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First Look: New photographer on the scene Mark Yaggie

First Look: New photographer on the scene Mark Yaggie

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in newsletter, Press | No Comments

Introducing First Look : Featured photographer Mark’s Yaggie Photos are available to purchase at Portsmouth Print Shop. Based in Portland, Maine, Mark Yaggie is an extremely talented photographer with a distinct eye and clear vision for his work. Photographing throughout Maine and the Seacoast area, he is drawn to capturing the relationship between humans and the natural world. He captures the […]

Preserve the World ONG | Lucas Pigliacampo

Preserve the World ONG | Lucas Pigliacampo

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Inspiration | No Comments

In Honor of Earth Day 2015 I wanted to share some images that really spoke to me.  Out of Madrid Spain graphic designer and photographer Lucas Pigliacamo created a few images called “Preserve the World.” When I came across these a couple months back I knew I wanted to post on an important day that emphasizes the […]

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Capturing New England with Dana Clemons

Capturing New England with Dana Clemons

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in newsletter | One Comment

New England is a great place for any landscape photographer. One photographer that is close to our hearts here at LFP is Dana Clemons. We have been working together for a little over a year and with his help, we reached a milestone here at LFP. We recently printed our largest canvas wraps to date measuring 40×60 […]

Get To Know Jillian LFP’s New Intern!

Get To Know Jillian LFP’s New Intern!

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in newsletter, Press | One Comment

Hello, everyone! My name is Jillian Ryan and I am so excited to be the newest member of the LFP family. I am the first intern here at Live Free Photography and I am excited to see what this experience will bring and what I will learn. I have only been working here for a […]

Protected: Something special from our newsletter

Protected: Something special from our newsletter

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in newsletter | No Comments

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Press Release for Portsmouth Print Shop

Press Release for Portsmouth Print Shop

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Press | One Comment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portsmouth Print Shop Makes Customizing Artwork as Simple as Point and Click Live Free Photography’s sister company open its virtual doors as a new, convenient online method to place custom art and framing orders. Portsmouth, N.H. (November 2014) – Portsmouth Print Shop (PPS), the online destination for custom framing and […]

Seacoast Photographers (SPA) Quick Image Upload Form

Seacoast Photographers (SPA) Quick Image Upload Form

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Photo Groups | No Comments

Seacoast Photographers Association (SPA) quick upload form for Gallery Show February 2015

Great gift ideas for your special photographer

Great gift ideas for your special photographer

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Shopping | 2 Comments

Having a hard Time Finding the perfect gift for your special photographer? Here’s my little collection of great gift ideas for that special photographer in your life. If you have any to add. or own any of these please reply.      

We have relocated…. AGAIN to The Ricci Design Center

We have relocated…. AGAIN to The Ricci Design Center

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Well, Can you believe it? We have relocated AGAIN. Do you know where the Ricci Design Center is? Not the lumber yard! But the Design Center. We are in the building. 105 Bartlett St. Portsmouth, NH 03801 Just go through the front doors and ask the wonderfully sweet receptionist Mallory where to go. She will […]

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Infographic Framing Poster Facts

Infographic Framing Poster Facts

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in infographics, Inspiration, Vintage | No Comments

Infographic Framing Poster Facts Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

Behind the scenes with Chris Keeley

Behind the scenes with Chris Keeley

There’s a lot of jobs that come through the door, all of them special in their own way of course. Sometimes I have to get jobs out so quickly I don’t have time to take pictures or document how they are made. But this time I decide to make the time to snap a few […]

Easy! frame your Lambda Chi Alpha photo

Easy! frame your Lambda Chi Alpha photo

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in custom framing | No Comments

Professionally frame and matte your mini composite with Lambda Chi Alpha’s Colors! Scroll Below to view your color options.

