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The Land of Lemurs – Chasing Frames

The Land of Lemurs, is a fantastic episode! We head out to Duke Lemur Center to learn all about lemurs in North Carolina! Watch the Land of Lemurs broadcast on PBS / UNC-TV! In addition, go to ChasingFramesShow.com to see Deep Dive episodes on the photograph techniques & gear used in this episode. After that, check out some inspiring ideas […]

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From Addis Ababa to Las Vegas

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I photographed this incredibly sweet baby just over a week ago. As a result, this image will join a new portrait gallery in the orphanage where he lives in Addis Ababa. The making of this shot – and pretty much all the others – was the product of a group effort. For […]

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Chasing Frames and ON1 Software

We are pleased to introduce a new PBS television series hosted by ON1 Guru and professional photographer Tamara Lackey: Chasing Frames, sponsored by ON1 and Nikon. Chasing Frames and ON1 Software combine to bring you Episode 1 Episode 1 Urgent Air CareThe need for speed is real in life and death situations. Emergencies create crisis, however, rural […]

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Chasing Frames Episode 08

Rescue Puppies-Chasing Frames Episode 08

THIS Thanksgiving – we are SO grateful for everyone who fosters puppies in need of homes. Check out our newest episode, airing tonight at 8:50pm onPBS / Public Media NC UNC-TV. It is all about how organizations like the amazing Peak Lab Rescue are caring for puppies and dogs in need of rescue! Go to ChasingFramesShow.com for bonus content. […]

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Expressive Portraits

I head out to Los Angeles later today to speak about Expressive Portraits at the Creative Photo Academy. I will present a seminar in Torrance Friday evening. In addition, I will lead an all-day workshop on Saturday in Palos Verdes. During the workshop, we will photograph portraits near the cliffs overlooking the water. If you’re […]

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Chasing Frames Episode 05 – K9 Search and Rescue

Join me on my first experience tracking down an inmate. Hiding in an abandoned building and in the thick of the woods while filming THIS episode of Chasing Frames – K9 Search & Rescue Dogs! This NEW episode airs tonight on PBS / Public Media NC UNC-TV at 8:50pm. Find it on your local PBS channel OR watch it […]

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Beautiful Twin Boys

I met these two beautiful boys for the first time while they were still in Ethiopia. They were babies at the time, twin boys who lived in a rural orphanage far south of Addis Ababa. They had just met their family, our friends Angela & Clint, parents who would shower them with love, expanding to […]

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Bat Blitz – Chasing Frames Episode 04

This week on Chasing Frames, we venture into the back country of Eastern North Carolina to capture wild bats IN THE PITCH DARK with a team of researchers and scientists on their annual bat blitz. This episode airs on broadcast Thursday night on PBS / Public Media NC. Which also just happens to air during Bat […]

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Swift Water Rescue

Chasing Frames Episode 03 – Swift Water Rescue

On our new Swift Water Rescue episode of Chasing Frames, I spent time on a COLD and very FAST-MOVING river, joining elite first responders who train for a specialized, and very risky, form of rescue. They save others in swift-moving water emergencies. As I experienced some of what they do, photographing them while in action, […]

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Chasing Frames Show Airing on UNC-TV

We are thrilled to announce that Chasing Frames, the TV show we have been working on all year, premiered October 3rd! Our new show Chasing Frames is focused on people doing GOOD in the world – those who transform lives, protect our planet and rescue those in need. And it’s been incredibly inspiring, spending time with […]

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Nikon Gear – and FORTY Puppies!

I LOVE PUPPIES. They are sweet, soft, loving, playful, vulnerable and incredibly snuggly. But 40 puppies in the course of 48 hours with Nikon Gear? Well, that was a whole new level of wonderful madness. This brand new campaign for Nikon has the most complex and wonderful combination of subjects I am lucky enough to […]

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Chasing Frames – Airing this Fall on PBS

We are in the thick of filming 12 episodes of our new series Chasing Frames. This is our new television show airing this fall on PBS’ regional affiliate Public Media NC. The show will reach into five states along with incredible Emmy-Award winning content & some amazing shows on UNC-TV! I am SO very grateful […]

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With Just a Bit More Love We Can Make It

We are soooo close to fully funding for our Orphan Prevention Care Center in Ethiopia! Help us set up daycare rooms (one of the current ones is pictured here – may need to zoom in to see all the babies) that offer these little souls more space, mind/body stimulation, early literacy education opportunities and are […]

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Thank You Durham!

All of us here at Tamara Lackey Photography would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us in Durham Magazine’s Best of Durham!   It is such an honor!  We are so grateful to have such incredible clients!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  

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Thank You Durham!

All of us here at Tamara Lackey Photography would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us in Durham Magazine’s Best of Durham!   It is such an honor!  We are so grateful to have such incredible clients!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  

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