Joan Woods Photography: Blog http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Joan Woods Photography joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Thu, 02 Jun 2016 21:51:00 GMT Thu, 02 Jun 2016 21:51:00 GMT http://joanwoodsphotography.com/img/s12/v175/u647176495-o838298111-50.jpg Joan Woods Photography: Blog http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog 100 120 Texas Bluebonnets/San Antonio/2016 http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2016/3/texas-bluebonnets/san-antonio Spring Time in Texas means Bluebonnets

Spring is in the air.  Bees are buzzing, Birds are singing, and the sweet smell of flowers blooming is everywhere. And in Texas 

that sweet smell comes from the beautiful fields of Bluebonnets.  Texans have a special place in our hearts for these 

beautiful violet-blue flowers. They are our state flower.  So our bluebonnets are the backdrop for this adorable boy's session

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Child Photographer in San Antonio http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2016/3/texas-bluebonnets/san-antonio Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:31:36 GMT
Danny and Jackie Gomez/Maternity Session/Botanical Center/San Antonio http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2016/1/danny-and-jackie-gomez/maternity-session/botanical-center Beautiful Mother to beBeautiful Mother to beBeautiful mother to be Expectant ParentsExpectant Parents Contemporary MaternityContemporary MaternityContemporary Maternity session

This amazing couple, Danny and Jackie Gomez, are so excited to be expecting their first child. I had the pleasure to photograph and document this amazing special time in their life together.  Jackie makes pregnancy look so glamorous. She just glows cradling her their precious little girl to be. I loved seeing how Danny just dotes after his wife and soon to be mother of his child. Danny recently expressed  " I can't wait to see everything that is so amazing about you in our little girl."  Francesca will be the name of their baby girl that is due early January.  What a perfect name for this little girl as the name Francesca means "french" and this couple were married in New Orleans at the beautiful Terrell House Bed and Breakfast.

Our maternity session started on a cloudy gloomy Sunday, but this couple were certainly glowing with love and excitement over the arrival of their little bundle of joy. Our session started on the porch and grounds of the San Antonio Landa Library then on to the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.  Jackie wore this opulent rich plum fitted gown to and Danny in these cool shades of gray.  These colors will definitely complement  the decor and colors of the nursery which are pink and gray.  Every detail has been planned to perfection waiting for this little girl's arrival. This baby will be loved.

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Maternity photographer/San Antonio Botanical Center Pregnancy Photographer/San Antonio http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2016/1/danny-and-jackie-gomez/maternity-session/botanical-center Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:49:15 GMT
CUSTOM STYLED FALL CHILD SESSION AT THE HISTORIC PEARL BREWERY IN SAN ANTONIO http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2015/12/the-pearl-child-session-in-san-antonio The Pearl child sessionThe Pearl child sessionThe Pearl at San antonio

       The Pearl Brewery/Custom Styled Fall Session/San Antonio 

San Antonio's Historic Pearl Brewery district was the backdrop to our outdoor child session today.  The industrial-chic motif along with the historic vintage original brewery dating back to 1881 seemed to set his style. And this boy has plenty of style. This custom styled fall session displayed the colors of fall with browns, rust, golds, and a pop of color green. These old massive boilers containing vegetables and lettuces kept with our color scheme complementing that perfect pop of color in his tie and sweater. This beautiful boy's relaxed style and perfect posing make him total hip and rocking this industrial styled session.

 

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Child Photographer/San Antonio Child portraits in San Antonio http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2015/12/the-pearl-child-session-in-san-antonio Sat, 05 Dec 2015 21:22:58 GMT
Ashley Acosta/UT Austin/BA in Science-Kinesiology/Class of 2015 http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2015/6/ashley-acosta/ut-austin/ba-in-science-kinesiology Meet the Beautiful Ashley!! Ashley will be pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Ashley attended Woodlands High School and was a member of the High Steppers Drill Team. She has always loved dancing and being physically active. She is also the sweetest, most outgoing, most determined girl that you will ever meet. I was so excited to get to capture her couture session.

Photographing Ashley was such a pleasure. We had so much fun scouting out great locations. She is always so well put together and has such fabulous style. Those beautiful eyes and that gorgeous hair makes her look simply stunning in every image. Ashley is such a natural in front of the camera she made my job so easy.  

Best of luck to Ashley-

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) San Antonio Senior Photographer http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2015/6/ashley-acosta/ut-austin/ba-in-science-kinesiology Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:12:29 GMT
Patrick/Churchill High School Senior/Class of 2014/San Antonio Photographer http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2014/9/patrick/churchill-high-school-senior/class-of-2014/san-antonio-photographer

Winston Churchill High School Senior, Patrick Elizondo is a very accomplished young man.  Patrick is heading to Baylor University this fall to pursue a degree in Engineering.  His tireless energy, great sense of style, and great smile made our time together awesome and our images pretty amazing too. His parents were so supportive and sweet that I felt so comfortable around them as if I known them my whole life. I am sure Patrick is heading for great success in his future. 

 

 

 

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Churchill High School Senior San Antonio Pearl Brewery session San Antonio Senior photographer http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2014/9/patrick/churchill-high-school-senior/class-of-2014/san-antonio-photographer Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:33:49 GMT
The magical world of a childhood imagination http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2013/8/the-magical-world-in-the-minds-of-children sf_502sf_502

The magical world of a young boy's imagination fighting the high seas and pirates with his best mates Lovey Bear and Tiger. Only a year ago this boy played in his own world scripting word for word stories from Thomas the Train, his mind resisting the acceptance of any sort of change in his world.  But now this sweet boy played in his imaginary world of pirates and ships with orders from the captain and a whole new world has just begun.  He has open some doors, a few waves have knocked him down, but I know that some day he will find his Treasure.

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Boy images Child photography Childhood" boy childhood imagination kids photos pirate http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2013/8/the-magical-world-in-the-minds-of-children Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:55:46 GMT
Capturing Great Expressions-No more cheesy smiles http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2013/3/capturing-great-expressions-no-more-cheesy-smiles I am the mother a very beautiful boy who also is high functioning autistic. Autistic children for those of you that do not know, do not like to make eye contact or look when spoken to. My child as as infant expression was always serious, frowning, and distrusting. So I had to create ways to capture a smile, but I also learned to capture his true expressions with yelling "look at me" or "Smile". Ok, so you see where I am going with this? I will chase, tickle, talk Disney characters or do whatever makes your children happy to capture their true personalities and their best expressions. I even had Jellybeans thrown at me in fun and what an adorable image it made.Children's laughter

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joanwoods2@yahoo.com (Joan Woods Photography) Autistic children's photographer How to get great Smiles Special needs photographer best child photographer no more cheesy smiles http://joanwoodsphotography.com/blog/2013/3/capturing-great-expressions-no-more-cheesy-smiles Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:45:10 GMT