San Diego Shooting Group – Dia de los Muertos

Last month, the San Diego Shooting Group got together for something a little out of the ordinary. :) A few months ago, one of the members mentioned to me that he was interested in doing a Dia de los Muertos shoot, so I decided to make it happen for our September gathering.

My fab friend, Yvonne Williams, helped out a TON for this shoot–she shopped with me for the wardrobe and props, found an awesome family to model for us (and volunteered her own daughter to take part as well!), and secured the amazing Cierra Nielsen to be our make-up artist. Thank you SO much, Yvonne! I owe you!!!

Here are some of my favorites, including a couple of the photographers who came out to Old Town for the afternoon, and our group shot! (Thanks to Katie for reminding me to take it!!)

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Huge thanks to our wonderful models, Yvonne and Cierra for their help, and all the photographers who joined us for this fun session! :)

What is the San Diego Shooting Group? We’re a casual group with photographers of all sorts of levels of experience, who get together every other month to practice our craft. If you’re a San Diego-based photographer looking for a fun group to get out and shoot with, feel free to email me, facebook me, or tweet me so I can let you know about everything we have planned! We get together every other month, so I’ll be scheduling the next event for sometime in November.

xoxo,
Lauren
 

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San Diego Shooting Group – Old Town

Hi all!

Last month, the San Diego Shooting Group got together in Old Town San Diego to photograph a Marine and his gorgeous bride. These two had just been married for two months! Below are some of my favorites, including a “behind the scenes” shot!

The fabulous Kammi Long provided the hair and make-up artistry for this shoot. She did a wonderful job, don’t you think?!

A huge thank you goes out to Karlee and Dylan for joining us on this warm afternoon for some photo fun, and to Kammi for doing such a lovely job on Karlee’s hair and make-up! And another thank you to the photographers who came to practice. :)

What is the San Diego Shooting Group? We’re a casual group with photographers of all sorts of levels of experience, who get together every other month to practice our craft. If you’re a San Diego-based photographer looking for a fun group to get out and shoot with, feel free to email me, facebook me, or tweet me so I can let you know about everything we have planned! We get together every other month, so I’ll be scheduling the next event for sometime in December.

xoxo,
Lauren


San Diego Shooting Group – Del Mar

This month’s meetup for the San Diego Shooting Group took us to the cliffs in Del Mar! We got together a couple hours before sunset with Ian and Monica, and shot until the sun went down. Ian and Monica are an extremely fun couple and it was great to work with them for this shoot! Here are some of my favorites from our evening together.

I brought my strobe and beauty dish to the shoot, so we set it up for some shots so that we could capture both the models and the sunset properly exposed. Silhouettes are fun too! We were sharing the trigger for the strobe, so while others were using it, I shot using natural light.

And I took a minute to take a self-portrait! Can you see me? :)

A huge thank you goes out to Ian and Monica for joining us on this hot evening for some photo fun! And another thank you to the photographers who came to practice. :)

What is the San Diego Shooting Group? We’re a casual group with photographers of all sorts of levels of experience, who get together every other month to practice our craft. If you’re a San Diego-based photographer looking for a fun group to get out and shoot with, feel free to email me, facebook me, or tweet me so I can let you know about everything we have planned! We get together every other month, so I’ll be scheduling the next shoot for sometime in October.

xoxo,
Lauren

 



San Diego Shooting Group – Balboa Park

This month’s outing for the San Diego Shooting Group took us back to Balboa Park, where we met in April last year. We had two fun models, Christine and Candyse, join us as we walked around the park in search of perfect light for the shoot. Here are some of my favorites from the afternoon! As usual, some are of the models and some are of the photographers who came out!

A big thank you goes out to Christine and Candyse for being our models for the afternoon! They were both really fun and great to photograph!! And many thanks to the photographers who joined us!

If you’re a San Diego-based photographer looking for a fun group to get out and shoot with, feel free to email me, facebook me, or tweet me so I can let you know about everything we have planned with the San Diego Shooting Group! We get together every other month, so I’ll be scheduling the next shoot for sometime in August.

xoxo,
Lauren


San Diego Shooting Group – Little Italy

Last week, I met up with my friends from the San Diego Shooting Group for a shoot down in the Little Italy area of San Diego. We started out with a coffee from Influx before hitting the streets with a couple models for the evening! We had a blast wondering around the area and photographing these two gorgeous girls on the way. :)

Here are some of my favorites from the evening; some are of the models and some are of us in action!

Ollie was doing a fantastic job of showing Tarza what he wanted her to do!

And here’s the resulting image I captured. :)

Apparently sometimes the models just need to hug it out. :) But this next photo might just be my favorite from the day…

Lots of thanks to gorgeous Ronna and Tarza for being our models for the evening! Y’all were both total rock stars!! And many thanks to the photographers who joined us!

If you’re a San Diego-based photographer looking for a fun group to get out and shoot with, feel free to email me, facebook me, or tweet me so I can let you know about everything we have planned with the San Diego Shooting Group! We get together every other month, so I’ll be scheduling the next shoot for sometime in June.

xoxo,
Lauren