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Vanessa H.
Fort Collins, CO
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5.0
10 Years of experience

I love capturing my subjects in their personality & interests. If you chose me to be your photographer, you will actually be able to say, "I had fun doing that." I love to create a laid back atmosphere, involve the client in the creative process and I like to keep photoshoots moving along quickly. My goal is always to capture your beautiful personality in pictures.


I use more advanced lighting techniques than most photographers. I use off camera lights on almost all photoshoots. Using flash in photography creates much sharper images, separates the subject from the background and allows for much more creativity.

Awards, honors and recognition

I lead workshops for other photographers to teach them how to use flash photography.

A fun fact about me

My other background is in retail management and youth ministry. I love to work outdoors, play with my kids and do personal photo projects in my free time.

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Equipment & Languages

Languages Spoken:

English

Camera:

Canon 5d Mark IV & Godox AD200 external flashes

Lenses:

Canon 24-70 f/2.8, Canon 70-200 f/1.8, Sigma 125 Art, Canon 16mm Wide Angle, Canon 85mm

I am good with…

Children

Large Groups

Capturing Emotions

Suggesting Poses

Breaking the Ice

My Portfolio Select a shoot type to preview more photos.

Family

60 photos

Headshots

24 photos

Corporate

17 photos

Residential Real Estate

21 photos

Reviews

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5.0

Reviews from other sites

  • Marcie

    From wedding wire

    Vanessa has an amazing eye for capturing the personality of people in pictures. She is a joy to work with and makes the process of taking wedding photos fun. She is also efficient and timely in making the photos available. I highly recommend her!!

  • Susie

    From wedding wire

    I cannot say enough about how much we loved working with Vanessa! Her photos were fabulous and she is just really fun to work with. She made everyone feel relaxed and she had a great eye! I highly recommend her!

  • Nichole

    From wedding wire

    Vanessa was amazing! She is very professional, time efficient, and fun! She had unique and beautiful ideas for both our engagement and wedding photos, and they all turned out amazing! She had a way of getting everyone laughing and feeling at ease during our photo session, which made it that much more fun. I would highly recommend her to anyone! She was very time efficient with getting photos back to us as well, which was so fun to come back to after our honeymoon!

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