Portraits with Alexis Bode

While visiting her friend Kesley, Alexis saw a portrait that I had created for Kesley.  This portrait of Kesley was inspired by Joseph Decamp's "Woman Drying Her Hair" Alexis, being a self-described lover of impressionist art, was taken by Kesley's portrait. So much so that she reached [...]

Portraits with Alexis Bode2019-07-30T09:53:10-04:00

Portrait Session Consultation and Wardrobe Styling

You've booked your portrait session.  Congratulations, you're going to have a blast! ...now what? Now, We start planning!  I want your portrait experience to be special, something that you remember or the rest of your life.  I also want it to be a stress-free experience full of laughter! Here's what happens-  Your Portrait [...]

Portrait Session Consultation and Wardrobe Styling2018-10-25T13:08:43-04:00

Understanding the “Fully Guided” Photo Shoot

"I'm not photogenic"  "I don't know how to pose" "I always look mean/sad/scared in photos." Most people feel awkward or uncomfortable in front of a camera, especially at first.  It is not uncommon for me to be chatting with someone in the studio, they're relaxed, we're laughing, and then I [...]

Understanding the “Fully Guided” Photo Shoot2018-10-25T12:16:29-04:00

Professional Makeup For Your Portraits

One of the features included in your portrait session is a makeup artist.  I am beyond thrilled to be partnered with The Beauty Patrol, a team of professional makeup artists who are recognized as some of the best in the region. Here's a few reasons why having your very own makeup [...]

Professional Makeup For Your Portraits2018-10-25T11:09:25-04:00