I was once told the answer to finally knowing when you’re a “professional” photographer… when you can take a less than stellar situation, major distraction, and an overly complicated setting and STILL produce a stellar image. Well folks, I think I’m finally a professional! LOL!!! This is Sarah, an upcoming senior at South Oldham High School in Louisville. It’s not uncommon for us to hear sirens while we are shooting downtown, but on her session date, not only did we hear sirens, (LOTS of the them), but we had EMS trucks so close we could touch them, helicopters overhead, spectators running, cars frantically trying to move out of the way… we literally had Whiskey Row on fire behind us as we were shooting. On our @pinkowlphotolou Instagram page, you can even see a behind the scenes look at the drama! Sarah though was as calm and accepting, and such a trooper as we improvised and dealt with all the excitement surrounding us. Thankfully no one was hurt in the fire and we were able to make it out of the traffic and finally to a more quiet country location.
I absolutely adore her sweet, quiet disposition and am so thankful that I had her and her Mom as my clients for the day as this not so normal photoshoot ensued! LOL!!!