My name is Ann Pagel Newman. I live in the Twin Cities with my two kids, Max and Gus.
I have been a photographer since high school, when I first learned to shoot with a Pentax K1000. I shot primarily black and white film until I bought my first DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera, a Canon 40D, in the fall of 2008. I use Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Elements to process and edit my photos. I still miss my (stolen) K1000, though. Someday, I hope to buy another one.
In addition to photography, I’ve also been making jewelry and plan to open an Etsy shop soon. I’ve got some beautiful pieces planned, so stay tuned.
Thank you so much for visiting. I hope you come back often. And please be sure to leave a comment here and there. Let me know what you like about a photograph or two … and even what you may not like about some of them.