In my younger years I am certain that a good deal of my day dreams consisted of being a mermaid (yes, being a Springfield/Dayton Photographer was not my only aspiration.) - The Little Mermaid was after all one of my all-time favorites! My two sweet daughters similar love of Ariel inspired this summer's Styled-Petites! I just knew that I had to find a way to create a magical moment for little dreamers just like us to treasure! Mermaids mermaids mermaids!
(((If I could fit in those tails, I would totally do it too.)))
It took weeks to mentally plan out my vision! I knew that the locations and the quality of the tails were imperative to create that beautiful image these ladies would treasure through their childhood and beyond! Unfortunately Southwest Ohio is short on those beaches but we do have some gorgeous Dayton Metro-parks. Cox Arboretum was the spot!
This session might be one of my most popular and spots filled up quickly! Little Miss Harper was one of the lucky ladies that snagged a spot. I will never forget the quick smile and sparkle in her eye when I pulled out the options for her to choose: blue tail or green tail. She quickly picked the blue and just basked in the glory of her new tail.
(((mermaid tail&top by The Mertailor)))
Her delight and joy are the reason I love to do what I do. Creating art, beautiful memories and moments that bring a little more joy and fun in to the lives of other people is exactly what I strive to provide with each and every session. Your memories are my passion. And this sweet face, this beautiful mermaid will most definitely be one of my favorites.
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Elisabeth Ashliegh Gelhar