Longmont Photographer Warps to Ward

January 05, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Ella is a very intelligent, fun loving young women with a bright future ahead of her. She was raised in Ward, Colorado - an interesting town with a lot of history.   It's a very remote area with steep dirt roads, some washed away because of the flood. Ward means a lot to Ella, and her mother Holly who commissioned me to photograph her daughter's senior portraits.   I traveled up to Ward, Colorado because of the nostalgic location and it turned out to be a really unique picturesque photography set. Old barns, abandoned mines, rusty pickup trucks and lots and lots of snow.  I followed Ella around as she gave me a mini tour of her favorite spots, an artist herself - she had an eye for choosing prime locations.

Zippers and Buttons. That describes her style, according to Ella. To me, that means grungy, fresh, detailed, layered.  I kept those words in mind when I set up my shots - what angle to shoot at, what lens to choose, how to help Ella pose. The natural reflection of the sunlight hitting the snow gave the portraits a very soft look. Sometimes I used a diffused off camera flash to help pop Ella from the background.  Ella and Holly were looking for a more fashionable approach to Ella's Senior Portraits - something of a celebration for Ella's approach to adulthood.

I met Holly at the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce. Her business is Permanent Hair Removal located in Downtown Longmont.  http://www.easehairremoval.com/

"Thanks again for photographing Ella. I couldn't have asked for a better way to spend my money. I am very pleased on top of thrilled! Feels good. You are more than talented. It will be fun to watch you sky rocket."  Holly Running Rabbit

More fashionable portraits can be found at Longmont Photographer.

Call me today to schedule your modeling session. For yourself, your daughter or son - you have to start somewhere! Sessions in Longmont, or in studio are available. 720-998-2962


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