I've been hard at work on the new website and it is finally ready..click on the small banner above view it in it's PREMIER state!
My fascination and recent obsession with photography has culminated in a series of galleries exploring what I like best. Flowers, for the most part. But it expands and is opening to new opportunities also.
My reasoning for taking so many photos of flowers, and especially “insitu” is because I see many beautiful arrangements and designs created by florists and event designers who simply don’t have the time to focus on a lasting memory in the form of a good photo while the event is being created or in progress. I know this from experience, because I don’t really have any good photos of my own floral design work.
Here’s the scenario: You’re worried about the Bride, the venue, the execution, the timing and you’re probably in a rush to get out the door because you are finessing the details then playing “beat the clock”. You’ve poured over every detail to perfection. As you dash out, you take some quick snaps with your camera phone to record the event.
You’ve missed the details. You wish you had remembered to take pictures of the escort table or the Sweetheart table. Unless you receive some quality photos from the Bride’s photographer, you have lo-res grainy images of your hard work. Beauty, misplaced. Marketing opportunities lost.
This is not limited to Floral designers! Cake designers, event planners, stationer’s, caterers, musicians, DJ’s and every service provider can benefit from a stunning IMAGE, ready for print, publication, portfolio and especially important right now…social media promotions.
I have over 30 years in the floral industry servicing just about every aspect. I have a keen eye for design and I have changed my “focus” from 3-dimensional to 2-dimensional. I have family that now calls me “geeky”…because I spend so much time behind a computer. Have camera and laptop, will travel. A few years of graphic marketing for a previous company was the seed of inspiration to pursue this.
Vist the site and see if you agree. I have been blessed to work with some incredible designers and venues recently. Special thanks to Thom and Marcy Green of Dragonfly Events and Helena Willis of Perfect Princess Events. Their feedback and encouragement has enabled me to grace the web page with phenomenal images. The Coventry Regional Farmer's Market has been a photography playground with it's amazing local vendors and community. I am enjoying new friendships with incredibly talented and supportive growers, marketers and photographers.
Watch for more developments as I diversify with product "candids" and "portraits". The next step is more blogs, slideshows, web and gallery work. Photos first for now because...