The Experience


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The Consultation

How do you want to be photographed? The consultation is such an important part of the process. It's important for me to get to know you, get a sense of your style so I can create a custom experience for you with your vision in mind.  I want to know how you dream of being photographed and make that vision come to life. 

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Book your session

After our consultation, let's get your session on the calendar. Choose a date that works best for you. The session fee is $250 and includes professional hair & makeup, a styling consultation, and your photo shoot. You can wear up to 5 different outfits.


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In-Studio Session

This session takes place in studio. I love these sessions because I can completely control the lighting and the environment. You don’t have to worry about the weather; these sessions can take place year-round. 

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On location

This session takes place outdoors at a location of your choosing. I love incorporating unique architecture and environmental elements into the photographs. I’ve photographed anywhere from busy NYC streets, hotel garages, parks, etc. 


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Your Shoot

When you arrive we'll go over the wardrobe looks that you chose. Then we will get you started with hair and makeup. While you're in hair and makeup I will be preparing the space for your shoot and setting up your wardrobe. Depending on the type of shoot you choose, your session will be between 2 to 4 hours. You'll be photographed in a variety of looks and poses. Be prepared for some fun. 

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Your Artwork

After your session, you will be able to purchase prints of your favorite photographs. You will receive the digital copies of your photos as well, however nothing beats the beauty of a print. 

Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.
— Peter Townsend

my passion


 
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I started dancing at a young age and I honestly can’t remember the exact age. But it wasn’t until I was thirteen and began dancing in my church that I realized that dance was my favorite form of expression and that photography was my favorite form of communication. Photography is my point of view. It’s an art form that allows others to see the world through my eyes and communicate to the viewer what my words fail to express. 

Through my dance photography, I can communicate the beauty, strength, dedication, heart, soul, and movement of the dancer. Dance to me is a beauty like no other. Dance inspires me to be creative and express myself in a way that nothing else can. So instinctively, combining my two loves, dance and photography was a natural profession. With every dancer I photograph, I hope to showcase them how I view them. As a work of art: a masterpiece.

 

 

FAQ's

 
 

Why you should have a dance session

A dance session with me is your time to shine. It’s your time to show off your favorite moves and have fun dancing without the pressure of performing. We’ll pick some really cool locations and create some amazing dance images that not only you will love, but also your friends and family will love.  Trust me, I know how hard it is to be a dancer. I know how many seconds, minutes, days, months, and years you’ve put into dancing. Whether you’re new to dance, or have been dancing for years, you deserve to have the spotlight. You deserve to showcase all of your hard work and see your movement in a new light. 


What should I bring?

Female dancers should bring worn in pointe shoes, modern, lyrical shoes, etc. Please also bring a few of your favorite leotards, skirts, leggings, skirts, etc. Whatever you feel comfortable dancing in. Male dancers please bring your favorite leotards, pants, or whatever you feel comfortable dancing in. 


Which dance styles do you photograph?

I photograph all dance styles. I truly love them all.  Whether you dance ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, etc. I photograph them all. 

What to expect

Depending on the session you choose there can be up to 2 to 3 outfit changes, and from 1 to 3 locations. In addition, you can to have your session in studio or on location. Dance sessions can range anywhere from 1 hour to 4 hours depending on the session and the specific vision for the session. It can also depend on the number of locations you choose.


Will there be hair and makeup?

Yes, I work with some amazing hair and makeup artists. When you arrive to your session, you will start your hair and makeup process. During your initial consultation we will discuss your desired hair and makeup looks as well as other styling for your shoot. 


DO YOU EDIT ALL OF THE PICTURES?

Yes. All the the pictures you receive will be color-corrected and edited to match my style. Each picture will be edited individually and will be ready to print. 


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Dance session fee $250.

Contact me for more details.