Ship Yard Surprise | Limited Addition Fine Art Prints

PHOTO OF THE DAY – Ship Yard Surprise On a trip over to Camden Maine I took many photos. A few sunsets a few photos of people in the streets. I took a portrait lighting class and shot many models male and female. We headed into the down town area for a day of street photography. …

Wishing Your Way To Summer | Nature Photo Prints

PHOTO OF THE DAY – Wishing Your Way To Summer Any dandelions in your yard yet? None here, but the are coming. Every year we get a ton. We live on land with about 3 acre of fields. We are blessed each year with many different flower type all session long. we get so many colors …

PHOTOS FROM THE RUNWAY

PHOTO OF THE DAY: PHOTOS FROM THE RUNWAY Again we as a family were on a plane traveling once again back home from a trip. This time we were in Dallas, TX after a 5 day trip to a home schooling conference that my wife was speaking at. I was in the middle seat talking to …

EARTH VIEW

PHOTO OF THE DAY: EARTH VIEW If you have been following me for a bit then you know I loved Puerto Rico and my camera did too. This is one of the first shots from Puerto Rico even know we had not even landed yet. The angle on this photo is so cool as it …

ONE WAY TO TYLER STREET, BOSTON MA

PHOTO OF THE DAY: ONE WAY TO TYLER STREET, BOSTON MA Walking around the city is like well walking around a city so much to see so much to take in. Lights, sounds, smells and beauty. In some place there is beauty all around, but we are to busy to blinded by the hustle and bustle …

SUNSET IN A BOSTON SUBURB

I live in New Hampshire. It is almost a three hour drive to the city of Boston, MA. we go there a few times every year. Most times it is to the airport for a trip to far off lands. That is what we were doing on this trip. The flight to Puerto Rico was …

DREAMS COME TRUE IN PUERTO RICO |Travel Photographer Joe Martin

PHOTO OF THE DAY-DREAMS COME TRUE IN PUERTO RICO Dreams came true all vacation long when in Puerto Rico. One of those dreams was my daughters. This dream turned out to be a photographers dream as well. She always wanted to try paddle boarding. It just so happed that the person we stayed with on this …

Leading Lines To Freedom

  PHOTO OF THE DAY- Leading Lines To Freedom One more photo taken in Puerto Rico. This time we see this dirt road that follows the photographic term known as “leading lines” this effect draws the viewers eyes in and makes one wonder what is just beyond the view of sight. In this case what is even …

BOATS, BUILDINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS

PHOTO OF THE DAY- BOATS, BUILDINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS Bostons Logan airport has many faces. If you are flying in out or driving by on the high you get a perspective of the airport that is not viewable from the other location. After years of renovations I hope they are done adding building and roads inside Logan. …

Paddle Not Needed

PHOTO OF THE DAY- PADDLE NOT NEEDED This is the space were all you need is a canoe and someone you love. Just drifting in the water all day. This photo shows the early fall colors in New England. With the sky and the reflection off the water. It is truly what a day dream would …

TOP OF THE MORNING

PHOTO OF THE DAY: TOP OF THE MORNING Here is another nature photo from our trip to Puerto Rico. We were out all day at the beach a great location named Dirty Beach. See my post about it to find out why it is called such a name. This spot was at the top of a rolling …

Sky and Sea, Water and Tree

PHOTO OF THE DAY : SKY and SEA, WATER and TREE Dirty Beach is the name of this beautiful location. Yup you guessed it in Puerto Rico. This is the spot to come to if you travel to PR. The name Dirty Beach was giving to this spot because the tide drags a large amount …

T-REX NEST

PHOTO OF THE DAY- T-REX NEST On our trip to Puerto Rico I was able to take many new existing photo of the ocean the jungle and some crazy bugs and animals. Here in this photo at the edge of the jungle might be one of my favorite from the trip. It truly was an …

Life in the Country

PHOTO OF THE DAY: LIFE IN THE COUNTRY   On a return trip from upstate New York our pug Buddha had to use the restroom. As I pulled off the exit I saw this great old iron bridge. I tried to find it via my internal compass. As I was closing in on the bridge …

Sowing Seeds

PHOTO OF THE DAY : SOWING SEEDS Driving the country side at sunset is a great way to snap up a few photos. This picture is not at sunset but it was on the way down. It was taken looking in to Maine from New Hampshire. Loved the clouds and they are what made me stop. Thanks …

Glass Ocean

Photo of the day: Glass Ocean In 2013 I headed to the great state of Maine to take part in a portrait lighting class at Maine Media Workshops. It was a great way for me to expand my portrait and wedding photographer skills. During the class I was able to escape off to the coast from …

Free Photo Shoots: What’s My Motivation?

  I read something the other day. It was a photographer talking about how he offers 12 complimentary  photo shoots each year. Some might say things like. That really made me think, “How is this any way to run a business?” or “your losing out on 12 potential sessions sales and a percentage of your yearly …

What is a Photographer to Blog about?

  Sure, I could blog about camera gear or my last family photo shoot. I want to offer more then pretty pictures or one family’s story. Plus there will always be that type of blog here and there. I want to be a bit different. I don’t want to give you what ever other photographer …

Getting Creative as a Team

 When I first start to get clients with my photography I was so new to portraits that I was only shooting what I knew. As I developed my craft and learned more about light and using lighting to create an image that was more dramatic or smooth. I would push myself to step outside my …