On today's blog it's all about Morgan's images from my JCP Street Team Downtown Norfolk Photo Shoot. I photographed the JCP Street Team in Downtown Norfolk. The shoot had two different locations, one in the Freemason neighborhood and the other in the Neon Arts District both in downtown Norfolk. Morgan's looks for the shoot were just what I wanted. Her first look was a super cute denim dress with sneakers. This was a great look for the Freemason neighborhood. It worked perfectly with the old brick buildings and cobblestone streets. Her second look was a more urban casual look of jeans, t-shirt and sneakers which looked amazing against the gorgeous murals in the Neon Arts District. One Of My Favorite Shoots!
Skye is part of my JCP Street Team. She's a natural in front of the camera. The first photo shoot for the Street Team was a studio shoot with a bright colorful theme. I had a gorgeous paper flower backdrop and a colorful paper circle backdrop. Both backdrops were incredible and worked perfectly with the girls outfits. There was also a styled table with sparkly linens, floral plates and lots of food. Beautiful and delicious cupcakes and cookies added a fun look to the shoot. Skye looked gorgeous in front of every backdrop and is a pleasure to photograph. I can't wait for the next photo shoot.
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I have so many favorite images from 2017 it was really hard to choose which ones to feature on the blog. I did quite a few photo shoots in very different environments. I started off the year participating in a styled group senior shoot with other photographers in Marfa, TX. That was an amazing experience and so much fun. Marfa is in west Texas, a very remote desert town. The location was very different from Virginia Beach, but so cool to do a photo shoot in a completetly different environment. I photographed four models and have some beautiful images from that photo shoot.
Another favorite was a 90's themed photo shoot I did in the Neon Arts District in Norfolk. I had four models with 90's styled outfits and makeup. They all looked incredible. There are painted murals by local artists all over the Neon District and they look amazing as a backdrop for a photo session. These are some some of my all time favorite images. The Neon Arts District in Norfolk is definitely one of my favorite locations in the area for senior sessions.
My favorite senior session this past year was in Virginia Beach. We went to Red Wing Park and then to First Landing State Park Beach. Red Wing Park has lots of trees, cool pathways and open green space, a gorgeous location for a senior session. First Landing beach is my go to location for beach senior portraits. There's a great wooden walkway with wooden benches and sand dunes on either side. The beach has the best sunsets in the area and is a perfect location for beach portraits.
I wanted to do one more styled photo shoot for the fall, so I found four models for a downtown urban fall session. The models had professional hair and makeup and I helped style their outfits with sweaters and scarves to give the shoot a fall feeling. I chose several areas in downtown Norfolk for the shoot. We found some cool alleyways and backs of buildings which were perfect backdrops for the fall senior shoot.
I had some amazing senior photo shoots this year and definitely some of my all time favorite images.
Today's blog is all about Senior Portrait Products and how to choose the right products for you and your senior. I have been a portrait photographer for about 20 years and have been specializing in senior portraits for the last 5 years. I've learned a lot over the years and have seen many changes in the industry. Senior portrait products have definitely changed since I first started.
PRINTS & IMAGE BOXES
Prints have always been popular and still are very popular today. There are lots of sizes to choose from and the print quality that I offer my clients is outstanding and definitely worth every penny. Another great item clients love is a Custom Image Box. The image box holds a 5x7 print of every image from your senior session and is customized with images and text on the front, back and sides of the box. A great choice for storing your prints.
If you're Interested in wall art there are a few different products that my clients love. Standouts are a great choice to display your images. Prints are mounted to a lightweight foam board and edged in black or white. A very modern stylish way to showcase your senior portraits.
Another beautiful option for displaying your photos is a Canvas Wrap. Canvas Wraps give your images a contemporary high end look and make your senior photos look like a piece of art.
Storyboards are another popular choice among my senior clients. Storyboards give you the ability to display multiple images on one product. They are super fun and stylish and have a white or black edge.
Photo Books are a new modern way to display all of your gorgeous senior portrait images. Forget the old traditional album. I offer my clients a variety of Photo Book options, from hardcover coffee table books, to custom magazines and foldable accordion books. There's definitely a photo book that's a perfect fit for every client.
Hardcover Photo Books come in 2 sizes an 8x8 book and a 10x10 book. These books have lay flat binding and come in either a pearl or matte finish. An excellent choice for showing off your senior photos.
Accordion Books are super fun alternative to a traditional book. Accordions allow you to display multiple images in a fun small package. Great for displaying on a shelf or desk. They're available in 4x8 and 3x3.
Magazine Look Books are a fresh new option for my clients. You can now have your very own custom magazine to show off all of your different looks from your senior session.
Graduation Announcements are of course a must have product to purchase from your senior session. My grad cards are 5x7 printed on high quality pearl or matte paper and include white envelopes. Perfect as an invitation to your graduation ceremony or party.
Which products will you be purchasing from your senior session? Have questions about any of the products, give me a call and I'll be more than happy to answer them. 757-348-6027