Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Boudoir Photographer Leyla Cadabal – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios)

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Photographer Leyla Cadabal

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Boudoir Photographer Leyla Cadabal – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Dino Alexander: Wow! Thank you for the opportunity to shed the light on you and your amazing work, Leyla! Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.  Leyla Cadabal: I was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. I attended SUNY New Paltz, earned a teaching degree, and taught elementary school for a few years after I graduated. My husband and I met right out of high school, we were married in 2002 and now live […]

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 […]

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero

When a home is ready to go on the market, homeowners always want to know how long it’s going to take to sell it. If you have a real estate agent, they’ll give you an estimated time because he knows all that’s involved in it. They know the average amount of days it takes to sell a place. How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, ALLUVION Real Estate – Best Hudson Valley Realtors While you might think that selling a home quickly means you have to […]

What To Wear For Portrait Photography – Pro Tips by Photographer Maxwell Alexander

What To Wear For Portrait Photography – Pro Tips by Photographer Maxwell Alexander

When doing portrait photography, it is common for people to worry about what to wear during the session. Despite what may seem like a trivial matter, the clothes you wear during portrait photography can have a major impact on the photos. For the best looking yet most natural portraits, make sure to advise them of which clothes are appropriate to use on the set. What To Wear For Portrait Photography – Pro Tips by Photographer Maxwell Alexander Here are some tips on how to dress during the shoot so that you do not feel uncomfortable. In this article, we will […]

How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander

How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander

The mobile phone has evolved into a very popular technological gadget that can be used anywhere. A simple click on your camera will allow you to capture moments, unlike when you have to bring along your professional or digital camera, which can really be an inconvenience. In browsing the various social networking sites, you will find millions and millions of photos taken with a mobile phone camera and yet producing very distinct and appealing portraits of people. There has been a tremendous evolution in portrait photography. How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Portrait Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander […]

Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander

Selling a house can be a tricky business, but one you can easily do when you have the right information. The amount of money that you can make or lose will depend on how you handle an offer. Should You Accept an Offer or Should You Counteroffer? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley There are times when you should accept an offer – such as if your home is in an area where homes are harder to sell. Some places, like out of the way rural […]

Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Med Spa

Beauty is an interest of great application and skill. It is an interest with the goal of making oneself appear more attractive to themselves, others, or both. You may think that it’s easier said than done, correct? Don’t let that put you off! Read the tips below to see what you need to begin beautifying yourself like a pro. Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) If you have a pale complexion, opt for a brown […]

Professional Bodybuilding Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Best Gay OnlyFans Fitness Model

Professional Bodybuilding Photography by Maxwell Alexander

If you are serious about bodybuilding, you will want to have photos that document your progress down the road towards having a beautifully sculpted body. When you are able to have a progression of photography that will show your bodybuilding journey, you could possibly motivate others to go down the same path you have taken. You may want to start out by looking at photos of bodybuilding phenomenon who are already where you want to be. You can find some great photos of body specimens at a variety of websites. Check out my gallery of bodybuilding motivation photo prints on canvas […]

Amal Ishak - Queen of the Valley - Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger Style by Cream, Hair by Liberty & Beauty, Makeup by Miranda Weinberger, Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Cover Story and Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger

Miranda: It is such an honor to be interviewing you for the next cover feature of our Winter 2021 issue! So tell us about yourself, where did it all begin? Amal: I am 35 and a mommy to 2 beautiful boys Christian & Noah, and I live and breath everything fashion. I am not really sure how it all it began… It feels like love of fashion was born with me LOL! Miranda: That’s amazing! I can definitely relate to balancing motherhood and entrepreneurship! It’s obvious you have a passion for fashion. What about the fashion industry was most attractive […]

Digital Photography Tips for Your Hudson Valley Staycation – by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Digital Photography Tips for Your Hudson Valley Staycation

Few families would consider leaving home for a vacation these days without reliable, high-quality digital imaging equipment-whether it’s a camera or a camcorder. At the same time the COVID-19 Pandemic turned our vacations into staycations, however all the same photography tips apply. Here are some tips from Photographer Maxwell Alexander to help you make the most of memorable staycation moments: Always be prepared: Don’t forget to bring backup camera batteries or memory cards so you’ll never miss a shot. Creativity is key: Sunsets and mountain ranges are always great backdrops for family pictures. By using your surroundings in interesting ways, […]

DIY Tips for Amazing Portrait Photography – by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander

DIY Tips for Amazing Portrait Photography – by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Long before digital cameras have come to existence, people have been fascinated by portraits mainly because it captures the essence of a person. Portrait photography has the power of capturing one’s image and depicting that person’s character, at the same time imprinting such images for all to remember. However, people do not realize that ever since cameras have been developed and made available to everyone, they have been secretly becoming a threat to the techniques that professional photographers have studied for years. Learn about portrait photography and you’ll see how amazing this hobby can be! DIY Tips for Amazing Portrait […]

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 […]

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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? […]