Creative Portrait Photography

Shoot Report: Kaya’s Birthday Portrait

It’s not everyday your young woman turns 10. But it is everyday that she’s cute as can be.

Kaya turned 10 at the end of June and celebrated with a sleepover with her best friend in the entire universe, a picnic at the gorgeous Hoyt Arboretum, and a Scooby Doo marathon. We shot her birthday portraits at the arboretum, using a flash and a reflector. Because of the tone of her skin, the gold reflector worked best, and for a few shots I bounced the flash directly off the reflector.

The day was very warm and nearly cloudless, so we shot in the shade as much as possible, but I didn’t worry too much about it. The focus was on capturing her sweet, happy personality as she played, wherever she might be standing at that moment.

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  1. Pingback: A Trip to Hoyt Arboretum « Cahoots Photography

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