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Get The Best High School Senior Portraits By Booking Waterhouse Photography The Metro Detroit, Oakland County and Downtown Auburn Hills High School Senior Photographers – Auburn Hill’s Avondale Go-To High School Senior Photographers

” 2015 High School Senior Portraits Sessions” here we come!  For all of you planning your 2015 high school senior photos (and those who still need theirs for 2014 graduates), here is some advice on making your session with Waterhouse Photography your own personal blow out experience.

Come to our downtown Auburn Hills professional photo studio with a suitcase full of clothes and stuff.  Get fabulous advice on how to dress and what combinations work best.  After all – the Waterhouse Clan has experience in couture sessions. (Check-out world famous fashion model Suki Waterhouse on line.) We will pose you in the studio using all of the latest fashion modeling lights, lenses and cameras. We don’t play the posing game.  We want you to tumble into as many different outfits and poses we can get into the shoot.  So make sure you come on time and don’t waste precious minutes of shooting time.

Then we will dress you for the environmental photos of your choice. A changing tent, antique chairs, diffusion panels and reflectors for the softest of natural light that produce amazing skin textures, music and a beauty dish all make the journey with us. Have your own props? Let us know and bring them. Have a friend who would like to help with a real live beauty shoot and help setting up the studio equipment for your personalized shoot?  Bring them too! Cool!

Oh – by the way we almost forgot. That amazing skin we were talking about does not only come from the lighting we use. No – it is also because of our amazing make-up artists. You experience complementary make up with every session. This not only makes you look even more beautiful but helps you relax from your stresses of the day and feel beautiful.

One final word about posing. Think you don’t photo well because you can’t pose? Not true. None of us can. Watch the celebrities and how they stop, strike the pose and get the shot. That does not come naturally to anyone – they paid a lot of money to be taught that. That is where Waterhouse Photography comes in. We are not only lighting artists but professionals at posing. We have lots of experience and lots of learning. We are also confidence builders. That is how we bring out your inner beauty and craft it with light and lens.  We have spent a lot of money being trained by the experts and have taken a lot of photos doing it. Our poses will not only show you and your clothing off but will send signals of self-confidence throughout your entire body. They will give you that feeling of self-confidence and make you feel at ease and poised – click! There’s that photo. We will show you how to become comfortable and controlled showing yourself as the authentic you. It’s all about quieting all those voices that say I can’t.  That is also a freebie. All that we teach can then be taken with you after the shoot!

Contact us. You will love the experience.

Worth the Wait’ – from my portraiture series ‘Waiting for You” taken at Mary’s Mantle

I just keep asking myself how I can make it possible to take great images of these beautiful babies and their mothers with my eyes brimming with tears of wonderment.   Every time I set up my equipment at Mary’s Mantle – a safe haven for expectant mothers – and peer through the lens my eyes steam over.  Here I am again, this time taking lovely photos of Trenton, Barrett and Jaxon.  Again I think of the quote I once heard:

“The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining example to the rest of mankind”

Looking down at Trenton, Barrett or Jaxon I see how they lie there so full of innocence, so much potential, so loved the moment they are born. This is a miracle of the highest order. How these little human beings spring from another human being each untouched and filled with innocence and dependencies. I can’t help but think that at this very moment they start so innocent and uncluttered. Because they have not developed cognitive thought and are running purely on instinct and reaction they lie there simply smiling and looking at me through those wonderful eyes. I think in that moment that is how they came to the world. Changes in that behavior are all created by circumstances. It suddenly occurs to me what a great responsibility we all have to honor and protect their innocence and joy in life. What takes place the moment the new born comes to life sets the stage for a lifetime of joyful connection or terrible struggle. The saying that is attributed to the Jesuits goes:

“Give me the child for seven years and I will give you the man”

In those fleeting seconds before I push the button I realize how lucky I am in what I do. I love being a photographer. I might not be able to affect the journey of life that lies before each of these beautiful babies but I can freeze and preserve the passage of time in that one decisive moment known as:

“Now”

Please support Mary’s Mantle in giving expectant mothers and newborns that new start in life. Every penny counts.

Love,

Karla Waterhouse

How Everyone Can Enjoy Incredible Portrait Photographs When They Use Waterhouse Photography The Metro Detroit and Oakland County Photographers In Downtown Auburn Hills Michigan

How Everyone Can Enjoy Incredible Portrait Photographs When They Use Waterhouse Photography The Metro Detroit and Oakland County Photographers In Downtown Auburn Hills Michigan

It Is Not Only About Technology and Expertise

 

It is not the best oven, stove or expertise in using them that makes the meal in a Michelin 5 Star Restaurant so amazing but the talent of the professional Chef behind it. So it is with photography. Cameras, flashes, lenses, memory cards, megapixels, technical process and expertise have less to do with great artistic and memorable photographs than you might think.

