Shelli Craig Photography: Blog https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog en-us (C) Shelli Craig Photography 2018 shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:03:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:03:00 GMT https://www.shellicraig.photography/img/s/v-12/u457353476-o36617985-50.jpg Shelli Craig Photography: Blog https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog 120 96 Earlier.Org Gingerbread Competition https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/12/earlier-org-gingerbread-competition I enjoyed the day yesterday at the Earlier.org Gingerbread competition! I set up a Photo Booth for the jolly elves who were there to decorate their gingerbread houses! It was a full-on competition with folks cutting out the house shapes, frosting the houses and then decorating with candy and other goodies!   Thanks to everyone who came by to take some fun photos! Here's the link to download them: 

 

http://www.shellicraig.photography/eogingerbread

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) earlier.org event gingerbread greensboro photographer https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/12/earlier-org-gingerbread-competition Sun, 18 Dec 2016 12:26:48 GMT
Sherlock 2016 https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/10/sherlock-2016 I've been privileged to photograph events for a local non-profit group, Earlier.org over the past few years. The most recent was their Sherlock 5K dog walk to raise money for Earlier.org's goal — a biological test to find breast cancer sooner. 

The adorable dogs were dressed in costumes and ran or walked with their humans around Country Park!  There were lots of fun things going on and one of them was a photo booth I set up for the pups!  Unfortunately the wind would not cooperate with my intended set up, but I think we had a lovely setting!  

Each download of an image from this event is a small $5 donation but all the funds will go to Earlier.org!  

If you'd like a personalized pet session or a family session including your pet, call me at 336 554 3987 or email me at shelli@shellicraig.com

 

Thanks to Earlier.org for the opportunity to photograph these lovelies! 

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE GALLERY
 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) dogs earlier.org greensboro nc pet pets photography sherlock https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/10/sherlock-2016 Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:39:43 GMT
We've Moved! https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/1/weve-moved Our studio has a new location!

If you've never been to Revolution Mill, you are in for a wonderful surprise. Revolution Mill is located just off of Yanceyville Street in Greensboro. Exciting things are happening there. The owners are developing a space for living, working and creating!

They are in the process of building nearly 150 apartments that will be GORGEOUS!  There will be more artists' studios -- and these are also very beautiful - glass rooms with lots of light!  They are developing an outdoor courtyard for performances and other events.  It is really going to be fantastic and I'm so happy to be located in this gorgeous space.

There is plenty of room for parking and there is a great little coffee shop/bakery just upstairs from our studio!



 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) actor branding children's corporate family greensboro headshots mill nc personal photos portraits revolution senior triad https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2016/1/weve-moved Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:24:33 GMT
ClickAway https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2015/10/clickaway This past week I spent time at Click Away, a photography convention put together by ClickinMoms an online forum for photographers and moms! I'm both! I've learned a lot on their website over the years but the main reason I wanted to come to Click Away was to meet Sue Bryce. 


Sue Bryce is a glamour photographer from NZ who has lived internationally and currently lives in LA. She is one of the most uplifting and giving photographers but she is an amazing soul more than anything. She spoke, not on photography, but on self-worth and on self-love and how these things are inherent problems for many women. She has lived it and talked about how to overcome the fears we have of success and the limits we place on ourselves based on our inner conversations. It was beautiful. She's amazing and the chance to meet her was worth the cost of the whole convention. 

 

I was lucky enough to speak with her individually and I laughed because she looked at me and said "You're a shorty, aren't you?" LOL Yeah.. pretty much so. And I think I'm getting shorter with age.  Regardless, she was beautiful and amazing and I completely am excited to continue to learn from her. She teaches a lot about posing women, shooting beautiful portraits of every woman.  I think this is so important! 

 

I took a few classes including a pet photography class - Maverick the model was not at all cooperative, but it was fun to try to get his attention. I took a class on The Playful Photographer - about photographing children at play by Kellie Bieser. Oh my gosh. She's so cute and such a great teacher. You just want to scoop her up and take her home with you.  I took a class by a photographer whose work I admire - Meg Bitton.  I enjoyed the class I took with Michelle Turner who talked about flash and Profoto lights.  Kate Parker shared her Strong is the New Pretty campaign and she's adorable. She looks just like my friend Jill if Jill had blonde hair. :)  So those were the highlights. 

I made a great new friend -- she lives in my hometown where I was born, but she went to college in my current town. My cousin works with her husband, her kids go to my high school and know my cousin's daughter... it was just amazing how many things we had in common and I feel like my sister is going home without me.. Such a fun time. I tend to talk to everyone so I met a lot of cool people. Ann, Mary, Jenny, Emily, Lori... gosh so many I can't recall the rest without looking at my new stack of business cards. 

 

I went on a field trip to old Austin. It was fun but I think I would have liked a little more structure as I'm not one to roam the streets alone. My friend went to an olive farm. I can't wait to hear all about it.   Here are some photos from my trip. 

