victoria butterfly gardens

it was a cold, rainy day so we thought we’d go to the victoria butterfly gardens to enjoy the butterflies.  the air was warm and humid and smelled just like a tropical rainforest!BUTTERFLIES 2016-5485

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portrait session

when we think of marilyn monroe, what comes first to mind are images of a glamourous bombshell.  however, she was more than that.  she was an avid reader, book collector and art lover.

with this in mind, i was asked to recreate images that portrayed marilyn in a more relaxed setting.  here are a few examples i was given:

working with low lighting and unusual angles was a challenge but i am pleased with the results.

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