Behind the Lens with Lanakila Macnaughton “The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibit”

Behind the Lens with Lanakila Macnaughton “The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibit”

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Events / Calendar, Inspiration | No Comments

 Finally a dedicated art show to PHOTOGRAPHY! and Better yet, FILM! Friday May 2nd Artist Reception For Lanakila Macnaughton at BUOY in Kittery Maine. See details below by clicking on the image Sponsors Include: Triumph Motorcycles, Great Bay Motorcycles, Sheraton Portsmouth, Port City Peds, Art in the Age, Trigger, Iron and Air Magazine THE WOMEN’S […]

Canvas Wraps with Nubble Art

Canvas Wraps with Nubble Art

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in canvas | No Comments

If you get the chance to visit Nubble Lighthouse in York, Maine you will most likely want to take something back with you. Luckily, Matt Rosenburg is one of the ground keepers who gets full access to the Lighthouse. He has been capturing the historic landmark season after season. Please check out more here on […]

Back at ya! Julie Hamel Photography

Back at ya! Julie Hamel Photography

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Press, Thank You | No Comments

LFP=Photographers Preferred Printing Shop BIG Thanks to Julie Hamel Photography for posting this blog about us. It makes my day worth wild knowing I am doing something right!

Double exposure Film inspires new music video

Double exposure Film inspires new music video

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

The Peach Kings – “Be Around” from Paul Trillo on Vimeo. The Peach Kings "Be Around" from the Mojo Thunder EP – coming soon GET THIS TRACK FOR FREE HERE: http://thepeachkings.bandcamp.com/track/be-around Shot in various locations throughout Los Angeles, Sonoma, Montreal, Brooklyn and Breakneck Ridge New York. special thanks to Funkhaus – http://www.funkhaus.us/

Sunrise and Sunset Photoshop Action Set

Sunrise and Sunset Photoshop Action Set

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Newsletter Freebies | No Comments

Congratulations, you did it, you clicked on the link. So you’re wondering what is this guaranteed awesome freebie… Do you like actions? Particularly filters? You just earned yourself a set of “Sunrise & Sunset Filter Actions” I love actions! I have set up so many over the years that I don’t even use them because […]

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Stop Motion Movie using vintage camera parts

Stop Motion Movie using vintage camera parts

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Inspiration | No Comments

The Falcon from Scot Hampton on Vimeo. The Falcon is a steampunk stop-motion film starring Professor Weston (ISO 50), Silly Patty (+2/-2 EV) and 'Howell' the Owl (f/256) during the Age of Argus as they journey throughout the Focal Kingdom. Composed entirely of macro-photographed hardware pieces from disassembled vintage/antique cameras, 'The Falcon' features music from […]

teaming up with sponsorship for National Children’s Alliance

teaming up with sponsorship for National Children’s Alliance

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in News | No Comments

LFP is very proud Peter Connors of 03801 productions asked us to make over 50 frames and photos for the cast/crew/production of the public service announcement, starring Portsmouth’s Elle Shaheen titled “Stand Up, Step Forward,” Which seeks to spread awareness of child abuse. It was produced in association with the National Children’s Alliance , and by Exeter High School graduate Kevin Gendron , who headed […]

25% off cards for any season

25% off cards for any season

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in favorite vendors of LFP, moo.com | No Comments

Create Holiday Cards featuring 25 of your favorite Facebook photos easily at moo.com!

NEW- transfer home movies for Apple tv

NEW- transfer home movies for Apple tv

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Home Movies, Movie Transfers | No Comments

this is a band new service. Recently we have been transferring home movies directly to an external hard drives. Now LFP can format files for specific devices Here is a chart of the most popular devices:

The Pixel Painter

The Pixel Painter

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Inspiration | No Comments

  Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired. Now, Grandpa spends ten hours a day moving pixels around his computer paintings. His work is a blend of pointillism and 8-Bit […]

Pete Eckert-Photographing as a blind man

Pete Eckert-Photographing as a blind man

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Inspiration | No Comments

Pete Eckert – Dancing on The Edge of Perception from The Avant/Garde Diaries on Vimeo. The blind photographer explains the improbability of his vocation and how the eye is not always the most important thing in taking a picture. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced, Filmed & Editing by Oddiseefilms / Associate Production by Julia Wilczok / […]

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Lauren Gillette -NHCF Exhibit -Momentum XI

Lauren Gillette -NHCF Exhibit -Momentum XI

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Events / Calendar, Lauren Gillette, Thank You | No Comments

 “Momentum XI celebrates the 11th anniversary of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Artist Advancement Grant which annually provides financial support to individual artist and craft people in our region.” Many thanks to visual artist Lauren Gillette for allowing us the opportunity to print her work for her current show, Momentum XI, at the George Marshall Gallery in York, ME. Lauren is […]

Art Talk: Giving Back – Photo Education Workshops Around the World by Pat Kennedy Corlin

