The Art of Analog Film Photography

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Southern California Portrait Film Photography

The Art of Film “Analog Film” is what makes my “Fine Art Portraits,” a Fine Art. After testing all sorts of cameras, film stocks, and settings, I now have my own favorite formula to create my signature images. I started with film. Back in College while getting my formal training, I learned photography using film,…

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The Art of Non-Posing

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San Diego Portrait Photography

The Fine Art Portrait   Part Three: The Art of Non-Posing   I am not a fan of Posing. I don’t even like the term “Posing” and I don’t think it’s fun for you either. I look for your authentic expressions and movements. Your unique body language. How you naturally walk, smile, sit.   Posing…

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What to Wear?

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California Fine Art Portrait Photography

THE FINE ART PORTRAIT   Part two: What to wear? One of my favorite things to do is to design a portrait shoot from what to wear to the choice of location. Your clothes also help tell your story, just like the environment. The theme, your coloring + features, and choice of location will all…

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What’s Your Story?

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SoCal Portrait Photography

FINE ART PORTRAIT Part One: What’s your story?   The most important part of a portrait begins way before I click the shutter button. It starts with your story. Who are you? What’s your passion/s? What are your dreams? What stage of life are you in? What are your favorite colors? What do you want…

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Fine Art Portraits

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Southern California Portrait Photography

FINE ART PORTRAIT SERIES Introduction It’s “FINE ART PORTRAIT” week over here. With the Easter season and soon to be Mother’s Day (& launch of my new website), I would like to formally introduce my portrait photography work to the Southern California Community.   It’s been just over a year since I moved to SoCal…

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Baby Claudio

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Rub-a-dub-dub, it is Bath Time for Baby Claudio Snuggled up in a soft blanket, Claudio prepares for his bath time ritual. With him is his favorite “peluche” (teddy bear), his doggy (Shiva) and Mamma (Giulia). Excited its bath time, he reaches his feet and giggles. Claudio has discovered his tiny toes…invited by bubbles and wiggling with happiness,…

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Hawaii Portrait Photography Kauai

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Hawaii Portrait Photography  Kauai A darling family portrait in Kauai, Hawaii this past November. Authentic. Fresh. Timeless Rochelle Cheever is available for portraits, engagement and wedding photography throughout Hawaii. Her style is fresh, Authentic and timeless with a touch of romance. She started out as a portrait and loves photographing children and families. Hawaii is…

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California Photography in San Diego

Portrait, Travel

Blooms by Breesa It’s Spring again. When I think Spring, I think of flowers. What can be more beautiful then  for a photographer to visit a Floral Artist in her California studio…? A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Breesa in her studio. She had just come back from the Flower market and…

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Tuscany Portrait Photography

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Tuscany Portrait Photography A destination family portrait photographed in a beautiful Tuscan Villa tucked away in the Chianti hills of Tuscany. Olive trees, rolling hills, wine groves and the terracotta fresco-ed murals made gorgeous backdrops. Family came to Tuscany to celebrate their mother’s 70th birthday. They rented out the Villa for a week and celebrated…

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Amalfi Coast Portrait Photography

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Destination Portrait Photography Amalfi Coast, Italy A family destination portrait photography session photographed in Amalfi. During their family summer vacation, they decided to have a family portraits taken in Italy. We rented a van and stopped at strategic locations throughout the coast. They are from the States and have family heritage from South of Italy….

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