me return to Utah, and call it home is the nature, specifically the mountains.  They are spectacular, and they make me feel tucked in to this little valley, all safe and secure, and planted on solid ground.

 

 

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This is near the Jordan River where there is a lovely path where I go running, I love how it looks at sunrise.

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Speaking of sunrise, I love it so much that I've tried to get clients to do sunrise photo shoots, and finally I got someone to agree! This photo probably isn't the best portrait to show his personality, but I love the crazy sun-flare, and sparkles coming off the lake right in the moment that the sun was coming over the mountains.  (Note: in the session there were plenty of pictures that did show his personality, and his face)

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Churches are ubiquitous in Utah, and this one is very near my house, and adds some local detail to my sunrise obsessed post this month.

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After taking the picture of the church I turned away from the sunrise, and even the west side of the sky was amazing, plus I captured these birds in flight.

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This is just a tiny snapshot of the beautiful place where I live.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Nature Photo blog challenge Photography Sunrise http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/9/photo-blogging-challenge-your-town/city Sat, 01 Oct 2016 03:03:24 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Black and White http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/8/photo-blogging-challenge-black-and-white This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Black and White."  I've always had a bit of a love-hate relationship with black and white photography.  With some pictures the lack of color really makes the focus the subject and the emotion, but overall I REALLY like color.  For the challenge this month I did push aside the color and found a little moodiness in these monotone images.

This first photo is a bit of a rare thing for me.  I actually had something like this in mind when I set out with my camera.  Often, I take my camera exploring, and hope to stumble upon inspiration, but in this case I took my camera to downtown Salt Lake City knowing how gorgeous the light can be in the evening.  I thought that capturing a street scene would be great for black and white.

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This photo was more of a discovery. As we walked past this gun shop I thought that the mural on the front was kind of creepy, so I turned around to see if there was a picture there, and I was kind of blown away by the contrasting images painted on these two buildings.

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After dinner we met with some friends, and Bryan here said he wanted a new profile picture for LinkedIn.  I explained that a dark club was not the place, but he insisted, so I had my husband hold my iPhone with the flashlight on to light Bryan's face.  While it is certainly not studio quality, I'm happy with how it turned out.

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My nephew had his Eagle Scout court of honor this month, and I took a few pictures.  This is his younger brother (also my nephew) led the opening flag ceremony.  I like how seriously he is taking it, and how small he looks at the same time.

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This is the Eagle Scout nephew.  He gave a very touching speech about how much his Grandmother had encouraged and supported him through his scouting journey, and he presented her with a special award followed by this hug.  I love the emotion, and from a photography technical standpoint hugs can be very tricky because you have to be at just the right angle at just the right time to get both faces in the shot.  On this day I'm very glad I got lucky.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Black and White Photo blog challenge Photography Street photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/8/photo-blogging-challenge-black-and-white Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:56:32 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Photographer's Choice http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/7/photo-blogging-challenge-photographers-choice This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Photographer's Choice" and I'm choosing to feature photos that I took for the organization My Story Matters, and non-profit organization whose mission statement is- "My Story Matters creates storybooks which help lift a child’s self-esteem, give individuals courage to face difficult situations, and tell stories that uplift and encourage each of us to be better. These experiences are extremely rewarding."  The project that I was lucky enough to help with was taking pictures of refugee girls living in Salt Lake.  The girls I photographed were sisters from Tanzania.  As you can see from the pictures below they like to have fun, tease each other and play soccer.  The pictures I took were made into books that the girls can keep to tell their story.  Below the pictures are some of the messages that were included in the book.

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"I am smart'

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"I like to have fun"

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"I like to play"

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"I love my family"

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"I am happy"

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"I am strong"

 

 

 

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Children Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/7/photo-blogging-challenge-photographers-choice Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:11:38 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Out of the box http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/5/photo-blogging-challenge-out-of-the-box This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "out of the box" and that makes me think of going outside, you know, out of the house box.  I got the chance to photograph a golf tournament that benefitted the charity Children and the Earth and that is out of the box.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Baby Headshots Nature Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/5/photo-blogging-challenge-out-of-the-box Tue, 31 May 2016 19:51:32 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Vibrant http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/4/photo-blogging-challenge-vibrant This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Vibrant" and that makes me think of bright colors, which are showing up more and more during this springtime. Here are my selections for this month.

