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Alex Morgan's National Ad Campaign for Chapstick

I was so excited to hear the news that CHAPSTICK decided to buy and use one of my images of the wonderful Team USA Soccer Star Alex Morgan in their brand new national ad campaign!  A lot of you probably remember the photoshoot we did a while back and I'm glad the images got noticed!(Alex was awesome to work with and she is naturally very photogenic!)

The image will run in lots of different magazines as well as online during the campaign and I couldn't be more thrilled!

Here is the layout in this week's PEOPLE Magazine...

And here is the original image from our photoshoot...alexmorgan0014

 

 





What to Wear? Some Helpful Tips...

Hey everyone, my name is Kristina! I am so excited to be the newest member of the KJ Images team, working as not only Kevin’s assistant, but also his co-blogger. I will be covering topics from fashion, as well as weddings, including trends, tips, creative ideas and industry interviews. I can’t wait to share all things glamorous with you!

Let’s start with the fashion basics - What to wear: The do’s and don’ts for photo sessions.

In any type of photoshoot, from bridal to boudoir, the most important rule for clothing is that all the pieces are timeless. Stick with timeless staple pieces in classic silhouettes that won’t fashion date stamp the images and will always look like they could have been taken yesterday. Your favorite trendy item may be popular right now, but chances are it will be considered a fashion crime in no time. Remember when bell bottoms were cool? A photo is forever, you’ll thank us later.

 

Wear colors you know look good on you. While it may be tempting to rock a new neon top, a hue you haven’t seen on from all angles and light sources may be less flattering than expected. If you are shooting as a couple or with a group, make sure to coordinate clothing in either the same colors or similar shades to avoid distracting clashes. Don’t have a signature color? Go with dark or neutral tones, which are naturally slimming.

 

Don’t be afraid to be yourself and show off your personality! Choose outfits you feel good wearing and can move around in, and steer clear of anything that will get uncomfortable quickly. Add a personal touch with your favorite and most frequently worn signature accessory pieces.

 

If nothing else, always try on all outfits including accessories before a shoot, and use common sense to decide what’s appropriate for your setting especially terrain/climate. Don’t fight nature trying to pull off impractical pieces even if they’re your favorite, clothes that don’t fit or stilettos in the snow will make you look as uncomfortable as you’ll feel. Photo session fashion is really all about combining simple pieces of clothing with subtle personal touches creating the best possible canvas for allowing a photographer to capture the essence of what makes you, you!

 





Ken and Gail's Engagement Session

Ken and Gail had their engagement session a few week's ago and they were awesome!  It was a very fun and sexy session and we got some really cool photos!  Here are just a few of my faves...

Cool shots with some cool lighting!

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And VERY sexy!

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Some fun shots...

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Great expressions on this one!

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Simone and Reggie's Wedding!

I am slowly but surely getting caught up and have tons of great stuff to blog!  I shot Simone and Reggie's wedding a couple of weeks ago in Dallas and we got some amazing photos despite the very rainy weather!  Both Simone and Reggie have been absolute joys to work with and the wedding was simply beautiful!  Simone even didn't feel to well after the ceremony, but you can't tell in the photos for sure!  Here are some of my favorites...

Simone's dress and closeup shot...

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Simone getting ready...

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Just hanging out waiting for the ceremony to start...

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Just playing around with post processing here...

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Simone's father tears up when he sees her...

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Reggie looks on as they walk down  the aisle...

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The kiss...

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Reggie and the guys...

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Simone and her girls...

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A fun shot of the whole wedding party...

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Looking GOOD!!

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Some alone time...

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Under the veil...

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A fun sequence...

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Some of the cool details...

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How cool is this little guy? Also a nice moment during the first dance...

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They had a cool choreographed second part of their first dance!(It was great!)

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A romantic shot by the Rolls Royce...

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I just had to use this backdrop for a shot!

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Congrats again guys!  I should have the whole wedding edited in a couple of weeks.





Bri and DJ's Engagement Session!

I shot Bri and DJ's engagement session a couple of weeks ago and despite the hot weather, we got some really cool shots!  I can't wait for the wedding as I know it will be a ton of fun!  Here are a few of the highlights...

Love this one!

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Bri's dress and boots were awesome!

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