What is Our Fascination With All Things Vintage?

We love vintage clothing, antique stores, old houses, and period movies. There are vintage restaurants, classic cars, interior design trends such as industrial, and old farmhouse. Phrases like “doing it old school” are popular and usually said in a positive way. Vintage is used to describe something too old to be considered modern, but not old enough to be antique. Like me. This is a trend that never really goes away. The decades of popularity change, but there is always a group to embrace the concept. When I was a kid, it was all about poodle skirts, leather jackets, sock hops, and ‘50s music. Now the high school girls have embraced the boho look: flowy tops and dresses, flowery pri

How do you make time for everything?

Do you ever feel like you want to do everything? I remember my daughter being like that when she was younger. She wanted to do every after-school club, sport, and activity. She wanted to go to friends’ houses and see all the movies when they came out. I remember telling her, “you just can’t do everything. Pick something and do it well.” I should listen to my own advice. There are so many things I want to do and I just can’t find the time. And as I get older I feel like time is running out. I never make New Year’s Resolutions. This way I can’t break them 😉 But I do need to set some goals. And those goals need a time and action plan. I know how to do this. I worked in corporate

Today's Big Question:

How cool is this shot? Meet Shaye; a very beautiful name for a very beautiful girl. Clever and creative. I see a modeling career in her future. We even convinced mom to be in a photo or two. One day in the not-too-distant future, mother and daughter will both be thrilled that they have these images. Hair and makeup: Rachel Whiteside Priola Long Tulle Ballet Skirt

Quick Guide to Posing:

It’s the holidays. Everyone is going to be taking photos. Family, friends, your friends’ family. How can you look you best? Here are a few ideas: -whatever is closest to the camera looks biggest -lean into the camera with your head and shoulders, not your hips -maintain a bend in your elbows so that your arms are not flat against your body—that just make you look wider -push your chin out and down to avoid the dreaded double chin -don’t smile hard-no gums or squinty eyes in the photos -always think to yourself that you are saying to the person taking the picture, “I know a secret.” Not out loud of course, but in your head. It will give you a cute look on your face. -think hard ab

A Baby Fills a Place in Your Heart You Never Knew Was Empty. --Unknown

What a privilege to be trusted with the most precious gift of all. Introducing Mia, my granddaughter-in-law. I don’t think there is such a thing, nonetheless I want to be related to her--so there you go. This was the first time I have photographed an newborn. Such a very different experience but an amazing experience. Infants grow and change daily. New parents don’t need to spend valuable time and energy on photographing their little one. Let me create beautiful images for you! Baby Headbands Baby Headband White Chiffon

Why Get Your Portrait Taken?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Well, behold this! Taylor is stunning. There is nothing more self-affirming than receiving a beautiful portrait. It’s hard to be a teenager. I want to make it easier. I want everyone to see themselves the way others see them. You are all beautiful. Let us show you. Hair and makeup: Christine Chlapecka #beauty #girl #fashion #beautiful #picoftheday #portrait #photographer #photography #studio #images #glamourphotography #modern #teen #nofilter #amazing #style #beautiful #photo #photos #discoverportrait #pursuitofportraits #postthepeople #fashionphotography #instabeauty #lips #eyes #portraitpage #portraitmood #makeportraits

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