 

This sunrise is only slightly enhanced after the photo was taken, pretty much this was what I saw while driving to an early morning meeting.

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This is Emily, and she attend a recent Handshakes and Headshots event at my studio, and not only is her clothing vibrant, so is her personality.  

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This is what I saw from my car one evening after leaving the studio. since I had my camera with me I pulled over and captured the scene.

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This is what happens when I babysit, and all the older kids are in school.  I decide to entertain myself with a little photo shoot, and capture the love between a boy and his blanket.

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This is the beauty of a blossoming tree, it only lasts for 2 weeks, so I'm lucky that I caught it.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Baby Headshots Nature Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/4/photo-blogging-challenge-vibrant Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:02:40 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Three http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/3/photo-blogging-challenge-three This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Three" because the challenge is three years old.  I have an odd interpretation of this theme.  Early this month my husband and I took a trip to Las Vegas, and we stayed in the MGM Signature tower 3.  Now I know this is a stretch of the theme, but all the photos in this post were taken in the hotel room, in tower 3.  See- three theme.    :)

 

I'm always drawn to sunrises, and this was a beautiful view from the room.

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The window was reflective, and I liked how the water spots looked, so I took a picture of myself looking at the sunrise.

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I liked the light coming through the window, and the line of the drapes.  My husband said I could take his picture if he could continue doing his work.

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Eventually he let me get a headshot using the lovely window light.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/3/photo-blogging-challenge-three Fri, 01 Apr 2016 04:13:52 GMT
Bernie Sanders Rally in Salt Lake City, Utah http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/3/bernie-sanders-rally-in-salt-lake-city-utah It is fairly rare occurrence for presidential candidates to visit Utah, but this year the Caucus is being held in March instead of June, which makes candidates more interested in campaigning here.  Yesterday there were multiple candidates in Salt Lake, but I chose to go to the Bernie Sanders rally and practice my photojournalism skills.  I think I may have underestimated the size of the crowds (some estimated it was over 14,000) and thus the time spent in line was quite long.  Here are a few of my favorites, but you can also see the full set here.

 

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Event Photojournalism http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/3/bernie-sanders-rally-in-salt-lake-city-utah Sat, 19 Mar 2016 22:08:33 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Leap http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/2/photo-blogging-challenge-leap Happy Leap Day! This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "Leap" probably because it is a leap year and today is the extra day.  I have chosen to interpret this theme by presenting for you a retrospective of photographs I have taken over the years of people jumping.  It is actually something that I really enjoy having people do when doing a portrait session.  I like the movement, and fun of a jumping picture, and it really allows you to examine a moment that would otherwise be over too quickly and gone forever.

This first photo was taken in 2011 soon after I had upgraded my camera to a pretty basic DSLR.  I had some fun with my nieces and nephews on this beautiful summer day.  Although it is not technically the best photo, I love the movement, bright colors and the joy.

 

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This next photo was taken with my iPhone while out running withe a friend of mine.   The sunrise was beautiful, and with a low angle at the top of a hill a relatively low jump appeared to be a giant leap.

The final three photos were taken in the past year in my studio.  I really do love having a plain white background to really focus on the jump itself.  Of course then I can also have some fun with the editing as well.

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If you want to take great jumping photos, try taking them at a slightly lower angle than you normally would, and the the jumper try to incorporate their arms to add movement, and make sure to keep their eyes on the camera so that you see a smile in the photo.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Jumping Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/2/photo-blogging-challenge-leap Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:08:21 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Inside http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/photo-blogging-challenge-inside This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "inside" and I liked this because outside was pretty cold and snowy this month.  However, I decided to highlight some interior shots that took last summer during the Salt Lake Parade of Homes.  The parade of homes is an annual event in Salt Lake where you can go and tour homes that highlight the best work of home builders and interior designers in Utah.  I decided it would be a good opportunity to try my hand at real estate photography, and it was fun because the homes were gorgeous. Last week I was asked if I did this type of photography so I pulled out the photos and did some editing, and here are a few of my favorites.

