When I discovered an amazing parking garage with a perfect view of downtown OKC, I instantly knew I had to shoot there. Thankfully the opportunity to shoot with the adventurous Leah soon presented itself, so it was on an early Sunday morning when we found ourselves up on the rooftop, snapping photos with the sunrise. I used this shoot to play and experiment and try out some new shooting styles and techniques, tips I've picked up from photographers like Ben Sasso (who is basically my photography hero, I mean what the heck how on earth is one person so darn talented). Leah and I started out with some rooftop drama, inspired by Taylor Swift's Wildest Dreams, then transitioned into a groovy urban style a la Ben Rector. The weather was perfect, the lighting was gorgeous, and as you can see, the model was stunning. I basically walked away from this shoot never wanting to put my camera down again. And that's a really, really good feeling.


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  1. This is divineeee. Lighting goals. <3

  2. Oh my, excellent photos!!! Leah has a beautiful smile. <3 Loving that hat!

    Sophia xx
    A Lantern In Her Hand
    The Inkpot Girl

  3. Holy cow these photos were stunning Petie!!!! I especially loved the 2nd part, the urban Ben Rector vibe!!! Great job! Were these shot with your new Canon camera? :)

  4. I feel like you captured the essence of her so well! These are so pretty! I love the artsy shots of the city in focus and the bottom of her skirt and feet. :)

  5. This was so good! Loved the brick wall look... also, dem coffee shots. ;D

    ~Miss Meg


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