Photo Tips for the Holidays

Holiday Cocktail- and PHOTO TIPS on www.CourtneyPrice.com

I titled this Photo Tips For The HOLIDAYS, but today’s pointers are brilliant for everyday use. I polled some of the photographers I admire, who graciously shared a tip that might benefit the rest of us. We can make our holiday memories all the better with a few insights from photographers who automatically think on a higher plane.  These people effortlessly think like a camera, in terms of the 2-D photo rather than the 3-D world in which they stand at that moment- knowing how and what to adjust in advance. May their talents transfer to us, via the following photo tips… [Read more…]

Traditional Home Thermador Event Recap

Traditional Home Event on www.CourtneyPrice.comTraditional Home has published a recap of an incredible culinary trip that I was thrilled to be a part of. Amy Elbert shares our memorable culinary adventures in the Thermador kitchens and generously includes recipes. I am honored to have contributed photography to this update. The food was insanely good (so good that we were all enthusiastic taste testers of the Thermador Kitchen created greatness). If you are planning holiday entertaining menus, you and your guests will love these recipes… [Read more…]

Holiday Preparation

Horn Serving Board on www.CourtneyPrice.comHoliday Shopping

It hardly seems anywhere NEAR time to even think about the holidays with the summer temps we have in Dallas, but this wonderful thing we have called Partners Card is all the catalyst Dallasites need to roust themselves out of the office or house to start–> and complete holiday preparations.  Partners Card offers 20% off at multiple retail locations, benefitting The Family Place to help victims of family violence, for ten days of shopping on sale. The city goes mad. The smart head straight to Mecox to complete their gift shopping and freshen up their homes before their guests arrive.

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What to See and Where to Eat in San Francisco – a Traveler’s Guide to a Beautiful San Francisco Experience

San Francisco Travel Guide- What to See, where to eat. www.CourtneyPrice.com

San Francisco is such an unusual city, full of unique architecture, fabulous food, unreal antiques and art, and stunning views. Because of the previous posts I have done reviewing several San Francisco restaurants, I have received requests for more on what to do when in The Golden Gate City.  SO… I assembled a guide (the one that I wished for when I visited) to provide and overview and specifics to help plan a visit:

Iconic San Francisco photo-worthy views

famous historical landmarks

San Fran historical tidbits (San Francisco history is juicy)

beautiful areas of the city worth exploring

insider tips on some great places to shop, especially if you are into design or antiques

amazing restaurants (pack your appetite)

 If you are a foodie, take notes and prepare to plan ahead with reservations… these suggestions are seriously good.  Head over to Huffington Post Travel to Explore San Francisco in photographic detail~ and if I missed any of your favorite places, please be sure to mention them in the comment section.

A Word on Portrait Photography

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