Meggie Velasco Photography

Fred and Julie’s Pay It Forward….again
December 11, 2008, 3:14 am
Filed under: Misc. Shoots

So with this Pay It Forward project, I agreed to take on a total of 3 shoots.  2 of the shoots are taking it to different areas and fred and Julie are keeping it here in Knoxville.  Julie is a very talented photographer based out of Knoxville.  I met her and her fiance Fred at their house in South Knoxville to shoot them and their 2 babies, 4 legged babies that is.  You can find her work here at Julie Roberts Photography.  If you live in the Knoxville area, get in touch with Julie because she has 30 days in pay her session forward to another photographer and their family.  






















Ben and Beka – Pay It Forward
December 9, 2008, 2:57 am
Filed under: Misc. Shoots

Ben and I went to college together and his wedding to Beka was one of my first weddings ever.  They now live in West Palm Beach and Beka has started her own photography business, Kallima Photography.  We were able to work out a couple of hours where our paths were crossing while traveling for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  I have shot several things before them, but I ended up getting their’s done first because of a surprise that was, well, you’ll see.






































And here’s the surprise…..





If you live in near West Palm Beach, are a photographer, and would love for Beka to photograph you and your family, make sure you get in touch with her ASAP.  I know she’ll get her PIF quota filled quickly.

Pay It Forward
November 12, 2008, 2:51 am
Filed under: Families, Meggie Updates, Misc, Misc. Shoots, Velasco Happenings

Hey Everyone!  I know I’ve posted a TON today and I’ll hopefully post a ton tomorrow as well.  I guess it’s a good thing and it means that I’m working my way through my lengthy to-do-list.

Last Wednesday Adam, Noah, and I met up with the super funky photographer Tara Kneiser of Dixie Pixel Photography for our Pay It Forward Session.  For those of you who haven’t heard of the PIF Project or otherwise known as “Roadside Families Project“, it’s a project for photographers by photographers.  Since we all know that the cobbler’s children have no shoes, we are trying to make sure photographers don’t fall into the same category.  So John Michael Cooper of Alt-F Photography has started a pay it forward project to get photographers out from behind the camera.  Each photographer’s family that is photographed must photograph another photographer’s family in return.  Tara and I attended the Alt-F 1 day workshop in Atlanta together back in August and JMC photographed Tara’s family.  In turn, Tara has shot the Hopes of Hope Photography as well as us.  Now it’s my turn.  If you are a photographer and would like to have pictures of your family taken, email me!  I have 30 days to pay it forward.  Remember that you MUST spread the love.  If I do your pay it forward session, you HAVE to pay it forward to another photographer within 30 days.

Here are a few shots from our session.  You can see the rest on Tara’s blog HERE.

Kristyn Burnette
November 11, 2008, 5:37 pm
Filed under: Individual Shoots, Misc. Shoots

Kristyn is a new planner in Knoxville and the owner of Panache Productions.  She asked me to take some shots of her for her website.  After going round and round on finding a date that we could get together, we finally were able to ge together for a little fun downtown.





More Love Affair Images
March 22, 2008, 6:27 pm
Filed under: bridals, engagement, Misc. Shoots, workshop images

OK, so I’ve finally finished more pictures from Love Affair…Enjoy! These are from the ferry ride on the way over from the mainland.21708-1.jpg  21708-7.jpg This is my sweet roommate Amy DeYoung and her baby who I named “Magnus”!21708-8-with-type.jpg 21708-9.jpg  This was our house, Captain Charlie’s III.  If you want to see pictures of my wonderful housemates, go check out the Anne Marie Photography Girl’s blog.21708-10.jpg The following are from the shoot on the first day. 21808-7.jpg 21808-8.jpg 21808-9.jpg 21808-18.jpg 21808-23.jpg 21808-25.jpg 21808-30.jpg 21808-33.jpg  21808-37.jpg21808-38.jpg The next day, we didn’t have a shoot scheduled, so a bunch of us decided to go out and shoot each other.  This is Brooke Schwab and Jamie Kutter checking out some of the shots that they got with a Hoodman loupe….pretty cool stuff.  I wanted to get one at WPPI, but I never made it over to their booth.    21908-6.jpg 21908-9.jpg  Thisis one of the shots of me that Brooke took.img_5146b.jpg  This is Taylor Haynie from Alabama.  21908-11.jpgThe house on the far right is our beloved Captain Charlie’s III.  21908-15.jpg 21908-16.jpg 21908-19.jpg  That’s it for now.  I have some more from our last shoot around the famed lighthouse Old Baldy.  I’ll get them up soon. 

Malinda Sharp
March 22, 2008, 5:09 am
Filed under: Misc. Shoots

Back before I left for Love Affair, I photographed a project that Malinda Sharp of Sharp Designs did.  This is a beautiful smoking porch that is a completely new addition to the house.  The owners of the house, Fred and Christine Cerrone, just hosted a bridal shower for my sister out on the porch, and it was wonderful!  If you ever are in need of a wonderful designer, Malinda is fantastic.  I’ve been honored to photograph several of her projects, and she really has incredible ideas.  I can’t wait till have a bigger studio space so she can do something for me! malinda-8.jpg malinda-12.jpg malinda-20.jpg malinda-30.jpg   

Last of the Rockstar Pictures
March 14, 2008, 2:47 am
Filed under: Misc. Shoots, Uncategorized, workshop images

Here are pictures from the last shoot we did at Homewood.  We had Shyla and Eric back again as well as Jill.  It was a fun indoor shoot where we got to play around with lighting a little bit.  It was a good way for us to finish off the week.  Of course the next day Amber Holritz shared her philosophy and approach to lifestyle photography, which was amazing and inspiring.  Thank you so much to the crew at Corey McNabb Photography and Amber Holritz (along with the rest of the Holritz clan for letting us have their wife and mom for the week.  It was a great week filled with wonderful tips, ideas, reality checks, fun, food, and fellowship!  homewood-31.jpg homewood-8.jpg homewood-9.jpg homewood-12.jpg homewood-14.jpg homewood-15.jpg homewood-19.jpg homewood-20.jpg homewood-22.jpg Eric set this picture up, but I had to jump in on the action ’cause it was just too cool.homewood-26.jpg