Peace and Pandemonium

Wednesday, December 28, 2011


To Those We May Have Missed...

We hope you had a very merry holiday!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011


The Saenz Family Photo: 2011

Ever since seeing this photo, I have wanted to recreate it with my own family.
I loved the idea of dressing up in tuxedos and gowns.
Fancy, upscale, and glamourous. We can all dream right?
With a big dose of Saenz style, I knew we would have the makings for something really special.

All the men and my cute boys wore tuxedos and all the girls shopped for fancy gowns.
Each person added their own personal style and that is where the photo really came to life.
We hired a fantastic make up artist/friend, Ashlee Chris, to make us all look beautiful and were lucky enough
to be able to shoot at the amazingly lavish residence at LaCaille.
Finally, I hired my friend and fellow click cliquer Heather at Heather Nan Photography to capture it for us and it was on!

These are the stunning results.

We hope your holidays were as "rich" as ours. Ha!
Merry Christmas 2011.

Monday, December 12, 2011


An Attempt at Ophelia

I have been obsessed with Ophelia for years and years.
I have dreamed of doing a conceptual Ophelia photo shoot for as long as I can remember and I finally decided to try my hand at it a couple weeks ago.
I used a variety of polaroid cameras and different types of film to capture something I intended to be artistic and unique.
Polaroid film inherently has those qualities which is why I chose to photograph in that style.
I will say upfront that I did not get exactly what I had envisioned but I really enjoyed the exploration of the idea
and now have a better idea of what I want to do the next time around.
After fantasizing about this shoot for so long, I knew there was no way I was going to be satisfied with my first attempt but I fully intend on revisiting this concept again, in the near future.
There are so many directions I could take this...

For this particular session, we experimented with milk.

I used a variety of Impossible Polaroid Films including:
PX 680 Color Shade First Flush
PX 70 Color Shade
Spectra Softtone
PX 600 Silver Shade

Friday, December 2, 2011


Bathed in Milk

Priscilla soaked in a milky tub all morning for me.

Dont worry, there are more.
Yes, I will share them very soon.

Impossible film.
PX 680 Color Shade.


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