The light tells a photographer what to do most of the time and this was a perfect example of that. Kallie looked stunning in the white dress and we had her just playing in the long grass that was growing along the magnificent driveway at Rosedown Plantation.
As the sun got lower and lower it started to come through the trees and the light was bouncing off my lens causing the flair and haze you see. It needed nothing more than the perfect pose, something gentle and relaxing, just a natural action to emphasize the natural environment that Kallie was in. She nailed it! All I asked was for her to move around and look everywhere but at the camera and amongst her movements I saw her brush the hair off her face, all I directed was to do it again and look down. Perfect.
Kallie has a natural ability in front of the camera and her connection through her eyes was normally what made the camera love her so much, but on this occasion it was the natural action and movement that the camera loved.
I just needed to recognize what sort of direction to give for the set up and Kallie did the rest. Definitely a model status senior.