Springtime

03.31.10

I love spring! Living back east springtime was more evident given the stark contrast of weather temps, but even in California the dreary hillsides embrace the new season with lush greenery and bloom with an array of wildflowers (though as temporary as it may be). We are busy celebrating the Easter holiday with beloved family … and lots of moving boxes! Thank you to those who shared their delicious recipes with me – much appreciated as this is my first Easter as the official “hostess – cook”.  Settled on ham with sweet potatoes in the roaster, baked acorn squash, rolls, and the like … oh yeah, forget the carrot cake, I’m making red velvet cupcakes for dessert!

Happy Easter & God bless!

xoxo Skye

Images below shot with D700 & 50mm 1.4 lens.  Subject is with Ford models and has appeared in ads for H&M, Pottery Barn Kids and Target. You’d think photographing a pro model would be easier, and not that it is difficult per say (especially this sweetie who was a doll), however I find model kids more so do poses/expressions that they’ve been asked to do in the past, rather than me as the photographer being able to “draw out” their personalities, emotions, etc. This is just something I’ve learned since moving to SoCal and photographing child models. Not complaining, of course. ;c)

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  1. Anastasia on 03.31.10

    I love your images Skye! The bottom one is my favorite of this group!

  2. Tami Payne on 04.01.10

    I so adore your work. I have learned so much from you and your workbook.. I still am in awe of your beautiful captures.

  3. liz on 04.01.10

    Wow, these photos are just incredible!
    I wish you still did workshops!

  4. Christy Gillam on 04.02.10

    Love these Skye! Breathtaking as always! Btw are those your boots in the last image? Those are to die for! Id love to get a pair for my seven year old!

  5. Leslie on 04.02.10

    Amazing Skye!!

  6. elizabeth pellette on 04.08.10

    Beautiful.. I love my D700 with the 50mm on it

  7. crave photography on 04.12.10

    Oh, I love these! She is beautiful and those close ups….ahhhhh!

  8. Jenny on 04.22.10

    I just finished printing, laminating, cutting, hole punching and even put reinforces on my holes… for my POSING GUIDE! I love love love it!!! Thank you for all you do…I hope to one day have images as thoughtful, brilliant and beautiful as yours. Thank you!!
    Jenny Watts