Berges Fest Parade

Posted in Uncategorized on June 25th, 2011 by Amy

dsc02468.jpgAfter a couple of days of painting surfboards and decorating a trailer, we were ready to add Shutter-Happy t-shirts, hawaiian shirts, leis, grass skirts, beach towels, beach balls, and flowers…. for the Berges Fest parade!

My parents, Beth, and her kids helped us.  We waved; we threw candy; we gave out chapstick to the moms.  There was a great response to our float and our marketing materials.  We had a blast!

dsc02482.jpgAfter, we had everyone over to our house for lunch.  And then we headed out to enjoy some of the day’s events.  🙂















Our Big Family Portraits

Posted in Uncategorized on June 16th, 2011 by Amy

d2x_2607-shglamourfinal.jpgA client inspired me to take on the task of a big family portrait for us…

She had booked and planned the appointment with Emily, told all her family and in-laws where to be and when, and she made sure everyone was in beautifully coordinated colors (neutral blues, browns, and creams).  They were all a delight to work with; their clothing was perfect.  And thanks to all the attention to details, we created wonderful portraits for them.

d2x_2642-shglamourfinal.jpgSo, this past Sunday, I got everyone into warm reds, oranges, and golds, and we headed to the studio.  One standing pose and one sitting pose later, we had two great images!  Hot and tired, we didn’t continue on with individual family portraits, but I’m thrilled with what we got.  🙂

How does a photographer get images of herself plus extra family and two small kids?  Battery pack, studio light, tripod, camera set to capture every 5 seconds, skill, a little bit of silliness, and a lot of patience.

And what will we be doing with these?  I’m planning on picking my favorite and printing a very large framed canvas for our new playroom (which will be decorated in the same colors as we wore).  Coincidence?  Nope.  😉