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Professional Photoshoots Abroad!
Why hiring a professional photographer to capture your adventure is the best investment you can make.
The first time I hired a professional photographer on my travels was when Keith and I were engaged. At the time I was a bike tour guide in Paris, and I knew I wanted such a WOW backdrop!
I am constantly taking photos on all of my adventures to document our travels, remind myself of local eateries, and of course, to share my journey with my clients on social media. But there is something so incredibly special about putting my camera down, really immersing myself in my surroundings, and having my photo taken for a change.
No matter what brings you on your travels, be it a solo adventure or family trip abroad, you will simply cherish a professional photography experience for years to come. These photos spark joy, capture amazing memories, and help you relive your journeys over and over again!
Professionals Know Their Stuff!
I love being able to put down my camera, and let the professional take over. It doesn't matter what sort of weather you have- truly. Whether it's a massive wind storm in Ireland or the sunniest day on the Amalfi Coast, a photoshoot with a talented photographer always leads to brilliant photos that make you laugh, smile, or makes you go "wow!". It's easy to feel like we are all good at taking photos because we all have incredible cameras on our phones, but there is a massive difference. The quality is not comparable, the experience it a lot of fun, and it makes for a memorable hour or couple of hours.
Be In The Moment
For Gals, of course, it's fun to get dressed up, do an outfit change, and feel glam. But it's usually a struggle to get the men to agree to this. It's THE best feeling to see the results of a photoshoot. A good photographer knows how to get candid photos that show the real character of someone, and allows them to feel more at ease. This is not a "stand and pose" sort of experience, this is so much more than that.
All of my recommended photographers are FANTASTIC at capturing real, authentic moments with you or your loved ones. You receive photos that really show the heart of who you are, how you are enjoying your travels, and loving life!
Photography sessions can range from 1 hour to 3 hours. They can be in front of iconic buildings, down winding narrow streets, and can also include stops for coffee, pastries, and lovely shots of you just enjoying life. Posed is not a word I would use for a photoshoot. It's an artist following you around for a few hours to really capture you. Whether you are traveling solo, with a friend, as a couple, or a family- it's something I think everyone should consider.
Here is what my clients are saying about their professional photoshoot experiences:
Sarah + Tyler
“We have now done two professional photoshoots while abroad; one in Italy and one in Ireland. Both experiences were beyond anything I could have imagined! I was a little nervous at first when Rachael suggested this, but I am so glad I listened to her. These photos are ones I absolutely cherish, showcase to all of my friends and family, and captured the amazing time we had while on vacation!
Rachael’s photographers were incredibly kind, easy-going, and made both my husband and I feel so confident and beautiful. I will forever include this in our travels! It’s worth every penny, and is something I simply cherish. Thanks Rachael!”
“Scheduling photoshoots while I’m in Europe has become an integral part of the travel experience for me. As an often solo traveler a photoshoot allows me to get photos of myself experiencing a city in a way that selfies just don’t capture.
Those photos eventually become a time capsule for my trip days, months, even years later taking me right back to the place and those feelings. I met my photographer on my first trip to Europe in 2017, and over the years he’s taken photos of my in four countries!
So, not only do your photos last forever, but in pushing yourself slightly out of your comfort zone you can build relationships that crisscross the globe making anywhere you visit feel more like home.”
Ready to add a professional photoshoot on your adventure? Let’s do it! Ready to begin planning your next big story? I am fully booked for summer and early autumn 2022 travel, and am now accepting clients for October 15, 2022, and beyond!
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