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What’s new for 2018 with Michelle Studios Photography in Raleigh NC

 I am so excited to say that I started off 2018 with another publication in Inspire Fine Art Photography magazine. The photo is of baby Clara who is just gorgeous. What a nice surprise.

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I am grateful and so pleased to also be listed again in the triangle shopping guide, Expertise, as one of the top newborn photographers in our area. I am very proud because there are many good photographers here in the triangle area.

best raleigh newborn photographerAlthough I have always been primarily a children’s photographer I am going to be branching into photographing adults some, specifically ladies.  I have been following Sue Bryce and Craig Lamere for over 10 years each and love looking at their images. I have always been very inspired by those two artists so I am going to start offering very tasteful boudior sessions this year for Valentines day.  They will be lots of fun.  Most shots will be on Vflat back drops which I am in the process of making.  It’s been a long time coming as I have been thinking about this for years.  The VFlat back drops are interesting because they give the appearance of a wall and allow for standing poses leaning on a wall of sorts.  I bought two sets to start and am working on them now.  One will be an olive color and the other a rose.  There will be more images of the under construction project here at the end of the post. I will also show some images that I am taking over the weekend.

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As many of you know I offer unicorn photo shoots with my sweet little Lola from Stampede of Love.  I am looking forward to booking with you all this year and your sweet little girls. I have quite a collection of Dollcake dresses now for your children to wear during the photo shoot.  My dresses start at size 3 and go up to size 12.  I wear a size 5 juniors and the size 12 fits me.  smile.

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This year I am going to be adding Titan pictured here for my older clients.  When you book with me we can discuss if your daughter is old enough to be photographed with Titan.

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If your daughters would like to be a princess for the day I will be offering princess sessions again this year.  Dollcake dresses and beautiful crowns make the girls all smile and the images are so sweet.

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In 2018 I am really going to amp up my high school senior photo sessions for teens in the Raleigh, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Spring, Garner and surrounding areas.  I finally have the Einstein light that I have been needing to really overpower the sun for some dramatic off camera flash. As soon as it warms up I am breaking it out and looking forward to some very dynamic portraits, just right for high school senior sessions.

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Here are some under construction and one finished vflat back drop. I can’t wait to get some ladies on this rose one for Valentines Day. Make sure to send me an email if you are interested in booking.  What a perfect present for the special men in your lives or just for you girls.

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 And Easter is early this year, don’t forget to book your bunny sessions…


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Happy 2018 everyone.