Art Talk: Giving Back – Photo Education Workshops Around the World by Pat Kennedy Corlin

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Events / Calendar, Photo Groups | No Comments

  “Cambodia, A Serendipitous Gift of Fate,” a visual representation of the current Seacoast Artist Association Featured Gallery Exhibit.  The slideshow will be combined with a conversation about the emerging genre of travel photography where photo education is blended with the opportunity to give back to local communities through sustainable development projects. website: performing Images […]

Artist Reception for Pat Kennedy Corlin

Artist Reception for Pat Kennedy Corlin

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in calendar, Events / Calendar, News, Photo Groups | No Comments

CAMBODIA  – A Serendipitous Gift Of Fate. Attend the artist reception for Pat Kennedy Corlin, at the Mill Building in Newmarket, NH on 4/27/13  from 12 pm to 4pm Pat Kennedy Corlin, owner of Performing Images Photography of Strafford, NH, recently returned from a photo journey in Cambodia, where she traveled with The Giving Lens. TGL was founded by travel […]

Shifting light – old techniques turned new

Shifting light – old techniques turned new

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

New music video uses lighting techniques inspired by French filmaker Clouzot. New video “Sparkling Wine” by OPALE . Watch how the face changes with shifting light source. I’d like to see the lighting diagram for this one. Sparkles and Wine – Teaser from Nacho Guzman on Vimeo. Album & Music Video Release – May OPALE “Sparkles […]

It’s movie night  – “PressPausePlay”

It’s movie night – “PressPausePlay”

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in Inspiration | No Comments

Here, I’ve found you a movie to watch online that I think you might like.    

Product shoot for car accessories

Product shoot for car accessories

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Freelance Work Available | No Comments

Hey guys, an old high school buddy just called, He still thinks I take photos, I don’t. So I’m throwing this post together to see if there’s anyone else I can recommend that has experience in this work. This is the information I have. Please e-mail me if you are interested info@livefreephotography.com I have to […]

Pillow people explain “Origins of the camera” video from TED-Ed

Pillow people explain “Origins of the camera” video from TED-Ed

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

“The origins of the cameras we use today were invented in the 19th century. Or were they? A millennia before, Arab scientist Alhazen was using the camera obscura to duplicate images, with Leonardo da Vinci following suit 500 years later and major innovations beginning in the 19th century. Eva Timothy tracks the trajectory from the […]

Gregory Crewdson – Brief Encounters Playing in Portsmouth

Gregory Crewdson – Brief Encounters Playing in Portsmouth

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in calendar, Events / Calendar, Inspiration | No Comments

A film by Ben Shapiro Thursay, Febuary 28th 7pm Portsmouth Public Library In Partnership with 3S Artspace Photographer David Murry will lead a post film discussion Levenson Room 175 Parrott Ave Portsmouth NH Fantastic I just found this in the mailbox. Is it an invite for myself and Michael Winters? I might have missed it otherwise. How exciting […]

Valentine’s Day Photography Playlist

Valentine’s Day Photography Playlist

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Inspiration | No Comments

Valentine’s Day Playlist I post this Every Year on Valentine’s Day. Why? Because I love these songs.   click the image below

Carly Glovinski X-Ray (SPACE)

Carly Glovinski X-Ray (SPACE)

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Thank You | No Comments

Big Thanks to artist Carly Glovinski  for her business, it was the BIGGEST print! (images below) Ms.Glovinski  needed some printing done for her upcoming show at SPACE GALLERY  in Portland, Maine. She is working on a project that most of us wouldn’t even pretend we had the patience to make.  “Hello Friends, I am creating this event […]

Step 1 Color Management in Photoshop

Step 1 Color Management in Photoshop

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in color management | No Comments

Easiest Color Management Setting  in Adobe Photoshop It can be difficult to manage other peoples work to prepare for print when everyone’s experience level is unique. Maybe you have never even thought about color management because you don’t print, you post to the web. Or your default camera setting were in sRGB and you never […]

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New Prints by ARRAN MACKINTOSH from DRIFT CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY

New Prints by ARRAN MACKINTOSH from DRIFT CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Drift Gallery | No Comments

by Arran Mackintosh, Illustrator – Portsmouth, United Kingdom The 19 foot scroll drawing of Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Kittery Point, Maine and selected sections are now available as archival prints! check out Arrans site here   

Moo.com MiniCards – Hot Product

Moo.com MiniCards – Hot Product

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in favorite vendors of LFP | No Comments

MOO Text MiniCards let you add a special touch to your gifts! Customize 100 MiniCards as unique gifts tags and wrapping decorations.

