krista lucas photography {blog}

March 29, 2010

dramatic b&w

Filed under: children, contest, i heart faces — kristalucasphotography @ 4:16 pm

Here’s my entry for this week’s iHEARTfaces contest – dramatic black and white.  I love love love black and white photographs, and the one below is of my son, and is one of my favorites.  Click the button above to see more amazing shots and enter your own!

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March 25, 2010

before & after blog hop

Filed under: editing, maternity, pixel perfect blog hop — kristalucasphotography @ 3:46 pm

My before & after for this week!  (Click the button above to see more or to add your photo!

Here’s my edit.  I used photoshop cs4, and found that I didn’t have to do a lot.  I fixed the color balance a bit, bumped the saturation, and was really happy.  I realized the awesomeness of this reflection in these windows at the end of the shoot and was so excited!  And I love doing maternity photos anyway.  Their little boy was born only a week later!

March 22, 2010

i{heart}faces: focusing on angles

Filed under: contest, couple, i heart faces — kristalucasphotography @ 7:42 pm

Here is my entry for the iheartfaces contest this week: focusing on angles.

I was both lower than they were on this awesome bridge, and tilted my camera for a different look, and I love it.

March 18, 2010

before & after

Filed under: editing, pixel perfect blog hop, senior — kristalucasphotography @ 9:34 pm
Here’s my before and after for today!  Go to pixel perfect for more!
I used photoshop cs4.  This is one of my former students who agreed to let me photograph her while I was back in NC for a week!  We had a lot of fun.  🙂

March 15, 2010

final family shoot in raleigh

Filed under: family — kristalucasphotography @ 8:48 pm

I really had fun staying with these friends, so as a thank you I did a quick family shoot for them.  It was quick because it was SO COLD!  We shot a few, wrapped up in coats, then repeated.  M was a trooper, not fussing at all.  I think we got a few really sweet shots, and had a lot of fun!

March 14, 2010

donata

Filed under: senior — Tags: — kristalucasphotography @ 6:11 pm

I first met Donata 5 1/2 years ago when I was her APES teacher.  I then was her swim coach for two summers, and we have kept in touch for all these years!  I had some ideas and locations I wanted to try out while I was in Durham, and she was a willing participant!  These are my favorites:

March 13, 2010

ben + linda + baby

Filed under: couple, maternity — kristalucasphotography @ 10:45 pm

Ben and Linda are awesome.  Their photo shoot was fun, lighthearted, and whimsical.  They wanted to do some different things during our shoot, and I hope I captured what they were looking for!  Here are my favorites:

hillsborough family shoot

Filed under: children, family — kristalucasphotography @ 4:00 pm

This family is so awesome!  We have known them for years and love them dearly.  They added a daughter to their family in July, and their son is 3 1/2 and super smart!  I had a lot of fun photographing all four of them for the first time!

March 12, 2010

family of five

Filed under: children, family — kristalucasphotography @ 6:07 pm

Meet our former neighbors!  This is a sweet sweet family who is a lot of fun!  We really had the best neighbors when we lived in Durham.  They just had a baby girl in September, and I had so much fun photographing all five of them.

March 11, 2010

ATC family shoot

Filed under: children, family — kristalucasphotography @ 10:48 pm

This family is so sweet!  We met at the American Tobacco Campus, where it was cold and windy.  We started shooting inside, and braved the cold for a few at the end.  They are moving out of the area soon, so I hope these photos are great memories of their home for years to come!

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