Talk about two fun people to be around. That’s Ron and Lizzy. Ron and Lizzy are both very special people. While they may have some life challenges with intellectual and physical disabilities, they are not letting life pass them by.
When I photographed them this past weekend, I continued to be driven by these two quotes:
“It is important to click with people than to click the shutter.” — Alfred Eisenstaedt
“A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” — Edward Steichen
In the studio, the three of us were having so much fun. Laughs, funny faces, pauses, and simple joy.
I’m getting certified with Special Kids Photography of America. If you have a special kid and you want photos, but have had a terrible experience with other photographers, maybe we can meet to see if I can get you some photos that will make you smile and cry!
One of our assignments was to photograph Peter Hurley, our instructor. He played a customer who wanted a head shot, and we had to do everything, from lighting set up, to greeting, to coaching. Peter was pleased!
This is Malissa from Orange County. She’s in our class of 10 here in Los Angeles. We’re learning all the basics of a great headshot, and she modeled for us on Day 1. I learned a new way to light up a subject.