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Check out a recent newspaper article in the Birmingham Times about our photography business, Bloomkins.

New Photography Business is Blooming
Feb 06, 2014 Birmingham Times Lifestyle

Tennessee (Nashville) native Rosita Baines Lee has turned her passion for nature, travel and art into a blooming new business in, which provides striking nature and travel stock photos to business enterprises and individuals.

RALEIGH, N.C. – Artist, Photographer, and Nature and Travel enthusiast Rosita Baines Lee for years has been thinking about a business that combined her passions and talents. Several years ago Ms. Lee came up with the name of her business “Bloomkins”, combining the two words (Bloom) meaning the “state of flowering,” and (kin) – meaning “family.” Together the word represents “Flower Family.”

Originally the business was to concentrate on an online garden shop, but now it has turned into mainly concentrating on an art and stock photography business that is oriented to nature (e.g. flowers, gardens, wildlife) and travel.

The primary customers of stock photos are business customers with an interest in nature and travel publications. Customers are also given permission to use the photos in marketing materials. In addition to catering to the needs of business customers, also has products and services for individuals who want to bring Bloomkins’ photos into their home or office for added beautification. There are numerous print enlargement options, and even ability to print on canvas. Besides printing the photos at, site visitors also have the option to put any photo from the site on several photo products such as: coffee mugs, T-Shirts, Sweat-shirts, aprons, tote-bags, puzzles, clipboards, mouse pads, etc. The business is web based allowing you to shop 24/7 in the comfort of your home.

Ms. Lee is currently working on a travel photojournalism book with a targeted release of 2014 – to be in both e-book and print versions. For more information about Bloomkins’ stock photos, other products, and upcoming book, go to the site’s blog at (, under “Books.”



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