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As it turns out all my favorites seem to be the details.  I guess looking at the small things in a room are more interesting to me than looking at the whole room.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Photo blog challenge Photography Real estate photography Still life http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/photo-blogging-challenge-inside Mon, 01 Feb 2016 01:55:22 GMT
Life’s turning point http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/life-s-turning-point Day 6 of "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge! The theme for the day is "Life’s turning point"

A traditional analogy of a turning point in life is coming to an intersection and making a decision, but I think that life is more like a highway.  (If you are a like me then you just turned that from a simile to a metaphor, and now  you have a song in your head and it will be stuck with you all night long.)  Back to the broader metaphor of life's turning point being like a highway.  I think that you start heading in a direction that seems good, and just start cruising along, then there are seemingly inconsequential decisions that you make along the way, like changing lanes that can push you into a position of getting off on an exit.  Now, life has taken a turn that you didn't expect and you have to make a decision to try to get back on that highway, or choose a different direction.

I learned growing up that I had no control over what other people did, I could only choose what I did, and how I reacted to what other people did.  I think it is the same in life, you can choose your road, but it is up to you to decide what to do when it curves, or you get pushed off that road.  

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Photography life metaphor personal writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/life-s-turning-point Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:37:29 GMT
A fading memory http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/a-fading-memory Day 5 of "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge! The theme for the day is "A fading memory"

When you think about a fading memory, your mind probably goes to a time when life was better, when the sun was brighter and nostalgia blah, blah, blah.  What I want to talk about is something more immediate, impactful, and something that can make a difference on your bottom line.

If you rely on networking as part of your business strategy, you should be aware of the findings laid out in this article How Many People Can You Remember? the short version is that most people can maintain stable relationships with, and easily recall names and faces of around 150 people, and beyond that people can remember more with additional prompts.  If you attend a networking event and walk away with 50 business cards, having exchanged yours with 50 people then you can bet that with every minute that passes you are becoming a fading memory.

Let's say in this scenario that some of these people liked meeting you and want to follow up and continue to connect with you online.  If they search for you on LinkedIn, which of the following profile pictures would be the most likely to be an effective prompt for them to remember you?

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This is something that is easily overlooked when you are filling out all the resume information in your LinkedIn profile, but the reality is that people will search for you, and will use the photo you provide to verify that the name on the screen matches the person that they want to connect with, and how you show up could be the difference between maintaining that connection or becoming a fading memory.

 

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Media Netorking Photography Social personal writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/a-fading-memory Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:15:00 GMT
Pen and paper http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/pen-and-paper Day 4 of "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge! The theme for the day is "Pen and paper"

Are pens and paper a thing of the past? I know that everything is moving to digital, but that is something that has been happening most of my life.  As I sit at my desk, I still see papers with pen scribbles, (both words and drawings) and think that there is something more to it than just capturing thoughts.  There is something tactile about putting a pen to paper that is very nice, especially with the right pen.  I have a pen that I love because the ink flows out smoothly and spreads out on the paper if I hold it still.  I thought about it recently when I had to use an old ball point pen, the kind where you have to scribble a bit in the corner of the page to get the ink to start, and then it skips, and scratches...ick.  I think people who want to only use computers probably own pens like that.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Photography personal writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/pen-and-paper Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:45:00 GMT
Life wouldn’t be the same http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/life-wouldn-t-be-the-same Day 3 of "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge! The theme for the day is "Life wouldn’t be the same" and I really think my life wouldn't be the same without my husband.  

I think that I feel particularly grateful for having him in my life because we met when I was already into my 30's and I had a pretty great life already.  I just didn't know how much better it would get.  

I was kind of amused today when I looked at my Facebook and in the on this day section I had posted that I was getting optimistic about this new year today in 2009, and then just a few months later I met my husband.  It has been so great having him to talk to, laugh with and share my life.

I'm also so glad that he is repeatedly willing to be my model when I want to try something new with my photography. 

 

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Photography personal writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/life-wouldn-t-be-the-same Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:51:04 GMT
Your Favorite Place http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/your-favorite-place It may seem like it is day one of the "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge, but in fact it is day 2.  Due to an oversight on my part I left day 1 as a draft, and just felt bad that nobody commented on it all day today.  Well I'm back on track for day 2.

