I was recently hired to do maternity photos for a lovely lady, whom we’ll call S. She hoped to surprise her husband with beautiful photographs for his birthday…an amazing and personal gift from a very special time in a couple’s life together!
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S. was referred to Bella Faccia through her friend/my client & friend and was hopeful that the shoot would be fun, comfortable, and that it would result in images that she was proud to gift her husband with. I was thrilled that, by her own account, we accomplished all she’d hoped for! Her words, upon seeing the private, on-line gallery, were:
“Thank you so, so much for a great shoot on Saturday! You are amazing at what you do and I appreciate so much how comfortable you made me. I have no doubt that this will be the best gift ever for C. (aside from the actual baby, haha)!” (S. – I agree, that baby is going to be the best gift EVER but I’m happy that we managed to create a runner-up for the records!)
S. and Bella Faccia worked together (quickly, as the birthday was fast approaching) to create a number of beautiful prints, including a 3 image collage that she had framed in time for the birthday celebration. When I enquired how the gift opening went, she said, “He LOVED the photos!! I actually surprised him! Thank you so, so much again!” I was thrilled that the images were such a success that they placed an order for more!
These shoots are so much fun…there is an abundance of collaboration, music, laughter, trust, and a shared dedication to getting the very best shots possible. It’s always an honour to be trusted with someone’s portrait session; it’s especially meaningful when hired to do a session that will require the person to step well outside of their general, day to day, comfort level in order to create something really special. S., you are AMAZING and I so appreciate your trust in me and in Bella Faccia, thank you!
Life is great!