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Photography Adventures

Photography Adventures

By Dawn Hester
Renee L. Ferguson and Dawn D. Hester are professional photographers that are sharing their passion about photography. With laid back conversations, Renee and Dawn’s discussions includes: photography life, what they enjoy about photography and how they continue to grow. Two different photographers with the knowledge that if you don’t understand basic photography it will be hard to move forward.

Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com
Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; www.phinishingtouches.com
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Season 1, Episode 23 "Different Adventures, Different Themes 2
Season 1, Episode 23 "Different Adventures, Different Themes 2. This episode, Renee and I discuss our latest, different adventures with our photography. Renee talks about her in-home portrait shoot and STILL dealing with COVID; Dawn talks about some new camera gear she purchased.  Dawn: Website: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Instagram: @dawndhester Renee: Website: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com Instagram: @reneelfergusonphoto
27:33
March 3, 2021
Season 1. Episode 22: Staying Inspired, Keeping Motivated
Season 1, Episode 22: Staying Inspired, Keeping Motivated. This episode Renee and I talk about even before COVID-19 when we got into slumps (or where they slumps?), how did we get out of them.  Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
45:40
February 18, 2021
Season 1, Episode 22: Downtown Shepherdstown WV At Night
Season 1, Episode 22: Downtown Shepherdstown WV At Night. In this episode, Dawn and Renee discuss their photography adventure, photographing downtown Shepherdstown WV in the middle of winter.... in the cold winter. Did they survive? Listen as they talk about their adventure.  Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
32:21
February 4, 2021
Season 1, Episode 20: Reflections 2020
Season 1, Episode 20: Reflections 2020. Renee and I discuss and reflect back on the year 2020.  Shaun Wilson, owner  of Wilsons Graphics: www.shaun-wilson.com Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
07:41
January 20, 2021
Season 1, Episode 19: Burwell Morgan Mill & Shiloh Baptist Church
Season 1, Episode 19: Burwell Morgan Mill & Shiloh Baptist Church. This Episode, Renee and I visited Burwell Morgan Mill and Shiloh Baptist Church. We discuss our thoughts about each and of course how we photographed it historical buildings.  Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
31:10
December 29, 2020
Season 1, Episode 18: Sunrise At North Fork Shenandoah River
Episode 18: Sunrise At North Fork Shenandoah River. In this episode, Renee and I discuss our photography adventure photographing North Fork Shenandoah River at sunrise. Listen as we talk about our gear and how we approached the entire shoot.  Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
33:41
December 23, 2020
Season 1, Episode 17: Flying Circus Air Show
Episode 17: Flying Circus Air Show. The Flying Circus Air Show is a weekend full of hot air balloons and old two-seater airplanes located in Bealeton, VA.Weather permitting the hot air balloons launch in early morning and afternoon. Both the balloons and planes give out rides throughout the day. This is a day to play for kids as well as adults. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
37:30
December 9, 2020
Season 1, Episode 16: Data Storage Podcast
Season 1, Episode 16: Data Storage Podcast. In this Episode, Renee and I discuss how we save EVERYTHING (especially our photographs) to different storage places - at home and in the cloud. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
31:01
November 25, 2020
Season 1, Episode 15 - OUR WORKFLOW WITH PHOTOGRAPHY
Season 1, Episode 15 - OUR WORKFLOW WITH PHOTOGRAPHY Your workflow matters. We all have things that we do whether it’s during taking photographs, editing our work, or just cleaning our photography gear. Or maybe the biggest question is “have you ever noticed the things you do or is it just molded into what you do and you don’t think about it?” Listen to Renee and Dawn as they talk about their workflow; maybe it may help you if you’re still trying to get into rhythm. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
41:08
November 11, 2020
SEASON 1, EPISODE 14: DIFFERENT ADVENTURES DIFFERENT THEMES #2
In this episode, Dawn and Renee discuss their photography adventures with different themes. Dawn talks about photographing an event for a book promo while Renee discusses photographing a new born. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
53:00
October 28, 2020
Season 1, Episode 13 - DREAM SHOOT
Season 1, Episode 13 - DREAM SHOOT Imagine having a Dream Shoot of a life time. Renee and I talk about what would be our Dream Shoot, how we would handle it from A-Z. Do you have a Dream Shoot? Reach out to us and let us know what yours would be. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
47:30
October 14, 2020
Season 1, Episode 12: BIG BUG ADVENTURE
BIG BUG ADVENTURE. On this photography adventure, Renee & I went to The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, located in Winchester VA to see David Rogers Big Bugs. What made this adventure so special is that we invited another photographer - an eight year old. What a day it was!! For more information about The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley check out there website: https://www.themsv.org. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
39:42
September 30, 2020
Season 1, Episode 11: DIFFERENT ADVENTURES, DIFFERENT THEMES
Episode 11 - DIFFERENT ADVENTURES, DIFFERENT THEMES. Renee and I both had two different photography adventures. In this episode we discussed our shootings and how those adventures went. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
49:40
September 16, 2020
Season 1, Episode 10: Fun With Our New Toys
FUN WITH OUR NEW TOYS. Photographers love their toys. Sometimes we have a reason why we buy what we buy; sometimes we don’t. In this episode Renee and Dawn talk about their new toys along with some old toys…and why they really buy what they buy. Dawn: dhesterphotography@gmail.com; www.dawndhester.com Renee: renee.ferguson@phinishingtouches.com; https://www.phinishingtouches.com
54:04
September 2, 2020
Season 1, Episode 9: COVID-19 and Photography
COVID 19 has really made everyone take a step back from their daily living. In this episode, Renee and I talk about how we have (and still are) documenting COVID-19 in and around our communities through photography. 
40:30
August 19, 2020
Season 1, Episode 8: Conversation with Renee.
Episode 8 is the first podcast with  Renee and I together. As part of Renee's introduction to the Photography Adventures Podcast family,  she talked a little about her major Book Project. How can I not have a conversation with Renee about her project? Was she surprised….yes she was. Enjoy our conversation.
34:11
August 5, 2020
Season 1, Episode 7 - Renee L. Ferguson Book Project
Renee talks a little bit about her Book Project that's based on African Americans that was born in West Virginia. 
08:54
July 22, 2020
Season 1, Episode 6: All About Renee L. Ferguson
Season 1, Episode 6 - ALL ABOUT RENEE L. FERGUSON. Renee is the newest member to Photography Adventures. In this podcast Renee will share with you who she is. 
10:14
July 8, 2020
Season 1, Episode 5 - CREATING PHOTOGRAPHS WITH LIMITED BUDGET AND SPACE
Creating Photographs With Limited Budget and Space is about how to be created when your finances are limited and you can’t buy accessories, plus take advantage of areas in your home to setup for photography.
06:59
June 24, 2020
Season 1, Episode 4 - WHEN I’M READY
When I’m Ready: regardless how many people are in your corner, YOU have to decide when you’re ready to share your photography and/or any other crafts with the world. YOU make the final decision. 
07:33
June 17, 2020
Season 1, Episode 3: Telling A Story
Telling A Story is about how my photographs helped me tell a story by answering a few questions: who, what, when, where, and why… and how I continue to grow as a photographer.
06:53
June 10, 2020
SEASON 1, EPISODE 2 - THE POWER OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Episode 2 - The Power of Photography is about how photography can become your best friend and the things you can do and learn as you’re having fun.
17:46
June 3, 2020
All About Me
My first podcast is about my Life as a photographer. It's about how two photography careers worked as one. 
06:06
May 21, 2020