Snow Engagement Photo Session

Snow Engagement Photo Session

I just LOVED this snow engagement photo session!  We met up on a magical snowy morning.  The weather could not have worked out better for changing this woman’s plans for a gorgeous snow engagement photo session into reality.  I was so excited when she said she would be wearing a long gown and a fur that belonged to her mother.  This couple simply looks marvelous together!  I love capturing these moments with them as the snow gently fell.  You’ve gotta agree it was a magical snow engagement photo session and they totally rocked it!

snow engagement phtoo session

 

romantic engagement session in the snow

 

elegant snow engagement session

 

romantic engagement session in rochester park

Snowy Session along Paint Creek Trail Rochester

Snowy Session along Paint Creek Trail Rochester

Meet Jordan at her Snowy Session along Paint Creek Trail Rochester!  Jordan is a Junior at Adams High School.  It was nice getting to know her as we took a walk along the river trail.  We scouted out some really cool spots.  It’s fun to re-visit common fair weather spots and see how they look adorned in fresh snow!  Jordan brought along the perfect coat and accessories for her snowy session.

Rochester Adams Junior Photo Session

Jordan hiding in snowy grasses in Rochester Park

 

Snowy Session along Paint Creek Trail Rochester

We made it through the fresh snow and followed the Paint Creek trail for awhile.  I love this walk-way that Rochester spruced up a few years ago.  It’s especially gorgeous in the snow.  It’s so cool that by following the winding stairs down from the hustle and bustle of Rochester Road you can be in this beautiful natural oasis.  Turn one way and you are not too far from the Rochester Municipal Park or turn the other way and the trail follows the Paint Creek behind the library and on to the Macomb Orchard Trail and the Clinton River.

Snowy Session along Paint Creek Trail Rochester

 

beautiful teen having fun snow photos at rochester park

If the weather co-operates we might be able to do more snow photo sessions.  If not, there is always next year!

Let’s plan a session to include your favorite things; your favorite season, or sport, your favorite spot to chill or one that shows what you do for fun!  Are you a hometown person, or more into the look and feel of a big city?  Want to have a friend join in for part of your senior session?  Let me know what you and we’ll work out a plan to make it happen.  It’s a great time of life to capture forever!  And for more inspiration and tips on a Teen session check out the pArt of Life Photography Senior Magazine.

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Rochester Park Teen Snow Photo Session

Rochester Park Teen Snow Photo Session

We embraced the snow last week-end for a Rochester Park Teen Snow Photo Session!  This session made my hear sing!  Lilly, a Junior at Adams High School in Rochester is just the sweetest girl!  From talking with her she is not just sweet but smart too.  She already delving into a few different AP classes.  On top of all that she is just beautiful with beautiful blue eyes.  She joined me a fun time at the park, right after our big snow storm.  We were lucky to have some more gently falling snow for this portrait session.  Rochester Municipal Park is a great park any day of the year but it was truly magical this day!  Now on the hard part of selecting some favorite images to share with you!

Rochester Adams beautiful girl on the snowy trail

See, I told you she was awesome!!  I love her smile, and those eyes!

Rochester Park Snowy Photo Session

I bet you can’t pick a favorite either!  I like the Squaw Valley they brought along.  It’s a shout-out to when they lived and skied out West.  I’ve had the pleasure of skiing at Squaw Valley as well, but only once.

Rochester Park Teen Snow Photo Session

Ok, the pressure is on, which one of these is your favorite?  See, my job is not all fun and games.  😉  This is tough work!

Let me know your favorites in the Comment section below.  Thanks!

Adams High school fun in the snow at Rochester Park

There might still be time this year for your Rochester Park Teen Snow Photo Session.  If not, there’s always next year!

Let’s plan a session to include your favorite things; your favorite season, or sport, your favorite spot to chill or one that shows what you do for fun!  Are you a hometown person, or more into the look and feel of a big city?  Want to have a friend join in for part of your senior session?  Let’s come up with the perfect look for your senior session.  It’s a great time of life to capture forever!  And for more inspiration and tips on a Teen session check out the pArt of Life Photography Senior Magazine.

