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Behind the Scenes of The Hunger Games Styled Shoot!

It’s been just over a month since my new website launched and the Hunger Games Styled Shoot I organized was featured on The Wedding Chicks; such an exciting time with lots of appreciation for the shoot and its inspiration coming in – even now!

My sister and photography assistant Rachel took a little video on her iPhone 3GS on the day of the shoot, but because we kept everything so private leading up to the reveal on The Wedding Chicks blog, I kind of forgot altogether that she had taken that video for us! So, today’s vlog will give you a little look into our mucky location and how a styled shoot looks…before the photos are released to the world! Keep in mind the difference in wardrobe from our talented professionals to our lovely models – from coats and scarves and boots to a wedding dress! Jill, thank you for braving this shoot for us! xo

Also, looking back on our shoot, I’m thrilled with how everything came together and cannot thank everyone involved enough – I was totally blessed to photograph the talents of such an amazing team! I think the one thing I would have changed now though is that I would have considered contacting a professional videographer to document the shoot for us; it’s nice to have a different sort of visual record – especially with anything “Behind the Scenes”. I’ll definitely keep this in mind for next time!

Photography Assistant, Moral Support, and BIG TIME Cheerleader: Rachel Broughton
Floral Design: Erica Smolders of Rook & Rose Floral Design Boutique
Table & Food Styling: Erica Smolders & Ellie Chapple of Rook & Rose Floral Design Boutique
Makeup Artist: Lindsay Archdekin
Hair Stylist: Danielle Bennett
Model (Katniss): Jill McQuary
Model (Prim): Grace with Coultish Management
Stationery Design: Joann Lee of TingTing Paperie
Furniture Sourcing: Leanne McKeachie Design
Cake: Ooh La La Cupcakes
Bridal Gowns: Blush Bridal Boutique
Bridal Gown Designer: Pronovias
Stylist: Khloe Campbell
Stylist Assistant: Whitney Buczkowski

Also, in other Hunger Games Styled Shoot related news – check out this interview on Bella Sugar with our amazing hair stylist, Danielle Bennett, on her inspiration for the Katniss looks. And don’t forget to stop by the Ooh La La Cupcakes location at 1391 Hillside Avenue to view the special little display they have up with the cake and images from the shoot! When you do, their Red Velvet cupcakes are a MUST TRY!!! They are so, so good! Enjoy!

April 18, 2012 - 4:52 PM

Jessica Frey Photography - Court – you look gorgeous today!! Love getting to see some behind the scenes of this infamous photo shoot :) I love that I’ve now read the books and looking back would have shrieked like Jen in Vegas during our roomie sneak peek! You are amazing :)

April 18, 2012 - 9:01 PM

Rebecca - Love the behind-the-scenes look at a shoot! Also love that you can hear all the sloshing going on! Can’t wait for next Friday’s shoot with you :)

April 19, 2012 - 10:28 AM

Courtney - So glad you enjoyed it – and the sloshing! Crazy right?! We were working in a puddle! I’m so excited for our session together next week too! It’s going to be so much fun!

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