Krionda. Portrait Photography. Mt Juliet TN Rubel Photography

017-06062016 (1)I like her style.

015-06062016 (1)Her focused and serious look can be just as attractive as her…

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024-06062016I met Krionda while working with the http://www.wilsonlivingmagazine.com
We hit it off right away and spent most of the session sharing and honestly, testifying about how good the Lord has been to us, no matter our circumstances.
She has an awesome testimony.

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I love her smile..

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..and the way her nose wrinkles up when her smile is genuine and large.

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She has an easiness about her, despite the struggles and including the victories.

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I saw a lot of beauty that evening…

026-06062016..and determination and courage.

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Thanks Krionda, it was such a blessing and encouragement to meet you.

“Blessed be the Lord, for He had shown me His marvelous kindness in a strong city! For I said in my haste, ‘I am cut off from before Your eyes’; Nevertheless, You heard the voice of my supplications when I cried out to You.” Psalms 31:21, 22

JR Project Couture Seamstress. Mt Juliet TN Fashion Photographer. Rubel Photography

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Jordon at JR Project, has been very busy.
She always has 2-3 personal projects going on, has a nice variety of custom orders coming in and out of the door, and keeps current with items for her etsy store.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/JRPROJECT

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Those fingers and her mind stay very active.

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It was time to have another session so she could add more items to her etsy store.

This is a corset..the top picture is the back view of this.

001-07242016This Monet-inspired skirt is the item here.

We love all the models that have blessed us over the years with their time and beauty. :o)

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 Snazzy Crop Vest

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She Rocks Red Corset

012-07242016Hand-embroidered Crop Vest

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This 3-piece set is just so cool.

It’s a corset, skirt, and jacket. Love the modern detailing.

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High-Waisted Tie Dye sorts.

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This is an up-cycled Scarf Skirt. love love

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Lace-Trimmed Shorts

030-07242016Vintage Soft Butter Yellow Top

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034-07242016037-07242016Back and front view of this top..she is such a beauty~

039-07242016Peplum Top and High-Waisted Shorts from earlier.

041-07242016This is another 3-piece set.
Steampunk-Inspired Skirt, Corset, and Hand-Embroidered Jacket.

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061-07242016Grey and Burgundy Peplum Cotton Top.

Love her hair~

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065-07242016066-07242016What a cute dress..cotton..perfect for hot days…dressed up or down.

048-07242016JR Project also had a few masks to showcase.

049-07242016I love taking Portraits more than anything..so I loved this part of the session.
Love love love

050-07242016051-07242016This gal has so much energy and is an amazing dancer. But when she stops..wow..just wow.
So beautiful~070-07242016Breath-taking.

I would cut off her hair and tape it to my head if I thought it would look good on me. :o)

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So natural and fresh :o)

055-07242016Just Beautiful~

JR Project is creating fun, stylish, and unique items..check her out for more details and clothes: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JRPROJECT
Thanks to both of our models..yall are amazing, super wonderful, and just incredibly beautiful!

“..Yet now be strong, Zerubbabel, says the Lord; and be strong Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest; and be strong, all you people of the land, says the Lord, and work, for I am with you says the Lord of hosts. According to the word that I covenanted with you when you came out of Egypt, so My Spirit remains among you; do not fear.” Haggai 2:4, 5

Arya Pet Photography. Mt Juliet Tn Pet Portraits Rubel Photography

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This is Arya.

Isn’t she beautiful?

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She is a 3 year old Alaskan Husky with Timber and Grey Wolf.

Big Baby~

007-07192016Pet and Newborn Photography..my most challenging subjects, but I love them so much.
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I had a squeaky toy and a treat on top of my head.
This is her bark that tells me to play with her…with her rump stuck up in the air and her tail wagging, I was laughing so hard, trying to keep those items on my head, focusing, and trying to take her picture. :o)

013-07192016I love her eyes.

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Treats are yummy.

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This is my favorite.
Natural light from my left, black fleece, and black room dividers, to block the light.

I  had to work with her, to get her to sit a little beyond the black dividers, so that the light spilled across her front. I also had a large reflector to my right, set back, just a little fill on her left side.
I started with a meow..then I went “bock, bock, bock,  like a chicken, but it wasn’t until I barked like a big bad dog, that her tongue went in, and her ears perked up. :o)

What a beauty~ Such a sweet young girl.

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This was her, “more treats, please” look.

I had a great time. Thanks Arya and I’ll see you soon~

“Out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and You heard my voice. For you cast me into the deep, into the the heart of the seas, and the floods surrounded me; All Your billows and Your waves passed over me. Then I said, ‘I have been cast out of Your sight; Yet I will look again towards Your holy temple.’ The waters surrounded me, even to my soul; The deep closed around me; Weeds were wrapped around my head. I went down to the moorings of the mountains; the earth with its bars closed behind me forever; Yet You have brought up my life from the pit, O Lord, my God. When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the Lord; and my prayer went up to You, into Your holy temple. Jonah 2:2-7

Jordon on Black. Mt Juliet TN Portrait Photography Head-shots Rubel Photography

046-07142016I meet beautiful people every day.

Truth be told, I can find something beautiful about everyone I see..and often I see many beautiful things about every person.

