Category Archives: Senior

God Created Woman

God created man in His own image and His beauty He reserved to give to women.

The beauty of women intrigues me to want to photograph women more and more. It’s not just the skin-deep kind of beauty, but the sincerity in the eyes, the  gentle motions of the frame, a formidable spirit and tender heart. 

A woman’s energy is ignited when encountering other women that share similar enthusiasm for life. Iron surely does sharpen iron, a fact proven to me again and again when I am in the company of other women, especial women with entrepreneurial goals who are driven by their enthusiasm to reach them.

My blog post today began a few of months ago in LaConner. I met with some friends that are hair stylists and beauty consultants

Business women don’t only know business, they understand the hearts of young women.

The #LaConnerModelCall started out as a simple idea. One of a fun day of hair, makeup, clothing and photographs. But the transformation wasn’t just of those getting the makeovers, it also tipped the axis a little for those of us offering our services.

On the day of the model call, with the hair salon owner’s permission, I worked with my husband to transform the parking lot of the LaConner Hair Design studio into an outdoor photography party. But then, what I got was not what I expected.

directing and fixing hair
Me in the photography stance

The mother daughter team who own Thavin & Marcob, Rachel & India were originally planning to provide a rack of clothing for trying on but another transformation was happening for them at this time also. Their business would soon be moving to Oak Harbor. Instead of a sample rack, they brought over what they called Brand Awareness Swag-Bags that included outfits for the girls to not only try on, but to keep! That was a huge and generous surprise to everyone. 

Swag Bags from Thavin&Marcob

Every young lady we served that afternoon showed a sense of confidence and radiance once each of them individually received so much personal attention from the hearts and hands that were serving them. 

Many caring for the one. Is that not beauty right there?

What I saw was a renewal of the spirit in not just the girls but in the women offering the services. We all felt the transformations, it was magical.

Beauty holds out a loving hand to serve others, beauty promotes others ahead of itself and beauty creates relationships. I could not have been more impressed at how these budding beauties carried themselves with grace and gratitude.  I could not have been more proud to be involved with all the businesses that came together to create such a fun day full of warmth and care.

Thank you everyone who participated. I hope we get to do this again soon!

Taryn, is confident, cordial and effervescent. Her enthusiasm and happiness were positively contagious! I loved photographing her, she was a natural!
Rachel, another natural in front of the camera. She is a sweet young woman with such an easy going attitude, she’ll be a senior next year and I look forward to getting to photograph her again sometime before she graduates.
Amberly. 2018 high school senior! Contrats! Amberly was smokin’ hot and she totally knew it. In fact, she told us. LOL. She’s wise beyond her years.
Caroline, another 2018 graduate, smart as a whip. Demure and confident track star and future physicist or something smart like that. Congratulations, Caroline!
Ashley, this woman has a heart of gold and gives everyone she meets a warm and wonderful smile. Ebony hair and eyes to match, she has a photographic allure that drew us in, another 2018 graduate. Congratulations, Ashley! You have alot to look forward to!
Eileen, a talented musician and gorgeous young woman yet seemingly unaware of her radiance. Once she felt the energy from the women around her, she was a rockstar! Eileen is also a 2018 graduate.
My ultimate goal in portraiture is to achieve expression and connection with my subject while capturing their images utilizing soft lighting and posing techniques. My inspiration is from the masterworks I used to view as a teenager. I would frequent the Detroit Institute of arts and stare at the works by French artists like William Bouguereau or Jacques-Louis David,  19th Century neo-classic painters. The way their subjects were lit and posed, they look like photographs. 

July Glimmering Senior Portrait Special

The first week of July is right around the corner. GlimmerGlass Photography is offering the “Glimmering Senior Package” with a discount of $150 for bookings in the month of July.

The coming week is going to be gorgeous weather for sunset hour photography. I have some openings midweek if anyone is interested.

Photography at sunset will give the image a real warmth. And the Glimmering Senior package is only $650 this month!  You’ll need four hours to work with me, that includes makeup, wardrobe and three sets of background shots, studio, urban and bucolic settings. You’ll receive a deluxe print package and digital images formatted for posting. Also as a bonus for any referrals, I will build you a special Facebook banner using images from your shoot, $25 added value.

 

 

 

Glimmering Senior Sessions

The Senior Extreme: “Glimmering Experience Package” with GlimmerGlass Photography. If you’ll be a senior in 2016 and would like a portfolio of images that reflect who you are becoming, please make the time to schedule this popular portrait package.

Gals, plan to spend about 3 to 4 hours if you want to take full advantage of all we have to offer in the “Glimmering Experience Package”  hair, makeup and creating Pinterest style outfit and jewelry choices.  We had our first “Extreme Experience” on Saturday and as you can tell by this sample set of Janelle’s session, we had a blast.

The Glimmering Experience starts with choosing outfits, then hair, then makeup. A few studio images with some outfit and background changes to get a feel of posing. Then it’s off to a bucolic atmosphere and then a gritty urban look.

We are offering three special packages for seniors this season:

Studio Simplicity:  $400  •  Senior Experience: $650 •  Glimmering Experience $800

For more package details, please drop me and email or give me a call. Find my contact info here.

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