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Portrait Series: Rhythm of the Night with Kelsey by Moriartie

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I shot at night a couple of days ago and I had such a blast. Photography has introduced me to so many different ways to create and network with other creatives in my city. I really do love it so! I had the awesome opportunity to photograph with Kelsey two times in a row! Once during the day and once during the night! For this excursion we wandered around a distillery and its surrounding area at night because it was covered in lights that I just knew would be awesome for the shots I was trying to take.

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Luckily, we wandered around and found an empty floor of a building that was being remodelled and the only light in the area was this color changing strobe, which of course I loved! I was so excited to get Kelsey in front of it and I just absolutely love with you think of something and then when you try to bring it to life it actually happens? That’s definitely the most rewarding part about photograph for me.

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Where have you explored lately?

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

Portrait Series: Mousekateer with Kessiah by Moriartie

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I wasn’t sure what kind of theme I was going with for this shoot, but afer I started editing I realized that her outfit, and smile reminded me of Mousekateers from Disney Land, and now its a thing. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!

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I also get a little mermaid vibe… Maybe I just have Disney on the brain.

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X Gabriella X

Portrait Series: IDFWU With Tesha by Moriartie

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I finally got to shoot with Tesha! I feel like I was trying to link up with her almost as long, if not longer than Dani. I love photographing bomb ass women, its my favorite thing to do , but if they’re bad ass then they are undoubtedly busy and trying to link schedules can be difficult. We wandered around townhouse row in covington, which is quickly becoming one of my favorite places to photograph. One of the townhouses was under construction which was absolutely perfect for the aesthetic of the shoot!

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Where are some of your favorite places to shoot?

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X Gabriella X

Portrait Series: Expressions with Dani by Moriartie

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I know it’s been a while, and I feel like I start every post like this now, but I’m back with new photoshoots!!! I’ve been trying to link up with Dani for such a long time! She’s such a busy and creative woman, when our schedules finally managed to link up I could NOT let the opportunity pass me by! I had the full intention to do a full set with Dani, but her daughter Kassiah definitely stole the show! You will be able to see her photos next post.

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You can see the full shoot here.

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X Gabriella X

Portrait Session: Bad Reputation with C.K. Machete by Moriartie

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I finally got around to going back out and photographing CK, she and I both have wild work schedules and its really hard to link up! So we’ll schedule something, and then we’ll reschedule something and then we’ll reschedule it again, but nothing happened for our Friday adventure to be canceled, and thus we met up on a super hot day and wandered through the riverfront of Covington.

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The Women’s Group Shoot I went too last month has really inspired my tastes when it comes to my photography. I had never wandered through a city and taken pictures that way. I always shoot in a park or a single location. You have so much freedom when you shoot on the street, you can just keep walking until you find something else, and now I am addicted!

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This shoot was my first city shoot since Lexington, but I had so much fun that it definitely is going to become a staple. The last time I shot with CK, I did film and it turned out so well I had to do it again! So I shot half on digital and half on two rolls of film. I had a roll of xperia and a roll of Lomochrome Purple. I’m most excited to see how the Purple is going to turn out~!

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Do you photograph your city? What are some of your favorite places?

Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Session: Lady in Red with RIkki by Moriartie

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A couple of weeks ago I went out to explore a new park: French Park, It was so pretty I just had to grab some awesome shots with Rikki! When she showed up decked out in Red, I knew it was going to be a fun shoot! She is so creative, I love working with her, she made her hat~ Here are a few of my favorites, but make sure you check out the whole thing on facebooK~

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: B.O.S.S. with Tonie by Moriartie

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I’ve finally reached the end of the Lexington Women’s Group Shoot, but best believe, just because its the last shoot doesn’t mean its the least! Tonie looked amazing in her boss set up! I was so excited to photograph her all over Lexington and I’m so excited that I got the opportunity! Here are a few of my favorites, but make sure you check out the full set on facebook!

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: Wednesday's Picnic with Dani by Moriartie

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I ‘m halfway through all the shoots I did at the Womens group! May I present the absolutely adorable Dani! I’m in love with her gothic vibe and my portraits make my heart melt! Here are a few of my favorites from her “must be Wednesday:” set, make sure you view the rest on Facebook!

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: Maiden with Ashley by Moriartie

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More photos from the Lexington Ladies Group! Meet Ashley! I was so excited to work with her, and I was so in love with the queen/medival/Game of Thrones vibe she was giving me! We wandered down the street and discovered a large patch of sunflowers and fell in love. Here are my faves, you can view the whole shoot on facebook.

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: Urban Princess with Megan by Moriartie

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I had the awesome opportunity to photograph a bunch of amazing models thanks to Facebook two weeks ago. I photographed several models and I’ll be spreading them out throughout the next couple of weeks. First up is Megan, who was ready to go when she arrived to the group.

When I asked her what the concept was, she replied “Urban Princess” and I nodded, but when we got onto the street, it was obvious she was much more of a Conqueror. She commanded the frame and it was amazing. I will post up my favorites, but to see the whole set, visit my facebook.

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Until Next TIme,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: Opera House with Indy by Moriartie

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I had so much fun with e ladies in Lexington, but I have to say that my favorites are the photos shot with Indy. The style was just so different from what I was used to and I absolutely love the challenge! I photographed two different outfits for Indy, so make sure you check back to see the other set!

