Boudoir Lake Session

Boudoir Lake Session

Kelly Jacobi Photography | Boudoir Sessions | Wausau Photographer 

It's an amazing thing to meet other creatives who just get you. To be able to laugh with them, to talk about your fears and frustrations...and especially to have an impromptu session at the lake with them.

This women is an amazing artist behind the camera herself, and a knock-out natural in front of the camera as well.

 
 

Kelly Jacobi Photography | Boudoir Sessions | Wausau Photographer

Kelly Jacobi Photography is an award winning and published photographer. Kelly Jacobi Photography is proud to serve the Wausau Wi and Central Wisconsin area for boudoir sessions.

I love to offer simple yet powerful sessions to women to show how beautiful they are. My boudoir sessions do not use make up artists and extravagant wardrobes and pearls. My boudoir session celebrates you.

365 Days of 2017 - Week 7

WEEK 7 OF MY 365 PROJECT

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043/365: It's been awhile since we all went to a movie together. So we surprised you with Lego Batman. Even Grandma and Aunt Tammy came with for the fun.

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044/365: Bathtime and goggles; the two seem to go hand and hand. 

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045/365: It's not often all three boys are doing the same thing. We sat down to make valentine's decorations and asked if you wanted to come join us. To my suprise you said yes. Although you didn't make any, you helped your brothers and you chatted with me. It's the little moments like this that mean so much to me.

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046/365: Off to school every morning. It is nice to see the sun more and more when we are ready to leave.

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047/365: Homework. Every.Single.Night. I'm impressed with this boy, how he juggles it all.  

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048/365: Painting Skylanders. His favorite weekend thing to do. 

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049/365: Grandma got this teepee for Christmas for the boys. They love it, but I have yet to grab a photo to document their fun with it. Minutes before this I asked for a shot of him in the teepee. I got the biggest, cheesiest, fakest grin I have ever seen. So I waited. I moved back and watched him play with his dog on the floor in the little pocket of light. Giggles and the best smile came on it's own.

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365 Days of 2017 - Week 6

WEEK 6 OF MY 365 PROJECT

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036/365: Strip off Robin costume to go pee. Look right and realize that if you unroll most of the toilet paper you instantly have a racetrack for your cars. This is being four.

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037/365: Don't climb in the window. I said it a hundred times. And then I thought why not. You crawl up there to watch the sun, to peek at the birds, to pretend and imagine. So climb and perch and enjoy my boy. 

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038/365: You are obsessed with Robin. At some point in time every superhero has been your favorite. But you always come back to Robin. He's not just a sidekick, to you he is everything.

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039/365: When the golden hour turns to blue. It's a beautiful calm.

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040/365: Glow stick bath nights. Such a simple joy. I stock up on them, I have a whole drawer filled with them. Every now and again during bath time I pull a few out and turn off the lights. Truly I enjoy them as much as you two do. 

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041/365: It’s not often I ask for the shot. But sometimes I know that is the only way I’ll get all three of you in one frame. I know that in time the age difference will not matter. But right now it shows. You are charging into your teenage years. Friends, school, and sports take up your time. You are trying to carve your way in this world. Your brothers are still carefree and wild. They live in superhero costumes and play from dusk till dawn. Sometimes you will play hide and go seek with them or help them build in Minecraft. I know it’s not easy, 7 years difference feels like a lifetime apart. But I promise you that gap gets smaller and smaller with each passing year. The three of you will find a common ground outside of rough housing and wrestling that bonds you together now. I see the bond even if you can’t always see it clearly. 

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042/365: My poor boy. I hoped that all of this yuckiness going around would pass us by this time but it found us, starting with you. You were such a trooper. 

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365 Days of 2017 - Week 5

Week 5 of my 365 Project

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029/365: When we lived in North Carolina the boys fell in love with this cajun restaurant. They were disappointed to realize coming back to central Wisconsin we wouldn't have that kind of food just up the road anymore. Then a new cajun restuarnt moved in downtown, so we had to try it out. It was goooood. 

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030/365: Sometimes shooting daily in winter is hard. The days are short and it is too cold to enjoy being outside through most of the winter. So sometimes we get home and I realize I need a photo of the day. So we play in the driveway or the dead end road in front of the house just until our finger tips get to cold and we both make a run for the house.

