Tuesday, March 30, 2010

More from the No Man Is An Island- other photographers

It has been one busy week, and it's only Tuesday morning! The pictures from other photographers who attended the No Man Is An Island shoot have been rolling in. I think Sarah Backstrom deserves the "1st to Submit" prize- a cup of free pine pollen from my house, which has been accumulating on everything I own that lives outside. OK, Sarah, if you don't want the pollen, you can have my firstborn child. But only when it's crying, and only for a few minutes.

Here are some links to others' blogs where they've posted pictures from the shoot. Enjoy, but please don't steal their pictures by right clicking. Photographers, just like lawyers and factory workers, have to feed their children and dogs and such. Or in my case, horses and chickens...

Sarah Backstrom Photography
Catherine Guidry Photography
Filpo Photography
Jessi Arnold Photography

Our models were Kelly Stone, Lyndsey Curtis, Jordan Hubbard, and Brant Gautreau

Also, here is a list of our vendors who helped us out by providing either clothing, a location, jewelry, accessories, or other things....

The Glynns (our gorgeous location)- Contact Ashleigh at the Carriage House Restaurant
Jared at Ooh La La- Provided most of the hair and makeup for the models
Alexandra's- provided dresses and clothing for Lyndsey and Jordan
Pretty Woman Boutique- provided jewelry for the girls
Gary Blanchard Jewelers- provided wedding jewelry for Lyndsey and Brant
GiGi's Designs- provided handbags for the girls
After Five Tuxedo Co.- Provided the tux and shoes for Brant

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Did I photograph a ghost's foot?

So we had beautiful weather, a great turnout (14 other photographers besides myself) and a really fun time with the photo shoot at the Glynns in St. Francisville. I didn't actually shoot many pictures at all, which was fine. But the ones I got I was pretty happy with.

I don't believe in ghosts, BUT while editing the picture of the couple, I noticed what looks like a boot below the counter, as if a person was sitting at the table behind them. I honestly don't know what is up with the boot, and I swear that I didn't add it into the picture. Does anyone else see it? Am I imagining things? The Glynns does happen to be very near the Myrtles Plantation home, which is said to be haunted....

OR, maybe it's way too late at night and my imagination is running wild.

I'm wondering if any of the other photographers saw anything that could be creepy in their pictures (besides me).....

Monday, March 8, 2010

"No Man is an Island" Photo Shoot!

No Man Is An Island! Join us on this fun, versatile photo shoot and miniature workshop in St. Francisville, LA on March 22nd at 3:00 pm until.....

Tara from Tara Marie Photography will be briefly discussing the importance of vendor relationships before we begin the photo shoot. Models will be spread out all around the Glynns to provide all photographers with the opportunity to photograph the different styles.

Who: Any photographers who want to participate, whether just starting or seasoned professionals.

What: A photo shoot where we build our portfolio with images of brides, a bride & groom pair, a high school senior, and other models. All models will be wearing/displaying outfits and accessories from local Zachary and St. Francisville stores and boutiques, and all models will have professional makeup and hair done by local vendors.

When: March 22, 2010 3:00 pm till ??

Where: The Glynns of the Myrtles Plantation. A beautiful historic home just off Hwy. 61 in St. Francisville, LA. See pictures by Lamar Smith, photographer, here.

Why: Because ! The purposes of this shoot are 1. To discuss the importance of vendor relations, 2. To build the photographers' portfolios with a variety of subjects who look fabulous, and 3. To provide local businesses and the models with images of their products/services for their portfolios.

Cost: a small fee of $10.00 per photographer, which includes light snacks (from local vendors, of course!) We also ask that each photographer send 10-20 of their best images that feature the products and models being shown (photographs can be trademarked if desired) for the vendors to use for advertising, websites, etc.

Current participating vendors: Pretty Woman Boutique of Zachary, Alexandra's in Zachary, Jared at Ooh-La-La salon in St Francisville, The Glynns of the Myrtles Plantation in St Francisville, P 413 Shoes and Accessories of Zachary, GiGi's Designs of Zachary.

Questions? Photographers: contact Tara Marie Morris, 225-634-7229
Models/Vendors: contact Lyndsey Curtis, 225-235-4939
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