How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos

How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos

How to Set Up a Home Studio for Portrait Photos Interest in photography and creative businesses is at an all time high, with lots of outlets providing tips for budding professionals. In today’s climate, and the near future, many photographers are going to need to find new modes of operation, with many now bringing their work into their homes. When you create your own home studio there are certain aspects you need to consider. But as long as you have a sizeable space at home, you can easily set up your own home portrait studio. So, what are the most […]

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Newburgh, NY - Alexander Maxwell Realty - Dino Alexander

Make Hudson Valley Your Home – Home for Sale in Newburgh, NY

Welcome to the beautiful traditional cape-cod style Hudson Valley home for sale in the heart of the Town of Newburgh. This home has been recently renovated with a modern rustic interior design style in mind and features sustainable/eco-friendly cedarwood finishes. Oversized 2 car garage, storage and workshop area, carport, and more than a half-acre yard space will give you plenty of room for at-home entertainment and an authentic Hudson Valley Style staycation. Set up a tent on your own front yard or drink your morning coffee in your rocking chair on the covered front porch surrounded by beautiful trees and […]

Love is in the Air – The Spring Fashion Issue Preview - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Love is in the Air – The Spring Fashion Issue Preview

We are excited to publish the amazing work presented by our Contributing Style Editor Marina Welz from Düsseldorf, Germany. Love is in the Air – The Spring Fashion Issue Preview – Hudson Valley Style Magazine Campaign for ETHNOLOVE ACCESSORIES Creative Director @lena.gergerdt Style @marina_welz MUAH Alexandra Likschin Photography @alla_rodionova_fotograf Model @anastasia_mohylna   advertising

5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in the Hudson Valley

House hunting can be exhilarating, exhausting, confusing, and frustrating all at once. Purchasing a home is a big decision, and big decisions sometimes come with mental and emotional challenges. So use the unexpected downtime this spring to do some homework online and get ready for the successful househunting season as soon as the coronavirus emergency passes by. 5 Tasks to Do Before House Hunting in Upstate New York by Dino Alexander, Licensed RE Broker, CEO Alexander Maxwell Realty One of the ways to lessen the blow of any challenge is to be prepared for it, and house hunting is no […]

Cover Story with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly - Winter 2020 Edition of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Winter 2020 Edition with Sophia Martelly

Happy 2020 everyone! We are now officially living in the future, or so we thought just a few years ago building those seem-to-be far away year 2020 plans. How did we do? I think it’s been great so far! Artificial Intelligence has gotten way more intelligent and became an essential part of our lives. Google literally wakes me up and puts me to bed every day 🙂 And all it wants back is data, oh well, I personally generate gigabytes of it every day, so there is no shortage here. Back to Hudson Valley Style though: Fitness and Wellness (one […]

Cover Story with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly - Winter 2020 Edition of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

#FitLife #CoverStory | Interview with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly

Maxwell Alexander: Wow, congrats on an amazing cover photoshoot, Sophia! I must say, natural beauty always rocks! Let’s don’t waste any time and get to your #FitLife cover story right away: What happened? How did you arrive at the decision to become a personal fitness trainer? Sophia Martelly: I went to college. I picked a random major. I wasted time and money. I had no idea what I wanted to do in life. I feel like many young people go through a phase of figuring out how to find themselves and their purpose in this crazy life. It seemed like […]

Portrait of a Perfumer by Helena Palazzi

Portrait of a Perfumer by Helena Palazzi

If you have ever heard of or read Marcel Proust “Remembrance of all Things Past” you are most likely also familiar with the famous passage where he recalls long-forgotten childhood memories from one tiny bite and smell of a madeleine cookie. The first time I was invited into Janette Bower’s study, where her compositions come together, I was allowed to sample one of her perfumes in the making. Upon my first scent, I was immediately brought back to my own childhood; remembering my mother and her ever-present large purse where she kept various mysterious items such as a small flowery […]

Photo Story by the Best Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander - Luxury Summer Paradise in Rock Tavern, New York

Photo Story by Photographer Maxwell Alexander: Luxury Summer Paradise in the Heart of the Hudson Valley

This photoshoot literally took more than 6 months to accomplish, just because summer is not a permanent thing for Hudson Valley. In fact, I know a lot of people who weather the winter months in warmer climates such as Florida in the US or Caribbean Islands for those who are even luckier. Well, for those who can still bear the snow and frigid temperatures here in the Modern Rustic Capital of the World, please enjoy this warm and fuzzy photostory from Rock Tavern, New York! Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander – Luxury Summer Paradise in Rock Tavern, […]

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Random Portrait Photography Tips For Stunning Photos

When you take out your camera to take portraits, how do you do it so that you will have them with wow factor? Do you adhere to the rules usually known as standard with portrait photography? Don’t you find your portraits boring and monotonous? If so, why not break some rules and think out of the box when snapping those moments away? Random Portrait Photography Tips For Stunning Photos by Photographer Maxwell Alexander For all you know, capturing moments without following the rules may come out with pictures that are not only beautiful but striking too? Want to try it? […]

Staging a House for Sale: 10 Steps to Home Staging Success by Designer/Realtor Maxwell Alexander

Staging a House for Sale: 10 Steps to Home Staging Success by Designer/Realtor Maxwell Alexander

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. In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part of the sales process. And since so many home searches now start online, staging a house for sale is as much about websites as open houses. If you want to stage your home for a […]

Custom Lighting Design - Modern Rustci Interior Design - Luxury Hudson Valley Home for Sale - Almax Realty - The Best Real Estate in the Hudson Valley

Luxury Summer Paradise with Heated Pool and Organic Garden, right here in the Hudson Valley!

Listing Information provided by: Alexander Maxwell Realty  / Listing Agent: Dino Alexander (Licensed Real Estate Broker) / Phone: 845-518-2750 / Web: almaxrealty.com Welcome to the Luxury Summer Paradise/Winter Wonderland in Rock Tavern, NY! This luxury home has been completely rebuilt in 2010 and further improved with trendy modern rustic style interiors and exquisite landscaping design featuring Hudson Valley-native shrubs, trees, rocks, and grass, heated pool with LED lighting and standalone jacuzzi tub. Wake up to the sunrise shining through double glass doors on the east side of the house and watch the warm sunset rays shining through plenty of energy-efficient […]