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A Relationship to Celebrate | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

I was contacted to capture beautiful portraits to celebrate this lovely couple’s upcoming ten year anniversary.

Initial thoughts were to dress in the original wedding attire, shoot portraits & capture a few fun moments.

During our pre-session consult, we talked about what they like to do together & developed this session to tell a story.

This is a beautifully romantic story.

We should all be so lucky to experience this much love!

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10 devoted years.

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Swing dancing classes is something that both of them enjoy, and I was excited for the opportunity to capture this for them.

Come to find out even though new frocks were purchased, the choice was to wear dress she wore to her rehearsal dinner – perfect for this fun dancing series!

OH I can’t forget to mention that they were so prepared for this session, we even had music playing 🙂

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Biking is another activity they enjoy together.

Initially we were going to have two bikes & capture some action, but the second bike wasn’t readily available, so we opted for this 🙂

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And went for a walk in the perfectly soft end of day light…

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~Kathy

Now booking FALL & HOLIDAY 2014 Family Sessions & Class of 2015 SENIORS

Contact Kathy : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com  919.538.8987

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Jacob & Charley | Raleigh Family Photography

 

Was SO happy when the stars aligned and we were able to have this session!

Due to many different reasons including weather, we rescheduled this session a handful of times.

The weather was P E R F E C T as were these SWEET kiddos!

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Began the session at home, Mom wanted to capture them as they are today.  Pogo sticks & cell phones 🙂

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We WERE going to travel to a local park to find a colorful back drop, but a few days before the session she texted me a photo of their azaleas – WOW! and YES!

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Found a field about 1/2 mile from home.

We caught the light of the ‘golden hour’.  LOVE.

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Found this amazing locale on the way home, and wrapped up the session here.

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~Kathy

Now booking FALL & HOLIDAY 2014 Family Sessions & Class of 2015 SENIORS

Contact Kathy : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com  919.538.8987

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Love is in the Air | Session Preview | Raleigh Portrait Photography

Spring is here, and love IS in the air!

An enchanting photo session yesterday, celebrating 10 wonderful years together.

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~Kathy

NOW BOOKING! through the end of 2014 including fall & holiday portrait sessions, and Class of 2015 senior portrait sessions!

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919-538-8987

Raleigh NC Portrait Photographer

Raleigh NC Family Photographer

Raleigh NC High School Senior Photographer

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Inglis Family | Spring Mini Sessions | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

Last November I was lucky enough to meet & photograph one of these four gorgeous women, a high school senior class of 2014.

(You may remember her awesome downtown session HERE.)

After falling in love with the images, Mom decided she really wanted a portrait with all of her girls.

She booked a Spring mini session, and is keeping it a surprise for her husband for father’s day!

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I think Dad is going to shed a few tears 🙂

I just can’t believe how much heart & beautiful soul these women gave to me in 15 minutes, oh my goodness!

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And my personal favorite, you know I love a close up … and eyes that shine, me oh my.

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~Kathy

Now booking through the end of 2014 including fall & holiday portrait sessions, and Class of 2015 senior portrait sessions!

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919-538-8987

Raleigh NC Portrait Photographer

Raleigh NC Family Photographer

Raleigh NC High School Senior Photographer

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A Bit of Fashion | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

Good Monday to you!

You may remember my previous post (HERE)  of the gorgeous staff of Bloom Skin Spa.

Since we had my wonderful hair & make-up artist Elaine on set that day, the spa owner decided have some fun and add fashion flair to her portraits.

(Mom of three under 8 and a business owner- seriously!)

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Such a beautiful couple, love them both.

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~Kathy

Contact me today to schedule YOUR dream fashion photo shoot!

NOW BOOKING High school class of 2015 & fall family portraits!

919-538-8987 | kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Family Photographer Raleigh, NC

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Beauty at Bloom Spa | Raleigh Head Shot Commercial Photography

I am lucky to say this was my third year photographing the staff at Bloom Skin Spa in Cary!

(Click to see images from FIRST year and SECOND year)

Every year we ‘step it up’ a notch, this year we brought in my favorite Elaine with Elaine Harrison Makeup Artistry for some glam-ing up!

It’s just a great day for everyone, me included 🙂

The staff is always kind, it is evident in their smiles.

 

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My friend & salon owner Amber.  We met during my first ever facial.

(Gives the most amazing facial you’ll EVER receive!)

High fashion. all the way.

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More shares from her fashion mini-shoot coming to the blog soon.

~Kathy

Commercial Head Shot Photographer, Raleigh NC

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Headshots | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

In this digital age ,more often than not your first impression is made online.

Whether it be Linkedin, your business website or even a dating site.

I am available to hire for head shots, in case you were ever wondering!

I thought I would share a sampling of my head shot work with you today.  Some traditional, some not.

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Here’s a recent head shot session from this month,  taken at the clients home.

(I wish I had taken a drop back image.  Very similar set up I wrote about in THIS natural light tutorial.)

To plan this session we used Pinterest together so that I could visualize the type of image she wanted to capture.

Professional and approachable.

Think we nailed it!

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Last year I was hired by Novartis for a two day head shot marathon.  The days flew by, really nice staff there & easy to work with!

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I was also hired by Raleigh Brewing for some ‘not so traditional’ head shots (good times!)

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And last but certainly not least, a few images from my annual head shot ‘party’ at Bloom Skin Spa!

Every March I have the pleasure of photographing the current staff – we bring in hair & make-up and have a really fun girl morning 🙂

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If you are in need of head shots, I’d love to hear from you!

Whether for just you or your business, we’ll create the ideal session together.

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com | 919.538.8987

Have a fabulous weekend too TGIF!

~Kathy

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Now booking sessions through September 2014!

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