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MEET GINA


A MIDWEST NATIVE THAT LOVES A LAID BACK LIFESTYLE & FIRM BELIEVER THAT YOU GET BACK WHAT YOU PUT INTO THE WORLD

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PHOTOGRAPHER + MAKER + ASPIRING TO INSPIRE

 
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hey there!

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My love resides in a multitude of things and photography has always been one of them. I’m a multi-passionate person and somehow found myself here. I believe in gaining experiences and that anything worthwhile requires effort. I crave freedom and ingenuity, and I believe it shines through in my work. Welcomer of challenge and new ideas, variety is crucial and I seek what's different.

I'm not someone who just shows up and shoots - I'm here for the conversation + connection, to photograph your love, hugs, and big wins. To cherish your tears and gratitude, and to honor the present. To dig a little deeper and leave work behind that just might make you feel something. To inspire you and comfort you, to be nostalgic and create conversation.

My approach is a combination of natural direction and observation. I mix in movement prompts with editorial/artistic portraits because there's multiple ways to tell your story. My goal is to have things be as candid as possible - body language, facial expressions. I provide direction when it’s needed, but more so I try to invoke specific reactions or situations with conversation, questions, and different prompts.

When it comes to editing style, I strive for rich, deep, true to life color - as if you could step inside and be there. Slightly moody with rich tones, dark blacks, and inspired by film. I love bold black and whites that have a bit of grit + grain. While crisp, tack sharp images are a huge priority, I often throw in the blurry or “missed” shots for the sole fact that they still have some emotion to them, even if they aren’t technically perfect.

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I thrive off of my interactions + conversations with others and getting to know my clients on a deeper level directly reflects the way I photograph them.


 
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Lover of love, endless converstaion, and grand views that make you feel small.

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I have a sweet little family that road trips and travels and goes to concerts and believes in self awareness and working hard and being the best damn version of yourself. I’m the farthest thing from quiet + introverted. Actually, a little wild + energetic. I value good conversation + open minded people + building relationships. I work hard + play hard and am constantly planning my next adventure.

Avid explorer + all things outdoors. I've got a thing for pine trees and skylines, old architecture and seeing nothing for miles. I'm inspired by good light and reality, couples that believe they are a team and people that chase their passions. I’m hellbent on achieving my goals and creating a life I’ve always dreamed of. Life’s too long to not do something with it.

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