If you have a fun or creative idea that you want to try out — go for it. Many times the thought will just come to me during a photo shoot, rather than a preconceived idea. The inspiration for this shot came from the floating rose petals on the girl’s dresses.
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Shadows combined with layering can bring depth and drama to an image. There are shadows everywhere, but late in the day tend to create the longest ones. This photo works for the above reasons, and also because the area behind the shadow is clean, and the focal point leads to where the bride and groom […]
Maybe it’s because the flowers are so pretty and smell so good, but nearly every bridesmaid will instinctively bring her bouquet up towards her face during the formal portrait session. I ask them to lower it, and then get a chuckle out of watching it slowly move it up towards their noses again! Keep those […]
Angelic little Grace had her debut on my blog last month, but I wanted to give her first photo shoot a little more play because there were some sweet images with her parents. The phrase, ‘they grow so fast’ is cliche yet so true. If you have a newborn and have not brought him/her in […]
Good timing in when to press the shutter is a skill that needs to be practiced over and over again until it becomes second nature. If you can anticipate the action or reaction, that can definitely help in getting the shot. I knew the bouquet toss was coming, but didn’t know where the bride […]