Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Elle photography

Elle has been busy doing photography lately.

After she did Claire's baptism pictures back here, a few friends have asked for her services.

And I know I'm a little bit biased, but I sure think she does a great job.
She takes these all by herself, edits them beautifully and burns them on a CD for the families.  

...a great way to earn a little extra summer cash and develop a skill at the same time.

I couldn't resist snapping a couple of her while we were looking for good lighting at a new place she was shooting.
  
Typical...
  
 Love this girl.
Gotta get the mom in there too...

And she practices a little on her sisters.
...who don't seem to mind too much :) 

26 comments:

  1. She is amazing. And I love that she has such an amazing summer job! I loved getting paid 10-15 dollars per hour to teach tennis lessons when the rest of my friends were working for minimum wage. :)

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  2. I agree what a great way to earn money, I would hire her lol

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  3. As a photographer, I feel I am qualified to say that she is AMAZING! :) I am so impressed with the quality of her photos. Great job, Elle!

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  4. oh my gosh i think that mom is my childhood friend brynne!!!! these pictures are so great!!!! she really has such a good eye!

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  5. Does she want to try her hand at taking pictures of a baby? Kynslie is 4 weeks old, I have tried my self to take pics but I can never get good ones of my own kids and I dont have an editing program yet. How much would she charge. I just live down the road so I could come to you guys. Let me know. my email is angelqueens1983@yahoo.com

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  6. What an incredible talent! She is amazing!!!

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  7. Wow, Elle! You are a fantastic photographer! Shawni, I have a question for you: you mentioned a couple posts back that you were determined to turn our kids into bookworms this summer - do you have a plan in mind? We need some help!

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  8. so cute! what a great opportunity for her!

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  9. I don't think you're biased at all, I'd hire her! Send her up to Canada!

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  10. Those are beautiful. I have tried forever to take good photos and can't seem to get the knack of it. Do you mind me asking what settings Elle used on her photos?

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    1. Good question! I'll love to know about the settings too. I'm a french woman living in France and who has decided to give portraits a try this summer. Love your job Elle!

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  11. Hey, it's my cute friend Brynne! How fun to see someone I know on your blog Shawni. Actually it's happened a few times. Such a small world. And Elle is amazing! Wow!

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  12. She is great! She's a natural!

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  13. so talented! i love all of the pictures on your blog! i've never seen a blog with such beautiful pictures! and your family is just beautiful!

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  14. Holy crap! She's like a pro already! I'm sure you've answered this is some post somewhere, but what lens is she using?

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  15. I love the baptism photoshoot! My twin boys are getting baptized on Saturday. I would love to hire Elle to do a similar photo shoot for them (even if it's after their baptism). Please send me an email if she'd be willing. lindseyann_nelson@yahoo.com

    Thanks!

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  16. Elle, you're just incredible! How about doing some grandkid shots at the reunion this summer? LOVE YOU!

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  17. Wow!! Love all the pics---and tips for great photos. So impressed w/Elle's photography skills!!

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  18. Hi Shawni :) I love your family blog, truly inspiring! QUESTION: I would love to access the I LOVE LUCY nature prints on your side prints but it doesn't work. Are they still available? Thanks, Kendra

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  20. Hi there. Loving her work! My son has recently started his own "business" with portrait work. We are having a hard time figuring out how to show people the pics without uploading all of them to a website. Also, how does Elle charge? Fixed rates, donation, etc. Does she spend time editing as well?

    Thank you very much!

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  21. That is such a fantastic thing that she is doing. What does she use for editing? Photoshop? actions? something else?

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