I love when my clients decide to invest in having their makeup done for a session. After all, these are the photos that will be hanging on your walls for years to come, you should look your best! Jennifer’s makeup in this session was done by Lauren Heiser of Lauren Heiser Makeup. You can find her site here. Lauren did a great job enhancing Jennifer’s already radiant skin.
We had a cloudy day for this shoot, which doesn’t give you blue skies in the background but most of the time is a great thing for lighting in general. It softens the shadows and highlights and lets the light fall across my subjects’ face in a much more flattering way than a cloudless day. I’ll take a cloudy day over sunny skies anytime!
Jennifer’s husband Kevin and I chatted while Jennifer was getting her makeup done and I got to know their adorable dog, Maverick. He was so sweet – and he has hair just like a human so he doesn’t shed. If you know me at all you know that I spend every. single. morning vacuuming my house because I have a husky malamute mix. Maverick was the perfect little size too and so friendly. I always tell people that I don’t make any guarantees when it comes to shooting with their pet but that I’ll gladly give it a try. This little guy was easy peasy!
Here are some pictures from the session. I love the golden tones of these first two.
I wanted to give Jennifer a few different styles. These next two I love because she goes from sweet to super sultry!
In this last photo I really wanted to give the feeling of the world seeming so big when you are about to go through a moment like having a baby together. You just have to stick together and hold on for the ride…
I know what all of you ladies are thinking – and yes, she makes being pregnant look great! Jennifer and Kevin, it was so nice to meet you. Enjoy your time as a brand new family with little Charlotte!