As I mentioned in a previous post I recently purchased my first full frame camera. And like a kid with a new toy I have been itching to pull it out and take photos whenever and wherever I can. Well the kids were at their grandparents this weekend so I woke up early Saturday morning and decided to go and try and find something interesting to photograph. After driving to two different local parks I realized that I was having a difficult time finding inspiration in the scenes around me. It was also drizzling a little which also did not help matters. While at one of the parks I decided to give a friend a call who has modeled for Marcus and I in the past to see what she was doing the following day. Turns out that she was busy on Sunday but she was available to shoot in a few hours. Hard to believe that Lisa is a mother of 3 boys of which one is already in college! She is one of those rare people that has a fun and bubbly personality, always the life of a party .
I will admit it I am probably the only guy that I personally know that has a pinterest account and I am always scouring the photos on there to come up with new ideas for portrait sessions. I like some of the senior portrait sessions that utilized railroad tracks and I was planning to contact a model to work on a similar project soon. Well since Lisa was available I ran home grabbed some old bags of luggage and off we went.
Since this was not a paying client it allowed me the freedom to use LR and PS to do edit in ways that the average person may not appreciate. I also realize that I should have noticed that in some shots here pink tank top was showing and should have tried to either change the color to match the green sweater she was wearing. I may have gone a little crazy with some of the presets I chose to use I but I wanted to do something different and I like how many of the photos turned out. In this series of photos my favorites are #1 and #4.