arden’s underwater maternity session

underwater maternity session in dallas with arden by dallas wedding photographer amy karp (1)

I get really excited when I have the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and force myself to try new things. I specialize in weddings and yesterday I was able to take my craft and do something new, something difficult, something creative…

I am drawn to create and collaborate with other creative artists. I was asked to collaborate with Gia for a vision she had for an underwater shoot. I had never been underwater for more than I could hold my breath, let alone with my photography equipment. Gia has the entire setup – scuba gear, underwater housing and lights, so for this shoot my gear stayed dry and packed away in my bag. Arden (another Dallas Photographer and friend) was one 0f the gorgeous brave, (PREGNANT) models who so graciously gave us her time for the day while I fumbled with settings and learning how to not collect water in the goggles while under water. We strapped on the gear and prepared for the shoot. Here are the results…

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here is the short film I shot for fun under water..