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031/365: The snow kept coming and we kept shoveling

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032/365: Our timing in the morning is hard. Your oldest brother has to be to school first and much earlier. We then have 40 minutes between dropping him off and when you two can get dropped off at school. It is about a ten minute drive between home and schools. It doesn’t seem that bad until I was driving back and forth and never having enough time for anything. So now we pack a little snack, or sometimes stop for a breakfast treat, and head over close to school. When it was warmer we would play at the park near school, but now the mornings are bitter cold, so we stay in the van, we talk or watch a movie. Sometimes it’s soothing to not feel rushed, and sometimes you two are certain you can’t make it through the boredom.

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033/365: You are a mess when you eat. Doesn't matter if we are home or out, you eat with a flare that is all your own and one I don't think you will grow out of anytime soon.

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034/365: My fish. Sometimes there are no words. Just your sweet face and a gentle reminder how fast time is flying by me.

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035/365: In all this time we have never bought the original twin pop popsicles. The excitement when you both realized you got two popsicles was the best. The simple pleasures or two popcicles and pretend vampire teeth. 

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365 days of 2017 - Week 4

WEEK 4 OF MY PROJECT 365

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022/365: Always snacking. Always. Three boys. Lots of snack.

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023/365: He never gets sick. He hasn't had more than the sniffles in years. Then, just in time for a long weekend from school, it hit him hard. In bed like this for about three days before he started to come around. 

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024/365: I am not a morning person, I want to be, but it's hard. But when I see these sleepy eyes and bed head in the morning, even at the crack of dawn, all I can do is smile.

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025/365: Movie night at school. You both talked about it for weeks. So much excitement. We all wore pajamas, brought sleeping bags and your stuffed animal friends. The school had popcorn and snacks. We settled in and watched "Finding Dory".

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026/365: Making sure to document the ones we love in our lives and not just the kids. 

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027/365: Bath day for puppies and boy oh boy did they need it!

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028/365: Two photos for this day. The first, I am learning to ask for what I want and tell people what I need. I didn't move fast enough to get the shot I wanted when my family sang me happy birthday. So I asked if we could light the candles one more time and turn out the lights. The boys thought it was hilarious and kept blowing out the candles right away. I was able to capture all of the joy and love I felt surrounded by my family this day. But I had to take a second photo this day to include. My oldest was still recovering from being sick. He has been working so hard at his school work. He has been working so hard at wrestling practice every single night. He feel asleep hard all curled up on the couch. You know it serious sleeping when a teenager doesn't wake up for cake.

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Kelly Jacobi Photography Wausau WI photographer project 365 photography mentoring

365 days of 2017 - Week 1

Week 1

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This is my third 365 project. The first year I did this I could barely keep up with the daily shooting. My project was so unorganized. I was just happy to have completed it. The second year I found my groove for shooting and editing and was diligent about organizing my project. This year I want to keep growing and evolving. This year I want to do more than scratch the surface. So it is my attempt to blog weekly to tell the stories and feelings that go with each photo. 


001/365: A new year. A new 365 project. Our night of going to bed early turned into a fun night of games, party hats, confetti, and silly string with family, It was a great way to start the new year!

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002/365: This year I want to make sure I capture not just the beauty of your childhood but those that love you and share this life of ours. Even the simple moments of playing Angry Birds on grandma's iPad.

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003/365: Over our break from school we barely left the house, if it wasn't for running out of milk I don't think we would have left at all. The very last day we got a call from our cousin asking if we'd like to go bowling. It was the perfect end to a wonderful break.

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004/365: Back to school. Back to homework. You are usually a trooper about sitting down and going through it. We give you space to go through it on your own. We'll help with questions or check it over when you are done. But I couldn't resist you counting out your math on your fingers. 

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005/365: You followed me downstairs as I dug through unpacked boxes searching for my tripod. You found your airplane before I found what I was looking for. You found the basement if the perfect place to fly a plane. You squealed with excitement when you saw in the back of my camera it really looked like your airplane was flying.

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006/365: Wild and restless you were pushing each other's buttons and tearing apart the house. I told you to get your headlamps and we'd find an adventure. You each and got them and returned for your "quest". You first quest was to swim through the wild river hallway, climb the couch mountains, sneak your way through the dangerous kitchen jungle and make it to the cave where John Cena and Spiderman needed rescued. Your eyes grew wide and you added in your own details of the creatures you would encounter. Then you ran off and completed your first quest in record time. So your next quest was to find the book of magic, you wouldn't know which book was the right book until you looked through it.

