Category Archives: Jewelry

Photographs of rings, earrings, necklaces and other forms of jeweled adornment

Jewelry and a Photographic Passion

  Jewelry photography is a passion with no logical explanation   I really have no idea why that might be the case, except I appreciate the combination of delicate art and beautiful stones.     My start in photographing jewelry comes from my association with King’s Jewelry, a chain headquartered in New Castle, PA. where…

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Jewel of the Eastern Shore

A Gem of a Jewelry Store On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, in the historic town of St Michaels, is a real gem.  Excuse me, that should be a capital “G” Gem, Guilford and Company.   Specialists in antique and estate jewelry, there is an air of grace and beauty throughout the shop. From the…

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Jewelry Photography

If you manufacture, distribute or sell items considered to be jewelry, you know you’re dealing with some of the oldest personal style and status statements in humanity’s history.  You also realize that desirable jewelry requires creativity, costly materials, great skill, long hours and meticulous workmanship.  These are the reasons for the perceived value of your…

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Focus on Excellence

There are times when an item gradually going out of focus is desirable in photography.  It’s long been customary in portraiture for the eyes to be as sharp as possible due to their importance, but allowing sharpness to diminish towards the ears, hair and beyond. Often, the tip of the nose will also be less…

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Beautiful and Meaningful Jewelry

One of the best things about a custom jeweler is the artistry involved.  Emerald, diamond, garnet, amethyst – the gems certainly matter, but so does the ring or necklace that holds the gem.  Large or small, simple or fancy, Doug Zaruba of Vortex 13 does amazing, creative work.       For exacting quality images of your…

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