Last year, I shot for the first time working with Melissa and we hit it off. She’s so great to work with and this session was just as awesome. We proved again that spending some time before the shoot going over various looks via Pinterest and choosing outfits and accessories is a valuable activity.
I snapped a couple shots of Amanda & Melissa before we started shooting. She has so much hair that it turned out to be a bit of a blessing and a curse. Styling all that hair takes time!
Images that resonate with me have a simple composition and draw your eye directly to the subject. I have a pretty simple lighting set up here that helps achieve the look I'm after.
The location I used was a little different than what I've used in the past. I used a service called Breather where you can rent a small (and I mean Manhattan small) room by the hour. Its a great business idea and someone else suggested this as an option so I thought I’d give it a shot. Once we navigated our way to the room, I noticed this set of stairs and made that a second shooting location. This turned out to be a bonus of shooting on the weekend since nobody was traveling up and down the stairs.