|Posted on November 26, 2016 at 10:55 AM|
This is the big reveal! I am super excited to announce that the headshots from my photoshoot with Naturally You Photos by Jenny are on the blog. I had such an amazing experience with Jenny. As you may or may not know, photoshoots are nerve wrecking. You are nervous about your hair, nervous about your makeup, nervous about your outfit. And this was all styled by "yours truly". I am a wedding and event stylist, so the fact of the matter is...I should be able to do this right?!?!
Weeeeell, I took a week to prepare my natural hair in locs and curls, a month to decide on the props and two hours to do my makeup. It was hilarious the amount of time it took me to prepare for this, mentally in my head I was going over my look on a daily basis. How did I want to portray my self, my brand and my business in these pictures? You would have thought that these were the last pics that I would ever be allowed to take. That morning, I got up SUPER early, and everyone that knows me knows that I am an afternoon person, I don't perform well at any given task at any hour before 10:00 a.m. The shoot was at 10:00 ( I think) it's all al blur at this point.
When I arrived on location (I sound like a true model) I saw a ray of sunshine surround Jenny!!! I instantly knew that it would be fine, as soon as I got out the car and hugged her. She immediately put me at ease, it was love at first sight. Jenny immediately began to take control of the shoot. She guided me, directed me, pushed me, complimented me, talked to me and most importantly she let My Eventful LIfe shine! I.was.in.the.zone!!! This was the most fun I have ever had being as nervous as I was at first. This pales in comparison to the family pics at Penny's and much different from the pics I took on my wedding day.
It was such a pleasure working with Jenny. She has a gift, the girl is talented. She took some amazing photos of me, when I saw it scroll down my timeline I shouted, who is that pretty lady? She found some lashes that I didnt know I had, she made my amateur contouring look like the real thing. She caught my good side, and most importantly she used her craft to bring out the best in me. Love her for that little bit of magic on that day!