My Bio - Jeannie Couch
Jeannie Couch has been a published outdoor photographer for over forty years. Her images have appeared in Country Living Magazine, and publications of the National Audubon Society, Klutz Press, Key Porter Books, and the Houghton Mifflin Company, to name a few. Jeannie’s early years on a farm in Appalachia bred a love and appreciation of nature. Her original desire to bring home pictures to share with her family has evolved into a lifelong quest to capture creation’s art with her camera. In her work she attempts to capture the subjects’ impact on our emotions, thoughts and moods. From wetland to desert to prairie to alpine country, her desire is to share her personal exploration of the outdoor world in all its elements.
Currently she has developed an amazing ability to transform your pictures into works of art by turning them into digital paintings. This is done on her computer but it is done, one brush stroke at a time! She is a master when it comes to restoring old photographs as well. In both techniques, she customizes them into a finished image better than the original. You can see her work in the galleries Digital People, Digital Pets and Digital Places and Photo Restorations
Her recent projects are photographing the wildflowers of Virginia for the Flora of Virginia Project and she occasionally photographs commercially for TruGreen and Valley Crest Companies. She has been a Master Gardener with Prince William County since 2003 where she demonstrates gardening techniques, leads wildflower identification classes and teaches field Botany to the newest master gardeners each year. She occasionally leads local photographic trips, teaches private photography classes and lectures at local venues.
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• Jeannie has been a photographer and artist for many years and through it all she has maintained a willingness to adapt to evolving technologies and demonstrates a quick mastery of the same.