Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Pittsburgh Child and Family Portraits

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

This little boy happens to be my youngest son. He is a great source of joy to me. Not a day goes by that he doesn’t make me smile.

 

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Child and Family Portraits in Pittsburgh

Monday, October 21st, 2013

This lovely young woman happens to be my daughter. So very proud to be her mom.

 

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Pittsburgh Child and Family Portraits

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Fall color means family and kids in the portrait business. I love these cool, colorful autumn days but I love seeing the familiar faces of my family clients even more!

 

Serious cuteness! Their mom wanted their pictures to have a vintage feel. Love the hat and the vest!

 

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So I just so happens that the grandfather of these sweet kids was a vintage car collector. I am told the Ford we used is very, very rare.

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Pittsburgh Photographer: Senior Portrait Slideshow

Friday, July 5th, 2013

I had such a fun time exploring a few Pittsburgh neighborhoods with Rupali and her Mom!

 

Pittsburgh Photographer: First Shoot in the New Studio

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Well, I had my first photo shoot in the new studio. Emily, who has worked with me before, came over and let me play around with the light. She is sooo pretty and a really lovely person.

 

We started out in the natural light area of the studio.

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Her eyes look amazing.

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The seating area with a view of the large natural light shooting area beyond.

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I call this corner my light pocket.

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Next we moved onto some studio lighting. The studio is 2700 square feet so there is a lot of room! I set up a studio lighting area on “The Dark Side” , AKA the opposite end of the room from the windows. If there is one thing I want to convey to my clients this year it is that studio lighting does not have to equal old school and boring!

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Finally we headed outside for some sunshine. The studio is surrounded by plenty of great urban shooting areas. Emily rocked a retro look here which I absolutely love!

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The studio is located on the 3rd floor of the Heritage Building (middle row of windows) above Benjamin Beetle clothing.

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Pittsburgh Senior Portrait Photography: Introducing the Class of 2014. . .

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Yay! I am so excited to start photographing senior portraits for the class of 2014. First up. . .Slippery Rock High School student Heather who braved the unusually cold May weather for her photo session. I am in love with her smile, her beautiful long hair, and the wonderful clothing choices she made. The studio is still under construction, but we had some fun doing part of the shoot in one of the nearby alleys.

 

Coral and turquoise is such a great combo. Notice how the wind cooperated for this shot? It doesn’t always work out that way, but I sure love it when it does.

 

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Sunflare like this makes me so happy!

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I told Heather: I want you to pose in this pocket of light because it is magical. Later, one of her friends said she looked like a forest fairy.

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Isn’t this wall awesome? It’s very close to the new studio. There are many great places for urban senior portraits right around the studio.

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Everything about this works. At the beginning of each session, I go through all the clothing with my clients and then formulate a plan for where we are going to wear each outfit. As soon as I saw Heather’s shirt, I knew this location would be perfect.

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If you are thinking about senior portraits, I highly recommend you schedule them before the peak heat of summer. July can be very humid. June is filling up fast.

Emily, Final 2013 Senior!

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

I have been blessed to meet so many great seniors this year. Emily, a budding photographer, was my final senior of the year. Emily loves music and photography and plans to pursue a career as a music photographer after she finishes her collage education. Good luck, Emily!

 

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Looking for 2014 Senior Spokesmodels

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Looking for fun, fabulous, outgoing spokesmodels for the class of 2014. Email or Call for more details.

 

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Thank you for a wonderful 2011!

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

It seems a little early to be posting my end of of the year slideshow, but Christmas is just around the corner. I will be closing down from Thanksgiving through New Year’s in order to spend time with my husband and three wonderful kids who sacrifice a lot for me during the busy portrait season of summer and fall. I’m looking forward to baking cookies and doing all of the traditional “mom” things. This also gives me a chance to refresh and recharge. During my winter break I put together my goals and inspirations for the coming year, and I must say, I think 2012 is going to be AMAZING.

 

A reminder that I will be offering studio mini sessions for seniors on January 16th 2012. Studio does NOT equal boring. It’s going to be a fun day and many local schools are closed, so check your calendars and give me a call!

And now. . .the faces of Bonnie Burman Photography, 2011 (scroll down and click the little white arrow in the box).

Special Offers

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Just wanted everyone to know I put up a new page with some special offers for 2012. Check it out!