North Atlanta Fine Art Wedding and Portrait Photographer

So we have officially sold our house and moved out. We made the weight limit (thank heavens!) and now all our belongings are in storage. For once we moved to a new place where we actually have family in town. It is bliss! If you have ever lived away from family…you know what I am talking about. So for the last couple of weeks we have been graciously staying with my husband’s cousin and her family. The kids are loving it! This week(end) we will be celebrating Craig’s 34th birthday with his best friend and family in St Louis and hopefully the weekend after that we will be moving into our new home for the next several years.

In the meantime while we are in this in-between stage….we are enjoying our summer break. Enjoying life!

Wir haben offiziell unser tolles Grundstueck mit Haus verkauft und sind derzeit quasi Heimatslos. Die Moebelpacker kamen und haben alles gepackt und unsere Sachen sitzen jetzt in so einem Container. Zum Glueck waren wir unter dem max Gewicht. Puhh…so viel Zeugs das man ueber die Jahre ansammelt. Es ist dieses Mal das erste Mal seid Deutschland das wir umziehen und schon gleich Familie in der gleichen Stadt haben. Es ist ein wahnsinning tolles Gefuehl mal nicht ganz alleine zu sein. Da wir bis Ende naechste Woche noch mit dem Einzug in unser neues Haus fuer die naechsten paar Jahre warten muessen sind wir seid ca 2 Wochen hier bei Craig’s Cousine und ihrer Familie untergekommen. Die Kids lieben es besonders! 🙂 Diese(s) Woche(nende) feiern wir Craig’s 34. Geburtstag in St Louis mit seinem besten Kumpel und dessen Familie.

Auch wenn wir mal wieder aus Koffern leben fuehlen wir uns hier soweit pudelwohl und freuen uns die kommenden Jahre in Warrensburg zu leben. Wir geniessen die Sommerferien in vollen Zuegen. Wir geniessen unser Leben!

xox

Benita

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When Alyssa Henley, owner of Alyssa Henley Photography, contacted me to schedule a 101 Mentoring session and told me she would like to do a senior shoot for her hands-on experience I was thrilled. Hunter goes to the same church as I and I absolutely adore her (and her family) and I immediately asked her to model for us. Fortunately for us she was available and totally game. 🙂 Thank you Hunter! She is a Senior at Purcell High School and will be graduating this year. She is such a kind-hearted and beautiful young woman. Truly a daughter of God.

Since we had Hunter at our mercy I figured that it would be the perfect opportunity to show you, as the consumer, the client, the difference of every-day makeup and photo shoot makeup. I encourage all my clients to hire someone else to do their hair and make up for them. I do this for multiple reasons. The biggest one though being that makeup generally shows up much lighter in pictures than it does in real-life and therefore requires stronger application. With highlighting and contouring and way more blush than you would generally wear! LOL So, I asked Hunter to show up with her own makeup the way she would normally do it. (Mind you…..as you can clearly see this girl is gorgeous no matter how much or how little makeup she has on!) And after a few shots I redid her makeup and gave her some soft curls.

Here’s a side-by-side view between the looks to really show off the difference:

Thanks Hunter for being such a great sport and fabulous model for Alyssa and I. I am very proud of you and am honored to call you my friend! Go show BYUI what Oklahoma has to offer. 😀

For more info on my 101 Mentoring or 101 Workshops go here.

Hair & Makeup: me | BRC Beauty
Model: Hunter G.

And because we all love Bloopers and behind the scenes footage…. LOL

(Hunter is an avid Golfer. Can you tell?? hehe)

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