Thursday, May 29, 2008

Hurray for Holidays!

Over the holiday weekend I went and played tourist with my roommate. I finally gave into the inner voices that have called me to the Missions of California and visited the San Juan Capistrano Mission. I can't believe how beautiful this place is. After walking around and seeing all the great spots to take portraits and engagement shoots I couldn't help but put it on my list of my ten favorite places. If any of you in the near future want engagement shots that aren't at the beach this is the place to go.

These are just a few of many I took while there.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Mixed messages

I came across this the other day while on a bike ride. Welcome or Keep out? You make the decision.

Friday, May 23, 2008

There's a party in the house!

Last weekend I did some family pictures of one of the craziest families, but you got to love them. Last summer this family opened there home to me while I needed a place to stay. Love you guys!

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Thanks you guys!

Here are the photos that I decided to use for the fair.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

OC Fair... It's that time of year again and I need your HELP!

I need your help! After much delay I have picked the photos that I am going to use for the OC fair. The results came from a short non-scientific poll from two close friends. Here is one of them that I don't know if it is better in black/white or color. Please leave me a comment on which you like better. I have to submit the photos by tuesday evening so PLEASE PLEASE leave me a comment.


Friday, May 16, 2008

about me

I came across these set of questions on photography blog and thought you guys might like to know my answers.


my name: Tanni Tronsen

where i hail from: Small town east of seattle that know one has ever heard of.

most weeks i just need some: sometime off from my day job.

I easily fall in love with: Cute boys who show me attention

don't count on me to: to do the dishes

this summer i need: to shoot and go on more adventures

sunday mornings you will find me: in church or getting ready for church

I am most difficult when: I am stressed out, does anyone remember the fleas?

if I am typically craving something it is: shooting cute little babies that can't run away from you.

the reason i love what i do: It makes me happy share what I love with others

the best piece of advice I have ever received with regards to photography: follow the light

the other photographer who i find to be inspiring: this list is long, my favorite at the moment is Amanda Elkins.

a piece of equipment that is a reliable standby: my canon 70-200 2.8

one mistake I have made in my photography career: not shooting enough

what I can give you: smiles!

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Addicted to Photoshop?

For those of you who are addicted to Photoshop like I am Adobe has launched Photoshop Express that allows you to make simple edits from virtually anywhere. Photos can be uploaded or added to you Photoshop Express account via Facebook, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa.

This is a screen shoot of a quick edit I did of one of my flickr photos.



Photoshop Express

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Summer is coming!

Yesterday I went for my first bike ride of the season on the beach. To me there is nothing like riding a beach cruiser and eating pizza on the beach. For those of you who say I don't take enough pictures of myself I let my friend Jamie take some of me.

On Friday I took a big step and added Google Ads to this page. The Ads can be found on the right pain under my name and each click is worth 5 cents. At some point if I get enough clicks I would like to make a donation to a local charity that will be picked by the you the reader. Don't hold back click away!!

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Playing with Photoshop

One of my favorite things to do is play with photos in Adobe Photoshop. This is a photo that I added a texture to a photo that I took while in Manila this last time. This lady and many others like her, make jewelry to sell while watching after her kids playing on the street nearby.