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Open House!

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It’s that time again! Time for us to open our doors and let you in to see how it all works!

I really love having regular open houses so that it gives everyone an opportunity to come in, get to see how we work, ask questions and get a feel for the atmosphere at the studio!

We will be having a live hair and makeup demonstration on a model as well as a photography demonstration immediately following! Goodie bags, prize giveaways, etc.

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Due to the nature of the images we display in the studio, we are asking to keep this event 18+ please!
Every visitor will receive an entry form to put in for the giveaway of their choice… Come with a friend and you each get a second entry form… Bring a dress to donate to the studio wardrobe and get TWO Bonus entry forms!

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Giveaway Items (we may change or add to this list):
•Jessica Michael Photography Mini Session
•Jessica Michael Lingerie Gift Certificate
•Mini Makeup Kit
•Athena’s by Mitchell Gift Certificate

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How wearing makeup can affect your self esteem

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Yesterday morning, while drinking my coffee and scrolling Facebook I came across a post by a local radio station. It was a message they were posting from one of their followers, talking about how her 8 year old came home from school and asked if she could wear makeup because a classmate did. The mother said  “The makeup may improve my daughter’s low self-esteem. It may also attract unwanted attention from pervs. Is 8 years-old too young for makeup?”

I read through some of the comments and overwhelmingly everyone had negative comments about makeup in general. Continue reading »



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Christine’s Portrait Session

 

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It’s been awhile since I had a chance to just do some GORGEOUS portraits of someone, so when Christine came in last month with a goal of having some beautiful images made for her children, I was super excited! Continue reading »



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Kayla’s Glamorous Maternity Session

 

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I have had the pleasure of photographing Kayla three times now and each time gets better than the one before it. Kayla is a gorgeous Mama to a beautiful little girl and is expecting another little girl in October! Continue reading »



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Professional Printing – A Complete Service

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In the morning while I’m having my coffee, I like to browse around Facebook. I prep my posts for the week, check out what’s going on with my friends and participate in conversations with my VIP group of past and future clients. This morning’s conversation was prompted when some recent clients shared photos of their beautiful prints displayed over their bed and another member of the group asked where they got the images printed.

I spoke up and explained that I do all of the processing for my clients, printing and facilitating the professional matting and framing, as I feel that doing any less would be to leave them with an incomplete product and would be a complete disservice to them.

I was quite saddened for this woman when she told me “I bought a print from a local photographer I love, but he couldn’t find a place to print them as big as I wanted, so I actually ended up buying the rights to print the two files technically thinking I’d be able to get them printed. Long story short 6 months later, I still just have a file!” Continue reading »



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Lukas’ Calvin Klein Model Inspired Men’s Boudoir Session

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It’s not often that I get to photograph someone from the neighborhood where I grew up, but a couple of months ago I had someone book a shoot, and when I told her about our “Add a friend for $100” deal, she asked if I photographed men because she had a friend who she thought would really benefit from having a session himself. Of course I was absolutely thrilled with the idea, and it was even better when she told me who he was! Turns out we grew up about 4 houses away from each other when we were kids! Continue reading »



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