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Another Lovely Teenage Portrait Shoot

As I've been saying for a while now, this is my current favourite age group. Although I still love children of all ages I just feel most comfortable working with older children and really want to encourage more families to have their older children photographed. This to me is just as important an age as the earlier years as now they are actually leaving childhood behind and becoming fully fledged adults. Its a real milestone in their growing up. I had photographs taken at the same time of my life and I cherish them, although mine were much more traditional in nature.

As per usual we discussed before hand the type of portraits we could create. This young lady also plays guitar so of course I had to do some shots with it. Including such props helps them to be themselves and enables me to capture them just playing (or pretending to play) which means they can be very comfortable and not worrying about the camera or how they look.

I love the way the light is falling on her face in the portrait below. This has a lovely mood about it which is exactly what I had aimed to capture.

We also got the chance to use some of the dresses in my collection. I love it when I can utilise the clothes I've been accumulating and it gives me reason to keep searching for more. This is a very fun part of my job. I am building up quite the collection which I make available to all my clients. During the consultation we take a look through to see if there is anything we'd like to use.

Every teenager who've come to me have loved their session and that makes me so happy. I'm very proud that I can create something for this age group that they can be proud of themselves, particularly since my own teenage daughter sees me as the most uncool parent on the planet. Actually, that's not entirely true, I think she might see her dad as the most uncool parent and I'm probably second on that list.

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I hope to be sharing many more teenage shoots in 2018.


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