Sometimes a photographer just needs to tell her client the vision they have and execute it! I brought formal dresses and found some sand piles and made it happen! Of course after a few minutes of taking pictures on the sand hill, we were asked to leave (even though it was public property, in the middle of a parking lot, and we were not hurting anything) and I didn't even get halfway started on taking the pictures I had hoped for. I guess if you are a photographer, you have been kicked off property a time or two right...? Even Though I wasn't very happy, I also didn't want confrontation so we packed up and headed to a different location. I Just had to brush it off and get back in my creative mode. Especially since we were running out of light.
After we got to the new location off the beaten path, we took a few pictures in the beautiful black dress and then moved on to our next look which looked AMAZING with the backdrop that had been created for us! It wasn't exactly what I had set out for but it was gorgeous none the less. We didn't let a little set back take away our photoshoot or creativity. Putting someone somewhere where they don't belong is what I love to do! A formal dress on a sand mound was the perfect example... but so is a formal dress and an abandoned train on a gravel road! Always take the road less traveled!!
I am the person behind the lens for Marilyn Ray Photography. I have been been a lifestyle photographer for 5 years and have made my way into the wedding and marketing industry. I really enjoy what I do. I love being creative and stepping outside the ordinary box.