Hi! I have not posted a blog post in ages. Photography, 4 kids, a husband who travels, volleyball, karate, soccer, t-ball, football, basketball, dance practices, play rehearsals, and Saturdays filled with sometimes 4 games – have kept me a wee bit busy. Sometimes I would wake up at 4am just so I could complete what … More Family Porch Pictures – Covid-19, Scottsdale Arizona Neighborhood DC Ranch.
Ok so the tittle of this post, may not be true, but I’m from New Jersey, and I will say senior sessions out here are nothing like session in New Jersey. Jersey actually is very nice, beaches, forrest, but the scenery out here… I mean is amazing. Scottsdale is amazing, mountains, sunsets on fire, and … More Scottsdale Senior are nothing like Jersey girls
I might have a new favorite genre of photography… actor shots for kids. It’s almost like senior photography but for kids, showing personality and character. Meet Wren the cutest red head, who taught me a lot about chess…. Scottsdale based photographer, mom, creative, CEO of our house. Sara Waterman. More on the website http://www.sarawatermanphotography.com
Located in in Phoenix, Scorpion Gulch was built as a home and store by William Lunsford, the store sold trinkets, soda and sweets thru 1966. In the 70s, it became a bar and I’m not sure what happened but there are no longer a roof on any part of the structure. A bit of a drive … More Scorpion’s Gulch
Thanks to a friend/ client asking me if I had any cactus pictures. I had nothing, and I felt guilty about it. So I have started a new venture, before or after my sessions I have been spending time creating art out of the art out of natures art. Nature photography is different than portraiture … More Gods Creations
The saying about the shoemakers kid stands true. My poor kids get no where near the attention they should with my camera. So I truly make an effort on major milestones to take out the camera and set up and try to expand my knowledge base, maybe learn something new. So yesterday was my sons … More Taking pictures of my own kids
People need a killer headshot for usually one of 3 reasons. 1. Acting/ Modeling 2. Business 3. Online dating Depending on what you are looking for lighting set ups and outfit selection is different. For my models and actors. I love what I call “drama for your momma” dramatic lighting, edgier (I know not a … More Let’s talk Headshots…
Whew! She said yes! I was so nervous, as I was sitting behind a wall, under a tree, hiding, waiting for a couple that I never met to walk infant of me and hopefully get engaged. It was a cool 95 degrees in beautiful Scottsdale Arizona, on a sunny Monday morning, so cool considering the … More She Said YES!!!
Ok so for some this may not be the worlds most exciting post… but I loved how these turned out. In fact It took me a while to figure out how to create a perfect high key portrait… It’s a simple 3 light set up (with maybe a reflector for a little shadow fill) I … More Corporate Headshots
I just adore the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, it’s a beautiful luxury hotel, located in North Scottsdale, close to all the amazing shopping and dining Scottsdale has to offer. However, I love this hotel for the photography options. I only get the privilege of shooting there, if a guest books a room, or better yet a … More Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Wedding