Farmhouse in Garrison, NY – Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Westchester, New York

A Historic Farmhouse in Garrison, NY – Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios

Farmhouse in Garrison, NY – Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Westchester, New York Every home has something unique and charming about it. Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio specializes in revealing that story through professional yet artistic and creative commercial and business photography all around the Hudson Valley area including Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Westchester, Greene, Rensselaer, Columbia, Saratoga, and Albany Counties. Maxwell Alexander is a world-class commercial real estate photographer and art director at Duncan Avenue Group and holds a Master of Arts degree from […]

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters

Today I am enjoying some phenomenal coffee with Khadija Beye, the founder of the specialty coffee brand Café Touba, also known as the liquid magic! She has such an interesting story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: What exactly is Café Touba? I am assuming it’s not just regular coffee. Khadija: Café Touba is Senegal’s best-kept secret. “It’s not just coffee” for sure. The coffee tells […]

The best natural skincare products designed and crafted by Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli right here in the Hudson Valley, New York – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

NessFeli – The Best Natural Skincare Line created in the Hudson Valley, NY

Today my excitement is on the next level because I get to chat with the beautiful Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli Natural Skincare, based right here in the Hudson Valley. I am this excited because skincare is such an obsession of mine. Spending money on products does not always guarantee quality so the search for good products has been a lifelong journey for me, and probably for you too. And when you find that amazing moisturizer or a serum, your heart will melt with joy and that smile on your face will jump out in an instant. The […]

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander

People tend to believe that home-based businesses are stress-free. Working from home can actually be stressful. Stress can have a negative impact on an individual and their work if it is not resolved properly. When corrective measures are taken and the work is organized, some stress can be reduced, but the person should remain motivated and strive to overcome it fully. Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Due to the nature of home-based work, a person may feel isolated as there is […]

How to Choose the Right Bracelet for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

An elegant bracelet is a great accessory that can be worn with just about anything. In our busy world, we often find that a few extra pieces of leather or beads can give an outfit that extra bit of panache, and they can also instantly reveal a little bit of who we really are even without saying a word. Bracelets could definitely be a symbol of freedom, creativity, and confidence. How to Choose the Right Bracelets for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK When it comes to wearing a bracelet, effortlessness is the key. When you grasp this concept, […]

Outdoor living is hot: Tips to keep cool and comfortable

Outdoor living is hot: Tips to keep cool and comfortable

(BPT) – Outdoor living is hotter than ever — in more ways than one — and creating spaces that are not only functional but downright enjoyable is the goal of most homeowners today. No matter how you like to use your outdoor environments, you’re probably looking for ways to maximize your spaces and make them as pleasant as possible, for your family and your guests. Here are tips for optimizing your home’s outdoor spaces: 1) Practical and comfortable seating solutions When thinking about what type of seating makes sense for each area, consider who will be using it, for what […]

Toni Ann Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty

Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry

Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There are definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

–Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “The first impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in the case of homes, especially an old home that you are showcasing to others, this may very well be the case. It is a time-tested way to make sure that your house gets liked by whoever comes to view it. Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Realtor Naomi Harris To […]

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander

It’s been around for a while, and a hit GHTV show made it even more popular. But it doesn’t seem like it will go away anytime soon, and we couldn’t be happier! We’ve got all the stuff you need if you’re planning a remodel! Let’s get started with our inexpensive interior design tips, then read on for our farmhouse interior design tips with a modern twist! How to Design a Modern Farmhouse – Interior Design Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander – Photography and Featured Farmhouse Interior Design Project by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Every farmhouse-style home has a different […]

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

(BPT) – You put a lot of care into curating your bedroom, but these days, it may look more like a gym or an office than your sleep sanctuary. In fact, Stanford News points to several nationwide surveys, which found that more than half of Americans now working from home are doing so from their bedrooms. To help reclaim your bedroom as a place designed for sleep, Joy Cho and Corey Damen Jenkins, interior design experts who work with Stearns & Foster — a luxury mattress company known for handcrafted style and comfort — have identified the following design tips […]

The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

In the sport of bodybuilding, there are many supplements that can increase muscle mass quickly, but most of them are man-made, like steroids. Bodybuilding that is done without artificial substances is called natural bodybuilding. It does not mean you should not use body-building supplements since many of them are natural. This means staying away from artificial steroids when it comes to building muscle mass. The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York During competitions, the bodybuilding industry has been very firm in its stance on the use […]

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley If you are selling your home on your own, or if you are a realtor who has been in real estate for a long time you already know that having professional real estate photographs for your listings is what will give you a competitive advantage on today’s saturated market. Just a few years ago, it was a luxury and I’ve seen hundreds of listing on MLS with blurry, musky, and unappealing […]

