mini-sessions {dress up days at the Wedding Pantry}

Strut Your Stuff.(and some of ours, too...)

There's something fun about playing dress-up. I don't care HOW grown-up we are all supposed to be... the idea of trying on something new is almost like trying on a new persona... testing it out; seeing if it fits. It's what makes shopping so fun.

The Wedding Pantry gets this and are now holding special "dress-up days." During a dress-up day, come wearing your favorite fancy outfit (or even bring your bridal gown), and finish off your look by playing dress-up with all of the accessories offered in the store. All dressed up and nowhere to go? I've got an idea...

mini-session + mini-book: $65 small on price...big on style. because everyone needs their 15-minutes of fame.

the concept: Not everyone has the time to dedicate to a full-blown photo session. No worries. Good things come in small packages, and a mini-session might be the perfect fit for you! At this time, I have teamed up with the Wedding Pantry, and am offering mini-sessions during their "dress-up days." I will be on hand to document your style by offering mini portrait sessions. We'll have 15 minutes together to wander the surrounding area and capture your fabulous shots. With plenty of places to choose from, you can customize the places we stop to fit your style. For an urban look there are brick walls,  parking areas, stairways, side streets, and various storefronts. For a romantic look we can use ivy covered walls, trees and other greenery, and even a nearby gazebo. Or mix and match. Whatever you want. This is made to fit YOUR style.

This is fun for anyone, but is also a great idea if you've always wanted some trash-the-dress pics or urban shots of yourself in your gown after the wedding.

what you get: (15 minute) mini-session + a mini-book showcasing your best images. All images will also be hosted in an online gallery for 4 weeks, where additional products and prints are available for purchase.

The first dress-up day/mini-sessions will be offered on Saturday, June 26th, from 3-6 pm at the Wedding Pantry. click here for address/contact info for the Wedding Pantry

Please note: limited sessions are available. Walk-ins are welcome, but it's highly recommended that you call ahead to reserve a preferred time for your session. Or simply sign up here: http://dressupdayminishoot.eventbrite.com/

To get things rolling, last week I held a few mini-sessions for some familiar faces...  this is for all of those people who say "but I'm not comfortable in front of the camera!!!" (Believe me, I understand. I'm not comfortable there, either.) But this is just for FUN! And remember... this is REAL LIFE. It doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful.

Below are a few of my fave shots from the morning.

Eva (owner of the Wedding Pantry)

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Darla (of Darla Marie Designs)

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and her fabulous friend, Nicole!

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Hope to see you on the 26th!!!

And bonus round... there is also a trunk show being held there on the 26th... for One Ten Jewelry by Jane Jeon of Olive Hue Paper. Jame Jeon has been known for her stationery design but she actually started out designing jewelry. Jane will be previewing her new line of jewelry perfect for everyday wear and bridesmaids. Her line is sold exclusively at The Wedding Pantry.

Hope to see you all there! Can't wait to PLAY!!!