News From The Month of April

Hello everyone!!! I wanted to share a couple of really cool things I got to be a part of this month.   Last year my friend, Miriam Hobbs (a singer), and I collaborated on a photo shoot. Well her manager (Brenna Hobbs) approached me at the beginning of this month and asked if I would like…

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Highlights of 2016

I would like to start off by thanking everyone for their support in 2016, THANK YOU!!! 2016 was a huge year for me. I learned new things, tried new things, upgraded to a new camera, traveled, and crossed things off my bucket list… In March I worked with my friend, Miriam Hobbs, on my first…

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Shooting My First Wedding…Kind Of.

Hi everyone, I just want to share a quick little bit about a new photography adventure I experienced recently…Shooting a wedding.   Last month my cousin got married. I was asked if I would like to be the photographer at the wedding. I didn’t even have to think about it, my answer was “No”. I’m…

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New News & A Nighttime Adventure

Photo above – First photo taken with my new Nikon D7200 – Alicia R. Paparo New News _________ I have been using a Nikon Coolpix P500 for about five years now. At the beginning of the year I had to send it in to get cleaned. Well, when I got it back something seemed different…

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New Artwork – “Into The Light of Another World”

“Into The Light of Another World” ________________________________ Towards the doorway she walked With courage and faith Without knowing what she may find Into the light of another world she went Thinking to her self the impossible is possible If you just believe. ________________________________ Photo and Words (c) Alicia R. Paparo – 2016 (No Unauthorized Copying)…

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First Photo Shoot – A New Chapter In My Photography

I used to say I didn’t want to photograph people. I recently changed my opinions, deciding, what could it hurt to try something new. I had seen some photos that inspired me and decided I wanted to try photographing people. I have ideas of what I want but will need more practice before they will be…

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Editing Photos

In 2012 I traveled to Pennsylvania to see family and of course took lots of photos. Recently I realized that at least half of the photos I took I had barely looked at or considered using. At least half or more of the photos I took while there were of the Gerber Daisies at Hendricks…

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My Thoughts – Defining Your Photography Style

Every pro photographer specializes in a certain kind of photography. What? I have heard this a couple of times in different articles. Most recently I was reading another photographer’s blog and she also said this. I have to admit every time I hear this I get discouraged. Why are they saying this? I even find myself worrying…

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Thinking Back on 2015 + Thank You Notes

Wow! I can’t believe the year is almost over. I have been thinking a lot about 2015. It was full of many changes and challenges for me, especially with my photography and art ventures.   Thinking Back on  2015 – Six Thoughts: #1: Have you ever told yourself, “I can’t do that”? Of course you have,…

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A Foggy Morning & Fall Colors

Just the other day I was thinking that I haven’t seen fog in a while. I love the way it looks when there is fog, it’s kind of dreamy. Then this morning I woke up and it was foggy out. I was so happy! I was thinking “I can’t wait to go take pictures”. When…

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Leaves Changing Colors in Texas

If you live in Texas you know that depending on where you live you aren’t going to see many leaves change colors with the autumn season. The majority of trees in central Texas are Cedar and Oak. Cedar trees have needles, not leaves, that change to a rust brown color. The leaves of Oak trees don’t change…

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Trip to Fredericksburg & San Antonio

We had family come into the area last week. They wanted to go to Fredericksburg and San Antonio. It was recommended that I take my camera, which I totally agreed with, so I did… One day, on Facebook, I saw a post about photographers and back problems (unfortunately I don’t remember how it goes). After…

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Sept. 27 Lunar Activities

The clouds finally went away around 10 PM or so, thank goodness. I would not have been a happy camper if they hadn’t. This Blood Moon I did a better job capturing it. I am pretty sure the last time it was real windy and I wasn’t using the right settings. I can also say…

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First Day of Fall in Texas

It’s the first day of fall, but here in Texas you would never know. I went for a walk and while it is supposedly in the upper 80’s (according to my phone) it feels more like upper 90’s. On my walk I noticed quite a few wildflowers as well as a dragonfly, butterfly, and birds…

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Bonsai Tree

  This is a drawing i was asked to do for someones book. They wanted it to look as real as possible. It is definitely more real than any other tree I have drawn before. Alicia R. Paparo (c) 2015

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Welcome!

Welcome to Alicia R. Paparo Photography & Art!!! I am currently working on the site and will have everything up and running as soon as possible. Thanks for stopping by! Check back soon!

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