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My First Styled Shoot Experience

My First Styled Shoot Experience

A few weeks back I had the opportunity to experience my first styled shoot. For those of you who do not know, a styled shoot is when a group of vendors get together and simulate a wedding or other event. It helps everyone promote their business and is a good source for networking.

Arrival

The venue, Paraiso Maravilla, was located in the galleria area in Houston Texas. Upon arrival I could feel my nerves begin to get on edge. It is funny how much more confident I am when April is around! Regardless, I took a deep breath and found the group of photographers I was stationed with. There were 5 different stations for pictures at this particular event. Two stations were mock weddings, one quinceanera, one solo bride for bridals, and an engaged couple.

Picture Time

It was so much fun! As I visited each station my confidence levels began to rise. I originally stuck with our normal poses, then got a little inspired and started getting a little artistic. The models were beyond polite and cooperative. Willing to be adventurous as I showed them how the pictures were turning out on my LED screen. At one point I remember there were two photographers sprawled out on the ground taking pictures of one of the models, I was one of them lol!

Take Away

My first styled shoot experience was great! I had a blast meeting new people in the same industry that share a passion for what I do. It was also great for me to be able to branch out for a photo shoot and build a little confidence in my craft. A special thanks to all those that took the time to put the event together and looking forward to another opportunity to work with you.

A big thanks to all who participated in the Styled Shoot:

Event Host: John Gray https://www.facebook.com/styledshootshoustonarea/
Erik: https://www.facebook.com/erik.monrreal.7528
Isabel: https://www.facebook.com/isabel.yas.perez
https://www.instagram.com/izzylene/
BRIDAL STORE: Hirma https://www.facebook.com/thatianasbridalshop/
HAMU: Samantha https://www.facebook.com/SamSamArtistry https://www.instagram.com/samsamartistry/
Venue: Almayra https://www.facebook.com/paraisohtx/ https://www.instagram.com/paraisohtx/
DJ/Smoke
 and Cold Sparkle: Jose https://www.facebook.com/josemanueljasso.1983
https://www.instagram.com/josejasso1983/
Florist: Erik https://www.facebook.com/hocluxuryblooms https://www.instagram.com/hocluxuryblooms/
Goblets for Tablescape: https://www.facebook.com/oliverandpenelopevintage https://www.instagram.com/oliverandpenelopevintage/
Tablescapes: Arianna https://www.facebook.com/ariannagevents https://www.instagram.com/ariannagiselleevents/
Stationary: Jamie https://www.facebook.com/jamielindleylettering/ https://www.instagram.com/jamielindleylettering/

 

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