Category Archives: Heidi Howard-Photographer

Easter eggs | Cold Spring MN, Family Photographer

For almost as many years as I can remember since my husband and I have been together, it has been a tradition in his family that we have colored Easter eggs.  Even before any of us had kids.  We haven’t always spent the holiday with his family, but within a few weekends of Easter, we…

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Blog Circle | Shallow Depth of Field | Cold Spring, MN Photographer

A few weeks ago as I was trying to come out of my slump I got out my macro lens and took some pictures, just to play around a bit. Our circle this month is focusing on Shallow Depth of Field. This is where the focus plane is very minute.  A very small part of…

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  • stefanie - Awesome examples and gorgeous work!! You need to put those pencil images on a card and sell them. I’m mildly obsessed.ReplyCancel

    • HLHowarD1970 - You are much too funny stefanie!! thanks for making my day!!ReplyCancel

  • Nadeen - Love seeing your work!ReplyCancel

  • Camille - Hi Heidi! Great examples and good explanation of depth of field,ReplyCancel

  • Carol - Your pix never disappoint! I love your focus on the rough edges…very cool!ReplyCancel

Blog Circle: Broad Lighting | Cold Spring, MN Photographer

Its been a little while since I’ve been active with my blog circle.  I’ve been in a little photography funk lately, the why is a long story, but I’m hopefully moving past it.  I haven’t even picked up my camera in a long time, but last week I did for a little macro shooting for…

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  • Erika - Beautiful portraits Heidi! I love the still life images as well!ReplyCancel

  • Karthika Gupta - Wow! – these are with a flash and diffuser…they are stunning. I love the moodiness of these images. Great job Heidi…ReplyCancel

  • stefanie - this is awesome!! i especially love that 2nd shot of your daughter.ReplyCancel

Jess | Senior Session | Cold Spring, MN Photographer

i had the privilege of capturing Jess’s senior photos a couple weeks ago.  I have know this young woman for so many years.  She is a genuinely sweet, considerate and wonderful person.  I wish you nothing but the best in your future, Jess.  Good luck in your senior year of high school and everything you…

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Blog Circle | Leading Lines | Cold Spring, MN Photographer

our circle is looking at leading lines this month.  leading lines are used to draw your eye to something in the picture.  Here are a few examples of mine. This image, the curve of the road, the progression of riders, leads your eye right into the center of the image.  it disappears, but you are…

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  • Nadeen - Love them all, Heidi!ReplyCancel

  • stefanie - ok, i can’t pick a favorite! the motorcycle one is super cool and moody – were you riding that day?ReplyCancel

    • HLHowarD1970 - This was taken a couple weeks ago when we were in Sturgis, SD for the motorcycle rally. I was on the back of the bike taking pictures the whole time we were on our trip!ReplyCancel

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