Alex + Sherri

So a little over then a month ago I meet this amazing couple for a boudoir session. I really wanted to write something but I knew there was nobody better to tell their story then them. This is what Sheri sent me today. I’m sitting here crying , I totally have fallen in love with them both. I wish you both nothing but happiness in your years to come!

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

“I fell in love with Alex in 2001, before I ever heard his voice, before I ever seen him. He says the same about me. In 2001 there were 2460 kms between us. Alex can recall the exact distance, down to the last km, after all in 2002 he drove it in one day. I remember the night I seen him for the first time. I remember how he pulled me in and kissed me. Perfect. He stayed for a few weeks, when he left he was on his way to a base in Germany. Once there, he was to deploy for Iraq for 18 months. We stayed in touch through all of it. In 2005 he was returning to the states. It should have been our happily ever after… Almost a year had passed, no contact. I don’t know if fate intervened that day in April 2006 or if it was pure luck but I signed into an email acct I hadn’t used since he was in Iraq. Every email was gone, except one. He had sent me his SIN and told me to keep it where I wouldn’t lose it. There was the lonely email, stuck in the drafts folder, safe from the mass delete by msn. For four years we kept in touch, until January of 2010 when each of us within 10 days of each other endured traumatic events in our lives. It was an awakening. 3 years later, here we are. For the past year Alex has been in NY, he drives up here every weekend to see us. One thing that was constant through the years from 2001 was when we would recall our perfect moments with one another. It never seemed that there were words adequate enough to explain. Seemed impossible that he would ever see how much I loved him. And vice versa. Countless times I recall him telling me how he wished I could see myself through his eyes, that I could see how I am the most beautiful thing he ever laid eyes on. How everything else pales in comparison. Enter Julia Busato, we cried when we seen the photos. She captured those moments, the words, the feelings that we have tried so hard to share with one another. Each of us has our favorites, as we remember a touch or embrace in Julia’s studio that took us away to that perfect place in our hearts. These images are priceless. Thank you Julia for capturing all of it . ”

Sheri and Alex

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Feeling A Bit More Me

So lately I have been trying to see where I went. I mean where did this fun , full of life, glass half full girl disappear to. I had balls (sort of lol) I never backed down for what I believed in and have always treated people as to how I wanted to be treated. For awhile now I have not seen that girl and that was scaring me. Well Friday I stepped in front of a camera again. Not a self portrait no … this was me letting someone else so me how they see me. Well I have to give hug props to the two amazing women that helped me feel good and let me see that girl I want to be again.

I would like to thank Megan for making my face look amazing and giving me the look I really wanted to have for this shoot!

Big thanks also go to Ashley of Ashlynn Imagery for taking the time and the patients with me… I know how hard it is to work with other photographers…lol we are a picky bunch. http://www.ashlynnimagery.com/

Some may think I’m not showing my actual age. Some may  fantasize about me because the  image they see . So, are they attracted to the actual me or to the image? I am a  real woman who is 42 years old, who has a lazy eye, who has a hernia & overweight. That is who and what I am … I can deal with it … just hope other people can.

I will take away a day of fun , laughter and friendship.

I’m blessed to have amazing people in my life and thank them all.

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia … head Sex Kitten!!

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Amber

This lovely lady is the friend of Asia . They came together for Pin-up inspired photos for their men. I think that these men will be super surprised and happy with these images!

L.O.L. {lots of love}

Julia

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Vixin

This sultry vixen came over to play at my studio. She was carefree ,full of life  and so much fun to work with. We went from hot mamma , innocent kitty to fun carefree spirit. I love working with people that want a few different looks in their session , but have fun with them all!

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

;p loving up to the photographer..lol

K’s Kitten Session

So I had this lovely lady in my studio. She got these photos done up for her man. LUCKY GUY!

She was fun and flirty and was willing to go along with me and my crazy crew. Her eyes, hair and curves is enough to drive any man mad. Speaking of Mad Men..lol we thought she looked like Christina Hendricks a wee bit.

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

LOL K showing of my card!

Kyia

So over the last month I have photographed my beautiful niece a few times .. Thought I had written up about but I guess I didn’t .. du’h

She came over the first time to do some Glamor photos with me stylizing it all.

This one is full of spunk and fire and will break many a hearts in her life time .. I just hope she finds the one that captures it and handles it with care.

Auntie J loves you doll face.

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

The other shoot I had with her was actually me helping my buddy Darren with his session with her. He wanted to do pinup army theme . I just took a few quick ones of her.

Cheri

Yet another creative  collaboration went on this past weekend.

Photography skills of Ashley Taylor of Ashlynn Imagery and my crew Megan and Susan the amazing women behind the hair and makeup.

This time around we had the lovely talented Cheri come model for me . This girl worked it out! Thanks for being up for our ideas and rolling with how we styled you darling!

I hope you like what you see cause I can’t stop looking at these shots..lol

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

Her whole family came for the shoot… including her sweet little sister whom we dolled up and took a few shots of as well.

 

lol a few instagram photos of us.

Kristin

Collaborated with a few of my favorite talented women today! I shared the photography floor with Ashley Lynn Taylor of Ashlynn Imagery https://www.facebook.com/AshlynnImagery?ref=ts&fref=ts

The two of us styled the Model with pieces we have bought and made for our Glamor photography. The perfect combination of unique and flirty!

The beautiful Model is the talented baby photographer Kristin Hohenadel of Captured by Kristin Newborn Photography https://www.facebook.com/CapturedByKristin?ref=ts&fref=ts

So many  laughs happened in the studio it was  such a fun day… thank you , you two!

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

Remember to see the beauty in all things!

Here are a few instagram photos from the shoot.

Sleepy Hollow

So this past Sunday a bunch of us really awesome yes I said it AWESOME ..lol Photographer friends got together to shoot a “Sleepy Hollow” themed idea.  We had some really amazing models come and man did they go all out! They where totally dressed to the nines with their idea’s of how they would look in the Sleepy Hollow town. The location was offered up to us by one of the amazing people that belong to our Guelph Photographer Facebook Group. Jackie and her really fracken awesome hubby Perry.  They even laid out some spread for us and let me tell you by the time we where done shooting we where all hungry and ready for a hot beverage!Now about half way through this shoot our fearless host got tossed from her horse who had lost his balance on uneven ground. She hurt her knee and yet didn’t want us to leave so we stayed and finished out our shoot. ( We wish Jackie a speedy recovery)

I would love to thank all those that came out and took part of this amazing fun , exciting , tiring day!

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

Stephanie Brown

 

So this week has been a busy one for me … had a session Tuesday … Wed and today.

Well Wed I was part of  a Creative Collaboration with Ashley Taylor of Ashlynn Photographyhttps://www.facebook.com/AshlynnImagery , Megan Haddad Of Megz Makeup https://www.facebook.com/pages/Megz-Make-Up/188630844517016  and Susan Rice of Creative Design https://www.facebook.com/pages/Creative-Designs/249444928456266 and model Stephanie Brown … http://www.modelmayhem.com/2480592

I really love working with my crew and Ashley to see what we can come up with. Stephanie was a gem to work with. She totally was agreeable to what we wanted to pose her like and the ideas we had for hair and makeup.

I wanted to give my makeup artist and hair stylist free range this time and then we would work around what they wanted to do. Well they did wonders I love the ideas they worked together and came up with.

If you have time please go check out these amazing women I have the great joy of working with on a regular bases.

L.O.L {lots of love}

Julia

Susan Doing her thang with the model

 

Megan doing her Thang!