Columbia Photographer: Studio Portraits

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I recently had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Nyisha who is going through some life changes and wanted to treat herself to personal studio portraits. Nyisha first contacted me at the beginning of the year stating that she was interested in a studio session. She knew exactly what she wanted. She said that she was interested in a black & white portrait shoot and was able to send me some photo examples showing the artistic direction that she had envisioned. It was perfect! I love working with clients who know exactly what they want. I also enjoy helping clients by talking them through this process to ensure that I am delivering exactly what they want.

Nyisha sent me some strong female black & white poses (Angelina Jolie was one of them that I absolutely adored). I knew that we could capture her vision in studio. I used Studio 3P in Irmo and am happy to announce that I am now their referred wedding photographer. Their new location is an absolute dream as it has ample studio space while also providing a preparation area for clients. After Nyisha expressed interest in a professional makeup artist, I hired Alexis Mehaffey who did a wonderful job providing the natural look that Nyisha wanted. She also helped cover a right upper-arm tattoo that made my job of post-editing very easy.

After the shoot, I started to edit. I found that I really liked the color combination in the photos. I sent a few to Nyisha to see if perhaps she would like some color photos also, and she did! I’m so glad because look…

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This image is now my favorite studio image to date! This entire studio session was a dream.

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Nyisha, you are a strong and beautiful woman both inside and out! It was such an honor capturing your portraits in the studio! Thank you for your service to our military and the sacrifices you make each day!

Contact me today to schedule your personal studio portraits:  – look forward to hearing from you!

1 comment
  • Alexis mehaffeyApril 3, 2017 - 5:22 pm

    This whole session was an absolute dream!  Laura, you are an amazingly talented photographer and I can’t wait to have the pleasure of working as your mua and stylist again! Nyisha, you are with out a doubt, beautiful inside and out with an amazing spirit that is super infectious! I am so happy to see how well these photos turned out. ReplyCancel