All posts by Renee Anjanette

Cherry Sparkler 4th of July Drink

Add a little fireworks to your 4th of July drinks!

  Go ahead and add a little sparkle to your fourth of July party this weekend!  With the stonefruit popping up all over the place in our fair city, we were inspired to update this fancy cherry cocktail from Val’s Juicy Drinks book.  We swapped the champagne for Prosecco to make it even easier to add a little…

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Mirrors in Photography, Tool of the Trade

Mirrors are sometimes the subject of a photo; you can see a mirror-like effect within a scene striking enough to be the subject itself, and sometimes, mirrors in photography are a tool of the trade used in creating lighting effects within the photo.                       Sometimes you are shooting mirrors. and the challenge is all about controlling what…

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A fall tradition, making apple butter with my mom

A Fall tradition, making Apple Butter with my mom

Every Fall, my mother and I spend a long weekend making apple butter and some of my earliest childhood memories involve this ritual.   The idea of setting aside time to make something homemade to give to loved ones seems crazy with the busy lives we lead, yet you put it on your calendar, you make…

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food styling and photo workshop

Food Styling & Photo Workshop with Hudson Workshops

  Who knew when we planned this food styling and photography workshop for the fall, I’d be writing this on a triple digit day and bemoaning the fact that I can’t wear a single long sleeve item, when I’ve been looking forward to doing so for sooo long!? Anyway, we are having our fall workshop…

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Gilded eggs in egg cup

Gilding the Egg

We at Hudson Workshops run into a lot of uber talented folks in our travels around the photo-sphere.  We thought, why not share the special talents of these ladies and gents with you?  That's just what we're going to do in a new category called "Our Friend: the Expert."  Meet our first expert, the lovely Amy…

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gold leaf decorated easter eggs, hudson workshops, craft, styling, photography,

Sneak Peek! Gold Leaf Easter Eggs, with Amy Paliwoda

Want to learn how to make these incredible decorated eggs???  Amy Paliwoda, our dear friend, prop stylist extraordinaire, and owner of The Surface Library will be sharing her process with us next week!  Keep a look out for our blog post just in time for the holiday!  …

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