Etsy Shop: FlowerCouture- Gatsby Collection

CMMS Studio traveled back to the Roaring 1920′s with Etsy’s shop, FlowerCouture.  Our team built two sets that resembled a Gatsby atmosphere.  We brought models in from the South Carolina Pageant circuit (including Miss Teen South Carolina- Brook Sill and Miss Junior Teen United States- Savanna Brown), models from Model Mayhem, and even our MUA took part as a model in this incredible experience!  FlowerCouture’s owner, Lynn Brown thought the photos were, “Stunning!”  Knowing that we fulfilled and exceeded our client’s expectations makes our profession and passion for photography worth while.

 

Find these FAB headbands on Flower Couture‘s Etsy page>
http://www.etsy.com/shop/FlowerCouture

Photography by CMMS Studio (Custom Multimedia Solutions)
www.cmmsstudio.com

#Gatsby dress by Tanya-Marie Design

Models: Miranda Hodges, Ashley Lauren Pendergist, Kelehear Dickerson, Savanna Rae Brown (Miss Junior Teen United States), Blythe Neal, Brook Sill (Miss Teen SC USA)

MUA: Andrea Flowers

Miranda Hodges wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC

Ashley Lauren Pendergist wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC

Blythe Neal wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC Kelehear Dickerson wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC Miranda Hodges wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC Savanna Rae Brown, Miss Junior Teen United States, wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC Ashley Lauren Pendergist wearing Etsy Flower Couture Headband for a Gatsby Promotion. Photography by CMMS Studio in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Production Manager/Creative Director: Brenda Lerner
Photographer/Creative Director/Graphic Artist: Meganpixels Parker
Graphic Artist: Amanda “Dazzling” Welch
Videographer/Lighting/Gaffer/ : Art Barrera
Lighting/Gaffer: Keith Bardwell

Miss Palmetto State 2014

Every time we work with Tess we consistently get great images.  She came to us in need of some headshots for her upcoming Miss South Carolina USA pageant. Photogenic is barely a word to describe the beauty of this girl.  Her confidence, poise, and angelic nature radiate through each frame.

 

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Recent Photogenics

Fall photogenics are in full swing.  Aynor Harvest Hoe Down, Loris Bog-Off, NC Yam Festival, OH MY!  Here are some of our recent headshot Most Photogenic winners.

 

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Last, but not least our Loris High School Pageant MOST PHOTOGENIC Winner- Brook.

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Miss Loris Bog-Off – Emily Grey Wayne

Recently we photographed Emily Wayne, Miss Loris Bog-Off.  Loris holds the Bog-off annually on the third weekend in October.  This downtown festival attracts 1,000s of visitors from all over the region.  Over 200 vendors include: arts & crafts, retail, food, and non-profit.

Miss Loris Bog-Off Queen 2013

This was part of our ad for the Loris Chamber of Commerce. Good Luck at Miss South Carolina, Emily!

Modeling Portfolios by CMMS Studio

www.cmmsstudio.com

 

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PHOTOGENICS

Has someone ever told you, “You are very photogenic.  The camera loves you!”

A term once used to describe someone has now become a competitive division in the pageant world.

 

 

Photogenic /ˌfōtəˈjenik/  (noun) a headshot or portrait used to compete in beauty pageants

 

 

How are these photos judged?

Photographers must have a keen eye for composition and know what the judges are looking for when taking a photogenic.

#1 You are only able to submit ONE photogenic in competition (at the MOST two if they permit it)

#2 The eyes must be composed above the 50% mark of the image.

#3 THE BABY MUST BE HAPPY AND CHEERFUL.  Judges want to see a baby that is full of life.  The solemn, pouty look is ok to be submitted in the “portfolio division”, but NOT in the photogenic category.

#4 Judges want to see a colorful images.

 

 

 

Cricket, the first little beauty queen shown below is currently winning, not only in her division, but also winning “Grand Supreme”.  In Layman’s terms that means Cricket is winning photogenic in her age group, winning overall in her age group, and winning the overall competition (meaning she is beating girls up to age 18). 

Keep up the good work Cricket!

Lillie B is the new, fresh face of Child Model Magazine

Sydney, 2012 Photogenic Winner "Dance Machine Nationals"