Category Archives: Child Sessions

Senior Portraits – a Priceless Tradition

Throughout modern history we’ve tried to capture the essence of a season or an event with photography.  Somehow, we can look at a portrait of ourselves and be able to re-experience the moments surrounding the time the image was created.   A teen’s Senior year is hopefully such an exciting time that the memories come with a…

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  • Meredith EbyMarch 7, 2018 - 8:24 pm

    Your photos are gorgeous! One day they will be as treasured as the photo of my grandma!ReplyCancel

    • cslagsvol@sc.rr.comMarch 7, 2018 - 8:34 pm

      Thank you Meredith! Thank you for allowing the use of your heirloom portrait!ReplyCancel

Modern Portrait Styles – Family

Family Portraits?   What comes to mind?  Do you think about the standard “Olan Mills style” portrait with Mom and Dad seated and the kids all standing at attention around their parents with a relaxed hand strategically placed on parents shoulders?  That describes my family portrait growing up, and I would call that a traditional style. …

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Favorite Summer Locations for Portraits

As a photographer. I get asked if I have any “favorite locations” to use for a session background. I can make almost any background work if I have enough color consistency behind the subjects (I have used a single shrub many times). All photographers, though, would prefer some expanse of beautiful or interesting scenery to…

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Personal Project – Part II

Last week I took some images to use for a personal project that I have been dreaming about for a long time See here . My next step was to take the photos into my painting software and create a “painting” from the photograph. This is the first stage.. The process is to start with an underpainting,…

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Behind the Scenes “Children’s Portrait Session-Personal Project”

This is a project that I have had mulling around in my head for a long time.  I have a Pinterest board dedicated to this concept Pinterest Board.  I especially wanted a “girl with dog” portrait.    My model got strep throat this weekend so I used my “backup” model!  The dog concept was NOT working…….

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