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Easter Minis

We had a great turnout last week for Easter Mini sessions!  SO much fun!

To start with, we tested the setup with our favorite models, Rhiannon and Huckleberry.  So here are a few fun shots from those tests!


 For the set design, Meg Walck sourced and put things together, while Tim worked the light & camera.

We'd like to say a big thank you to Amy Burrous, owner of  Always In Bloom for letting us borrow her chalk board!

From the sessions, our packages included our prints, which are of the highest quality.  We calibrate our monitors to match the lab's color profile, then we select Kodak Endura Metallic paper, which we love for its remarkably beautiful shine and replication of colors.

Can't wait for all the prints to come in!

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