The holidays are simply magical. Friends gather, family comes to town, all bringing smiles and fond remembrances of yesteryear.
Christmastime and winter break was a pretty fantastic time of year when I was a kid. It had all the sparkle and wonder of a cheery Hallmark movie dipped in school glue and rolled in every canister of glitter within reach at the craft table. I recall Continue reading “Home For the Holidays – Family Portraits and Sibling Rivalry”
My favorite portraits from the spontaneous shoot / contest at Generic store in downtown South Bend (a few years back). These made it all over my Facebook page for voting but the rest have remained Previously Unpublished until now.
On a personal note,
Be yourself. You are beautiful.
You don’t owe anyone an apology for not fitting their ideals of beauty, of cool, of popular.
That kind of confidence shows on your face, shows in your decisions, and sometimes, it even shows in front of a camera.
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Drop me a line here to book a shoot of your own.
Sometimes my job behind the camera is a piece of cake. My clients’ ideas and translate into a creative energy, smiles abound, and it’s almost effortless. Like I said, a piece of cake. If anything, Quanay and her son Ayden made it a slice of 1st birthday cake when we met up for Ayden’s first birthday shoot.
Growing up is hard to do. I have a feeling once Ayden discovers that his birthday celebration includes cake he’s going to be just fine!
Happy first birthday Ayden! Hope it’s full of smiles, fun, and of course… cake!
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Drop me a line for a shoot of your own to show off your ideas, style, and smile! -eB
Nothing like a great day to hit the beach, set up some lights, and get a photo shoot going! And weather like this is nothing like one!
For your polar vortex snow day entertainment, fresh from the archives of the Work In (Infinite) Progress files… outtakes from
VIKING vs POLAR BEAR
Ferris Björnen’s Day Off or
Dudes in Costumes Scaring Tourists On the Beach
(or your own title).
Check out this victorious Viking at Planet Japes (subscribe, it’ll be worth it!). Get out and go shoot. -eB
This year’s busy summer winds down and September sneaks up with Labor Day weekend again. A few last favorites from Marissa‘s summer Senior Session find their way online for a fitting way to wrap up the season.
Drop me a line here to set up a customized Senior Portrait session of your own.
Sometimes an image is just made to be seen in black and white. Textures, patterns, and details all fit together for a perfect recipe of monochrome magic.
Drop me a line or a call for a portrait session as creative as you are.
I couldn’t pick just one favorite from this sequence of snaps from Jami & Nick’s Silver Beach engagement session so… it’s a triple-decker post for a rainy Wednesday.
Check out more of my favorite sessions along Lake Michigan here.
Nick and Jami share their joy and excitement and joyness of taking all sorts of cutest couple engagement portraits!
I managed a few
standard cliche posed normal usual expected nice photos too. Instead of being so cliche it hurt, we laughed until it hurt. Often. And for that I thank you!
Many more photos ahead. Congrats, Soonlyweds!
UPDATE! See many more outtakes & usual photos here!
Throwback Thursday – some of my absolute favorite images from the sunny Weko Beach, Lake Michigan engagement portrait session with Amanda & Justin, summer 2008. Warm wishes as winter continues! -eB