Sarah Tew Photography

Kitschy Christmas Card Shoot!
November 16, 2009, 8:34 pm
Filed under: Conceptual Projects, Families

Fall is a great time to do family portraits– many people like to include them in an annual holiday card of course… As a professional photographer I offer these services and often shoot families in the park or at their home– but RARELY do i get to do something as hilarious and fun as this conceptual shoot I did this past weekend.  Addie wanted a family portrait shoot that would be reminiscent of those Sears-style portrait sessions, but to play up the kitsch factor with a bunch of 80’s Christmas sweaters and deck everyone out to the hilt in holiday accessories, poodles included! This concept was a lot of fun to execute and the family came prepared and enthusiastic…  I love the shots below and I had fun playing with the tonalities and contrast to re-create a 1960’s postcard look for a few of them– borders and all!


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Merry Christmas everyone… if you have an idea for a family portrait (or a couple portrait) for your holiday cards or would like to do something like this with me please call to book a session soon, time is running out to order your cards before the holiday!

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Comment by D/D

Effin’ awesome! I love the worn-out poodle.

Comment by Dmitry

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