X-Pro1 ~ Thoughts from a recent senior session

I’m into week two with my new Fuji X-Pro1 and find it a welcomed addition to my camera gear. Quirky is the word that continues to stick in my mind. I’m having a love hate relationship thing happening. I’m seeing the same pattern with this camera that I had with my new Canon 1D Mark III and some L lenses. It took a little bit of time getting use to the 1D’s weight, specially after carrying it for several hours.Read more

X-Pro1 ~ Senior Session with Mack

All of these images was taken with the Fuji X-Pro1, Fuji 35mm F/1.4 Lens. Session started around 5pm, all natural light. Soon I’ll post the rest of the session from images taken using the Canon 1D Mark III and off camera flash. Camera – X-Pro1 Lens Samyang 8mm Fish EyeRead more

I love my clients!

Strong statement, maybe, but clients can make you feel so good about yourself, your work, and the products you create for them. Alexis and her mom, Gina, are no exception. This week I sent out a text and quick post on facebook with a single image announcing Alexis’ senior book had arrived. Within a few minutes I got two very excited response, “Can we pick it up now?” Once Alexis saw her book, she was beyond excited. I’d never seenRead more

Alexis – 2012 Blue Springs Senior

Meet 2012 Senior Alexis. I had the pleasure of photographing her, her mom Gina joined us and also helped with the lighting. There was lot’s of laughter and joking around. Now if only the weather could have been a few degree’s warmer 😉 Things I learned, her favorite store is the Buckle She loves baseball! If she could travel she loved to visit Italy because both sides of my family are from Sicily. She has a crush on Scotty McCreery!Read more

2012 Lees Summit Senior: Brooke

Brooke started off her session with hair and makeup. My wife, Nancy, began offering this service to seniors and it’s been a big hit. Hair and makeup takes about an hour and during that time we tell stories, listen to music, and laugh a lot, usually at my expense 😉 One big hit as of late is our new iPad. Clients love mulling over images from other clients and choosing poses they want for their own session. The “pad” isRead more

Welcome Baby Sophia Nicole

During a session with a recent client Brooke asked if her sister could bring her new born over so she could have a image of the two of them together. Who can refuse photographing such a cute baby. Precious Sophia was an absolute angel, few yawns, couple little smirks and I loved watched the little fingers and toes move.Read more

Alyssa | Douglas Photography | Lees Summit MO | 2012 Senior

“My senior session was a BLAST!! Jimmy came up with some awesome, unique ideas as to my outfits and settings! We laughed a lot, and I am very happy with the way my pictures turned out! I didn’t know this was going to be so fun, and I know that my pictures will be one of a kind!” 🙂 I attend Lees Summit MO Summit Christian Academy!!!!!! Something that is over-rated: Popularity Something that makes me happy: Daisy’s…Fall…Friends Country I’dRead more

Anthony | Douglas Photography | Lees Summit MO | 2012 Senior

Meet Anthony, a 2012 Rockhurst Senior, what a fun a different session for us. I love his thoughts on our session…. “Was a great day!” Senior year I am looking forward to spring break and completing my high school graduation at Rockhurst. My biggest accomplishment in high school so far would be overcoming my ACL blow out. My favorite sport is baseball, along with boxing in my spare time. When I grow up I would love to follow my father’sRead more

Meet Nikkie | Douglas Photography | Lees Summit MO | 2012 Senior

Meet Nikkie, a Olathe North High 2012 Senior. I spent several hours photographing Nikkie today and we had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect, her mother accompanied us as well her friend Cierra. Mom helped with the off camera flash and Cierra helped bring out the most beautiful smiles and giggles captured in these images. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did photographing them. Jimmy Nikkie’s thoughts on today’s session: Thank you for the awesome experienceRead more

Looking for 2012 Senior Models!

School is about to start and it’s time to get your senior images taken. We’re looking for 2012 Senior Models. Douglas Photography is looking for 2012 high school Seniors wanting awesome images for the 2012 year.  Our sessions are fun, exciting, and designed around you and your interests. It’s all about YOU! We need Seniors who are outgoing, high energy, and love sharing images of themselves with their friends. They also must be willing to share their unique experience withRead more

Sami’s | | Douglas Photography | Lees Summit MO | 2012 Senior

Sandy called me a few weeks ago and asked me to photograph her daughter Sami, a Less Summit West Senior, needing some Senior photos. I said I’d be happy to, we set up a meeting and met soon after. Upon meeting Sami I new I needed to photograph her, she has a wonderful personality and the camera loves her. She has stunning eye’s, it’s rare that I take a photo and have zero editing needed. This was one of thoseRead more