ddh Photo is based in Searcy, Ar. We provide photography services to all of central Arkansas and specialize in Seniors, Beauty and Executive Portraits. This blog is a sample of our work and of the support services that we provide to our community. Please visit our website http://www.ddh-photo.com to see more of our images. We welcome the opportunity to be the photographer for your customized photo session. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions that you have or to set up an in person consultation.
Emily and I discussed possible Little Rock Locations for a senior picture session. We decided on the west end of the River Market district.
This area has an endless number of locations that can be used to create unique senior pictures. We decided to do all natural light for this session and found many spots with beautiful ambient light. I frequently use my studio lighting outdoors on location but we left it behind this time so we could move more freely through the area and I am very pleased with our results.
Emily and I met at mid afternoon on one of the hottest days in June. The upper 90 degree temperature did not seen to phase this pretty teen.
I look forward to doing more senior picture sessions in Little Rock and in the River Market area. I customize the locations and looks for every session based on the personality and interests of the individual that I am photographing. We will meet in advance for a planning session to work out all of the details to assure that you have a fun photo shoot and to assure that we create beautiful images that capture the real you. Click on the 'Contact' button above to book your senior picture session today.
I enjoy testing new photography concepts. I recently posted a Model Call on my Searcy Ar. ddh Photo Facebook page looking for three teens to help me test new ideas. One of the concepts that I posted was -
"A very unique fashion look with LOTS of sparkle. A girl with an interest fashion and in experimenting with different looks would be perfect for this."
I was excited when Mariah, 2013 Riverview graduate, volunteered to help me test this look. Sometimes a concept test works, sometimes it doesn't. When it does not I make adjustments and then try it again. This time it worked on our first try. The lighting and materials worked as planned and Mariah did an excellent job executing it.
She arrived at the ddh Photo Shop Studio with lot's of family support. Her mom and grandmother were busy designing her custom dress from the very shiny sheets of material that I had purchased. They collaborated on the fashion design, cutting, taping, clipping, adjusting and making sure that everything was perfect. Mariah's brother came along to lend his encouragement and he also enjoyed a little time with the quarter horses in the pasture next door to my studio.
Here are a few images from our test. We have more to share, but it will be a few weeks before I can. Mariah submitted several images to a magazine and we are anxiously waiting to see if they will be selected for publication.
I have two more concepts that I would like to test. If you are interested in being a model for a day and helping me with them click on the 'Contact' tab at the top of this page to let me know. Here are the other two -
- A fun sports theme. The perfect candidate for this is a teen boy or girl that knows how to swing a bat and drive the ball to the outfield with authority.
- A rock and roll look. A boy or girl with a love of music and a little bit of an attitude would be perfect.
I support Searcy's Center on the Square Dinner Theater by volunteering to photograph the final rehearsal of each of their performances. I asked Patrick Reilly, Director for COS's current play to select a few of his favorite photos for you, and to tell us a little about his experience with the theater.
Hello, my name is Patrick Reilly. I am the owner of Quality Office, Inc. here in Searcy. I have been a resident of Searcy for twenty-eight years. I am a big believer in volunteering in and supporting your local community. Searcy is a great place to live and work; great communities don't just happen - they require intentional involvement.
Creative, ambitious, hardworking, fun loving, artistic – these adjectives don’t do justice in describing these young business owners. Ben and Kaytlin’s Searcy home reflects their personalities. It is comfortable, colorful, tastefully decorated and packed full of photographs and artwork. They purchased their Judsonia business, B+K Custom Framing & Gifts (formerly Linda’s) in January 2013 and have worked tirelessly to offer their customers beautiful, affordable custom framing for their photos, artwork and memorabilia.
Ben grew up in Judsonia and graduated from Riverview High School in 2010. He is a very talented chef. When he is not in their shop building custom frames you may find him preparing meals at his parent’s business, KJ’s Restaurant, or he may be creating gourmet meals at home. Ben is a fanatical fan of the music of Angels and Airwaves and he is an avid collector of Macbeth shoes.
Kaytlin is from Searcy. She graduated in 2010 from American School Home School Program. She loves to design and decorate. This impressive young woman began to purchase furniture and other items for her future home back when she was as young as fourteen.
Ben and Kaytlin shamelessly spoil their yellow lab, Chubbs. They are currently planning a backyard Bark-BQ Party for him complete with activities and decorations from In Any Event.
Their store is open Tuesday through Saturday at 770 Arkansas 367 in Judsonia. Stop in and say hi, or you can telephone them at 501-729-4389.
These women represent four generations of this very beautiful family. They were gracious to share their time with me in a photo session during a very, very busy wedding weekend. They were selected in In Any Event's, http://www.inanyeventrental.com, Relatively Beautiful campaign. Part of their prize was a complimentary photo session and print by ddh Photo, and custom framing by B+K Custom Framing & Gifts, https://www.facebook.com/BkCustomFramingAndGifts .
We have a tendency to live in the moment and we often forget how quickly time escapes us. When we are busy it is easy to put off capturing photographs like this until tomorrow. Soon we find that many tomorrows have passed and that moment is lost. Years from now, when this little one has children and grandchildren of her own, images like these will be priceless heirlooms. Take time to capture yours today.