Photography, Travel

Next Stop on the JW Marriott Tour—New York City!

No Comments 29 October 2013

          This month I had the pleasure of being the guest luxury travel editor for  JW Marriott.  #GlobalLuxuryTravel Thank you,  JW Marriott and the Architectural Digest Promotions Team.  I truly enjoyed giving a virtual tour of our beautiful world.  It was a lovely experience to retrace my footsteps through my travels with our social media […]

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Art, Photography, Social Media

Connecting Across the World Through David Bank’s Images

No Comments 21 October 2013

Social media is a special place—you can help a person on the other side of the world by just typing on your phone or computer.  This past week, I featured Daniel Cheong‘s photography on my site and my social media channels.  I thought it would be fun to work it into a series, since I […]

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Photography

Capture Harvest Hues and Halloween For a Chance To Win

No Comments 11 October 2013

We recently celebrated the best of your memories of this summer with the #VZWBuzz Instagram Contest organized by my friend Monica Vila at The Online Mom team.  Congratulations to Tony Bennett and Misty McPadden for taking home the Samsung GALAXY camera! The VZWBuzz program by Verizon is designed to help consumers learn about the many […]

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Photography, Social Media

View From the Top: Dubai Skyscapes by Daniel Cheong

1 Comment 06 October 2013

While perusing the social media arena, I stumbled across Daniel Cheong‘s photos.  His photography spoke to me, and I realized why I find social media so incredible.  It provides access to another world and an extensive network of people, places and creativity.  We can get in touch with people across the globe we otherwise would […]

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Art, Photography, Social Media

Instagram Addict or Story Teller—Which One Are You?

2 Comments 17 August 2013

Instagram – Are you an #IGAddict? What does your Instagram page say about you?  I’ve been on Instagram for only a short period of time, and I’ve found that I absolutely enjoy this platform.  I love sharing my photo walks through nature with my friends.  I may not be a professional photographer, but I have […]

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Photography, Travel

Wine Country on Washington D.C.’s Doorstep

1 Comment 29 May 2013

Cradled by the foothills of the Blue Ridge on the edge of Virginia DC’s wine country, you can find peace, nature and beauty at this delightful oasis. As you drive through the gates of the Doukenie Winery, you find yourself on a road leading you to a hidden paradise. What you find is a breathtaking […]

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Photography, Travel

Who will take home the Samsung GALAXY camera?

No Comments 16 April 2013

Many of you have entered my DC Cherry Blossom Photo Contest for a chance to win this excellent camera. I am thoroughly enjoying the photo entries from my Twitter friends and I love the feedback from all of you on Twitter, Facebook and G+. I especially like this comment from Elizabeth Traub “Ann I love all the pictures you have been posting. It’s […]

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Photography, Tech, Travel

In Tech-Geek Bliss With My New Camera Gadget

3 Comments 27 February 2013

For those of you who follow me in the social media world, then you probably know that I can’t stop photographing nature or events and sharing them with you.  I used to carry around my Canon T2i to events and hikes, and have many fond photos and memories.  Fast forward to around August of last […]

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Art, Photography

Nathan Sawaya’s LEGO Art: More Than Just Another Brick in the Wall

11 Comments 21 November 2012

Nathan Sawaya is a New York-based artist whose sculptures are strikingly lifelike and surrealist at once.  His current show is touring North American museums and features over-sized sculptures that the artist composed exclusively of LEGO building blocks. At the most recent WIRED + Marriott Culturazzi series event, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nathan […]

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Art, Photography

Tossed in Space, Suspended in Time: Photographer Todd McLellan

8 Comments 19 November 2012

“It all started from a kindergarten finger-painting class” ~ Todd McLellan, photographer   Or did it? I was curious to find out when I interviewed McLellan last week.  I caught up with the Canadian as part of the Design Beats:  Makers event hosted by WIRED and Marriott Hotels & Resorts. #Culturazzi Much of the subject matter […]

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