Free Gift! Limited Time Offer!

29 Jan


I am so excited to finally announce the release of my first e-book!  Surprise!

This year has been a busy one so far, with so many exciting changes and plans in the works.  The time is not yet right to announce all of them…and believe me, David and I have some really awesome things coming up for 2015…but it is the right time to talk about my newest venture!  An e-book mini guide to some of the hot spots for landscape and nature photography in Connecticut!

I know, I know…Connecticut??!!??  Yes!  Connecticut.  It may be a small state, but it has so much to offer photographers, and it (unfortunately) often gets overlooked in favor of other New England heavy hitters like Acadia or Boston.  Now, don’t get me wrong…those places are great!  But Connecticut?  If you’re looking for variety, charm and history then CT is the cat’s pajamas.

“Photography + Connecticut; The Nature and Landscape Mini Guide” is a casual, conversational e-book indexing some of my favorite places to shoot in the state.  It’s meant to highlight the reasons that YOU…yes, YOU…should come visit…with a camera in hand.

So, how do you get your hands on a copy??

Simple!  For a limited time only, all you have to do is sign up for the newsletter here….you’ll get a confirmation email and once you’re signed up….boom!  Magic!  The link to the PDF will appear in your inbox as part of our welcome email, ready to be…er…read. 🙂

This offer expires March 1. After that, the guide will be for sale here.

I hope you enjoy the pretty pictures, I hope you come visit….and while you’re here, I hope you look me up!  Bring cookies.  I like cookies.


This book offer is only for a limited time, until the end of February.  Don’t wait!


Thanks so much for all your support.  Please, spread the word. 🙂




43 Responses to “Free Gift! Limited Time Offer!”

  1. hjs1951 January 29, 2015 at 6:02 pm #

    Done! Thank you 🙂

    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 6:03 pm #

      You’re so very welcome! Thanks for the share!

      • hjs1951 January 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm #

        My pleasure!

  2. hjs1951 January 29, 2015 at 6:02 pm #

    Reblogged this on hjs-photo and commented:
    It is worth the sign – up! I only can recommend it!

  3. Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 6:11 pm #

    Shannon, I took you up on your offer! I like the book, nice series of photos. You are right CT is not on my list of states to visits, but you make a convincing argument. I look forward to you newsletters.

    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 6:19 pm #

      Lol well, if you add it to your list, even as a side stop to somewhere else, make sure to let me know so I can give you some tips on where to stop. 🙂

      • Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 6:47 pm #

        I will be sure to do that. And if you come visit NM, let me know so I can recommend places for you to go, besides the standard sites (you have to see the standard sites, that NM is know for, as well if you’ve never been out here before). And you need lot’s of chapstick in NM’s dry climate. 🙂

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 7:14 pm #

        Haha I have chapstick on me at all times! We were talking about a trip out west…my boyfriend loves Sedona but I’m pretty keen on seeing NM myself. But we are doing Italy in a few weeks, so I will need some time to budget for the west after that. Haha I will definitely keep you in mind for hints and tips tho!

      • Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 7:26 pm #

        Where in Italy? We’ve been all over central Italy.

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 7:33 pm #

        We are flying into Milan and hoping to spend some time up in the lakes area. Have you been that far north? Any recommendations a little farther south of Milan? 🙂

      • Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 8:03 pm #

        Milan is pretty far north. Most anything in Italy is worth seeing. Are you renting a car? Parma, Bologna and Ravenna are cool, and Florence is wonderful. I found Pisa to be a bit disappointing, but the tower was really close to falling over when we were there in 1997 and we couldn’t get near it. They finally stabilized it, and a couple of our architects who were in Pisa recently said it’s really fun to visit now. If you have the time to make it to florence, it’s really worth it. Ravenna has really great mosaics if you are into mosaics, but it’s a difficult city to drive in. A lotto the small, villages are really fun to explore as well.

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 8:08 pm #

        No car rental. I’ve been to Europe a few tomes now…enough to know I have desire to drive there. Lol We plan on using the trains mostly. I will look into how do-able Florence is though! Thank you so much!

      • Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

        As long as you are 25 or alder, be a strong, brave, adventurous woman and drive! It’s really not that bad to drive in Europe, and it gives you so much more freedom than the trains, and usually they have great deals on rental cars, so even with the price of gas, a rental car is not much more than the trains.

        I’ve driven in Madrid, Florence, Marseille and Rome and survived. I also drove from Madrid to central Italy across Southern France and back to Madrid. I’ve driven all over western and northern Spain, and in 2013, we rented a car in Provence, France and drove all over southern France. With a car you can get to all the interesting places: villages, castles, cathedrals, and landscapes you will miss taking a train. Since you are photographers, you especially want to get out away from the normal tourist fare, and a car makes it easy. Believe me, you will not regret renting a car.

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 9:07 pm #

        Lol well when you put it that way, I guess we should consider it!

