Family Portraiture…

Forever gone is the days of stiff studio portraits where the entire family wears matching shirts!  Thank Goodness!  This is so much more fun.  I feel that photo shoots like this are less and more like family outings.  I will catch the shot… you guys stand there and play!  Yeah!

Obviously these are fall portraits but man am I looking forward to the spring!  haha, I am lying, I like portraits in ALL seasons!

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Fantasy Portraits…

Sometimes you just want to look good, just because!  A lifestyle portrait can be a lot of fun.  These might be used in modeling portfolios if you are into that career but they can also just be used as a self esteem boost.  Sure, you probably have a 100 cell phone selfies and those are great to document your daily life but there is something really special about getting an actual portrait done.

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FITNESS…

15 more posts until I catch up with my 2014 images…   I can’t post everything but I loved this session.  This gorgeous model came to me for images for her business website.  Fitness blogging!  Her images look commercial but they still represent her personality well.

I blurred one image for her so she could add text.  Always happy to go the extra mile for my clients!

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Fitness modeling…

Takes a lot of commitment.  Your body has to be on point at any given time to shoot at the drop of a hat.  Could you imagine how annoying it would be for a client to pick a model based on an image like this if the model showed up without a 6 pac?!  Gotta respect the dedication these athletes have.

On that note.  I can’t wait for the damn snow to melt so I can use this area to shoot again!  Stupid snow!

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New gear…

new styles…  This year has been a busy year for me.  I have upgraded gear and studied new styles.  I got a chance to test some of it out on this wonderful family during the summer.

Emily Soto style editing for the child portrait and just a really great high end lens for the other 2.

I love working with families.  I also love the trend family photography is heading.  Capturing moments outside playing instead of stuffy posed awkward studio shots.   There is something magical that happens when you mix kids and bubbles!

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