Here are a few of my favorites from this set. To see the entire set, check it out on facebook.

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Until Next Time,

Gabriella

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Portrait Series: Or Whatever Stevie Said with Cayce by Moriartie

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I was able to shoot on Tuesday and I had so much fun I didn’t know what to do with myself. Not only was the model an absolute pleasure to work with, but we braved an abandoned building together! We wandered through Eden Park, hoping for flowers, and such, but we didn’t really find anything to shoot in until we got closer to the conservatory, I really want to visit it sometime.

Here are a few of my favorites! Check out the whole gallery on Facebook!

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I had such a blast working with Cayce, I know we will be linking up again in the future!

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Details: 6.7.19 by Moriartie

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I fell in love with how last weeks’ details went and decided to do it again. I have a bad habit of saying “Oh this will be a series” , and then I never actually come back to it. I thought it would be easy to keep up with this series, because I’m so easily distracted that I am constantly taking photos of everything I see, including my model, I was sure I would have content, and it turns out that I do!

I had the best opportunity the other day! I got to work with a new model! Thats the best, when you love your work, and find out that someone else does too? I’m not sure that there is a better feeling than that. We took a romp through Eden Park, and discovered that the historical Water Works that is always locked, was mysteriously unlocked, and well… How could we pass up the opportunity? I even filmed us traipsing through in true Blair Witch Fashion.

Cayce and I wandered through the building, avoiding any holes in the floor we could have fallen through, I gave my mother a heart attack, but the feeling of anticipation and trepidation I felt walking through it myself, was so much more than that, It was an absolute blast! I totally see why Dainty Squid is always off to some new place to explore.

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Cayce and I were walking back when I realized what an amazing angle the gazebo was from eye level and took the photo of that roof. When I was editing her set, I decided to play around with it, I left it the way it was, edited the way Lightroom wanted, and then did a black and white one. I honestly can’t decide which one I liked the best, So I included them all.

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Have you gone through Eden Park before? Dooo it! If you haven’t, it’s beautiful!

Until Next Time,

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Details: 6.3.19 by Moriartie

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I have so many pictures that don’t fit into a photo shoot, that I have been wanting to show off, so welcome to a new series. Details, one off photos, that I loved and edited, while on my travels around the city, or in between shoots, or even out takes from shoots that I still love even though they didn’t make the original cut.

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I recently purchased a Fujifilm XT20, and I have fallen in love with the ease of use, and the size of it! It’s so SMALL! It fits perfectly in my daily bag, even with a 35mm, and an adapter on it! Which has been making it so much easier to shoot whenever I feel the need, instead of having to set up shoots, and then wait for the day, I‘m not a very patient person, and it will also help with the increase of content that I’ve been wanting to share with you.

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My adventures took me to a few places. Jungle Jims, which I love photographing in there, every time I go there’s something new to photograph. I came home to a new cat on my porch. It’s been around a few times, but it always gets scared and runs away so I haven’t gotten the chance to interact with it. It has to be new to the neighborhood, because all the cats know that my home is a safe place.

There’s even a little alcove on my porch that they can hang out in, and there’s always a bowl of food and water for them. My job had a flag raising ceremony for Pride Month, which I loved, I missed the ceremony but was able to capture some awesome shots of the new flag flowing in the wind. When I was done admiring that, I realized there were adorable flowers underneath the flagpole that I just had to capture.

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Portrait Series: In Bloom with RIkki by Moriartie

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I fell in love with the Mt. Airy Arboretum so much, I went back out a week later with Rikki and fell in love with the flowers all over again! Rikki is one of my favorite models to work with, she and I are always on the same page. When I see something she’s always able to finish and complete my vision. Is this what you’d call a muse?

Here are my favorites, You can see the whole album on my Facebook page.

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Let's Explore: Mt. Airy Arboretum by Moriartie

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I was wanting to explore the city and find more areas to photograph in, when I came across the Mt. Airy Arboretum on a list of beautiful places in Cincinnati, and once I got there, it definitely didn’t disappoint. Several acres, of beautiful leaves, flowers and trees, along with two gazebos, benches, and a trellis covered garden at the top. When I went there the first time, I was having camera troubles, and had to photograph my model on film!

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I’d never done that before but she and I both had an absolute blast! After our hour shoot, I was able to research and fix my issue. So I wandered around and was able to take some model less photos of the beautiful grounds and landscapes.

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I think I really have fallen in love with how beautiful flowers and trees can be once they’re in bloom. I’ve never really been one for hanging outside, but these parks I’ve been visiting in the last year or so is definitely turning that notion around for me.

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What are some of your favorite pl;aces to photograph outside?

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Portrait Series: Storm Goddess with Rikki by Moriartie

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I’m always up for adventuring somewhere new! The other day I got the opportunity to wander around the downtown of my city. I’m always driving through it but I have never had the opportunity to wander through and take my time exploring it. Thankfully, I was able to do that with Rikki last week! There were so many concepts, ideas and locations popping out at me that we wandered around for almost three hours without realizing it!

Here are a few of my favorites, you can see the full album on Facebook!

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