Gift Cards now available online

Gift Cards now available online

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in gift cards | No Comments

Give the gift of custom framing, printing, mating and old movies to dvd with a gift cards and let them choose what they want. Good for services and Supplies. Now you can purchase gift cards online.  Just fill out this form and after your information is processed we will send your gift card out to […]

Chris D’Amore Photography Solo Show at     D Squared Java                 –             Exeter, NH

Chris D’Amore Photography Solo Show at D Squared Java – Exeter, NH

If you get the chance next time you are in the downtown Exeter area. Stop in at D Squared Java and enjoy the work of Chris D’Amore. He shots medium format color and black/white, as you can see from the nice photo Chris Shared with us today. Thanks again Chris for letting us be apart of […]

Angel Olsen – Sweet Dreams (Official Video)

Angel Olsen – Sweet Dreams (Official Video)

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

A Facebook friend  brought this lady Angel Olsen to my attention. I’m posting this for her use of 16mm film to create her videos. She has double and triple exposed her film. That’s no easy task. I hope you enjoy. Did I mention she has an old soul voice that I can’t place, she’s unique and […]

Video: Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter | Watch American Masters Online | PBS Video

Video: Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter | Watch American Masters Online | PBS Video

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

Video: Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter | Watch American Masters Online | PBS Video.

Adobe Fireworks CS6 Buy Now
Adobe  Lightroom 4  Free Trial Download

Adobe Lightroom 4 Free Trial Download

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Adobe, favorite vendors of LFP | No Comments

If you are not ready to take the plunge into Photoshop Think about Adobe Lightroom 4.  Download Adobe Free Trials Here!  Start downloading Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 in minutes. No shipping needed. Only at Adobe.com

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Nero Media Home 4

Nero Media Home 4

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in favorite vendors of LFP, Nero | No Comments

Nero MediaHome 4 – lets you enjoy digital media content throughout your connected home network  

Preferred print vendor for your PhotoShelter website

Preferred print vendor for your PhotoShelter website

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in favorite vendors of LFP, News, Photoshelter | No Comments

If you currently have a PhotoShelter  website you can use LFP as your preferred print vendor. Which means you’ll have optimal control over your print quality. If you are looking for a website to show your work PhotoShelter may be the right choice for you. Check out one of our customers Michael Seamans  and Scott Yates […]

Video Tape Transfer to DVD

Video Tape Transfer to DVD

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Home Movies, Movie Transfers, VHS | No Comments

Video Tape Transfer to DVD VHS/ VHSC/ 8mm-Hi8-Digital 8/ Mini DV/ Betamax. Blue Ray and hard drive back ups. Movies are edited to have chapters for easy viewing. VHS Tapes always wear out a little bit every time when we play them. Here’s how to care for them. Tape degradation can be broken down into […]

Opening reception: David Pace, Mary Beth Meehan & Patricia Lay Dorsey

Opening reception: David Pace, Mary Beth Meehan & Patricia Lay Dorsey

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Events / Calendar | No Comments

  Opening reception: David Pace, Mary Beth Meehan & Patricia Lay Dorsey.

The Music Hall Loft

The Music Hall Loft

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Thank You, The Music Hall Loft | No Comments

Thanks to The Music Hall Loft for integrating small local business into their world. We enjoy working with you so much. We look forward to the upcoming season.      

The Parlor at Plainspoke
NHAA Photo Group at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery

NHAA Photo Group at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Photo Groups | No Comments

NHAA Photo Group  meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at The Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State Street in Portsmouth from 7-9 pm    

ASMP New England-Breakfast Club

ASMP New England-Breakfast Club

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Events / Calendar, Photo Groups | No Comments

The New England Chapter typically meets on the second or third Thursday at The Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH starting between 9-10am and ending when the time is right.The group is lead by Michael Seamans who is a wealth of knowledge in the Photography world. Feel free to contact him directly.  