 

It Is About Vision and Direction

 

If great photographs (meals) were only a question of great and expensive equipment (ovens and stoves) and mastering the technical process – then everyone would be creating amazing photographs (5 star meals).  But all the tools and technical know-how only will not help if one aspect is missing from the ingredients – the creative process. The photographer (Chef) always has an end goal and direction in mind. This requires dedication, vision and creative ability. Technique and equipment are only enablers helping photographers (Chefs) get to the vision. The professional photographer (Chef) has artistic intuition that comes from uniqueness, personality, life experiences, beliefs, likes and dislikes.  That is what makes up the individual style of any photographer and the uniqueness of WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRPAHY. (and Michelin 5 Star Chefs)

It Is All About That WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY Difference

 

WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRPAHY is often asked if we are concerned about other competing photographers in the area. The answer is no. The only commonality out there is pricing – but we are neither selling price nor commodities. Discerning customers looking for art work portraits to hang and a relationship between themselves and their photographer are not buying commodities either. Pricing is not a measure of quality, artistic ability or the WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY experience.  These are the factors that are ultimately responsible for creating your images as works of art. Price also cannot measure whether the photographer fits with you emotionally and intellectually. This symbiotic fit between photographer and you is one of the most important aspects of great images and a joyful experience. WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRPAHY has its own style. It is unique to us. Our uniqueness drives our distinction. It is what makes WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY stand out from others. We create images that we absolutely love. We also drive a photographic experience that is essential to a memorable photographic session.

 

Contact us 248 853 6779

Beautiful Newly Weds

Beautiful Newly Weds

we did it

we did it

engaging couple

engaging couple

The Thinker

The Thinker

. You will love the experience.

How Everyone Can Enjoy The Best Executive Portraits By Using Waterhouse Photography The Metro Detroit and Oakland County Photographers In Downtown Auburn Hills, Michigan

WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY makes High School Senior Portrait sessions a blow out experience

” 2014 High School Senior Portraits Sessions” here we come!  We just had our first senior photo session with Angela. What an incredible shoot it was. Talk about fun and some amazing shots.  What a beauty! For all of you still waiting to have your high school senior photos taken, here is some advice on making your session with WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY your own personal blow out experience.

Come to our downtown Auburn Hills professional photo studio with a suitcase full of clothes and stuff.  Get fabulous advice on how to dress and what combinations work best.  After all – the Waterhouse family has experience in couture sessions. (Check-out fashion model Suki Waterhouse on line) We will pose you in the studio using all of the latest fashion modeling lights, lenses and cameras. We don’t play the posing game.  We want you to tumble into as many different outfits and poses we can get into the shoot.  So make sure you come on time and don’t waste precious minutes of shooting time.

Then we will dress you for the environmental photos of your choice. A changing tent, love chairs, diffusion panels and reflectors for the softest of natural light that produce amazing skin textures, music and a beauty dish all packed away to take your photo on the journey with us. Have your own props? Let us know and bring them. Have a friend who would like to help with a real live beauty shoot and help setting up the studio equipment for your personalized shoot?  Bring them too! Cool!

Oh – by the way we almost forgot. That amazing skin we were talking about does not only come from the lighting we use. No – it is also because of Abby our amazing make-up artist. You get a complementary make up experience with Abby who is the regional representative for Lancôme and recently won an Elle award. The make-up session not only makes you look even more beautiful but helps you relax from your stresses of the day and feel beautiful.

A final word about posing. Think you don’t photograph well? Not true. None of us can. Watch the celebrities and how they stop, strike the pose and get the shot. That does not come naturally to anyone – they paid a lot of money to be taught that. That is where WATERHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY comes in. We are not only lighting artists, but also professionals at posing and confidence builders. That is how we bring out your inner beauty and craft it with light and lens.  We have spent a lot of money being trained by the experts and have taken a lot of photos doing it. Our poses will not only show you and your attire choices off but will send signals of self-confidence and ease – click! There’s that portrait. We will help you how to become comfortable and your authentic self in front of the camera. It’s all about quieting all those voices that say I can’t.  That’s a freebie we teach and can be taken home with you after the shoot!

As said, Angela was amazing and so will you.

Karla & Charlie Waterhouse

Angela

Angela

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Special offer for High School Senior Pictures

High School Senior Pictures Special Offer

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