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

Is hiking on your list of things to do? No matter if you want to spend one day hiking in the Hudson Valley, or five days, you will need to find a hiking park to visit and a hiking trail to hike. While you can choose to go on any Hudson Valley hiking trail you want, you may want to take the time to find the best one. People who examine a variety of hiking trails and choose their favorites are more likely to have a great time. My all-time favorite hiking trail in the Hudson Valley is on Mt. […]

Beautifully Renovated Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale in Fishkill, NY / Hudson Valley Home for Sale: 40 Red Schoolhouse Rd, Fishkill, NY 12524 / List price: $729,900 / Listing Provided by: Homelister Inc Cf / Gregory Balderacchi / Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Beautifully Renovated Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale in Fishkill, NY

Welcome to the authentic and meticulously renovated farmhouse in Fishkill, NY, just 10 minutes away from the Beacon-Newburgh bridge and major transport connections. 5 Acres right on the Fishkill / Beacon border – it is close to both Main streets and shops area with 5 Acres of privacy! Huge back yard which just continues into the woods. Beacon School District – Glenham Elementary. Learn more about this listing at almaxrealty.com >> Beautifully Renovated Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale in Fishkill, NY / Hudson Valley Home for Sale: 40 Red Schoolhouse Rd, Fishkill, NY 12524 / List price: $729,900 / Listing […]

The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY - Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander (CEO and Principal Broker at AlmaxRealty) – Lifestyle/Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander

We had recently attended an amazing event where I had the pleasure of meeting Dakota Rudolf, the owner, and roastmaster of Valkyrie Coffee Roasters in Cheater, New York. The event was the launch of the incredible collaboration between Valkyrie Coffee Roasters and Orange County Distillery, which created the Valkyrie coffee-flavored vodka. Very impressed by the amazing taste and intrigued by the process, I wanted to learn more so I chatted with Dakota about the inspiration behind the brand and some interesting facts about coffee sourcing and roasting. The best coffee-flavored vodka created in Hudson Valley, NY – Exploring Hudson Valley […]

Outdoor home projects: How to create a safe, calm oasis at home

Outdoor home projects: How to create a safe, calm oasis at home

(BPT) – Many people are looking for ways to update their homes to provide a sense of comfort and connection to the outdoors. The goal is to create a safe, calm oasis at home, drawing inspiration from biophilic designs, which means enhancements that focus on a human’s innate attraction to nature. Outdoor projects are flourishing as people extend their living spaces to feel closer to their natural surroundings. Check out these top backyard renovation ideas: 1) Water elements There’s something serene about listening to the ocean waves or a bubbling brook, and people are bringing this feeling home by incorporating […]

Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa

Sneak Peak of the September Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa

We are thrilled about our biggest September Fashion Issue yet! This is just a glimpse of meaningful fashion trends this fall presented by Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Med Spa and featuring Fabled Scrubs and “just a few” other designer brands. Social responsibility goes a long way when it’s paired with style, comfort, and functionality, so we are excited to elaborate more on the topic this September. September 2021 Fashion Issue ft. Hudson Valley’s own Dr. Z of the Hebe Medical Spa – Model: Dr. Zainab Mogul Ashraf IG: @drzmogul, Makeup/hair: Tonya Carter Ayer IG: @tonyacarterayer , […]

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris: How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage Your Hudson Valley Home When a prospective […]

Woodstock, NY Airbnb Listing Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips.

Thinking about professional photography for your Hudson Valley Airbnb? Here are some tips from Pro Photographer Maxwell Alexander. – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley and Beyond. The value of great Airbnb Listing Photography of your Hudson Valley rental home cannot be overstated. The first thing prospective guests look at when deciding whether or not to book your space on Airbnb is your photos. Take some time to make your listings shine, since listings with good photos receive more interest, more bookings, and more eyes. Set the right expectations by attracting potential guests, highlighting your […]

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Top Ten Home Staging Tips by Realtor Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Homebuyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value, and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part […]

Are You Considering Professional Real Estate Photography for Your Hudson Valley Home?

Here’s what you should do before your photographer arrives. Hudson Valley home sellers are facing challenges due to the rapid change in the real estate market. Searching for a home not that long ago meant driving to beautiful Hudson Valley neighborhoods, picking up sales packets and flyers, and visiting several open houses. Are You Considering Professional Real Estate Photography for Your Hudson Valley Home? – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography A home search in our post-pandemic world is more likely to begin online during a lunch break at the (home) office than while driving. […]