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Oh So Posh

Can't tell you how inspiring Lidia with Oh So Posh Photography is....She is one of the most real and inspiring "big names" in the blogging slash Facebook world of photographers....  She has over 40,000 fans on Facebook and she manages to stay real, personal and connected. Tons of photographers know of her because of the striking photos and edits she produces! She sells her Photoshop actions and I'm a new owner of them :) I knew I'd have a learning curve...I struggled at first because I edit 95% in Lightroom .. I'm SO comfortable with my work flow in LR and only dabble in CS5 when I need to... And I'm cool with using it for Logos or design stuff.. but anyway - blah blah - I'm going to change that thanks to Lidia and her awesome actions! I found my niche when playing with the actions... needless to say - I'm really excited.... I have much more "playing" and practicing to do... but I LOVE this first result! Here is a before and after.... The before is SOOC (Straight Out Of Camera)- My original edit of this (the one delivered to my client) wasn't too far off of this... simply because I really loved the SOOC (Loving SOOC is what I work towards... And I accomplished that in this)... so it was enhanced a just little upped the blacks,  popped the color and contrast a little... If I had nothing else going on in my life I"d sit down and re-edit from all my past shoots! <3 haha. Anyway - on with the show! This was a simple combo of Carnival Lights and Moroccan Spice and i tweaked some parts of it - Its not extravagant... nothing looks fake or over done.... It just has SUCH a gorgeous glow and pop to it! Plus it helps that Aly is BEAUTIFUL!

PS - Here is a Plug!  Aly is a 2012 Senior graduating this year <3 She was going to be a 2012 senior rep but because we moved back to this area after school started, and didn't even get this shoot in until late in the year - pretty much all her friends had their Senior Pictures done already...  I was late to the Senior Pictures game this year! But I'm getting an early start for 2013 seniors!!! If you're interested in being a 2013 Senior Rep - Click here to Fill out the Senior Rep Application! You can get your Sr Pics for Free as well as earn awesome prizes! I'll be announcing the 4 reps April 18th!

Blog Abandonment!

It is SO easy to forget to blog! Oh my goodness. I'm great about keeping up with previews on Facebook, which is great for clients. But what about those of you who just stop by to see my site? Well, at least my portfolio LINK'S to my Facebook albums :)I've been so busy lately! Thats a great thing though... I know! Its just hard for me to stay on top of stuff sometimes. I'm juggling school work. Have a lot to get done by the end of this month... Plus trying to get (and keep) the house clean? phew. I dont know how some people do it all SO well! I'm trying! We've also had visitors and lots of fun, lots of crazyness going on! :) I haven't had time to be doing photography for my own personal life lately - but I have had business for sure! I'm working on catching up on 4 sessions. Hoping to spend the majority of today getting caught up... or close to it! So no photos to share today. Just wanted to make a connection with my blog so you visitors know I'm around! Also - Stop by my Facebook, and like it if you haven't already. Refer your friends as well. This week I'm offering 20% off to those that book with me before Friday. And I'm also working on getting up to 500 fans... when I do that I'll be doing a giveaway for a free mini session! So head over :) Show some love ;)

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