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007/365: My youngest. You've wanted to go to school like your older brothers since you were 2. This year you went to half day preschool. The first day  you were so excited you barely remembered to hug me goodbye. You still love school but now every day you tell me, I really missed you today mom. Then you remember you have something in your backpack for me and move at the speed of light to retrieve them. You are bursting at the seams with excitement to show me the photos you've drawn for me when you get to grandma's house after school. Every day I pull out quite the stack of drawings from your backpack. Grandma must go through a ream of paper a week. More than half of those photos you've drawn are of you and me and lots of hearts. I will never tire of these stick figures and hearts. Though I've usually just seen one the day before my heart bursts all over again each and every day because of your thoughtfulness and endless love. 006

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I AM...Thankful

"I AM two of the most powerful words. For what you put after them shapes your reality."

I saw this over a year ago and it washed over me in waves. Something so simple, two words that we probably say daily, not realizing how powerful and shaping they are in our lives. 

This is the beginning of my self portrait project exploring this thought. 

This project is about exploring who I am; both on my surface and at my core. 

I AM...Thankful

So many words came rushing to mind when I first thought of this project. But as I have been reflecting on the last year I realized resoundingly how grateful and thankful I am. A year ago at this time I had no idea where we would be. So many questions that had no answers. So many fears. Yet here we are together; happy, healthy, and designing a life that we love. 

I have began to carve time out each day to write down three things I am thankful for. Sometimes they are big and sometimes they are seemingly small. I believe it almost doesn't even matter what those things are. If I want to write that I am thankful for our home or for a fountain soda; it's all the same. It is about shifting our focus in life. It is about seeing the good and shaping our day and our life in that context.

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I AM...Thankful.

Hsu Family 2016 Slideshow | Kelly Jacobi Photography Wausau WI Photography

One of the things I love to do for my clients is to create a slideshow of my absolute favorite images from our session for them!

This family session will be blogged soon. but in the meantime, I dare you not to smile while you watch this sweet family together!

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Behind the Scenes: Photographing the Kids Outside in the Morning

One of the projects I am working on is a "One Second Everyday" video compilation. We were up at the crack of dawn this day, like usual, and the kids wanted to play outside right after breakfast so we headed over to the empty lot next door. I knew I wanted this to be part of my video of the day so I started recording. Even though I only need a very short video clip for my project sometimes I keep recording them doing what they do because I remember how much I love looking back on family videos of our everyday. 

It was maybe 7am so there was this really beautiful morning light streaming still a bit low in the sky compared to mid-day, and the way it was coming over the trees made for some great shadows and dappled light as well. I of course had my camera out with us and had already adjusted my settings and snapped a few. But they were playing so nice I didn't want to stop recording to snap some photos...so I did both.

As I was editing these I thought it might be fun to give a little glimpse into what it looks like while I shoot or what the scene looked like in comparison to what I chose to capture. Now this was my first time doing this and I originally hadn't planned on sharing so bare with me.  

For the most part, when they play like this and I am shooting to document, I am quietly observing. When the kids engage me I will interact. I stopped recording but as they continued to play I began to encourage my son to throw the dust and run like he was running so fast it made a huge track because I knew I wanted to play with a slow shutter speed to mix things up. When I do another video I'll keep a behind the scenes in mind so you can see how I balance being the quiet observer, an engaged and playful mother, and an artist creating all at the same time.

 

Enjoy and feel free to ask questions here or on my Facebook page!

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Rob & Ben - A Wedding Story

Rob & Ben | July 30, 2016

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I feel so lucky to have been able to document this special day for Rob & Ben. They are two of the sweetest and kindest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. They are the kind of people that you feel like you've known your whole life just minutes after meeting them. They are full of love and joy. 

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You could not have asked for a more beautiful day for two wonderful people to share their love and commitment to one another. In a small, intimate wedding in the backyard of their home together that means so much to them they said their "I do's"  

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Kelly Jacobi Photography | Wausau WI Wedding

The ceremony was followed by a beautiful dinner at Back When Cafe.

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Congratulations Rob & Ben!!

