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Women in Portraits
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:48PM
Women in Portraits

While preparing for the Women2Women Spring Expo, I needed new samples so Nicole, Laura, and Cindy modeled. I've posted from Nicole's session and from Laura's session, and now I'm catching up with Cindy's session.Cindy works full time and is a mom of a very active daughter who has a bunny she named, Mr. Whiskers. Cindy and Savannah posed together and individually and totally rocked it. There was no mistaking them for mother/daughter when you look at those long blonde locks. Cindy usually has her hair tied up in a bun, at least the times I've seen her, but when she came out for her session, I was totally blown away. OMG! That hair! She was absolutely amazing. Savannah was as ...

Challenge accepted!
Friday, April 29, 2016 8:20AM
Women in Portraits

A group I belong to on Facebook shares ideas and helps members to be better photographers and business owners. Recently, a challenge idea was shared and I thought that it sounded kind of crazy, but after a couple of questions were answered, I realized that it could work. I mulled on it for a bit and when it was time to push to get my information and table ready for the Women2Women's Spring Expo, I realized I wanted to do this and made it my focus at the Expo. Just chatting here about this is sending bubbles up my nerves. My challenge is to photograph 30 women in 30 days and today I will start scheduling sessions to begin on Monday. I had an amazing turnout of women who signed up for ...

Connections
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:29AM
Women in Portraits

It was Women2Women's Annual Spring Expo and I decided to set up a table this year. I was so thrilled when I first jumped on board, but then realization hit with how tight the budget had gotten. I considered dropping out because I couldn't order any of the things I wanted to make a great display. The prints and mats were ordered Friday and arrived Monday; the event was on Tuesday. I had to get creative so I bought a moss table runner, wood glue, and gathered dead grass that had been cut back and saved for a project. I pulled out old supplies of twine, paint, satin varnish, brushes, stain, and two old frames I was going to use for yard ...

Women in Portraits
Monday, April 25, 2016 2:43PM
Women in Portraits

Women in Portraits: Nicole's storyNicole, mother of one-year-old Sophia, has been learning the art of cake decorating. In high school, she thought of going into culinary school or following a career in art history. It's amazing the paths we go down in search of that right fit. Something our journey ends up being one of complete surprise. Nicole loves spending time helping Sophia learn new things and snuggling with her during quiet moments. She and Devon enjoy playing games, going for walks, and watching movies.Nicole has often posed for me on test sessions and has a definite like for certain looks. When she heard I needed her to model for my Women in Portraits program, ...

Women in Portraiture
Thursday, April 14, 2016 3:34PM
Women in Portraits

The last couple of weeks were a blur of excitement as I worked on a new portfolio of Women in Portraiture. The most recent was with my daughter-in-law, Laura. I'm working backwards so next week is my daughter's story and then it's Cindy's turn. Laura loves the cool weather and spending time with her hubby and two fur kids, Sidney and Link. Sidney is a Siberian husky you may have met on previous posts along with Link, a shiba-inu. She is a speech therapist who specializes in children. As a vegan, Laura prefers to make her meals from scratch using only natural ingredients. Although Laura is not into glamour, she did this as a wonderful favor for me. She much prefers natural quick takes ...