Hailey Nicoson

For today I bring you a set from a couple months ago now when I got to shoot with my awesome friend Hailey! Yes! I have two friends named Hailey lol. I don’t know why I haven’t done a shoot yet with both Hailey’s XD, maybe one day. Hailey drove down from College station(congrats to her on graduating! Whoop!) and as you’ll see Hailey has awesome platinum blonde hair! Which of course I thought would make for some epic black and white photos.

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While the black and white photos were epic, of course we took some in color as well lol.

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This is easily one of my favorite photos that I’ve taken in 2019

This is easily one of my favorite photos that I’ve taken in 2019

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I haven’t been shooting much this year, or over the past couple years if I’m totally honest. But I’m finding a little more joy in just shooting for the fun of it and finding and working with super chill and awesome people. And Hailey is one of such people! I hoped you all enjoyed this set as much as I enjoyed creating with Hailey.

Polaroids

Let’s just face it. We live in a digital world. Our movies are digital, we stream music instead of listening to a physical cd, and the way we take and observe photos is usually through a screen. Hell about 90% of the photos I take are with some form of a digital camera, whether it be my dslr or my iPhone. But that’s not to say I don’t love the look and feel of film. I actually own Nikon F100 film slr that I’ve run a few rolls through. But ultimately my current form of film to shoot is polaroids.
Funny story about my polaroid camera is I got it for free. I was cleaning out my parents’ garage one day and found it stashed back in some old locker and fortunately it still worked!!! The thing I love about it is it gives a different feel to all the other photos from a set. It also can lend a different perspective and change your thinking process mid shoot. And with the resurgence of instant film it’s great that I can just run into Best Buy and pick up new packs and there’s no dark room or sending your rolls off to a lab to be developed involved.
Recently I finally started scanning and archiving all of the polaroids I’ve taken as of late so I thought I would share some of my favorites in a single blog post. So without further ado…

sometimes taking a pic of a polaroid on your phone is a great way to past time while you wait for your model to change. lol

sometimes taking a pic of a polaroid on your phone is a great way to past time while you wait for your model to change. lol

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Hailey Beth pt 2

Back again with another photo set! For this set with Hailey I’m going to go ahead and smoosh two outfits into one posts. Literally from day to night. For the first outfit Hailey had a Yellow bikini that I just knew had to be shot out on the balcony of the apartment. Which is a testament to the bipolarness of Houston weather considering this was like winter time.

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You’d literally have no idea it was winter lol

You’d literally have no idea it was winter lol

As the day transitioned to night time, and the rain started coming down we moved inside. and with that Hailey changed into a more indoorsy look. And per common theme with my work there’s quite a bit of reflections in this set as there was a huge mirror in the apartment… which I had no choice but to use.

I wasn’t kidding when I said it was a huge mirror

I wasn’t kidding when I said it was a huge mirror

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I hope you enjoyed this set as much as I enjoyed shooting and creating with Hailey. And I hope to keep up with this blog and creating new content to share. And as always don’t forget to follow Hailey @haileybeth on IG if you’re not already! Til next time guys!

Hailey Beth Pt.1

I decided to break up this photo set with Hailey just for the sake of saving you guys from endlessly scrolling lol. As previously mentioned in my post with Stevie, she came to Houston with Hailey. So if some of the background seems familiar… it’s because it’s the same apartment. I think it just shows how different of shots you can get in the same place.
I’m no stranger to shooting with Hailey and having shot together a few times now I think we both now how to work together to get images we both love. Or at least I love them. And it’s always easy going and fun to shoot with her.

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I like shooting into mirrors and reflective surfaces

I like shooting into mirrors and reflective surfaces

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Also shooting through objects

Also shooting through objects

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That wraps up part one! I’m not sure whether I’ll just do two parts or go ahead and break it up into three.
But regardless feel free to follow me on IG: @corychrry for new content and follow @haileybethh.

Stevie

Sometimes the people you meet happen through others. Stevie is a prime example of of someone you meet through others. At the time she lived in Austin which is a couple hours north of Houston which is also where my friend Haileybeth lives. It just so happened Hailey and I had not shot together in a while and she was coming to town and she told me she was coming with her friend Stevie. I had already wanted to shoot with Stevie prior to this but just could never seem to find time to try and set something up and make the trip to Austin.
Turned out to be great timing as Stevie was preparing to make a move to Los Angeles! Which she’s since done. So if you happen to be in Los Angeles look her up @sarahstevimusic and support her music as well!
Through Hailey and Stevie we had access to a pretty nice apartment near the 610 loop that had a very nice balcony and decor. This turned out to be a real blessing as it turned out to be a gross rainy day outside. But what else can you expect form Houston, Tx in November lol. But the clouds made for some great soft lighting for the shots on the balcony. So can’t complain too much. Hopefully I’ll get to make a trip to Los Angeles soon and link up with Stevie again soon.

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It’s always awesome meeting and shooting with new people! Especially when they’re as cool as Stevie! Seriously don’t forget to give her a follow and support her music! And until the next post, be well.

MoonchildRose pt.2

Continuing with at least one new post a week, I give you another look with the gorgeous Quyhn! We were fortunate to have the use of a kitchen with a lot of natural light. So she brought a white outfit that flowed perfectly with the setting. I’ve probably said it a thousand times but I am a huge fan of simplicity, so when she showed me the outfit I knew it was going to work out perfectly! And of course now Valentines day has come and gone, but this is only the second look of three that I’ll be sharing from our shoot. And I also had two other shoots leading up to Valentines Day. So with that said I hope you’re enjoying the content so far and I’m looking forward to creating even more content in the future!

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I can’t state enough just how much I love natural light. Of course there are times when you have to for lack of a better term create your light. But when it’s there… use it! And luckily where we shot had plenty of natural light coming in form big windows, and had bright cabinets and counter tops that bounced and reflected the light beautifully.

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This will conclude this set. But be on the look out for the third set coming soon! And follow me on IG @corychrry and Quyhn @_moonchildrose_
Be well and hope to hear some feedback as well. Don’t be a stranger.

MoonchildRose pt.1

It’s been a while! After a bit of a hiatus or break or whatever you want to call it, I have decided to try to keep this page updated a little more often. Recently I’ve begun shooting again, and usually what follows is the thought of what to do with the images once they’re done so… let’s post them here! Between work and having classes I can’t promise non stop new material, but in-between new sets I can post some older sets I don’t really have shared anywhere except Instagram. I will try my best to do at least a post per week.
Since that’s now been established let’s start off with one of my first shoots to start the year of 2019! It’s always awesome seeing old friends again. Especially those you haven’t seen in a few years. One such person is Quyhn @ _moonchildrose_ on IG. We first shot together years ago and made some awesome photos!
I’ve never been an overly complicated person, especially when it comes to photography. So we came up with some simple outfit ideas to shoot. Nothing too fancy, but the end results were great.

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Hello! my reflection made it in a photo lol

Hello! my reflection made it in a photo lol

Quyhn definitely embraced her inner big cat lol. It’s always great to shoot with someone who uses every inch of their environment during a shoot.

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I’ll end this post here, but it’s definitely to be continued. This was one of three outfits I’d wish to share with you. So stay tuned!

Turnaways at Walters Downtown

This set is actually from 2015 when The Turnaways were playing a set at Walter's Downtown. This was the first chance I'd get to meet everyone in the band and hear them live before eventually going on a west coast tour. If you've never had the chance to go check out a show at Walter's it's an awesome atmosphere. Only thing photographically speaking is the lighting can be a bit of a challenge. But it definitely made for some dramatic and interesting shots.