Monday, June 29, 2009

DePriests in Da House!

that's right, i'm starting this off uber cheesey.
got a problem with it? :)

i did a much anticipated shoot out with the DePriest kids in the sweltering June sun the day before last.
{not the old western type of shoot, mind you ;) }

now, i enjoy roasting in the sun as much as the next person, so i was a smidge worried that the kids wouldn't feel like working it for me so much.
to my delight, their mom, Recina, had them hydrated and ready to give ME ideas for poses! LOVE camera friendly chillen'.

we galavanted around the park - they showed me their tricks on the monkey bars, and climbed to the top of the rope tower thingy like it was Mt. Kilimanjaro. the boys even found a dead fish to run around, waving it about like a prize {EW, right? ha, boys}.

there were a few grumpy moments - but with little H2o and bugs zooming about, it was more than understandable. mama recina was super helpful in bribing their cooperation through McDonalds drinks {SWEET TEA!} post shoot. :)

Westin {eldest to youngestest}, Peyton, Kaley 'n' Mason - THANKS for running around with me and the ducks in the park, and for being such graaaand models!!


i love mason's expression and the little shadow in front of him. :)

the strapping, young men.

and we found duckies to chase.

EXPERT goofy faces.

mason's turn to climb to the pinnacle!

who doesn't like to chill inside a slide??

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Christi + Bobby: The Wedding

Barely 48 hours after my trek back from NYC, i made another trek - this time it was down south. Entirely opposite in pretty much every way possible, this trek took me a 2.5 hour drive to Madison/Hanover-land, Indiana.
I had made this trek almost a year ago {already, whew!} for Christi and Bobby's engagement session {you may or may not recall that lonnng ago, heh}. ;)

This time, i came back to this beau-ti-ful, charming town to shoot their nuptials!
I had really been looking forward to shooting this wedding because of how exceptionally adorable this place is. :)

Personally, i don't have the guts to have an outdoor wedding myself, but Christi + Bobby had quite a gorgeous afternoon for their day - for which is was suuuper relieved!!

The couple couldn't be sweeter, as was their wedding party!
I snapped a TON of pictors that day, but here are some highlights ... i may have to post more a bit later, just for kicks.

Happy, happy Fathers Day + verrrry 1st day of SUMMER!!!


My ole college pal + Tri-Delta sista, Amanda, is just adorable. :)

A little bit o' romance ...

Possibly my favourite guy group shot, ever.

Who doesn't love some silly kiddie pics? hehe.

Christi can come off as very timid when you first meet her, so this exaggerated face just gave me a chuckle.

Behind the happy couple you can spot Kentucky. ;)

Sunday, June 14, 2009

New York, I <3 U.

Or, shall i say, I <3 these two new New Yorkers ... :)
Last week I visited the fine {hectic, crazy, glamorous, cutthroat, chic, etc.} city of New York and stayed with my friends/models Kimberly and Kevin - both of whom you've most definitely spotted here in my humble bloggy!

I did more in those few NYC days than I ever really expected ... WHEW, was it a BLAST {and a tad intimadating}.

I did not bring my beloved camera for fear of looking like a tourist while actually being one {and of thieves, of course!}. During my trip, however, I made the decision to pursue my lonnnng time dream of being a fashion/commercial photographer and move to the BIG C I T Y!
NYC here i commmme {in August} !!!!

I also found some roomies during the trip - my intensely attractive K-squared friends pictured below. ;)
In honour of my roomies-2-b, I decided to post these pics I realized I never posted before ...

Grab a GIANT soft pretzel and enjoy!
These kids will be famous some day, ya know.


P.S. for those of you who i've signed contractuals with for post-August events, fear not - I will still be there with bells on. :)

favourite of the group = i saved the best for last. ;)

Monday, June 1, 2009

Up then You're Down.

You've seen my super chic, superfly model friend, Stephanie Kendall many a-time here - most recently strutting her stuff, all glammed UP on a runway in Indianapolis.

About a month ago i gave you a glimpse of her beau's shoot with me {featuring Diablo} and, as promised before, finally have a few of her shots. :)

It's funny to me because this post is OH-SO different from my last - can you tell i like to mix it up?

Steph is a grand-tastic model because she has RANGE - previous posts i've done with her have gone from somber to sexy, saintly to silly ... I'm not quite sure how to describe this shoot, but the first word that pops to mind is VAMPY - as a compliment, of course! ;)
I'd call this a boudoir shoot and she brought IT, as usual - wee!

Happy 1st day of June! There's more where these came from, so stay tuned {they won't disappoint}.



Don't be blue {in the next she's purple}.

She has a lovely profile, eh?

THIS is why i deemed her VAMPY in this excerpt ... still a knockout, whatever look or character she takes on.

UP! {she's random - in a GREAT way - hence the title of this bloggy post}


Pop art Steph.