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May 10 on 10

I've learned that spring in the south is quick. It seems that the flowers bloom and the trees turn green overnight to make way for the summer much earlier than I am used to. The humidity is already moving in and already at the end of last month my boys were asking for the sprinkler and to fill the kiddie pool.

If I close my eyes it feels like summer so why not? Who cares what the calender says!

So we got out the sprinkler and embraced the "sprummer" in the south!

Tutorial Tuesday: Authenticity in Your Photos

Creating images that are true to the moment and are bursting with authenticity is sometimes easier said than done. For example, in my house, when my camera comes out my boys suddenly stop making eye contact with me. They will honestly look everywhere except in my direction. My oldest son will literally turn and walk out of the room 90% of the time.  But I can't blame them. I do the same thing. If I see someone about to take a photo that I will be in I do one of two things. A) Jump into oh crap mode and try to obtain the most flattering angles for myself. Forehead out, chin down, wasn't there something about pushing my tongue to the roof of my mouth, and don't forget to turn my body to the side and move my arms away from my body but too much that I look like I'm about to take flight. Whew! Sounds like I look real natural right about now huh? OR B) I try to avoid the previous scenario all together and pretend I don't see them taking the photo; look at my phone, talk to the person next to me, anything. There is something just a little unnerving about being in front of the camera. So how do we get the moment that inspired us to pick up our camera in the first place to unfold naturally in front of our camera and help our viewers feel what we felt.

He was sitting playing right by the window, and I noticed how the light was wrapping around him. So I quietly got my camera and set my settings and had it ready while we talked about what he was playing. I was ready when he broke out in laughter over the silly cat app. 

He was sitting playing right by the window, and I noticed how the light was wrapping around him. So I quietly got my camera and set my settings and had it ready while we talked about what he was playing. I was ready when he broke out in laughter over the silly cat app. 

I used to see the moment and I'd spring into paparazzi mode; gotta get the shot, try this angle, aching to get that one shot; 'look over here', 'hey stop for a minute so I can get a picture'. No wonder my kids try to pretend not to see me; maybe if we don't look at her she can't see us and she'll leave us play in peace. Now I work in stealth mode; quietly grabbing my camera and snapping one or two shots while they are in the moment and I'm done. Otherwise I'm waiting, and waiting some more, and even if they saw me and my camera eventually they have forgotten about me and what I might do and have gone back to what they were doing. Then I will either grab the shot while they are engaged and interacting with their activity or each other or maybe even engage me and ask me a question or show me what they've done. While they are engaged is key, you want that connection to help elevate the authenticity of the moment. 

Whenever we go to the car wash during this part I yell "unicorn pee"; the boys think it's hilarious. I know it won't be funny forever so I wanted to capture it.

Whenever we go to the car wash during this part I yell "unicorn pee"; the boys think it's hilarious. I know it won't be funny forever so I wanted to capture it.

If they don't engage me, sometimes I will ask them something that I know will get a response; asking them about a toy they are playing with, maybe purposefully getting the name wrong so they laugh or intently look at it, or asking them a question about the other one or say something silly about them to get them to interact with each other naturally. What I try not to do is say 'look over here' or 'can you smile for me?'; that's a sure fire way to get deer in the headlights look or constipated cheese face.

My boys love coffee. If I put my cup down and don't watch it, they will swoop in and steal it. Here I asked him how much of my coffee was left for me, knowing he drank it all, and I got him mid swallow to capture the moment.

My boys love coffee. If I put my cup down and don't watch it, they will swoop in and steal it. Here I asked him how much of my coffee was left for me, knowing he drank it all, and I got him mid swallow to capture the moment.

When they outside and running around the movement is a great way to get authenticity. They are laughing, running, inspecting their environment. Same thing, I watch and wait for them to be truly engaged with each other or with something in their environment before I snap. Again, sometimes I'll engage them as I described before, but outside is a great way to engage them in a bigger way. Ask them to race towards you or around you. Or for example my son wanted to play with his big balloon outside and bounce it back and forth. With my camera in one hand I asked him are you ready and snapped his anticipation. Threw it and snapped again the action shot of him excited and jumping for it. There's lots of activities you can do with camera in hand. Play tag and snap while you run. Snap a few while you are pushing them on the swing. Spray them with the hose and capture their reaction (or give them the hose!). 

