How’s your week going? Mine has been NONSTOP! I’m constantly feeling like a squirrel running around aimlessly desperately trying to find order. I know that means I’m trying to handle too much at once but at the moment I feel like I need to do ALL THE THINGS! Anyway, I’m working on it.
As we near the time where some of you may be frantically looking to find a photographer for your Senior Pictures (btw….time is running out!), I thought it would be a good idea to let you know what to expect if you decide to book with me.
I have been known to go to extreme measures to get a picture- standing on tables, stepping through bushes, climbing on top of tree limbs- and I’ve been known to fall from said places on more than one occasion. And the more into a photo I am, the more clumsy I get! Usually, I just tripped and SOMETIMES I’m able to play it off without anyone noticing, but there’s a good chance you see me stumble one or twice (or a dozen times…)
I would say this is the number one thing I get told, followed by crazy and kind. And I take ALL of these to be compliment.(although I worry about the crazy part). I believe life should be spent laughing. That carries with me as a teacher, photographer, and all other aspects of my life.
I am pretty straight forward during sessions and I don’t mask my emotions. If I’m really into a photo you are going to know it! I get this dancing little thing going on and have been known to start jumping or squealing. I don’t consider it a great session until I have made the people in front of my camera laugh at least once.
“Look at mom and tell her you love her!”
“Find the hottest guy you see and give a wink towards him”
“Walk toward me and laugh at the imaginary people watching you!”
These are just a few of the dozen prompts I throw out at nearly every session. Smiling at the camera is great, but to get a real smile I’ve found that doing something else makes you forget about a forced smile and cave into a real one.
So am I the one for you? If so, let’s chat (click here!) ! Until then, check out a few more of my senior reps Winter Photo Shoot!