welcome to my blog!

Sunrise Beach Yoga in crumbling old building beaten down by crashing sea waves outside Havana Cuba RENEE STENGEL Photography | Charlotte Underwater and International Travel Photographer |

A dream come true I have dreamed of visiting Cuba for over twenty years, since long before it was legal for me to do so as an American Citizen!  So when my friend Beth of the Women’s Room in Vermont mentioned she was looking for a photographer to travel to Cuba with her and do […]

Sunrise Beach Yoga in Havana Cuba

Travel

Cool Toddler at Charlotte's Confetti Hearts Wall by Evelyn Henson

Discovering the Beauty of Public Art in Your City I love living in Charlotte NC and the Public Art that we have access to is one of the beautiful things I adore about our city!  We have an amazing local art community here in Charlotte.  I love exploring our urban areas, it seems there is […]

Discovering the Beauty of Public Art in Your City

Charlotte

Charlotte Underwater Photographer Freediving at Ginnie Springs with Ikelite Underwater Housing

An Underwater Photography Adventure at Ginnie Springs… I have shared about the Underwater Photography Retreat I attended in Florida couple weeks ago and how excited I was to visit Ginnie Springs.  The Retreat, led by Underwater Kids, was officially over mid morning on Sunday.  My flight home to Charlotte, NC wasn’t scheduled until later in […]

Freediving at Ginnie Springs

Underwater

Ginnie Springs Freediver Underwater View

Last Weekend I went on my first Underwater Photography Retreat.  I have attended many Workshops, Conferences, Seminars, Classes, Shoot Outs, Meet-ups, and even One on One Mentoring Sessions for Photography over the past twenty plus years – but never one specifically for Underwater Photography.  To say I was in my happy place is a bit […]

Underwater Photography Retreat

Underwater

subscribe to my newsletter

Behind the Scenes Peeks, Photo Tips, Inspiration, & Advance Info on Special Edition Sessions ~ delivered straight to your inbox!