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Wittliff Collections

Posted by Lesley Blessing on August 23, 2020 in News | No Comments  Through Her Lens: Women Photographers of The Wittliff Thrilled to be a part of such a wonderful, prestigious group of women photographers and artists.  Thanks for Carla Ellard at The Wittliff Collections.  Many thanks to Bill Wittliff for having my work in his collection. Photograph included:  “The Clown, Oaxaca MX, 2003” – The Wittliff Collections […]

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MEDIUM SD Review 2019 + Write Up in “Don’t Take Pictures”

Posted by Lesley Blessing on April 10, 2020 in News | No Comments

Back in October, 2019 I went to the great Medium Photo Review in San Diego.  The entire experience was fantastic! I met lots of artists who inspired me, reviewers who motivated me into trying new approaches with my work and the city itself was lovely.  The founders and creators were helpful and sincere.  We were […]

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“Fearless” completed

Posted by Lesley Blessing on January 5, 2019 in News | No Comments

Finished “Fearless” with twin girls Lola and Sofia!  Turned out amazing. This process, platinum on vellum gets easier the more I do it, but I’m definitely wanting to change the aesthetic a bit and diversify my body of work, Twin Elements. Decided to go with copper b/c it gave it a more antique-vintage look.  The […]

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Don’t Take Pictures – Magazine

Posted by Lesley Blessing on December 16, 2018 in News | No Comments

Thank you to Don’t Take Pictures magazine for including one of my pieces, “Aground, Twin Elements” as their Photo of the Day. Very humbled considering how many talented photographers have been selected. Photo of the Day @ Don’t Take Pictures – Dec 16, 2018 One of my new favorite artists I discovered from these Photos of […]

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South Writ Large – Nov 2018

Posted by Lesley Blessing on November 25, 2018 in News | No Comments

I am honored and humbled to be included in the Nov 2018 edition of South Writ Large online publication. Thank you to editor Katherine Doss for finding me through my amazing and talented friend Martha Lynn Coon who is also in this publication.    

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My daughter and her many faces

Posted by Lesley Blessing on August 29, 2018 in News | No Comments

Life has been a little tough lately and photographing Fiona always cheers me up.  This kid is so easy! The fact that she’s use to the camera in her face I think has helped make her a great poser 🙂 Here are some of my favorite images from that day.  

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Silver Trees

Posted by Lesley Blessing on August 24, 2018 in News | No Comments

Completed my newest addition to Twin Elements, “Hiding” (Might change the name). Platinum on vellum, print size 20″x14″, 8 different negatives, silver leaf backing. Thanks as always to my beautiful twin models and hair/makeup team! Meredith and Lea – Twins Rhea McCarter Craft – makeup artist @ ADORE in Austin, TX Chancy Cone Oliver – hair […]

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Twin Sisters on Trampolines

Posted by Lesley Blessing on July 27, 2018 in News | No Comments

What a great photoshoot the other day – it’s been a while, but I’m finally blogging about it.  I have a hard time keeping up with this online thing. Definitely printing the b&w image – platinum on vellum.  Wanting to do another alternative process but time doesn’t really allow me to learn an entire new […]

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Finally posted new piece

Posted by Lesley Blessing on April 9, 2018 in News | No Comments

I finally posted the newest piece “Untitled” (as of now).  Check it out! “Untitled”   June 28, 2018.  I decided on a name!  And I framed it with an oval mat and black copper flecked frame. Had to use UV plexiglass b/c it’s too large to use Art Glass (anti-reflective). “Separate but not Apart”  

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Finished newest piece – Untitled

Posted by Lesley Blessing on March 31, 2018 in News | No Comments

AH! I’m finally done with this piece!  It’s not perfect, but I love it b/c of that. It took me 4 attempts at printing this to finally get it right.  Platinum printing isn’t the cheapest, but it’s worth it.  I skipped too many steps b/c I wanted to get it done, and in the end […]

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