Betsy Finn Featured in Dexter Leader

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Today we got a lovely surprise when we opened our copy of the Dexter Leader! Well, not a complete surprise, because I did talk with the fabulous people over at the Dexter Leader before the article ran, but it’s still exciting to see your face in the paper. This edition will be out all week, so make sure to pick up a copy of the Dexter … Read More

Betsy Finn Named Michigan’s Top 7 Photographer…

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Ypsilanti, Mich. – Local Dexter photographer Betsy Finn, of Betsy’s Photography, was named one of the Top 7 Photographers of 2008 by the Professional Photographers of Michigan. This award was given in recognition of Betsy’s accomplishments at the 2008 Print Competition.   The award for “Top 7 Photographer of 2008” is not based on a single image’s performance, but on the photographer’s overall score of the … Read More

Q: Are You Able to do Portraits with Pets?

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I normally just do a Christmas card (plus picture) to friends and family, but I was thinking it might be nice to do something that included our new cat. Are you even ABLE to do portraits with pets, or does your studio focus on people only? — Pet Lover Good question! While many of my clients are human ones, I do have some animal subjects as … Read More

Q: How Can I Convince My Mom to Let Me Choose My Senior Portrait Photographer?

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I’m soooo excited to have my senior portraits done; all my senior friends’ pictures turned out so amazing! I need help though. I want to choose my own photographer, but my mom wants me to use the one she used ages ago… And that totally is not what I want. His style is boring and stiff… I want casual and fun. What can I do to … Read More

Q: Help, I Hate Getting My Picture Taken!

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I absolutely hate getting my picture taken, but I have to….soon, at least. I know your style is more relaxed and casual, so I’m hoping you can help. Do you have any suggestions for me so that I won’t freak out once I get to the studio? I’m just really intimidated by the whole atmosphere and posing process. — Scared to Smile You’re right — sometimes … Read More

Local Photographer Wins “Best of Show”

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Novi, Mich. – Local photographer Betsy Finn of Betsy’s Photography in Dexter, Mich., took home the award for “Best of Show” at the Annual Print Competition, held by the Detroit Professional Photographers Association on November 20th, 2007. While Betsy has successfully entered print competitions at the Regional and National level, this was her first time participating in the competition held by DPPA. Of Betsy’s six entries, … Read More

Q: What if My Kids Can’t Sit Still?

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I’m thinking of scheduling a portrait session for my children but am a little concerned because of their age — I’m not sure I’ll be able to bribe them to sit still or even cooperate. Is this a problem, should I hold off on the portraits for a while until the kids can handle sitting still? — Mother of 3 Tots This is a valid concern, … Read More

Capturing Your Stories

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Imagine your life without pictures, or other visual imagery. What would it be like? Well, besides not being able to share photographs with distant relatives, you wouldn’t really know what a place looked like without being there. Photography has modernized the world by allowing us to document life — and more particularly, to help us document our family memories. Without images, instead of pulling out a … Read More

Dexter Leader Features Photographer Betsy Finn

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Betsy Finn of Betsy’s Photography was featured in today’s issue of the Dexter Leader! Read on below for the whole article, which features Betsy Finn, her photographs, and discusses her photographic inspiration. Special thanks goes to the Dexter Leader for allowing Betsy’s Photography to post the article on our blog. ——— Dexter Village photographer’s work honored in Florida By Sean Dalton, staff writer, Dexter Leader A … Read More

Photographer’s Work Selected for International Display

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Tampa, FL — Two prints, created by Betsy Finn, CPP of Betsy’s Photography in Dexter, Mich., have recently been accepted into the General Collection of the 117th International Exhibition of Professional Photography. Finn’s work will be on display at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center January 6-8, 2008 in Tampa, FL. This exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, Professional Photographers of America’s annual convention. … Read More

Crafts + Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained!

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So we were watching “Super Nanny” on TV the other day, and I realized that some of these parents don’t realize how important it is to play. Isn’t that one of the best parts about being a kid? Getting to play, whether outside or inside, is related to many of my favorite childhood memories. Of course, along those same lines, getting to make things, or create, … Read More

Things to Do This Summer!

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School is out for the summer (or will be soon) — and in case you’re thinking, “now what?” — we’ve got some ideas that will help keep boredom at bay.  Need activity suggestions? We’ve got resources. Want to find something to do as a family? yup, there’s ideas for that. Looking for an online educational game? Check. We’ve even listed some outdoor activity sites (state parks, … Read More

Betsy Finn’s Prints Receive Awards at Regionals

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It is my pleasure to tell you about the results of the 2007 Mid-East States Affiliated Print Competition and Exhibition, which I competed in this weekend. Over 200 photographers entered the six-state regional competition. Each photographer is permitted to enter four prints — all four of my entries won awards and were on display in Dayton, OH. My print, “Fearless,” earned a blue ribbon with a … Read More

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