This was the first day we set the pool up, the boys had been begging. Even though the days are in the 80's I knew the hose water would still be so cold. But they reeeeally wanted to fill the pool and play with the hose; so I waited with my camera and captured the moment. 

This was the first day we set the pool up, the boys had been begging. Even though the days are in the 80's I knew the hose water would still be so cold. But they reeeeally wanted to fill the pool and play with the hose; so I waited with my camera and captured the moment. 

The key is you want to elicit a response that is true to the moment. Draw out the emotion; what was significant about what you saw, put that in your photos. Try capturing it by being the quiet observer or by encouraging connection between you are your subject or your subject and their environment. Let go of expectations and constantly asking them to stop what they are doing for a photograph, learn to work yourself in what they are doing to capture them as they are. 

 

Tutorial Tuesday: Creating Powerful Black and White Images

I love black and white photography. A monochrome image is so powerful to me. When you strip a photo down to the bare bones like that, there is nothing to hide behind. You have the opportunity to bare your soul and vision.

Creating a powerful black and white image is not as easy as flipping the switch in your editing software. The power behind a black and white photo with impacts starts before you even click the shutter. Below are a few of my tips for creating powerful black and white images.

1. Light

It's always about the light isn't it? There is a reason why photographers are always talking about chasing the light, finding the light, their love affair with light. Light can completely change your image depending on what kind light it is and how you use it. It's important to think about the way you use light especially when you are shooting with the intent of a black and white image. 

Light has qualities that help bring depth to an images. Adding the illusion of depth and dimension is a great way to add impact to your photo. Think about how you can use light in different ways to show the depth in the scene. Two of my favorite ways to do this is use lens flare and to exaggerate the shadows. Let the light and shadows wrap around your subject to create a dynamic image.

2. Moment

When you strip down to black and white you are taking many other storytelling elements out of the scene. You don't have the subtle meanings that color can add to reinforce stories. But what you do still have is moment. Use converting to black and white as a way to embrace and highlight the moment and the details. Think about the details you need to include (or exclude) from the scene to give the viewer the cues they need to feel the moment.

3. Visual Interest

A monochromatic image is a great way to draw attention to things like patterns and shapes. These types of things in your photo can add another layer of interest. Using negative space in black and white photography is another great way to add impact.

 

4. Contrast

You have to be able to see contrast in your black and white photos in order for there to be an impact. A black and white image that is mostly similar tones of gray is not going to have the same impact as a black and white photo with contrast. Find this contrast when you are composing your shot. Look for where the light and the shadows come together in a bold or interesting way.

When you are shooting, visualize the black and white shot in your mind first. Think about all the elements that are important for that shot. Begin to see the world in black and white so you can begin to see the opportunity for powerful black and white images! 

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Before and Afters with a Tutorial: Window Light

I love seeing before and afters! I think it is such an incredible thing to be able to see the visualization process from another person's perspective.

This was from a recent set of photos I did with my youngest son. I saw the way the light was softly coming in one of my favorite windows in our home and knew I wanted to grab a few shots.  

 

I only had the blinds open halfway to control the light. I set his chair about a foot and a half away from the window and slightly back so it wasn't perpendicular, I wanted the light to wrap around him just a little more than if he was at a 90 degree angle to the window. This was soft, diffused light being this is North facing window and it was about 2pm so the sun was still mostly over the house. I made sure all the other blinds behind him and behind me were shut so this was the only light source. 

I shot this was my Fuji XE-2 and 27mm lens. On my Nikon I am in the habit of using mostly Kelvin these days for white balance but on my Fuji I leave it on auto white balance. And I almost always underexpose by a few stops because I love the contrast and light fall off it helps create straight out of camera. 

I knew I wanted to edit these mostly in black and white because of how dramatic the light fall off was. Also a deep black and white with lots of contrast really matched and added to the mood of the image.

And there you have it! How I took a quick 5 minute shoot by the window and saw my vision through to the end!

April | 10 on 10

10 on 10 / 30 on 12...potato potaato right?

When we head out into the woods it's hard not to keep snapping. It's where I feel most inspired. The light, the movement of the trees, the water, the fresh air, watching my boys and their excitement and curiosity - all of it! 

Also, this trip out fishing and hiking is when I took my Lensbaby sweet 50 out for the first time and feel in love with it just like I knew I would!

Make sure to head over to the always wonderful Katie of Katie Gwinn Photography