038-07142016I’ve held myself back from going up to complete strangers, of whom I’d love to introduce myself as a photographer..that would love to take their picture. haha~

Lucky for me, I’m blessed with 2 daughters, and I find many things beautiful about them. They have grown up in front of my camera, so we have this comfortableness and ease that I think allows me to capture, in my opinion, very beautiful portraits.

008-07142016I like to try new lighting techniques, and poses..such a wonderful creative outlet.
She’s my oldest and, honestly, they both are so much fun to photograph and even come up with great ideas and suggestions.

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This shot is going on my wall, as a bw canvas. It’ll match a similar one that I have of my youngest daughter.

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love her dimples~

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I have a set of black room dividers that I use to block/direct light and we decided to add them to the shot…I’ll use them more in the future.

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It is true that there are some poses that work better with different body types and even personalities. I like to try different things, you never know how they will look, even if they are slightly uncomfortable at the time. She was fine here, just tossing her hair back, but I love it.

041-07142016I have a new reflector, it’s called and eye lighter reflector..love it. It brightens the eyes and puts an extra pop on the face and neck.

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040-07142016Beautiful laughter..she laughs at me a lot, haha!

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When she’s sitting, the light looks a little more dramatic, it’s up higher, since she sat down, so the light is coming down on her face..Butterfly Lighting. I could have used a reflector to throw the light back up into her eyes, and to soften the dark shadows under her neck. I liked this look, but we did use the eye lighter reflector for other sit-down shots.034-07142016in the moment~

020-07142016I love this shot..we moved the reflector closer, so you can see how light her eyes are now, and the shadows under her neck have been lightened as well.

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015-07142016You can see the reflector in the bottom half of her eyes in this shot.

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Well, I’m very pleased with what we did.
I like the black backdrop..fleece..I just need to get more. Love the eye lighter reflector, and I love my subject.

Both of my girls are very sweet and good to me.
I’m so blessed~

Thanks Jordon!!!
http://www.coutureseamstress4hire.wordpress.com
“Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying, ‘Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, who sent His Angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, and they have frustrated the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they should not serve nor worship any god except their own God! Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation, or language which speaks anything amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego shall be cut into pieces, and their houses shall be made an ash heap; because there is no other God who can deliver like this.” Daniel 3:28, 29

Asher 4 months. Mt Juliet Tn Children Photography Rubel Photography

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Good morning Sunshine!

Imagine waking up to those dreamy brown eyes every morning~
006-06282016That’s not how much he weighs, momma’s helping a bit, but he’s as healthy as can be and growing strong at 4 months :o)

003-06282016This is his disposition..so sweet and happy.

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Squeeze him!

022-06282016Absolutely LOVE~

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Can’t you see that fun personality?
I have a lot of help on these types of shots..most of the family members are standing behind me or slightly beside me, talking to him..he just loved all the attention, haha!

024-06282016Sweet Little Bear

016-06282016I think he liked being all Natur’al. :o)

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Aye Aye Captain Adorable!

026-06282016and you and your fancy pants..

020-06282016He’s such a handsome fella.

010-06282016He takes after his adorably attractive parents.

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He likes being dressed up too.
What a wonderful time we had, he did so good and was happy.
Thanks for letting me meet Asher!

“I will run the course of Your commandments, for You shall enlarge my heart.” Psalms 119:32

Head Shots~Cesar~Mt Juliet Tn Head Shot Photography Rubel Photography

013-05192016Head Shots

Should they be dreaded?

No.

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Backdrops, lighting, clothes, and poses can allow for different aspects of your personality to be more dominate or subdued.

003-05192016Classic and traditional, formal or informal. Depends on what you want.

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Props, like glasses can add personality to your head shot.

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012-05192016Even jackets can add a little something.

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one of my favorites

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021-05192016love~
Thanks for a great evening! You are awesome and I love so many of these.
If you’re interested in Head Shots..click on my investment tab or email me for more information. rubelphotography@tds.net

“You have a mighty arm; Strong is Your hand, and high is Your right hand. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Mercy and truth go before Your face. Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O Lord, in the light of Your countenance.” Psalms 89:13-15.

Holland 3 years. Mt Juliet Tn Children Photography Rubel Photography

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Holland is 3 now.

She has beautiful dark eyes, like her Daddy.
She is beautiful, like her Mommy… and I loved all her little poses and smiles~
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Such a little lady~

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Isn’t she adorable?
I would guide her a little in where I wanted her, then she would settle into a beautiful pose.
004-05212016Then I would catch her looking at her Mom..~love~

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Quick clothes change..she looks so good in bright colors.

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Love..so much.

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Stinker-bug..she made some funny faces from time to time..I just happened to catch this one.

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Sweetness~

016-05212016bThen we headed over to the playground..such a nice treat!

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Slides are so much fun!

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018-05212016bhappiness~

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Holland, you are such a sweetie..you are curious, and smart, and have the funniest dry sense of humor. I also loved chatting with your pretty Mom. :o)

Thank you both for a wonderful morning, loved our time together!

“How great are His signs, and how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and His dominion is from generation to generation.” Daniel 4:2, 3