      • Timothy Price January 29, 2015 at 9:45 pm #

        Absolutely! 🙂 Seriously, as photographers you really need the freedom to explore. One time while exploring Extremadura in western Spain, we were out in the middle of nowhere. We found a tiny village with a pensione (bed and breakfast) to stay the night. There was an old castle at the village and our hosts asked if we were going to the concert in the castle. We said now that you mentioned it yes. A chorale and orchestra for Paraguay had been booked to perform in the castle as part of a Spanish cultural exchange. The setting and the concert were both fantastic. We never would have experienced that riding trains, because there were not tracks anywhere near that little village. We also saw a concert by Celia Cruz and Oscar De Leon in a castle in northern Spain. Another once in a lifetime experience because we were exploring northern Spain in a rental car. I could go on an on with stories from driving around Spain, Italy and France, but I’ll spare you.

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 11:15 pm #

        lol No need to spare me. I’m afflicted with the travel bug and love hearing about all of the great things people have experienced around the world. In my mind, those stories and memories are so important to teaching people as a whole to live outside of their little box, and really get to know and appreciate other cultures. It’s much harder to be indifferent or demonize other cultures when they stop being an abstract thing in the great wide somewhere. 🙂

  4. iosatel January 29, 2015 at 6:16 pm #


    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 6:20 pm #

      Thanks so much! Its been a fun project to work on, and a good learning experience for some stuff we have in the works.

  5. Justin Avery January 29, 2015 at 6:43 pm #

    Congrats Shannon!

    Hard to pass up a free eBook with photos! Now I just need to wait until I get home from work to view it. They don’t give me access to my email from work. I wouldn’t mind creating an eBook. I just need to have enough photos to talk about the different topics I would want in there. Plus the time to create one.

    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 7:10 pm #

      Definitely set aside time. This one is sort of a casual trial run for something bigger we have in the works and it still took me weeks to write, photo, design, edit, re-edit, re-re-edit… Lol

  6. TPJ January 29, 2015 at 9:16 pm #

    Since many of my posts is also Connecticut I had to see your book. Look forward to getting it. Thanks.

    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 9:18 pm #

      Thank you for the support! 🙂

    • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 9:22 pm #

      I see a lot of the Rocky Hill area in your albums. I love that ferry crossing when the sun is going down…the pylons are a great subject for photos. 🙂

      • TPJ January 29, 2015 at 11:07 pm #

        Rocky Hill has good access to the river, rail tracks, and several wooded areas. A great place for inland photos

      • seeingspotsphoto January 29, 2015 at 11:12 pm #

        You’re not going to hear me disagree with that! 🙂 I’ve been exploring that area a little more the last two years (my boyfriend’s family is from that area) and it’s really got a lot to offer. 🙂

  7. Tuxedo Sophisticated Cat January 30, 2015 at 12:15 am #

    Thank you for this offer. I will be downloading it once I get back to my own home computer.

    • seeingspotsphoto January 30, 2015 at 1:01 am #

      No, thank you! The support is appreciated, for sure! And of course, feel free to spread the word. 😉

  8. lensandpensbysally January 30, 2015 at 12:54 am #


    • seeingspotsphoto January 30, 2015 at 1:00 am #

      Thanks so much! It’s been a lot of work, and it’s only the beginning of more work for David and I…but if you guys keep liking what we are doing, then I’ll know we are on the right track. 🙂

  9. Brian c January 30, 2015 at 2:48 am #

    Nice work Shannon. Proud of you.

  10. TPJ January 30, 2015 at 4:59 pm #

    Impressive. Connecticut tourism has spent far more and has nothing to compare with this. Nicely done.

    • seeingspotsphoto January 30, 2015 at 7:11 pm #

      Lol I didn’t want to be the one to say it. 😉 Maybe they will hire me to be a spokeswoman! Haha

      Also, thanks! 🙂

  11. David Pasillas January 30, 2015 at 5:01 pm #

    Reblogged this on iPhone Photographer | David Pasillas and commented:
    Hey look! Free stuff!

    Shannon put together a free ebook for you guys.

  12. elmdriveimages February 20, 2015 at 3:29 pm #

    Thanks for following Elm Drive Images

  13. Len March 2, 2015 at 3:07 pm #

    Hi Shannon. Just saw your interview on Edith Levy’s blog (Edith and I have followed one another for years). After taking a look at your galleries, I am quite impressed with your work. It is nice to see another CT photographer travel and capture not only the local scenes but also the rest of the world. Maybe our paths will cross sometime (maybe at the airport).

    • seeingspotsphoto March 2, 2015 at 6:02 pm #

      haha I do find myself at the airport an awful lot. I’m sitting on some Italy photos at the moment from a few weeks ago, as a matter of fact. 🙂 Thanks so much for the kind words. We should chat “CT photos” sometime. I always love hearing about other people’s adventures and favorite spots.

      • Len March 2, 2015 at 10:17 pm #

        I would love to chat CT but my guess is you would be disappointed. I don’t shoot much here although I am not sure why. Maybe I ought to read your eBook on CT. That being said, I do have a few favorite spots.

      • seeingspotsphoto March 3, 2015 at 6:08 pm #

        lol Well, then we can chat photography in general. 🙂 From your G+, looks like you travel quite a bit and I am always interested in hearing about that!


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