Session Share: Winter Wonderland!
Inspiration – I wanted to capture my beautiful daughter in a true Montana environment. She has this beautiful prom dress that reminded me of a perfect snowflake. The color is radiant with the white, snowy backdrop.
Favorite Element – I love how relaxed she looks in this environment, despite the snow and cold. She looks like she is meant to be there. Such a great model!
Biggest Challenge – The biggest challenge was the weather! It was 15 degrees and snowing, so we had to shoot fast! We kept the car close by and heat running the whole time!
Final Thoughts – Sometimes I find myself digging deep for inspiration during the winter months. This session reminded me of the beauty that can be captured this time of year!
napcp contributor meet Jennifer Petritz
About the Contributor: I live and work in Eastern Montana, and spend my days surrounded by the most special people in the world, my husband and two daughters. I have a passion for capturing those special moments and making time stand still.
Meet the Photographer: Debra Poray of Durham PhotographyFavorite Movie: The Princess Bride Favorite Book: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant Favorite Lens: 24-70mm Canon — I love it for everything! Favorite Magazine: Oxygen; I competed in fitness once. Favorite Website or Blog: The Milky Way. She features other photographers I admire and offers excellent video tutorials. Favorite Music: 80s Favorite Store: I […]
Newborn Session Share: Baby Tate, from Pamela Gammon PhotographyHi, my name is Pam, and I own Pamela Gammon Photography, in the heart of the Appalachia and Ohio River Valley Area. My posing team and I specialize in Maternity, Birth, Newborn, & Baby Photography. I could easily be the old woman in the shoe. I LOVE babies, and children, to me they are the […]
Session Share: Free Spirited 5th Birthday, from Melissa Zimmer of MZ PhotographyInspiration: The idea behind this session was to capture beautiful pictures to celebrate Delaney turning five. I wanted to bring out the birthday girl’s personality, and not be overly themed. In our preparation, Delaney and I worked together to select and outfit that highlighted her personality, something she was very excited to wear and wanted […]
Session Share: Lifestyle Baby Session from Linda Nichols PhotographyInspiration: Upon entering this family’s home I was completely inspired by their décor; it was clean, crisp, and modern. It had a minimalist feel, which I love. The house was filled great light that accentuated awesome lines and calm colors. I was most inspired by the fact that they had created their own wall art, […]
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Holiday Wine Label Printable!
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