Paint your own photography studio portrait canvas backdrop – by Kathy Weigand

Through the last 14 years of being a professional photographer, I’ve spent thousands on canvas and muslin studio backdrops.  You use them for a season or two, and before you know it, you’re ready to change them out… that adds up! For a long time, I’ve been wanting to paint my own canvas backdrop, and I FINALLY decided to give it a try! The very talented … Continue reading Paint your own photography studio portrait canvas backdrop – by Kathy Weigand

Personal Photo Backyard Challenge

I hope this might help some photographers on their own photo journey. Once in a while, I like to challenge myself.  I believe this helps to keep my own ‘photographer’s eye’ ever growing and changing.  Since photography is my full time job, I need to keep it fun and spark my interests! This evening I decided it was time for a personal backyard photo challenge! My rules: – … Continue reading Personal Photo Backyard Challenge

Kathy Weigand to host Photography Workshop in Fredericksburg Texas

One-Day Only Photography Workshop by Kathy Weigand!   It’ll be a full day of photography fun in the Fredericksburg Tx area! Any photography skill level is welcome to join!  You do not have to be a PPA Member to attend, but those who are PPA Members will receive 1 service merit upon class completion. If your interested in MODELING for Kathy, simply contact us. Model Credits: (Photo is from … Continue reading Kathy Weigand to host Photography Workshop in Fredericksburg Texas

How to take better travel pictures. Photographing the Texas Coast, Boats, & Piers, by Kathy Weigand.

How to take better travel photos. Photographing the outdoors can be a challenge, especially if your on a limited time vacation schedule,  and your family is traveling with you. I always have precious ‘family time’ with my family, but I also like to try & set aside some ‘photography time’, esp at sunset or sunrise.  Often, my family will be asleep in the hotel room when I go out … Continue reading How to take better travel pictures. Photographing the Texas Coast, Boats, & Piers, by Kathy Weigand.

Spring 2014 Photo Class: Using Natural Light & Simple Posing. Back to the basics of photography by Kathy Weigand. At Hoffman Haus B&B in Fredericksburg Texas

What fun day I had hosting an 8 hour Photography Class here in Fredericksburg TX as part of PPA’s Super One Day Classes.  So glad to get PPA classes started here in the Tx Hill Country!  You do not have to be a PPA member to participate… but all PPA Members will earn a Service Merit. SPECIAL THANKS TO: LOCATION: Hoffman Haus B&B in Fredericksburg Texas who let … Continue reading Spring 2014 Photo Class: Using Natural Light & Simple Posing. Back to the basics of photography by Kathy Weigand. At Hoffman Haus B&B in Fredericksburg Texas

Kathy Weigand hosting a One Day only Photography Workshop in Fredericksburg Tx

  REGISTER NOW!!! Join me for the day!… ‘PHOTOGRAPHY AS ART’ MONDAY,   MAY 5th, 2014 9am-5pm at the beautiful Hoffman Haus B&B in Fredericksburg TX! http://www.ppa.com/edu/content.cfm?ItemNumber=3254#tx21 OPEN to any levels, and I will try to have models available!!! ITS PPA approved!  You do not have to be a PPA Member to attend, but if you are a PPA Photographer, you’ll earn a SERVICE MERIT … Continue reading Kathy Weigand hosting a One Day only Photography Workshop in Fredericksburg Tx

Part 2, Photographing Wild Birds: Texas Hill Country Images, Male Red Cardinal, Mockingbird

New! Portrait of a Male Red Cardinal       © Kathy Weigand They fly past the edge of your eye, startling, luminous, lovely…and are gone. This handsome boy was just so colorful and pretty!  I am so thankful to be able to photograph this beauty  – and its one of my personal favorite Wild Bird Fine Art Prints! When the male Cardinals visit my homemade log … Continue reading Part 2, Photographing Wild Birds: Texas Hill Country Images, Male Red Cardinal, Mockingbird

Photographing wildlife: Birds in your Texas backyard – birding from my house Part I

Hi ya! I recently have been inspired to try and get some new wild bird photos to update my portfolio! Here in the Texas Hill Country, we have such a wide variety of birds. My sweet husband, Kris, and I were having a few relaxing hours last Sunday afternoon, when suddenly it dawned on me that I should try and set up a hidden bird … Continue reading Photographing wildlife: Birds in your Texas backyard – birding from my house Part I

Two Prints are heading to PPA’s International Photo Exhibition in Atlanta

Press Release Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition Two images, titled ‘Coastal Sunrise’ & ‘Shiner’, created by local professional photographer Kathy Weigand, of Kathy Weigand Photography, have both recently been awarded PPA Print Competition Merits by a panel of eminent jurors from across the United States, and were accepted into the GeneralCollection of Professional Photographers of America’s 2012 International Photographic Competition. The images will … Continue reading Two Prints are heading to PPA’s International Photo Exhibition in Atlanta

Kathy is presenting ‘The Business Side of Photography’, HCCC Meeting in Kerrville Texas

‘The Business Side of Professional Photography’ August 14, 2012  @ 7pm. I will get to talk about just some of the issues that all photography business owners must embrace at the Hill Country Camera Club’s Monthly Meeting in August! Located at the Kerr Arts & Cultural Center (KACC)  in Kerrville Texas! It will last only about 1 hour … so I will only be talking … Continue reading Kathy is presenting ‘The Business Side of Photography’, HCCC Meeting in Kerrville Texas

2012 Fredericksburg Tx, Hill Country: Bluebonnet Sightings + Photography Tips

2012 Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Sightings & Wildflower updates + Photo Tips! UPDATE March 29, 2012 Bluebonnets are starting to peak and NOW IS THE TIME TO GO SIGHTSEEING if you haven’t already!  This weekend and the next week or so should be great for photo ops and viewing. Stonewall Texas @ LBJ Park. Bluebonnets, yellow splashes of color at the old log cabins. Highway … Continue reading 2012 Fredericksburg Tx, Hill Country: Bluebonnet Sightings + Photography Tips

Simple Photography Tips – for winter

Taken near Ouray Colorado It may look warm in this photo, but the temp was around 15 degrees! That’s crazy cold for a Texan like me! We had arrived just before sunrise and I stayed out in the cold for most of the morning while my hubby stayed toasty warm in the truck!  It was so cold, I used a shutter release & mirror lock … Continue reading Simple Photography Tips – for winter