Saturday, November 19, 2016

Introducing Our Glamorous Wedding Package.

Our Glamorous wedding package starts with a full day of photography service from the time the bride and bridesmaids make their finishing touches on the dress and prepare for the grand ceremony all the way through to the bouquet and garter toss at the reception.  The finished images are uploaded to our special website and made available to the Bride and Groom to review, download and share as they desire.  We also provide you with an Engagement portrait shoot with it's own images and print, a beautiful full size, lay-flat, flush mount wedding album, a 11" X 14" wall portrait, two 5" X 7" prints and four 8" X 10" prints all at no additional charge !!

The Wedding Day

 Whether your ceremony is traditional or contemporary, formal or casual, it still remains a symbol of the foundation in your life to come.  It's an exchange between that couple and their community of family and friends. It is a moment whereupon the couple vows to be together as a pillar of support, and simultaneously thanks their community for supporting and loving them. We'll capture all those special elements of your ceremony from start to finish

The Engagement Session

These are the moments that are so intimate, and yet they vanish before your very eyes.  They're gone before you know it. That’s why we place special emphasis on these moments, to capture them and the emotions that are so special and unique.  Whether your engagement session is out in the great outdoors or in the studio, we'll make these memories special.

Our Flush Mount Wedding Albums

Our Album vendor uses high-end professional-grade photo paper throughout the albums. When you open your album, every page and each spread will unfold before you with love, delight and vivid, undeterred memories. Seamless, full-view books remain open and on display without needing a hand or plate of cookies to keep it from flopping over. Seamless lay-flat simply allows you and any viewer to enjoy and admire the entire, complete image.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Great Venues Make Beautiful Portraits.  Albuquerque Offers Some Beautiful Venues.

Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn

With warm historic charm, this venue creates the perfect setting for a truly talented photographer.  As you can see from this portrait, Dolores has taken the warmth of the adobe and combined the colors produced by the tree blossoms, the Brides bouquet and the newly weds love for each other to produce one of many lovely portraits.  Casas de Suenos is just one of many beautiful venues in the Albuquerque area.  

The Engagement Session

Cases de Suenos makes a great place for the engagement session as well. Your engagement is a very special time in your life and we want to capture these moments forever. That’s why we place special emphasis on these moments, to capture and celebrate the emotions that are so special and unique when you've said "I do".  Whether your engagement session is out in the great outdoors or in the studio, we'll make these memories special.

The Black & White 

Sometimes the image in the tones of Blacks, Grays & Whites tell the story better than its colorized brethren.  Dolores will give you a variety  of options when a black and white or brownish tones of a sepia image offer a strong alternative to the average portrait.

Look for Originality

Dolores's talent doesn't stop with the venue or the camera settings.  Her originality and eye for detail creates a portrait so unique, there will never be another like it.  Look closely at this portrait.  Can you see the difference   With Creative Portraits by Dolores, your portraits will be completely original.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Noreen and Patrick's Santa Fe Theme Wedding

A fairy tale theme wedding with Aladdin as the theme.  This was definitely one of the funnest weddings I've had the pleasure to photograph.  A two day event in Santa Fe with an evening wedding ceremony reception at the Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe Golf Course 

Then culminating the next day with a beautiful full on reception at the Lodge at Santa Fe with great music, food and belly dancers! 

The Aladdin theme was a beautiful touch..
The First Look

Beautiful hands and flowers

Monday, September 12, 2016

Creative Portraits by Dolores; In the Beginning

About eleven years ago, Dolores decided she wanted to share her love of photography with fellow pet lovers.  Being the happy owner of a Pug by the name of Mugsey, she took her cameras, and a mobile studio that encompassed some lighting equipment and a few backdrops, to the annual Pug Party;  a get together of like minded Pug owners sponsored by the local Pug Rescue,  and offered Pug Portraits to all that came.  Thus was the beginning of Mugshots and Pawprints, a mobile portrait studio for pets.  But it didn't stop there.
Mugsey was blind in one eye. 
Lola...She was a Showgirl
Roxie was a Rescue Pug

Dolores wanted to continue doing what she loved and expanded the little business into what is known today as Creative Portraits by Dolores.  These days Dolores enjoys capturing some very special weddings around Albuquerque and surrounding areas such as Los Lunas, Belen and Santa Fe and building strong relationships with those brides and their families at the same time. These relationships have matured and led to further portraits sessions as their families grew.  Maternity and newborn portraits which led to small family shoots.  Its all been so gratifying to watch the portrait studio grow.

            Summer of 2016, Prairie Star Restaurant