ModelStyle Magazine Jan/Feb. 2016 - Page 33

HOW DO YOU PREPARE FOR A PHOTO SHOOT? WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ACCENT COLOR? I like to know what types of locations the blog- Anything mint makes me happy. ger likes, what type of outfits she'll be wearing and hearing her ideas for the shoot so I can create a customized shoot to tell her style story. Meeting for coffee to brainstorm ideas beforehand is a definite bonus WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR•FASHION AND BLOGGER PHOTOGRAPHERS WHO ARE JUST STARTING OUT AND TRYING TO FIND THEIR SHOOTING STYLE? Practice shooting a lot. Get inspired by things you love and see how you can turn that into a shoot idea. Don't look at what other photographers are doing. Find your own style by continually shooting what you love. WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 3 CANT-LIVEWITHOUT ACCESSORIES? Megan Weaver•is a Portrait & Blogger Photographer based in Dallas, TX. Since moving to Dallas three years ago, Megan has photographed over 50 fashion and lifestyle bloggers and entrepreneurs including Lauren Scruggs of LoloMag, Katey McFarlan of Chronicles of Frivolity, and Lauren Murphy of Murphy's Law. Megan has been a guest speaker at the Bloguettes Branding Workshop,•Blogger 2 Boss Conference, Creative Hangout, and Dallas Blogger Collective. Her work and content has been featured in PureWow, CultureMap Dallas, DFW Style Daily, and Raspberry Magazine to name a few. In addition to her portrait and blogger photography, Megan is also launching a free 1. My grandma's pearl earrings 2. A yellow ring my sister brought me from learn how to shoot in manual which can be Nepal found on her photography blog.•Megan is • • 3. • • A colorful statement necklace video series to help bloggers and creatives passionate about encouraging and helping other entrepreneurs and bloggers reach their goals and also offers personalized photography WHAT PHOTO FAUX PAS DRIVES YOU CRAZY? coaching. When Megan is not shooting, she loves to travel, geek out on business and mar- •When people noticeably add too many filters to keting resources and spend time with her talan image, oversaturate or edit a photo. Also, ented videographer husband who occasionally too many selfies. joins her on blogger shoots. 33