This post is a little bittersweet for me. After 20+ years, I think I can say that this here might be one of the last weddings that I photograph. For the past few years I've been building up my portrait business and am now moving more into the education realm. The truth is, that I really fall in love with so many of my brides and the last two weddings in particular [...]
I have spent three consecutive years with this sweet and lovely family. As an artist, I really try and work on capturing images that truly "speak" to my clients. Beyond the skillfully posed and lit large family portraits, and well beyond the candid shots that capture a moment in time, recently my focus has shifted and I am more and more looking to capture that perfe[...]
One part of my job that I really love is finding the threads that help my client's engage, with me and with each other. It's like a mystery, and I only have a limited of time to uncover the secrets. I work to find these commonalities whether my clients are 5 or 85. These little siblings didn't need a whole lot of coaxing to engage with each other because they were [...]
Today I want to discuss the benefits of shooting in various locations during your photo sessions. Let me start by saying that moving locations is not always super easy, so I tend to not offer this option unless I'm working with a small groups. Changing up the location is absolutely perfect for a High School Senior or maybe a small group of 2-3 siblings. Changing th[...]
This little muffin was amazingly alert and happy for her debut on the beach. These clients are a great example of how to best use a little pop of color. The baby would have potentially gotten lost had she also been dressed in white, like mom and dad, but by dressing her in an outfit that is a nice contrast to the parent's clothes, she really stands out and shines in[...]
Well if this wasn't the sweet little shoot. Who says we can't make it feel like "up north" here in Florida- minus the snow of course. I love when I can collaborate with clients -- this creative idea was all mom's idea she did a fantastic job styling the kids! Now if this doesn't put a little Merry in your step I don't know what does.