I had the priviledge to photograph this sweet little man. He will be in no shortage of attention or love! Future Hunter and I can’t wait to see him grow through my lens.
I first Photographed Kayley as a Senior a few years ago.. she was living in MA then and has since located to Hardwick, VT. She contacted me about doing a fun couple’s session. I met up with Mike and Kayley in Saint Johnsbury, VT and we then moved to a few locations that I frequent between there and my studio in Monroe, NH. We ended our fun, modern session in my studio and despite it being a bit windy and chilly during our session, it was a fun time and the result are images that capture this young couple in this amazing time in their lives. Thanks Kayley and Mike!!! -Sammi
We had a little fun in the studio today in honor of Valentines Day. Went a little Audrey Hepburn with hairstyle and she had fun being a ham in front of the camera.
Have you heard about my Children’s Spring Special? It’s happening March 10th-17th.. collections begin at just $99 for 1-2 kiddos. Extra kiddos up to 4 total are $10 each. Perfect time to freshen up your wall with a gorgeous wall portraits of your children. I will even have specials on my Boutique Luxe Framing! Another year gone by and how fast they change, dont miss out.. this only happens once a year! Call me to book! 603.638.3014 -Sammi
Back by Popular Demand, Children’s Spring Mini-Special! I started this Children’s Spring Special a while back and it’s my most popular! Just perfect for capturing another year gone by and freshening up your walls for Spring with gorgeous art of your own children. Don’t miss out, only two Saturdays are available with 4 sessions per day starting at 10:30 am until 3pm. I have plenty of cute tutus and headbands for those little princesses and cuteness for boys too! New backgrounds for this year. Framing specials will be availble and my Luxe Frames will never be this low again. Made to match any decor and color scheme. You won’t want to pass this up. Whether you want digital keepsakes or beautifully presented portraits, ready to gift give or hang, it’s all included in this Special! Do you have Facebook? Have a new timeline.. well, if you do, you will also receive a FB timeline of some of your session favorites. Book now.. weekends will be the first to go, just $50 Guarantees your date and time, Hurry, this Special always books up! 603.638.3014
I know I have neglected my poor blog, but in the height of Senior Portraits, I have a good excuse. My third year as a HS Senior Portrait Photographer, this has been such an amazing year. I adore photographing Seniors, especially from the area where I started it all. It’s reassurance the 45 minutes to see me isn’t so far after all.
Sarah, the youngest in her family was my first senior girl this year. The hectic world of relocating gave me doubts I would be able to get in the full swing of Senior Portraits this season, but Sarah told me she knew she wanted me to take her portraits when she saw images of a senior friend from last year. What a fantastic compliment. I feel as though I have more then a professional relationship with my clients and meeting with Sarah and her Mom, Carol proved just that. Thank you so much for choosing me to capture these truly important portraits.
Sarah’s slide show..
Just a heads up.. I know it seems early, but I will be looking for Class of 2013 Senior Reps soon.. keep this is mind and feel free to email me with any questions. email@example.com 603.638.3014
We have a winner for my 1K FB Giveaway! Thank you to all who entered and referred a friend. I truly, truly appreciate it!
#10 Lisa Pierson is my winner! Congrats Lisa you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Thank you!
Last week the first round of my brand new Newsletter went out. This will be sent out every few months. If you signed up after the initial mailing or need to sign up, here is the special I announced..I was going to wait until Saturday, but my weekend is very busy and I don’t want to forget!
I have already booked a few of these appointments and some certificates have been purchased. Make sure to book early.. I will be taking the month of December to spend with my family and celebrate the Holidays. I won’t be taking on any new sessions after these book up, except newborns, until 2012. 603.638.3014
My new Red “Lola” Epiphanie camera bag arrived today! I absolutely love it! My old camera bag was really not my style. It served it’s purpose well enough, but always seemed bulky and not comfortable. My Epiphany bag is just my style… truly gorgeous and very well made. It will fit my canon cameras and L lenses just fine. This way, my camera can really go everywhere! Don’t forget to enter the 1K giveaway Here. You could win a Photography session worth over $500!!!!
My fall schedule is crazy busy with Seniors! Senior Girls to be exact..yay!!! Love the fashion, love their energy and we always have a blast! These are definitely not the Senior sessions and portraits of times past. Fun, relaxed and most important, “Your Style, Your Session!” Offering both studio, and outside locations. Just a few sessions left for October and booking for November! email@example.com 603.638.3014
Fall 2011 HS Senior Girl “What To Wear” HAVE FUN!
Suggested styles may be found at Old Navy and Wet Seal
My PSA to end this post… Please be sure to seek out a professional photographer/studio for your Senior portrait experience. A Professional will know how to get the most from your Senior’s session. They will have the professional equipment and most important, the knowledge and training to use it. Professional Photographers will know how to deal with many lighting situations. They will know how to professionally edit & retouch when necessary. Many hours of training and investment have gone into professional software. They use only professional labs and they are calibrated to their labs color requirements. Do they have a website or blogsite? Look at their portfolio for consistency in their images. Blurry, soft images with obvious color and lighting issues are probably a good indicator a “photographer” needs more training and skills. They may use lingo, like “photo shoot” but a “pic” is not a replacement for a professional portrait.
I first discovered MillieLee Designs while doing one of my many “window shopping” afternoons on Etsy. I fell head over heals for her beautiful creations. The dresses were simple with a flare and the patterns classic and gorgeous. Something I look for when shopping for my girls. Did I mention Milli Lee’s dresses are also Organic? Organic, made in America and supporting a small business, love it!!! Etsy is the place I shop first when I am on the look-out for everyday clothes that also photograph well and I can hand down from girl to girl. I am not a “trendy” Mommy, sometimes this disapoints my girls, but I think they will grow an appreciation for all things classic and timeless. There seriously isn’t a day that goes by when we don’t get compliments on the girls’ appearences. Comfortable, yet beautiful is my standard. Yes, my girls are allowed to play in the mud, go barefoot and climb trees, just not in Etsy treasures. lol.
Here are just some of the gorgeous creations you will find in Milli’s shop…
One of my beautiful clients.. she was just a few weeks old when I first photographed her. My, how the time has flown!
All hair accessories are also products made from love found at Etsy. Support the small businesses and Moms who put so much love and their talent into each of these products. You really do get what you pay for and I choose to do my part in supporting small business women like myself.
I was truly excited to meet this handsome little man. I was a referral from his Auntie and so honored to photograph this once-in-a-lifetime session. We were able to capture him sleeping and oh-so-sweet and awake to interact with Mom and Dad for thier portraits together. Thank you so much “K” Family.. I am so happy you loved his portraits as much as I do!
Around The Bend Photography is a Full Service, Custom Boutique Studio. Including custom product choices with your session gallery is part of our service.
With each Newborn session we will show Custom Birth Annoucements, a beautiful way to announce the arrival of your precious addition. We work with you to use complimentary colors and any information you want to include. These are 5×7 flat, double sided announcements and include envelopes. You can choose a more “boutique” style folded card as well.
Also available are Custom Storyboards, really no better way to display many images in one design. Our most popular product! We are so pleased to offer custom framing for our storyboards, as sizing of most storyboards are unique as the product itself. Classic frames as well as Custom frames from The Organic Bloom are available. Organic Bloom frames can be matched to the colors of your nursery.. what a beautiful addition that would be!