Friday, April 18, 2014

Art Gallery

While I've done this once before, I was just as excited to be hanging my work, my photographs, my art on the walls in Breadworks at the Douglass Loop in the Highlands. There is really nothing like it. Unless it's hung in my own home, I rarely get to see my work once it's complete and hanging for all to view. So this is seriously a special treat for me! It will be hanging until the end of April, so go check it out while you can. These pieces are from my freelensing collection and were *so* much fun to create!

To purchase these and view other fine art creations by MHP, visit the gallery!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A Red, White, and Blue Baby Boy!

97% of my business comes via referral. For this, I want to thank you. With a million different marketing strategies in place, nothing travels better than the word of a happy client. And I am tremendously grateful for all of my chattering clients :)

Below is the daughter-in-law of one of those above mentioned clients I am so thankful for. This lovely lady is the wife of one of our U.S. Military Soldiers. While he serves our country in Afghanistan, his gorgeous wife remains on base up north, awaiting their baby boy's arrival. *Uh, due on Mother's Day! How awesome is that?!*

With lots of their family residing in Louisville, she jumped on a plane and came down for a shower, as well as a *cold* spring morning maternity session with yours truly :) And I am SO happy that she did! Now, if only I could convince her to stay and deliver here so that I can photograph his birth!!

Thank you so much, Nina, for sharing your gorgeous smile, spirit, and belly with me! I can't wait to see his sweet face!

*Want to book a maternity session with MHP? Mention this blog post and receive a 25% discount on your newborn session!*

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Miss Maya turns One!

Believe it or not, to watch my littlest clients grow is almost more heart-wrenching than watching my own babies grow!

I've been photographing this babe since she was only a couple of months old. When I first saw those big brown eyes and those mile long eyelashes, I was in love. While she is always quite content during her sessions, she makes me work hard for that smile!!  I'm so happy to have her sweet family in my circle of amazing clients, and can't wait to see them again!

Happy, happy birthday, Baby Girl :)

Happily Obliged.

I rarely reschedule my appointments. Already this year, I've had to reschedule two. TWO. This is more than I rescheduled all of last year! But I am SO glad that I did. Shooting in snow and sleet is no fun for anyone, and the day that we ended up with was more than perfect!

These five are pretty awesome. They were so laid back and never once gave me a weird look when I asked them to sit on the ground, run into the middle of the street, or laugh the biggest, most fake, awkward laugh they have ever laughed. They just did it. Happily obliged.

These are the kind of people every photographer wishes they had as clients. And I just ended up lucky enough to get them :)

Right here. This might be one of my favorite shots of the day! He is seriously THE most patient teenage big brother I have ever met in my life. This guy is going to grow up and make someone special very happy one day.

To book your session, email me!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boutique School Portraiture

In case you were unaware, in addition to my full time photography business, I am also a part time preschool teacher :) And when my two worlds collide, it looks something like this:

MHP{Boutique School Portraiture}


Do you know of a preschool who could use a school photo makeover? I'd love to help :)

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