Crafting a Personal Family Portrait

As my work has evolved over the past couple of years, I have realized that what most deeply interests me is people’s stories. Whether it’s the story of two people eloping to New York City from Australia, the details of a child’s birth, or a tale of some haphazardly serendipitous occurrence, I love the recounting of immersion in experience through story.

Christy, one of my clients from this November’s VIP Studio Day, shared with me her tale of multi-tasking as a mom, wife, and art director, in order to create a holiday portrait that would truly reflect her family’s personality when they sent out their greeting cards this year. When she arrived on my set that day, I couldn’t help but be impressed with the tone she had created through the carefully selected props and wardrobe. Here’s the story in her own words: Continue reading “Crafting a Personal Family Portrait”