savannah
September 14, 2010

savannah

Portraiture

Last week marked another first for me as I got the chance to hang out with the brilliant Rachel Vanoven of Rachel Vanoven Photography on her cousin Savannah’s senior shoot. Growing up in England as I did, the whole ‘senior’ thing was something I never experienced in high school. Back then, if anyone had ever told me they were going to shoot a senior, I would have thought some old age pensioner was going to be in pretty serious trouble.

Anyway, I met up with Rachel, Savannah and her mum Lynda out at Fort Harrison and we spent the next hour or so taking pictures in different locations. It was great fun and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It also gave me the chance to road test my new Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM lens, which was a pleasure in itself. What a fabulous piece of kit that is! Here are some of the pics:

Thanks again to Rachel, Savannah and Lynda for allowing me along for the ride.

Geek info: Canon EOS 5D Mark II with Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM and EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM lenses

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