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..

       

       

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      […] super-talented Dallas Photographer! This was round two for this gorgeous preggo lady. We tried underwater portraits for the first time a last month, but her belly wasn’t quite pregnant enough. Gia made a custom skirt for this […]

      […] of the images for different reasons. This was round two for this gorgeous preggo lady. We tried underwater portraits for the first time, but her belly wasn’t quite pregnant enough. Gia made a custom skirt for this shoot that we are […]

      […] I first stumbled across Arden Prucha on The B School—I was particularly struck by her collaborative involvement with other photographers online and her amazing personal underwater maternity session with Amy Karp. […]

      […] and everything was perfect…no bubbles, means no water in the housing. The pictures from my first time tackling underwater photography were shot with the same camera I have (5dmk2)…it was Gia’s though. This time we did […]

      these images are gorgeous!!

      Completely amazing. She looks so graceful and I felt as if I was looking at an ad for perfume. Beautiful and way way way excellent job! Way to push yourself!

      Amy, WOW!! These pictures are truly amazing! I love the style and creative edge! I can’t wait to see more from this collection 🙂

      Wow, stunning! those are really beautiful and so unique! LOVE LOVE LOVE

      Beautiful Amy, and Arden! Love the B&W! =)

      Um. Yeah. Unbelievable…from every angle. Wow.

      Absolutely stunning! The color, the black, the mood, the grace, the mystery, the reflections. Looks so perfect. And I’m so glad you shared so many images on the blog for us – loved looking at each one!