 

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Puppy Kisses! https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2015/1/puppy-kisses Recently I was contacted by a nice group who provides foster homes for Boston Terriers in our area! I had a Boston Terrier before I got married and I always think of him fondly, even though he was crazy and ate my Christmas decorations! 

After a few attempts at coordinating schedules, we finally found a day for the 2 lovelies to come into the studio for their session!  One of the guys - Rowdy - is a 9 year old little Boston with a personality to fill a room! He gave the BEST kisses!  The beautiful girl just LOOKS like a Boston, but is actually a Boxer with Boston Terrier marking! Lillith was a TOTAL sweetheart and very docile and kindhearted!  


Here are some of the images -- I purposefully used the little red suitcase to show "I'm ready to go home!" :)   If you'd like to learn more about the 2 sweeties or any of the dogs available through BTRNC, visit http://www.btrnc.org

Can't wait to hear that these two sweethearts have homes! 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) boston boxer greensboro nc photos rescue terrier https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2015/1/puppy-kisses Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:27:48 GMT
What to wear!? https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/9/what-to-wear Probably the biggest question I get asked is "What do we wear to our photo shoot!"  For a quick answer, I suggest PINTEREST!  To look over the images I've saved go to this link! I will have a bigger post soon but this is just a QUICKIE! 

 

http://www.pinterest.com/shellicraig/what-to-wear/

 

I also recommend playing around at http://www.polyvore.com -- it is a fun way to see what other people put together and put your own outfits together too! 

 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/9/what-to-wear Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:21:38 GMT
Head Shots with Henson https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/head-shots-with-henson Some people just come alive in front of the camera, and one such lovely lady is Henson. She is an amazing actor and performer who is currently attending the School of the Arts. I've seen her in several shows and just marvel at her talent! It was especially awesome for me to be able to do her head shots a couple of times over the past year. Watching her transform into such a gorgeous young lady has been amazing! Break a leg, Henson! You have such a bright future! 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Greensboro NC downtown headshots photography photos session theater https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/head-shots-with-henson Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:29:40 GMT
Happy Sweet 16th Corey! https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/happy-sweet-16th-corey We had a impromptu Photo Session last night! Corey, a wonderful actor and performer who attends Weaver Academy had a fantastic birthday party - All of his friends performed songs from Broadway shows and the house was PACKED! What a great way to celebrate your dreams, Corey! Afterwards we had pizza on the deck and I brought out my camera and flash for a few sweet 16 photos! Hope you had a good night buddy! Todrick loves you. 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Greensboro NC birthday broadway downtown event photography photos show starr theater https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/happy-sweet-16th-corey Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:24:53 GMT
MacKenzie's Senior Session https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/mackenzies-senior-session What a beauty! MacKenzie was really such a lovely model for our downtown Senior Session! She had such a sense of fashion and seemed to enjoy being in front of the camera! I think that shows in her beautiful photos!  Hope you have a great Senior Year, MacKenzie! 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Greensboro NC downtown high photography photos school senior session https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/mackenzies-senior-session Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:21:20 GMT
Red Thread - Green Family https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/8/red-thread---green-family Are you an adoptive family? Contact me for a Red Thread Session - Free session and 25% off of print prices!  Last night I got the honor of photographing the Green Family who recently adopted the quite-adorable Ava! What a tiny but mighty little cutie pie she was! And her big sister Rachel was really good with her. She kept saying things like "Have you ever seen anything cuter in your whole life?" when we were talking about her new sister. ::sigh:: What a sweetheart.

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Jaevon https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/3/jaevon My daughter attends a performing arts high school and there are so many talented kids who attend her school. I've been fortunate to have the chance to provide head shots for several and Jaevon was my client yesterday. What a grown up, handsome guy. He really was a great model, giving me all his different "looks" to capture!   Break a leg, Jaevon! 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Academy Greensboro NC Weaver actor craig downtown head headshots photographer photography shelli shots https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/3/jaevon Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:26:32 GMT
Tate Family https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/3/tate-family Had the opportunity to photograph a beautiful family yesterday. They have 2 adorable kids - Henry and Maggie. I decided that I need a new baby and I will name him Henry and he will be squishy and cute like this Henry ::grin:: It was a strangely beautiful day -- high in the 60s but there was still snow on the ground from the earlier snow in the week. We had fun though! 

 

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shelli@shellicraigphotography.com (Shelli Craig Photography) Downtown Family Greensboro NC Photo Photographer Portraits Session https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2014/3/tate-family Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:20:52 GMT
Blastin' for Boobs https://www.shellicraig.photography/blog/2013/11/blastin-for-boobs Today I got the privilege of taking photos at - a fundraiser for http://www.earlier.org that is held here in Summerfield. My friend Trish Naylor organized the event and she did an amazing job! There were almost 200 women who signed up to shoot at hot pink clays at Trish & Shane's Shooting Clays. Everyone had a great time - the weather was perfect, the food was divine and I took photos of all of the teams. SUCH fun folks. Lots of grins and giggles to be had today!  

Check out all the beautiful ladies who did a great job raising money for an important cause! 

 

 

 

 
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