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Senior Friends Photo Session

Senior Friends Photo Session

I had the pleasure of photographing this Senior Friends Photo Session yesterday in the fresh Michigan snow!  It’s so fun to do senior portraits in another season.  McKenzie had her Stoney Creek senior portrait session done this summer.  You can check out her Downtown Rochester Senior Photography Session!  Rochester Michigan was enjoying a good fresh snow fall so we bundled up and headed out.  For this session McKenzie brought along her friend Serafina.  We were able to use this adorable backyard cottage for most of our photo session.  It was the perfect spot.  The cottage was adorable with so much character.  The gorgeous windows were from the Penobscot building in Detroit and they are marvelous!  I’m so jealous and wish this was in my back yard.  Within minutes the snow quickly co-operated and fell gently for most our our session.

friends at snowy cottage for senior session

Snowy Rochester Michigan Cottage perfect for this Senior Friends Photo Session!

Senior Friends Photo Session at Snowy Cottage

Gotta love it when your own backyard makes for a perfect spot for a winter wonderland portrait!

Rochester Stoney Creek Senior photo session

And for this one we stopped at the Paint Creek Trail at the Rochester Municipal Park.

Stoney Creek Senior Photo Session at Paint Creek Trail

 

Always up for some fun, McKenzie and Serafina got into playing in the snow at their Senior Friends Snow Photo Session!

senior friends photo session

 

Let’s plan a Senior session to include your favorite things; your favorite season, or sport, your favorite spot to chill or one that shows what you do for fun!  Are you a hometown person, or more into the look and feel of a big city?  Want to have a friend join in for part of your senior session?  Lets come up with the perfect look for your senior session.  It’s a great time of life to capture forever!  And for more inspiration and tips on a Senior session check out the pArt of Life Photography Senior Magazine.

Photography client portal

Photography client portal

I’m am so excited to offer my clients my new photography client portal with Dubsado!  This is a place just for you.

First of all it’s super easy to get to your client portal.  It is found at the top of the list under Client Lounge on the main menu on my website.  So all you need to remember is pArt of Life Photography.

 

Client portal menu option

 

Are you tired of searching through emails for this bit of information or the other? Me too!  Let me know show you around a bit…  You will login in with your email address and provided password.  You can click on Documents to see your forms and questionnaires. Forms will include information such as session reparation tips or how to prepare for your ordering session.  The third tab has a copy of all our emails.  How handy is that?  From the highlighted banners you can see my business contact information so it’s always easy to get to, no hunting around for the last email. You will also see a list of unread emails, incomplete forms or open invoices in the second row.  You can visit the portal when we schedule your session and re-visit any time you want through the whole process.  The portal is full of information and it helps me stay on top of everything.  It allows me to share more information with you in an organized way and not leave any (many 😉 ) over-looked details.

 

Client portal by pArt of Life Photography brings all session info to your finger tips

 

Let me know if you have any questions about your client portal.  The client portal has helped me immensely to better serve my clients.  I can’t imagine running my business without it.  On the back-end Dubsado helps me organize my workflow and in turn help my clients with better organization which saves time for both of us. I hope you love it too!

If you are a photographer or other small to mid-sized business owner feel free to ask me more about Dubsado.  They offer a free trial, or if you sign up from this link you will get 20% off Dubsado subscriptions.

Business Head Shots, Julie Rea Realtor

Business Head Shots, Julie Rea Realtor

In this day and age your on-line presence is often your first impression, that is why great business head shots are so important.  I had the pleasure of updating Julie Rea’s head shots last week.  She is a realtor with Real Estate One in Rochester.  For Julie’s personal branding head shot session we met up in her Oakland Township home.  Homes and offices often provide great back drops for professional head shots.  I travel on-location with professional lighting gear.  You may be surprised with what we can capture in many spaces.  For Julie, and many other business people, homes and offices can bring the right message to your images.  We can also do your photo session outside, around your home town or business location.  If you prefer a more traditional head shot portrait session in a studio I offer that as well, with a variety of backdrops to choose from.

Personal Branding

Personal Branding is key these days!  For realtors and many business people, they are their brand.  It’s more than a trademark or logo, it’s how you represent yourself on-line and offline to business contacts, clients and potential customers.  Let me help you present yourself in the best manner you can!

Julie Rea, Realtor head shots

Rochester Michigan realtor head shots

Rochester Michigan Head shot Photographer

 

Contact pArt of Life Photography today for a business head shot pre-session consultation.  We will discuss attire, session preparation, location choices, etc.  Let us help you make a great first impression on your website, social media and in print.  You can review more images in pArt of Life Photography’s head shot gallery.