Storybook Project

This is a current project of mine that really has been in the making for over 2 years. When the idea first popped into my head I thought it would be something that I would accomplish over one of my summer breaks from teaching. However, I quickly realized that it was much much more! I cannot express how much this project brings me joy.

I LOVE disney, I LOVE fairytales, I LOVE storybooks, make-believe, magical everything!! So, I thought, why not combine photography with this obsession. I began by looking through google and Pinterest to find inspiration. I quickly became overwhelmed and realized this project is going to take more than a summer.

I enjoy every step of the process with this project. I enjoy all of the planning, the organizing, researching, model searches, the shooting, the editing, the whole sha-bang!! The only thing I don’t do, is the hair and make-up. I use tools such as istock photo as well if I can’t find an item that I need. Editing for these images shown above took quite a bit of time. Snowhite took about 5 hours and Ariel took about 10 hours. In the end, for me, it was time well spent.

I am in the process of planning shoots over the summer for Tiana, Jasmine, Rapunzel, The Evil Queen, Belle, and Pocahontas. I hope to have them all photographed by the end of the summer! Once I am ready to begin other characters, I will often do a model search or call. I will create a post containing an application for that character. If you would like to be added to the list of being notified when a new character is needed, please email me with your name and a good email address. You can also follow me on Facebook and Instagram.