The theme for the day is "your favorite place" and my favorite place is more of a time and a place.  I love being around water at sunrise.  I love sunrises, they make me happy, and I love the reflection on the water.  I sometimes get disappointed when the sun is all the way up, because then it is just going to be hours of regular daytime.  

I've considered offering free or extremely discounted photo sessions to people who would join me in the early morning hours just because I would find such joy in creating those images.

Until someone takes me up on early morning portraits I'll take nature pictures like this one at the lake by my house.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Photography nature sunrise writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/your-favorite-place Wed, 06 Jan 2016 03:39:20 GMT
Who Are You? http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/who-are-you If you follow my blog, then you know that every month I participate in a photo blogging challenge, and now I've stepped it up to a new "20 Days of Chill" writing challenge.  Writing is definitely a challenge, and the fact that it is evening doesn't bode well for the 20 day challenge.

The theme for the day is "Who are you?" and now, due to my CSI obsession, inside my head I'm hearing "who, who, who, who....I really wanna know..." and now I'm thinking that the word who has a really odd spelling...  This is exactly how my writing was when I was in Jr. High and had to do journal writing at the beginning of class, just a stream of nonsense that I try to explain.

So, who I am is pretty varied, like anyone I have the roles that I play, wife, sister, friend etc.  I could also define myself as my current job - photographer, but it is always tough to sum up a lifetime with little labels.  I guess when I think about it I'm a traveler, through space and time, discovering new things each day.

Here is a picture that I took in my photo studio while experimenting with lights.

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*as a note, I apparently didn't publish this last night, and left it as a draft.  No worries, I'm counting it anyway, because part of who I am is forgiving.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) 20 days of chill Photography experiment writing http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2016/1/who-are-you Wed, 06 Jan 2016 03:30:24 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Holidays http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2015/12/photo-blogging-challenge-holidays This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "holidays" which is great because I took quite a few holiday pictures for people this year as part of my Quicky Christmas Card Portrait events, as well as a few personal photos.

 

The past couple of years we haven't put up a tree because we have traveled over the holidays, but this year we spent at home so we got the tree out.  I don't put up a lot of ornaments, just a whole bunch of fun Christmas lights like this light up snowman.

When nothing will make kids smile, try letting them sit wrapped up in giant Christmas ribbons.  It certainly worked here.

This was a fun little brother big brother picture where they both had big ideas about what might be in the boxes.

I can't remember what I said to these kids to get this expression, but I certainly had some fun captioning it.

The holidays mean an increase in being home and cooking.  I captured this image of my mother-in-law cooking with a new lens I got for Christmas.

 

 

 

 

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Children Family Photos Headshots Holiday Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2015/12/photo-blogging-challenge-holidays Thu, 31 Dec 2015 18:59:54 GMT
Photo Blogging Challenge-Morning http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2015/11/photo-blogging-challenge-morning This month for the photo blog challenge the theme is "morning" and for some reason I had a hard time with it.  I am usually a morning person, but now that it is cold I didn't feel like going outside to enjoy the beautiful morning light.  I was going to do a whole nature view of snow and icy lake, but instead I am really stretching the theme a bit and even using some older pictures.

 

This first picture is from a day that my husband took off work and was my model in downtown Salt Lake City.  We spent the morning taking outdoor professional headshots in an urban environment. 

 

I was taking some Christmas photos and this was one of the light test shots that I really liked.  There is something very serene about someone reading a book.

This is the actual Christmas picture.  I think I can actually see some sugarplums there.

Speaking of mornings and Christmas, I think Christmas morning is the best morning of the year, and so many of my Christmas card themes are implying the magic of Christmas morning.  This is my husband and I in the studio using a remote to take our own picture.  This may be the closest we get to sending out a card, so Happy Holidays to you.  :)

I had another morning in the studio waiting on a client, so I took this picture of myself with a hat and scarf that I knitted myself.  The whole thing was very DIY.

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kathy@kathymphoto.com (Kathy Mukhopadhyay Photography) Children Family Photos Headshots Holiday Photo blog challenge Photography http://www.kathymphoto.com/blog/2015/11/photo-blogging-challenge-morning Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:58:41 GMT