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The 74th Annual Hunger Games Stylized Photo Session

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The 74th Annual Hunger Games Stylized Photo Session

My name is Violet and I blog over at Blythe Ponytail Parades, a compilation blog featuring my photography and progress with the business, food and crafts! I am an Indianapolis based photographer specializing in senior/portrait sessions, weddings and stylized sessions! Plus see me on Facebook here.

I have a super strong love and connection to Peeta and Katniss’ characters in Hunger Games (you can ask my husband, he had to watch me as I read all the books and cry and scream and smile out of nowhere in a quiet room). So much so that since I read the first book I wanted to photograph my own stylized Hunger Games shoot. And as I suspected, I was not alone…many others had used the concept for faux weddings and other stylized sessions. I had a BLAST seeing all the different interpretations, but I wanted try my take on it.

I wanted this shoot to have the feel of youth, and though some other interpretations used adults, I wanted my models to be young and look young. The story is so gripping and heart-wrenching partially because it all involves children. That’s what I really wanted to shine through this Hunger Games photo session. I wanted to show them in a light that would be realistic to such a scenario. Here we have Katniss, forced to brave and can keep her brave face when she has to, but she too is vulnerably and afraid. I wanted a wide array of emotions pouring out of this session. I couldn’t possibly have done it all without the help of Jean Loper Photography and Danielle. I hope you enjoy viewing as much I enjoyed photographing it! Also included are some behind the scenes (photographed by Jean Loper Photography) to get a better glimpse into how this session was created.

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5 Comments

  1. July 25, 2012 at 9:43 am —

    VERY nicely done and I enjoyed seeing the behind the scenes shots!!!!

  2. July 25, 2012 at 10:46 am —

    This is awesome, you did an outstanding job!

  3. Jennifer N
    July 25, 2012 at 2:18 pm —

    Cool and fun shoot! Thanks for sharing with us!

  4. July 25, 2012 at 4:38 pm —

    This shoot is SO GOOODD!! 🙂 I love the light and the colors. And the behind the scenes shots were cool to see too. 🙂

  5. July 26, 2012 at 12:42 am —

    interesting photo session, love the behind the scene shots!

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