Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Baby Girl Rhyan

I am in love. Absolutely smitten with a teeny tiny little one named Rhyan. I am as well in love with her name, so creative and fits this baby girl already. We shot her session outside to get the best lighting and we worked quickly, once she finally fell asleep she was ASLEEP. Just like I like em'. She has a beautiful head of dark black curls and tiny but long toes. I brought these angel wings and halo and could she be any sweeter? I would die for a shot like this with baby number 2... when that comes along! I am also in love with this family shot of the hands and baby girl. Seriously... it rocks my world.

Monday, June 27, 2011

How to dress for your family portrait!

I think about this topic all the time! Recently, while waiting for a client at a local park, I watched what I deem to be a crap step outside the studio photographer whip out 3 sessions in about an hour and I kid you not ALL 3 families had on the same outfit. I dare you to guess... can't think of what it could be?!?! Let me tell ya! All 3 separate families wore khaki's and white shirts, little girls in solid white dresses and little boys in white polo's and khaki shorts. Don't get me wrong, I love a little girl in a beautiful white gown but in my opinion I want your family photo's to POP on your wall. I want people to think "Dang, that is so Eliza" or "I love that dress Beth!" as well as to see past the clothes and admire your beautiful faces. There is a very fine line and I struggle with it myself however, it is better to have John and Robert in similar polo's versus matching. I always advise to go with a color scheme versus matching. You did not pop out 4 children who are all the same individual and there is no reason to dress them that way (hello 1984)! I am going to link to another blog post that describes it all and displays the clothes out in a way I am not even sure how to master! Needless to say SHE say's it perfectly. I am also going to post some examples of my favorite families rocking it!

It's been a long time...

Wow, I have not blogged a session in SO LONG! It sort of just got away from me, but all that is coming to a halt. No more! Be prepared to see an onslaught of blogging of everything from the business to little bits of my little man, tips and tricks, and how to's and most of all lots and lots of photography. We have created a company that focus's on kids being them selves but have branched it out to, weddings, seniors, newborns, events, businesses' and business head shots. So far I haven't said no to anything, I am not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing but right now it is what it is. My clients, the one's I "stole" from the crap studio I worked at to begin with have made so much of my company come full circle. We are friends, I love their children and although many of them haven't met mine yet based off their comments on Facebook I would say he is pretty high up there! He is my little blessing, he has taken so much of my time away from the business but I wouldn't change it for the world. I can't even imagine where life would be with out him or who I was before him. I am so looking forward to sharing more with you about my clients, my business and my family!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Oh blogging...

One of my goals for 2010 was to get better about blogging - its half way through February and I guess I haven't gotten very far. Snap. It is a goal though! I will get better. I have a lot to post about and am shooting sessions all the time, I just forget to blog. I also am a blog stalker and read other people's blogs CONSTANTLY so some how my own seems to fall to the wayside. It is February over here in Saint Louis and its warm right now fabulously warm. I am in love. I love to sit in my car in the winter pretending I am at the beach and just bake in the sun because clearly its far too cold to sit outside! But, life has been good on our end, lots of new things happening and lots to talk about. This is a quick post because I must get outside to play! Damn snow go away!

Monday, September 6, 2010

For Drew... so he stops bothering me.