Meghan and I chased the sun on a Monday evening, per her request of shooting during the golden hour:) It’s also my favorite (and in my opinion, the best) time for photographing, a short window of time during each day that creates an almost magical look. We took some time walking around the property where I’m staying in Georgia, which happens to sit right in a beautiful crater of earth surrounded by trees and the a lake. I’m so glad I got the chance to photograph this gorgeous girl while here!

 

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Angelic Magazine has quickly become one of my most recent obsessions.  Not only is the faith-based mag filled with swoon-worthy fashion images, they also feature talented musicians, inspiring stories and testimonies—all for the glory of God. When they asked me to be a part of their Spring issue, I was ecstatic (there may have been jumping and shouting involved). Not only was I asked to shoot a fashion spread, but also to share my testimony, such an incredible honor!

On the day of the shoot, we went to Sutro Baths at Land’s End Park in San Francisco. It was a perfect backdrop for the loose, bohemian vibe that reflects the beautiful West Coast. I am so incredibly thankful to everyone who helped me out with this shoot, especially the creative team! Thank you so much Angelic Magazine for blessing me with this amazing opportunity & feature!

Models: Annie Herrington |  Kelsey Clark  | Bethany Cloherty
MUA/Hair Stylist:  Tiffany Shinoda
Stylist:  Katie Kallick
Special Thanks:  Shea Wigton  |  Gia Young  |  Leah Yamshon

 

See me in Angelic Magazine’s March Issue HERE

Below are images featured plus some more of my favorites from the day!

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 Behind the Scenes

First in front of the camera was Bethany! She has natural, raw talent & is such a joy to work with.

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Getting ready at the apartment in Haight Ashbury. Model Kelsey is also a Hair Stylist so she pitched in her style skills!

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Our Amazing Stylist Katie with Talented Hair/MUA Tiffany working their magic on Annie.

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Kelsey was the last one up–she was such a trooper! This girl can work the camera.

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Shooting at a location that is also a tourist attraction means working around the chaos and crowds:)  A couple times we had tourists taking photos of us shooting and crowding around us to watch!

21Laughs between  shots:) I was lucky enough to find models who were already friends

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Visit Angelic Magazine: Jesus. Music. Fashion. 

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Ellen & Ted are pretty much the definitions of picture perfect couple. Not only do they both look like they walked out of a magazine, but they are madly in love and naturally adorable together in front of the camera (making my job easy)! As we were in the planning stages of their engagement session, we tossed ideas around for props like bicycles, tents, a camping theme, etc. In the end though, they decided to instead keep it simple, allowing this incredibly beautiful location to speak for itself. When we arrived I couldn’t believe how stunning the natural elements were, it was seriously a photographer’s dream! Ellen & Ted are both the outdoorsy type, so the location suited them perfectly. Their session was full of laughter & love, as the redwoods stood tall above them.

“Ted and I love hiking and are super passionate about the outdoors, so when we stumbled across this amazing Redwood grove while hiking one day, we knew we had to incorporate it into our engagement photos! My stepdad has always referred to me as his “little hippie girl” and I love bohemian styles, so I wanted to incorporate a fringed style sweater and different textures into our outfits but still keep things fresh and modern.”— Ellen

 

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