Trying new locations is a great way to broaden your horizons as a photographer.
In this beautiful session below, photographer Angela Chicoski of Angela Chicoski Photography said, “I really wanted to try some unusual locations to capture these really interesting textures and gorgeous lighting.”
Check out these beautiful photos below and read what Angela had to say about this session. Thanks for sharing your work with us Angela!
What was your inspiration for this photo shoot?
I was really interested in a modern take on vintage style. I knew I wanted her makeup to really emphasize her beautiful eyes. We really wanted to try some unusual locations to capture these really interesting textures and gorgeous lighting.
Where did this photo shoot take place?
Various spots around my beautiful town of Old Lyme, as well as Harvey’s Beach in Old Saybrook. We even went underneath the Baldwin Bridge in Old Lyme, because I just loved the symmetry and I knew it would make a spectacular backdrop.
Did you collaborate with this senior to come up with the clothing and/or concept for this shoot?
We worked really closely in deciding the very best clothing looks for her session.
What camera, lens or other equipment was used for this shoot?
What time of day were these taken?
Afternoon to early evening
Can you share any post-processing techniques used when editing this session?
I edit in Photoshop and I use my own actions. I love to really make skin look beautiful and fresh and natural.
What is your favorite thing about this session?
I just loved how amazing Jordan was in front of the camera! She really conveys so much emotion and beauty with her expressions. I also loved how we explored some different locations and stepped out of the box a little bit.
What do you want this session to convey about this senior and about your senior photography style?
I wanted this session to convey Jordan’s grace, poise, beauty and style. My photography style is all about capturing this amazing time in their young lives a fun and unique way, using natural light.
What is one tip you can share with other photographers regarding photographing seniors?
With my senior portrait sessions, I really seek to give them a model like experience that they will never forget. I always try to make sure that it is first and foremost a fun experience and that they feel comfortable and so special.