NHPPA – New Hampshire Professional Photographers Association
Drift Gallery

Drift Gallery

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Thank You | No Comments

 

New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists

New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Events / Calendar, Photo Groups | No Comments

“The New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists (NHSPA) supports photography as a means for creative expression and cultural insight. We focus on artistic development of members and the community by providing exhibitions, publications, and outreach”

Textured Fine Art Paper

Textured Fine Art Paper

Print your original watercolors on a textured fine art paper to enhance the feel and look of the original artwork Here are some samples of some watercolors scanned and printed on textured fine art watercolor paper. watercolors by, Barbara O’Brian    

Luster

Luster

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in digital printing, luster, popular picks | No Comments

Luster printing is our of our most popular material its very versatile it looks great with any image. We can print up to 44″ wide

Metallic Paper

Metallic Paper

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in digital printing, metallic, popular picks | No Comments

Metallic Paper is another popular choice, although in my opinion it is not meant for all images, It tends to work best for images that have a saturated palette. Metallic is almost like a tinted pearl or silver. We can print up to 44″ wide

Canvas Printing

Canvas Printing

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in canvas, popular picks, Printing | No Comments

Canvas Printing can be used for some many different  projects, As long as it’s a digital file, anything can be printed. Canvas can sometime be coated for en extra gloss or UV protection. This application is great if you are planning or having you print outside used as house art, signage, or banners. If you decide […]

Sample video – 8mm Reel

Sample video – 8mm Reel

Sample video – 8mm Reel This clip was edited for camera shake and had music added. Not all films will look like this.  

Smooth Fine Art Reproduction

Smooth Fine Art Reproduction

Sometimes you need more than a photo paper, sometimes you are looking for a fine art print. Typically this is called a rag paper. Digital photography looks beautiful on a smooth fine art paper. It adds an artistic quality that is incomparable to any other print. There are also textured fine art paper but that […]

What is a giclée?

What is a giclée?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in art reproduction - Giclée, giclée | 2 Comments

giclée (zhee-clay) n. 1. a type of digital fine-art print. 2. Most often associated with reproductions; a giclée is a multiple print or exact copy of an original work of art that was created by conventional means (painting, drawing, etc.) and then reproduced digitally, typically via inkjet printing. First use in this context by Jack Duganne in 1991, […]

Poster Printing – Economy

Poster Printing – Economy

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in digital printing, poster | No Comments

Sometimes you don’t need archival prints. Poster printing will be more of what you are looking for. From the 11×17 standard poster to 30×40 image. Poster Printing- Economy always you to print quality and not have you feel guilty to throw away when the event is over.  

Susan Frenchman Travel Photography

Susan Frenchman Travel Photography

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in custom framing, custom mats | No Comments

Here is Susan Frenchman Sitting in front of some of her favorite Photographs she has taken from all around the world. LFP helped Susan print and custom mat these images. We are thankful Susan Found us and it was a pleasure working with her. Check out her event her event for more details.  

Photographic  Evolution

Photographic Evolution

Posted by on Sep 1, 2011 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

Infographic: Evolution of Camera and Photography by Designzzz

Inventor of the Digital Camera

Inventor of the Digital Camera

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

Inventor Portrait: Steven Sasson from David Friedman on Vimeo. This video is part of an ongoing series of photo and video portraits of contemporary inventors from all walks of life. More can be seen here. It’s been way too long since I’ve posted one of these. This is my portrait of Steven Sasson, inventor of […]

Anything is possible: William Kentridge

Anything is possible: William Kentridge

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Inspiration, videos | No Comments

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Dove Evolution
Process Enacted: by Jordan C Greenhalgh
Her Morning Elegance / Oren Lavie
We Relocated…Again – Geographically speaking

We Relocated…Again – Geographically speaking

Posted by on Feb 24, 2011 in Press | No Comments

PORTSMOUTH — Geographically speaking, it wasn’t a big move at all. Yet, according to owner Emily Brackett, it was the biggest and best move she has made. Live Free Photography opened a little over a year ago at 16 Sheafe St. This past autumn, Brackett moved her business across the street to 11 Sheafe St. […]

We’ve made it to Portsmouth

We’ve made it to Portsmouth

Posted by on Dec 11, 2009 in Press | No Comments

PORTSMOUTH — Photographer Emily Brackett said the timing was just right to open her downtown store, Live Free Photography. “I love this space and this is what I want to do,” Brackett said. “I’m young and feel like I had to do it now or not at all. I chose now.” At a glance Live […]