Sweet 16 Sunset Preview Photos | Gracie

I am sixteen going on seventeen
I know that I'm naive
Fellows I meet may tell me I'm sweet
And willingly I believe -The Sound of Music

Adored taking photos of this sweet almost sixteen year old for a creative birthday shoot! She’s just as porcelain doll like in person as she looks in these images, with the precious personality to match. She wanted a sunset/golden hour style shoot in a field somewhere in the Denver area and I’m pleased that I was able to suggest this spot, Belmar Park & Lakewood Heritage Center, I’ve become keen on shooting clients at, located right near my home. It’s a large park area, but it also has some lovely vintage buildings, a barn, old farm equipment and other structures right next to it as well as some nice field and trees options, a lake and more! You just have to take some time, walk around, be creative and have some patience. Seems like I discover new spots to play with for backdrop every time I shoot here. It really is a great location to shoot a variety of styles that will encompass a rustic vibe to nature, moody to light & airy and even a casual urban backdrop can be embodied here with the right eye. And I appreciate that it’s just a short drive west of central Denver, which makes it a reasonable location for the metro area. I hope this darling high school girl will love her images as much as I do. Wishing you a happy 16th year full of blessings and adventure dear Gracie!


Denver Natural Light Photographer | Creative Portraits | brooke austin P h o t o

“Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”  ―  Hans Christian Andersen

“Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”
Hans Christian Andersen

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Lakewood, Colorado Photographer, Brooke Austin, enjoys family, child, couples, pets, head shots & other creative photo sessions in the Lakewood, Littleton and surrounding Denver, Colorado area.

Spring Fling Photo Shoot | Dancer Creative Portrait Studio Photography

This is my second time shooting with the lovely kid model Emmy and girl does she bring her A-Game!  Such a beauty with amazing and strong dance talent as well as a lovely ability to pose and really connect with her photographer and camera.  I just adore this kid and working with her is a breeze.  We decided to book this local creatives studio Denver Photo Collective in my area for our shoot as it has wonderful natural light and I appreciate not having to utilize my flash.  We caught the studio on a super cloudy and dreary weather day, so I wasn't sure how my lighting would be, but to my surprise and delight I shot the entire shoot without a flash, just capturing the breaks in light and snow falling white reflection through the large windows of the studio.  I'm thrilled with how Emmy's creative photos came out.  This current floral backdrop setting, inspired by Mother's Day, and designed by Ellie Cashman Design  is available through May 7th.  If you'd like to book your own fun studio time with Brooke Austin Photo here, please contact me and we will see if we can find a date!  Check out some of my favorites from Emmy's shoot!

" Dance is the hidden language of the soul  of the body." - Martha Graham

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body." - Martha Graham

Denver photographer | Dance, Portraits, Fitness, Yoga Photo Shoots | brooke austin P h o t o

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