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Fifty Shades of Red

Fifty Shades of Red


Posted on Mar 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Red We are taking creative liberty with this title and the Fifty Shades of Red that accompany the month of February. From dresses and Valentines to flowers and chocolate boxes. Here are great outfits any time during the cooler months for you and your family. WHERE TO BUY: MOM: dress | heels http://tinyurl.com/p9axlba http://tinyurl.com/ag9zjcv DAD: shirt | pant | shoe http://tinyurl.com/pg8xq65...

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Creating a Silhouette

Creating a Silhouette


Posted on Mar 26, 2015

Have you ever wanted to create a picture that has a silhouette?  Doing so is a really fun way to play with your camera, and it’s not that hard.  Below you will find a few tips to help you out. Tips for creating a silhouette: Position your subject in front of the light source so the light is directly behind them. Your light source could be the sunset or the window or anything else that will illuminate your subject from behind. Have...

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No Sugar Granola Recipe


Posted on Mar 26, 2015

In my effort to eat cleaner, this no sugar granola recipe I developed was just what I needed for snacking, and it is delicious. This recipe is my own. I combined three recipes together that each seemed to be lacking a little something. The result is my now nationally famous No Sugar Granola Recipe. Nationally famous, you ask? That might be stretching things a wee bit. But I took some with me on a recent trip to Houston, Texas so I...

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Pi Day with Shannon

Pi Day with Shannon


Posted on Mar 26, 2015

We had the best time on Pi Day with Shannon, a Carterville High School Senior. She will be graduating soon and is looking forward to college at SEMO, in music education curriculum. She is a talented young lady with a beautiful heart. She was our model for a day and here’s what she had to say about the experience: My favorite part about working with Susan Willis Photography was how good the experience made me feel about myself....

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Super Duper Model Call


Posted on Feb 19, 2015

  A brand new year calls for brand new challenges. Challenges I welcome with open arms and am so excited for, it is going to be ah-mazing! In the pursuit of mastering my craft, I am currently undertaking a six-month course geared specifically toward photographing women.  There’s a lot of technical stuff to fine-tune (posing, lighting, sets, etc.), but the most important thing I hope to take away from this experience is to connect...

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Pantone Color for 2015

Pantone Color for 2015


Posted on Feb 19, 2015

The highly anticipated reveal of Pantone color for 2015 occurred during Fashion Week. Marsala! It is a naturally robust, earthy red wine color that, according to Pantone, enriches our minds, bodies, and souls. The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors. Here are some great examples of how to wear the Pantone color for...

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