Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Cierra Jenkins - Prom Memories

Last year when my good friend Cortez Jenkins invited me to visit his home so that he could repair my Blade 450X remote control helicopter from a crash, I got the chance to meet his daughter Cierra.  To show my gratitude for his service I offered to photograph Cierra's senior portraits.  I didn't get the chance to produce those photographs but Cortez did ask me to photograph Cierra and her escort before leaving for their high school prom.

So we met at her aunt's house (with lots of family members watching the session) and I had a great experience with her and her date despite it was raining outside and our original plans of photographing in a nearby park fell through.  The highlight and conclusion to the session was the addition of a restored antique automobile that was furnished by a relative.  During the brief session that we had together I found Cierra to be the type daughter whose respect, intellect and personal beauty could make any set of parents PROUD.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Killing Time With Nakia Simpson

What do you do when you arrive at your portrait session and the client isn't there and you have to kill time waiting for their arrival?  Why you solicit the next best person who is willing to spend a little time in front of the camera to keep you from being bored.

Well, that's just the context of this post.  It was raining outside, I had no clue when my client was arriving, and I was getting impatient and bored by the minute, so I asked Nakia if she felt like taking a few photographs while I waited.  The results was a fun session that turned out pretty good for both of us.  Check out how well Nakia did during this impromptu session.  Surely there's a future session in the works!  Thanks, Nakia, for sitting in.


We started off our session on the fast track with me getting schooled on the difference between Puma vs Jordan shoes.  They looked like Pumas to me!  No insult Nakia.


Yes, the car belongs to Nakia...two hot models!
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Black Beauty

These are "behind-the-scene" images from a model portrait/fashion session that was done outdoors on location with available light and a Canon 30D camera.

Click here to see a slideshow of these images: Black Beauty