In the Springtime of his Voodoo

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“If we had no winter, the Spring would not be so pleasant.” ~ Anne Bradstreet

Spring brings so many things: rebirth, warmth and unfortunately allergies. What I’ve noticed though is that it brings great photo opportunities. I think every season offers this but Spring is a little extra special because of all the lush colors that come after rain has replenished the earth and everything blooms. It’s sensory overload to someone that is looking at things through a camera lens. 🙂 Spring casts it’s spell on us and we are drunk on the colors, the things that have blossomed and everything the earth is offering at this time.

My dear friend Amy of And How! Imaging visited me recently to give me a quick lesson in studio lighting and of course I couldn’t resist this photo opportunity. She looked like Spring itself with her dress and accessories and it was such a perfect day weather-wise. Below are our Springtime session portraits I took of her; some with the use of my new lighting equipment! 🙂

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“Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!”
~ Sitting Bull

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“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” 
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”
~ Mark Twain

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