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Nikki Santerre + PV Takeover + Day 1

PhotoVision Team

Hi, y’all! My name is @nikkisanterre, and I’m so honored to be invited to this space by my beloved friends at PhotoVision to share some of my work with you this week. I’m a Virginia-based film hybrid photographer who is also a wife, pup mama and about to be a new mama to my firstborn, Mason. I’m passionate about motherhood, education, written words, experiencing new places, serving others, Fuji greens and my second home, Charleston, SC. I’d love to have you follow along this week, and please feel free to ask any questions along the way! 

#pvtakeover #nikkisvision #contax645 #fuji400h #cannonbeach #oregon #photovisionprints #sp3000 #ishootfujifilm @samoffit @fujifilm_profilm 


@nikkisanterre Takeover Day 1: The life that is meant for you happens on the other side of fear. If you had told me two years ago that I would be running a full-time business that fulfills and inspires me and carries me across the country, I probably would have either laughed or shuddered with nerves at the thought. If you fear the film process, just press the shutter and develop the rolls. If you fear collaboration, find your tribe of people who will dance in your corner. If your submission is declined, don’t find your value in that, just re-send it. If you’ve got a “passion project” on your heart, start a list today of ways to make it happen. If you just say “yes” to chasing those things that make your spirit come alive, you get a glimpse of what you would have missed had you said “no.” 

#pvtakeover #nikkisvision #contax645 #fuji400h #cannonbeach #oregon #photovisionprints #sp3000 #fujifilm #ishootfujifilm @samoffit @shopgossamer @sammysflowers @fujifilm_profilm


@nikkisanterre Takeover Day 1: Giving my clients prompts is the best way I’ve found to elicit authentic emotion. During this anniversary session, I encouraged him to pull her in as close as possible and whisper into her ear his favorite memory from their first year of marriage. This moment turned from quiet and sweet to a moment of laughter and joy as they reminisced on a personal joke between the two of them. There are times during a session where I remind my clients that I am there to be an observer, to document true moments as they unfold between them. It’s in these moments, the in-between moments, that I usually capture my favorite frames, because they’re the most intimate.     

#pvtakeover #nikkisvision #contax645 #fuji400h #byrdpark #richmond #virginia #photovisionprints #sp3000 #fujifilm #ishootfujifilm @fujifilm_profilm

kelbert McFarland + PV Takeover + Day 1

Stephen Wood

@kelbertmcfarland Takeover Day 1: I do my best to give a bride and groom space on their wedding day. After the vows are given and the rings are exchanged, the following minutes tend to yield the most revealing and intimate moments of the day. That's when I always ask the couple to go on a walk, and I simply follow and document. I point them in the direction of the light and do my best to not give much instruction. A photographer has to learn to trust love, trust time and trust themselves as well. You'll be amazed at what you see and capture naturally as a result. Of course, no medium handles that beautiful golden light better than film and, in my opinion, PhotoVision is at the top of the list for processing and scanning film properly. More on that soon.

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@kelbertmcfarland Takeover Day 1: There's no special formula. It's not *this* certain camera coupled with *this* certain film stock that yields a great portrait. Actually, I'm not sure what makes or breaks a portrait. My gut (instincts) always tells me to allow the client to be honest with their expression and how they're feeling. I think that could be it. It's been said that honesty is the best policy. I believe it. It can be seen and detected quite easily. So can a fake one. Don't settle for the fake. Have good intentions when shooting and wait for the honest moment. It will come.

#pvtakeover #kelbertsvision #nikonfe #portra400 #stuartpark #oklahoma #photovisionprints #sp3000 #kodakfilm @kodakprofilm @kodak_photo

@kelbertmcfarland Takeover Day 1: So about that brilliant backlight we all love so much—I can't get enough of it, either. You'll notice in the previous two posts, as well as in this one, each subject is backlit, yet the lighting scenario is different for each. You have the sun that's already past the horizon, then in the following image, the sun itself, so soft and golden, was captured intentionally to add to the portrait and finally, the brilliant rays of the sun being filtered by trees in this image. I always encourage photographers to always look for light. The best light is the light you have right before you. Find a way to capture it and allow it to add to the shot. Also, meter with intention and communicate with your lab as to how you saw the final outcome of your shot. Communication is vital to seeing your vision to completion. PhotoVision has always been available for any questions or comments. Don't hesitate to call them.

#pvtakeover #kelbertsvision #mamiya645 #portra400 #cannonbeach #oregon #photovisionprints #sp3000 #kodakfilm @kodakprofilm @kodak_photo