Melody Frees Photography: Blog http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Melody Frees Photography info@melodyfreesphotography.com (Melody Frees Photography) Fri, 05 Jul 2013 20:01:00 GMT Fri, 05 Jul 2013 20:01:00 GMT http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/img/s/v-5/u875641633-o17324949-50.jpg Melody Frees Photography: Blog http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog 96 120 Maddie http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/7/maddie I had such fun photographing Maddie. This is the third time I've had the opportunity to photograph her. She is so much fun. I can't believe how quickly she's grown!

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This is Clementine. She was so much fun to photograph! Such a smiley happy baby!! She loved the beads!

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Jenna and Travis Wedding http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/6/jenna-and-travis-wedding I was blessed with the opportunity to photography Jenna and Travis on their wedding day. They are such a beautiful couple. It was so much fun to be able to capture their special day. Here is a sneak peek at some of their pictures. 

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Holly Senior Pictures http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/5/holly-senior-pictures On Saturday I had the opportunity to do senior pictures for a friend's daughter. She is such a gorgeous girl. She has the most beautiful eyes. 
I had a lot of fun doing the shoot. I hope she likes the pictures as much as I do.

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Jenna and Travis Engagement http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/4/jenna-and-travis-engagement Today I got the opportunity to photograph Jenna and Travis for their engagement session. It was so much fun. They are such a great couple to work with. We went down to Corona Del Mar to do pictures on the beach. T_J-8982

I am so excited to photograph their wedding in June!

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info@melodyfreesphotography.com (Melody Frees Photography) California Corona Del Engagement Mar Southern session http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/4/jenna-and-travis-engagement Sat, 06 Apr 2013 05:41:33 GMT
Hild Family http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/4/hild-family I had such a great time photographing this family. I just love to hang out with them. They are so much fun!! I got to take Maddie's newborn pictures when she was only a couple of days old. I can't believe she is already a year!! 

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Update http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/2/update I'm going to bring my blog over here now. I decided it would be easier to have everything in one place. My personal (although neglected) blog will stay at www.tiggrrl72077.blogspot.com but my professional blog is going to move over here. Hopefully I can figure out how to bring all of my old posts over here. But they will just have to go on the "To Do" list :)

I started two new classes this semester. Color Photography and Business Practices for Photography. My goals this semester are to improve my knowledge of photography and to improve and grow my business. I am making a point to put 100% into both of these classes. I have made the decision to succeed and I am going to do all that I can to accomplish that. 

My first assignment for Color Photography was titled "Colors of the Day." The description of the assignment is - Based upon information provided in class, we learned that light at different times of the day may dramatically change the character and communication of a photograph. The assignment is with a digital camera, produce four photographs that successfully illustrate the identifiable characteristics of at least four of the lighting situations listed above (Before Sunrise, Early Morning, Midday, Late Afternoon, Twilight, Night) The choice of subject is yours but must be consistent from photo to photo. 

I made the decision to photograph Portillos. It is a restaurant here in town that has a really cool, old fashioned looking building. I went over there for my first photographs at sunset last Sunday. The sun wasn't quite where I wanted it when I got there so I walked around for awhile to see what else I could take pictures of in the mean time. I found some really cool trees that looked really awesome during the sunset so I took some pictures of them. Then I walked down a little further to this other building that I've been wanting to take some pictures of for awhile. I believe it's a State Comp Building. I took some pictures there and walked back down to Portillos. I took pictures on all fours sides of the building plus I remembered next door is a cement factory so I took some pictures of there too. 

The next morning I got up at 6:15 (YAWN!!!) to go down and take more pictures. I was a little disappointed because it was SUPER foggy so I wouldn't be able to get sunrise pictures but I got some awesome pictures in the fog. I walked all over and took pictures of all of the same places. 

Last night hubby and I went back and took night pictures. I couldn't get any of the trees because it was too dark and there wasn't any lights around them. But I got all of the rest of them. 

Today I went back and got early(ish) morning pictures. I had so many pictures to choose from it was hard to narrow it down. I've put them together by subject and still am not sure what I am going to turn in. Here are my choices:

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COD 2 COD 3 COD 4 COD 5 I love the ones of the trees. The color change is so dramatic. I am really contemplating going back and trying to get one more time of the day to finish that set off. 

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info@melodyfreesphotography.com (Melody Frees Photography) Color of the Day Photo 17 nature http://www.melodyfreesphotography.com/blog/2013/2/update Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:46:13 GMT