Thursday, June 30, 2011

Something Out Of the Ordinary

About 2 weeks ago I posted a sneak peek of my "art project" with my friend's daughter Ocean. In that post I promised everyone an explanation behind that project and of course more images. So here we go....
As a mother, over the past year I have watched what was once my little baby boy grow into young man. The same goes for my best friends daughter Ocean...I watched her go from this little girl with awkward long arms and legs to this beautiful young woman. Seeing these two go through these changes put an image in my head of a young girl (herself doll-like) in a dark room with wood floors and a pile of dolls. This was the beginning of it all.
In the last few months I have seen so many changes in these two...going from a children with toys to young adults with technology. I have seen them at times, torn between being that child or being the adult...and we all know that turmoil, we were once their age.

So, now you know what the driving vision was behind these images. My goal was to find a way to visually dipict that tear between child and young adult.
There are more images from this session that I'll put on my Facebook  Page once complete.

I really hope everyone enjoys these as much as I enjoyed taking and editing them.
Ocean, thank you for posing for me. You are a beautiful and amazing young woman. I hope we can shoot together again sometime.

Thank you all for your support and feedback.


The original vision that started it all.

And of course the first images that was processed. Isn't she just beautiful.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

It's Finally Warm

Thankfully it's finally nice out except for what seems like a few weekly thunderstorms, but it's not freezing out so I guess I can't complain! I was lucky a few weekends ago to catch a break in the rainy weather to get outside and shoot. It was a little windy and the sky was still a little grey but Jessica and I made do. Of course we couldn't resist coming back to the studio for a few shots too.
As usual Jessica did not disappoint!

I hope everyone enjoys these!

She had a hard time staying serious for this one. A guy was riding by on his bike was staring at her and about wrecked!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Special Project- Sneak Peek

This is the sneak peek for a project that is very personal to me. My son and my friend's daughter were the inspiration behind what provoked me to create the images in this project. The initial idea started about a year ago and I've been developing the concept behind it ever since. However a name for it still seems to escape me even thought he images are now complete.
The shoot for this project was yesterday and I was lucky enough to have my friend's daughter Ocean as my model. I think she was a perfect choice! I hope everyone enjoys the sneak peek. I will have more from this shoot soon and promise to give more detail behind what drove me to create these images.


Monday, June 13, 2011

Miss Jessica- Sneak Peek

I had a chance to catch up with Jessica again this weekend. Here is a sneak peek from our session.