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Kerrie's Portraits

I love it when I get the chance to photograph adults.  Although it can be harder to get a natural smile out of them its much easier directing them.  They tend to behave without the need of a bribe which is always a good thing. 


Kerrie came to me after having been to another photographer who had done work she wasn't thrilled with.  Having taken a look at those images I could see why.  The other photographer didn't understand lighting and instead used gimicky coloured gels in an attempt to make them look more like fashion photos but in the end did nothing to flatter Kerrie, leaving her disappointed with the results. 


It is my job as a portrait photographer to use light and posing to create images that do flatter my subjects so they can walk away with something they are proud of and will cherish for their lifetime.  I was really pleased with Kerrie's portraits and thrilled to be able to blog about them and put them on my website.  I love sharing my work with others so I really appreciate it when clients are happy for me to do so. 


I had intended on having portraits done on a few occasions in my lifetime and for one reason or another each time I changed my mind. Everytime I think about those lost opportunities I regret it.  We are only getting older and I would give so much to be able to have an accurate and flattering record of my youth (not that I'm terribly old now at 41 - though to some that is ancient I know).  Not only would I like to see for myself what I looked like back then but I'd also enjoy sharing that with my daughter. 

I've decided myself to have portraits taken this coming year.  Its one of my main things to do for 2013.  I've even chosen my photographer already.  I'll be sure to share the images here as well.  I can't wait. 

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