“Featuring. . . Ellen Best”

Written by Hockomock Joe on . Posted in Member Spotlight



01 Ellen


Member since 2013

New Member Committee 2015

Intra-club Challenge Co-captain 2015


I’ve always been drawn to things in nature, most likely inherited from my mom, who loved birds, and who also taught me to appreciate color and texture, mostly from the fabrics she worked with when she sewed.

I bought my first DSLR camera a couple of years ago, and it really opened up a world of creativity and expression that I had never experienced before.  I am drawn to flowers, macro shots of anything in nature that the casual observer may not see, black and white photography, and abstract shapes, shadows and light.

Collectively, HDP members have many years of experience and a wide level of expertise, from the novice to the professional, and are very open and willing to share it.  I have learned so much in such a short period of time from this group, and continue to learn about the technical and creative ways to capture moments in time and beautiful images with my camera. 

Some of my favorite images are …


"Summer Bloom"

“Summer Bloom”



"Autumn Reflections"

“Autumn Reflections”


















"Cheese House"

“Cheese House”



"Champagne Toast"

“Champagne Toast”