Location Shoot with My New Friend Jan | Atlanta Portrait Photographer

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Actress in Atlanta
Actress in Atlanta

Here are a few of my favorites from a location shoot for my new friend Jan Levie. Jan and I met at an AGLCC networking luncheon and decided I should come over some time to take some portraits of her in costume. My friend Margit's daughter Donna, who had an assignment to follow someone doing their job, joined my assistant, my intern and me for a location shoot at Jan's house. Jan and her family were the consummate hosts. We had fun taking the photos and munching down on dark chocolate pomegranate seeds.

Actress in Costume
Actress in Costume
Jumping in costume
Jumping in costume
Bustle
Bustle
Actress Poses
Actress Poses
taking off the wig
taking off the wig
taking off the wig
taking off the wig
the wig is off
the wig is off
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Cindy Brown

I'm an Atlanta wedding photographer who takes soulful, quirky and honest photos ...

I'm also an adventurous traveler and all-round nerd. I love to hike with my beagle/cattle dog Roux and best friend/spouse.

I was born in Atlanta, moved around a lot--30 cities and 5 states--and then came back.

After graduating from the Art Institute of Atlanta, I took a job at asmall newspaper in south Georgia, where I photographedhospital teas, pecan farmers, and beauty queens.

I photographed a biker funeral, death penalty protests andTed Bundy while interning with the Associated Press.

While a photographer for two dailies in Florida, I photographed Ronald Reagan, a train derailment and the dedication of a screened-in porch.

An unexpected life turn took me to Vermont where I fell in love with Bernie Sanders and on to Indiana, where I edited photos for a major daily, and nerded out getting a master’s and PhD.

After teaching photojournalism at colleges and universities in Florida, Indiana and Mississippi, I returned to Atlanta to earn myfifth degree--a Master's of Divinity.

My passion for storytelling with my camera and my interest in religious diversity led my to the field of wedding photojournalism.

I have documented weddings large and small, Unitarian and Pagan, indoors and out, Christian and Muslim, in backyards and in churches. The most exotic wedding I have photographed took place in Mexico and was officiated by aMayan shaman.

When I'm not photographing weddings, portraits or corporate events, I work on personal photo projects, visit friends in amemory-care home, and volunteer at a recovery center.