Couples portraits, Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day portraits are great fun, especially when it’s totally spontaneous! I was hired to shoot for a corporate annual report and I needed a good assistant that was good with people and lighting. So, I called my friend Camden Miller a few days in advance and he was happy to jump in. Camden is a fine young videographer and image maker that I had met a wedding over a year ago. I knew his skills would be a perfect fit and he could add some video content if my client so desired. His only condition was that he could be free at 4 pm to meet his sweetheart for a Valentine’s day date and evening dinner. I said, ‘fine, no problem’, knowing that we would most likely be done by then. If not, I would just be left with the lighting take down and toting the gear to the car. As it turned out that was not the case.

The shoot came off without a hitch and when we were all loaded up, Camden asked if I would stick around a bit and make some images for he and Jessie. So… sure thing! Hence the impromptu mini session in Bozeman, the results of which I absolutely adore. It was 20 minutes exactly and Jesse and Camden were amazing to shoot with. Then when we were done, Jesse asked to take a picture of Camden and I. Nice shot Jessie!

‘bada bing bada boom’ Enjoy the view!

Real life, real love!
Camden and I hanging out in his brother’s vintage VW Vanagon

About the Author: Larry

With over 25 years of diverse professional photographic experience Larry brings depth and insight to his work. His style is described as a unique mix of wedding photojournalism and scenic portraiture, capturing "beauty... as it occurs naturally". Larry attended the Art Center School of Design in Pasadena, California and is an International Award winning member of the prestigious Wedding Photojournalist Association and an active member of FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHERS.

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