Photo Shoot with Lucia

The shoot with Lucia, all of the looks and styles we used the dresses I designed. I absolutely love the dresses, they are so versatile and allow me to change them to different styles.

What’s the magical thing about these infinity dresses? They look different in different person. Different size and shape would actually look like a different dress.  How cool is that!

I really had lots of fun using my own design for photo shoots. I love creating classic portrait looks, they are timeless, sophisticated and classy. I can see them as wall art in clients home. When you think about redecorating your house, why not hang up a beautiful portrait of yourself? I know it’s a bold move but trust me, it’s very empowering. 🙂

30s gorgeous! Photo Shoot with Maria

Maria is in her 30s, the same as me. 🙂 I’m in my late 30s. When I look back to my younger 30s years, life is getting better and I am heading straight at my goals. It’s quite a lot of difference when I was in my 20s, trying to find my way and my place in the world.

30s is absolutely gorgeous years to be photographed. It’s often the life stage when people have their children and become more focus on children’s growth. I would like to photograph more women in the 30s. When you are busy looking after your family, you need to remember to take care of yourself, it’s such precious memories when you are in your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s.

I loved photographing Maria, she did so well in her first photo shoot.

I would love to document your life for you, don’t wait another 10 years to find time to be photographed. 😉

 

Family photo shoot

In a family photo shoot, whether you like it or not, kids are the ones who run the show, it’s the same with Claire’s family.

I love the nature emotion when a family get together.

It’s just beautiful.

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When I captured a beautiful photograph like these, I feel my job is important and worth having — I preserve the precious memory for people and I know the photo will be up on the wall in the home and they will cherish the photograph forever. The memory is priceless and no money can buy.

It’s a photographer’s pride and joy.

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That’s why I love photographing a family. It’s challenging as it’s involving many people with different age. Everyone needs different direction and guidance and kids are not very good at taking instruction.

It’s important to keep everyone happy and maintain the playful and upbeat atmosphere. I usually ask parents to bring kids’ favourite toys and snacks to keep them fed and happy.

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So how to get a great family photo?

Creating a great family photo is never an easy task and I do everything I can to make it happen.

My method is simple. I separate them into small group and individuals. I photograph each adult family member, give them instructions and make them feel comfortable as much as possible. So when the kids are coming to the scene, at least the adults are ready, all I have to do is to catch the attention from the children.

I usually just let them play around, chase them and also play with them.

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This is usually what the photo shoot look like. It’s totally normal. If children are having a good time then I know I can get some really good photos.

Parents always thank me for my patient. And I do enjoy spending time with a family and get to know them. It’s not often that people would bring you their kids so you can play with them for a couple of hour. I can get the opportunity like that I think it’s a privilege. Sometimes, I am THE “Miss Amanda”.

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