It isn’t too often that you will find me photographing a wedding! But there are a few special times that I will. This is one of those times! A very small intimate wedding (with just the couple and immediate family) for a long time friend of mine. I’d say that is a special time that I would do a wedding ;). The ceremony was supposed to be on the beach, but with the red tide issues going on right now, it was moved to a park near the beach. The weather was pretty overcast, and there were some kind of strange little bugs that were attacking all of our legs, but none of that dampened the mood at all. Beautiful couple with a very sweet ceremony and love all around them. I’d call that a perfect wedding day!
Here are a few sneak peeks for you to enjoy:
A new program for seniors that I introduced this year, was called the “Model Experience”. This was to take the place of my reps. Now, I loved having reps, mostly because I got to work with them their entire senior year. They had the opportunity to earn bonus photo shoots. Well, the NEW program, was you pay for whichever level of “Model Experience” you wanted (based on how many bonus shoots you wanted). Everyone has a main shoot in the summer, and then the bonus shoots are during the fall/winter. They can have one bonus shoot or two bonus shoots. And what the bonus shoots are, is completely up to them! I ask what they want to do, and we go do it! Most of the bonus shoots will be with one or two other models, and that just adds to the fun. So far, the program is working great, so I do expect to do it again for the class of 2020, so stay tuned, if this sounds like something you (or your senior) would want to do next year! Sign ups will be in the next couple of months!
The first bonus shoot we did was out at Sledd’s Farm in Mims. The girls wanted sunflowers! Well, unfortunately, the crop wasn’t great this year for sunflowers, BUT we did find some, AND their maze was full of yellow sun hemp, so I think we totally got the look they were going for! Here are a couple of sneak peeks of two of my models:
Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Cassidy! I had such a great time meeting her and her mom for her senior shoot out at Kraft Azalea in Winter Park. Cassidy is such a natural beauty, I loved having her in front of my lens. She told me she loves photography as well. Now I know, photographers typically like being on the OTHER side of the camera, but she did so great being the subject for the day. She relaxed and had fun, so we could get some great photos of her to help mark this milestone!
Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:
Next senior up on the blog, is beautiful Lauren! Not only is she stunning, but she is super sweet, and I had so much fun photographing her. She and her mom decided on a deluxe (two location) session for her senior photo shoot. She knew she wanted Rollins, but wasn’t sure about the other. Mom wanted something with blue walls, so I thought of a location that I don’t use very often anymore (but it IS beautiful!) – Maitland Art Center. They have that fantastic blue mosaic wall! The reason I don’t use that one very often anymore, is because of the hours that they are open. It is just pretty much middle of the day, which is pretty hot during the summer time. And during the school year, they often have weddings going on during the weekends. So logistically, it is a difficult location to schedule. But for Lauren’s shoot, all the stars were aligned, and we were able to shoot there!
Here are a couple of sneak peeks from each of her locations:
Now, if you (or your senior), haven’t had your senior photos done yet, there is still time! And no, I’m not talking about the boring yearbook ones, I’m talking about going out on location and having FUN and getting gorgeous photos that you will WANT to have all over your house and to send to relatives. Right now, the weather is cooling off a little, so it is such a nice time for a session! Trust me, senior year goes by so quickly. You don’t want to wait too long, and miss out on getting beautiful, fun, timeless photos taken for this important milestone in their lives. Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can talk about you want for your shoot!
Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Mackenzie! We had such a fun time on our shoot at Rollins. Yes, I shoot at Rollins often, and that is because it is such a perfect session location! The lighting is good there, and there are some great backdrops. Whenever someone asks for a recommendation on where to shoot, this spot is at the top of my list. And even though it is a popular location, it feels like we have the entire location to ourselves (even when there are other shoots going on). Enough about the location, now onto Mackenzie! Not only is she beautiful, but she was so sweet and a lot of fun too! She brought her mom along as her personal assistant, and mom did a great job. Both with Mackenzie’s outfits/accessories AND with being my “guest snapchatter” for the day. (For those who don’t follow me, add me on Snapchat, and you will see behind the scenes of each shoot).
Here are a few sneak peeks from our shoot: