What its like to have your senior portraits take with David Beckham Photography in Pickerington, Ohio. You will see lots of great footage and cool locations and plenty of studio too. There is little story at the end as well. for the photographer interested in learning from David there are many light set-ups in-studio and OCF. Many of the outfits were from Be_Social a style boutique in Gahanna, Ohio. Ericka Reid from The Magic's In The Make-up was the MUA. The song, "The Sound " by The 1975 is licensed thru Song Freedom.
The Top Photo "Jessie In Stripes" Was voted Top Ten Senior from the International Competition of the PPA! The Professional Photographers Association is regarded as the top photography organization in the world. Thousands of photos were judged in that category.
Senior Style Guide, an industry leading organization for Senior Photographers, selected David Beckham Photography as one of the Top 100 Senior Photographers in the country TWO YEARS IN A ROW 2015 & 2016!
David's work has been published in 8 National publications in the last 18 months and has included 22 different Senior Models and Models. .
David was chosen as a speaker at Shutterfest 16 and again this year at Shutterfest 17. He leads and teaches at events throughout Ohio for the PPA and other organizations. He will be at teaching at SPI in Vages in July and Sync18 next year.
David considered one of the best at his use of Off Camera Flash outdoors, Studio Lighting, Marketing and Branding, and working with young people. Professional photographers coming from all over the country to learn from him at his workshops that he holds 4-5 times a year.
I encourage you to watch it till the end. The Drone video work is amazing and it completes the message. With the help of recording artists Will Deely and Alex Giles, Jessie recorded this cover of Ed Sheeran's "Photograph". The recording was made at JSR Studio in Columbus Ohio. The White gown and Romper were supplied by Be_Social, a Dress Boutique in Gahanna. David's work can also be seen on his Instagram, Twitter and Snap at @PhotoBeckham and on Facebook. Will's music is on You Tube, Insty and Twitter.
Every Photograph Tells a Story. This is a behind the scenes look at a White on White, Windows and Wildflower shoot with Rylie. And a little about her story.
Every Photo Tells A Story - Meet Madi-Jo, Sydney and Lauren. See the behind the scenes look at a fun summer photo shoot. This is at a couple great locations tyhat you can go too too!
David Beckham Photography
SENIOR MODEL PROGRAM 2019 - 2020
Before you learn about the Best, Most Active, Most Published, Most Fun Senior Model Program ANYWHERE, read what some senior model moms are saying. This is from Chris Cannon, Her daughter Sydney is from Gahanna.
Our Senior Model experience with David Beckham Photography has been everything he promised and more. Being a senior model for David is not just about getting pictures taken it is so much more. My daughter has met and become friends with a number of talented and sweet young ladies from all around the area. She has had the humbling experience of serving those less fortunate at Faith Mission. We have been excited to see her photos published in national publications and getting special recognition. She has learned to work in front of the camera for David and others at his workshops, and even earned a little bit doing so. She was involved in his promotional magazine and video As we expected, we have come away with many amazing, unique pictures. We had no idea these would range from a peacock shoot, to waterfalls, to stage doors and prom pictures with friends. It has been great fun. However, the single most important thing this experience has given us, is her self confidence. She always saw herself as less pretty than the next girl, and rarely went out of the house without makeup. Through this experience, she has been able to see herself as the beautiful young woman she is, and she no longer feels the need to hide behind her makeup. She has learned to love herself and feel confident in her own skin, and this is a true blessing. Thank you David, for an experience we will never forget.
This is from Lexie Sines, Her daughter Rylie is from Grove City High School.
My daughter got the privilege of participating in the senior model program at DBP. I can't say enough about the entire experience. She has had so much fun! David has a special way of relating with his clients and bringing out their individual style and personality. Not only is he one of the best photographers out there, he is very genuine. He gives models the opportunity to give back and volunteer their time serving the homeless, and others in the community. I would recommend David to anyone!
OK So About the program. The Senior Model program is for energetic and out-going senior girls, of the 2019 and 2020 classes. Being a Senior Model at David Beckham Photography isn’t just about trying to sell senior packages to your friends. You will get a great Senior Portrait Experience and you will belong to a exclusive group of other Senior Models that will get plenty of opportunities be photographed, serve the community, earn NHS hours, be used in promotional ads and maybe even get paid to help with other photo projects. You can do as little or as much as you like. Some seniors just like to get a great deal on the best packages and that is alright too! You will have lots of photos to choose from in your final package as your portfolio grows each time you get involved with the extra shooting opportunities.
There are numerous service projects throughout the year. We serve the homeless at least 12 times a year at Faith Mission of Columbus. We do fundraising activities so that we can purchase, prepare and serve dinner and Faith on 8th, or the Community Kitchen. Some days we feed as many as 275 men women and children. The money is raised thru events at my Studio like Halloween at the Village and Christmas. We will also hold the 7th annual Spring Prom Fashion Show. Last year we raised $8,800 which gave us enough to serve at the big kitchen more and purchase some things that they needed too!
If Accepted Your time as a Senior Model will start as soon as I receive your signed contract and $300 deposit toward your Senior Portrait Package. We will do your first two outfit shoot with you soon after signing. After committing to being a David Beckham Senior Model also means that anytime I need senior models for promo shoots, creative shoots, social activities or service projects, you can join in the fun! Each time we do a group shoot you will get individual photos taken as well that will be added to your portfolio. I send out group text messages to let you know what is happening.
SPACES ARE LIMITED AS I ONLY HAVE 34 SENIOR MODELS PER GRADUATING YEAR. I also limit the number per school. If you do submit an application and you aren't selected because I have passed that number in your school you will receive 10 Free Print Units (a $199 value) when you schedule your senior portraits.
There will be two Senior Model packages; The Splurge and Princess. THESE PACKAGES INCLUDE LOTS OF PRINTS AND MANY EXTRAS The investment for these is similar to the standard senior packages. And your initial deposit goes toward the package you choose!
Other Opportunities: You are invited to stop by before for photos for Prom or Homecoming until you graduate! These photos will be put into your portfolio and be part of your Senior Slideshows. From time to time I will need Senior Models to represent me at events I host, community projects, instructional classes and additional events. I will use Senior Models for these events and in some cases you will be paid depending on what we are doing that day. You will receive special phone AP that automatically updates with every new shoot. This Ap can be shared with any family members and the photos on it can be used for social media! This AP normally costs $99 but it is Free when you sign up to be a Senior Model. There is one photo that serves as a personalized discount that you can share too. If I get two of them back during your time as a Senior Model you will get another two outfit session during your Senior Year or get a FREE 16x24 ($249 value)!
So Fill out the application and lets get together and discuss the details even more!
These are the top 40 photos with the most likes for 2017. And Number 1 was posted on December 31st! Its been an incredible year and I love love love my Clients and Senior Models! Thank you.
If it's your style - it should be part of your Senior Portrait Expeience!
The window light in the studio is phenomenal! but that's just where it starts. David is an expert in lighting and other professionsals come from all over the country to learn lighting the way he does. Your photos will have that same expertise and attention to detail.
Its not a coincidence that the studio is located in the center of Pickerington's Old Village. It has been the perfect backdrop for hundreds of prints and gallery wraps hanging in homes in central Ohio. Even if you aren't from Pickerington, you will love the photographs we take there.
The Windows of my studio provide a distinct landmark from the outside. They create a magical shooting area on the inside. It can almost be mystical light inside, bringing out a spectacular innocent beauty.
There a wonderful places to splash it up a little with your big day. The creeks have plenty of nature around them for spectacular shots. There are waterfalls in the area too. If you want an urban setting the fountains in the city make a great place for a unique finish to your Senior Portrait Experience.
If sports is part of your life... it should be part of your Senior Portrait Experience. Lets get creative with action shots, cool locations, intense lighting and reflective images.
Before I released the promo video featuring Jessie I noticed a scene where she had zero make-up on. I asked her if she minded and she said, "Of course not!" So I asked one of my Senior Models if she would be interested in doing a natural look, no make-up shoot. It went great and then everyone that I asked said yes, and many asked me if they could do one too. So if this is a look you would like we could shoot those Before my make-up artist does your make-up!
Summer means sunshine, and cute outfits, fashion looks in the city, and playing in a fountain, with long days and warm nights. Lets take advantage of all of that in your Senior Portrait Experience
Fashions are something you wear.
Style is something you are.
Show off Your Style!
Gowntastic. a Prom Boutique in Clintonville, will again be joining us at the 7th Annual David Beckham Photography Fashion Show Benefiting Faith Mission. They will have 24 gowns you can see in person as well as the ones on this page.
I photograph guys too. We can be as creative as you want to be with who you are. We'll shoot your sports, hobbies, and style. We'll go the places you want to go and you may be surprised at how fun it actually is. If getting your photograph taken isn't your thing... ask about my "Because my mother wants me to get my senior photos taken package"
White is the most versatile color to photograph. It symbolizes youth, beauty, purity and a new start. Isn't it the perfect color for Senior Portraits?
You can add a Season to your package. If your shoot was in the summer but you wanted fall Colors you can do it! If you love the snow, add a snow session. Love the spring flowers? - Let's make it part of your Senior Portrait Experience
Snow makes for some gorgeous photos, fuzzy hoods, snowflakes in your hair, pretty dresses, it all works great. You can add a snow session to your Senior Portrait Experience!
Spring flowers are the most sought after for pretty photographs. Chances are you already had your senior portraits taken. That doesn't mean you can't ad them to your Senior Portrait Experience!
Fall is the most popular time of the year for Senior Portraits, the colors are beautiful, the temps are perfect for comfortable outfits. We'll find fall colors from September until the end of November but schedule that shoot early. You don't want to miss this.
Its Senior Yard Banner Time. If you had your senior photos taken with me we should get together and custom design one. If you didn't have them taken with me we could do a banner shoot and make one!
There is some amazing "Art" hidden away in some dark places in the city. It's dynamic, creative and beautiful. There is almost never profanity or vulgarity and it is always changing. It makes for an interesting back drop to your senior portrait experience.
The city is full of amazing places to be photographed. The adventure is just as exciting as the photographs you will get. Let's make it part of your Senior Portrait Experience
German Village is known for it's historic architecture, cobblestone streets, unique houses, beautiful gardens, great food, and friendly residents. Your Senior Portrait Experience can be part of it too.
David Beckham Photography has partnered with [BE] Social Dress Boutique again this year. NEW PROM GOWNS ARE ARIVING EVERYDAY! [BE] Social will be featured again at the 8th Annual David Beckham Prom Fashion Show benefitting Faith Mission
If your Car, Gun or Guitar, or any intrument or vehicle for that matter, is part of your senior year it should be part of your Senior Portrait Experience
Bring your favorite Sunglasses to your shoot… we’ll make it part of your album.
David Beckham Photography has partnered with Fashion Story again this year. NEW HOMECOMING DRESSES ARE ARRIVING EVERYDAY! These will be featured again at the 8th Annual David Beckham Prom Fashion Show benefiting Faith Mission
Editorial Photography tells a story. You will see editorial shoots with models which are more about selling an emotion than a fashion or product. It doesn't look posed, and appears more casual. It doesn't mean serious either, real smiles and laughter and conversation work well in Editorial shoots. When I shoot them though every detail will be covered, like perfect lighting and clarity, locations that add to the story and the little things that make your senior portrait experience stand out.
Any photograph can easily be converted to the classic look and feel of Black & White. But some outfits and looks are meant to be photographed that way. You will get a couple B&Ws with your session and we will specifically take more if requested.
Wildflowers are the most popular Session Extra and can be included in all of the packages except the Basic. There are flowers and blossoms 9 months out of the year in this area and there are medows and fields of tall grasses that make for keepsake images that look great on your wall.
I have two amazing certified professional make-up artists. They are trained in the latest techniques and they use the best quality supplies and equipment. They know fashion and they know how I do photography. I have been working with Ericka for since 2007 and Madeline 2015. They won't make you look like someone else, they won't over do things either. They will fix something if you don't like it and they will help you feel and look beautiful to get you ready for excellent photos. Make-up is included in the Splurge and Princess Packages and can be added to the the others for $70
Hey we won't have to sneak into Hobby Lobby and your photos will have perfect light!
This year the show was sold out again and we raised over $8400 for the senior models to purchase food to prepare and serve at Faith Mission at least 12 times this year. Thank You Be_Social, Uniquely Yours, Gowntastic and Fashion Story for providing the dresses. Thank you to C3 Church for letting us take over for a couple days. Thank you to my amazing hair and makeup crew and back stage staff. Thank you to all the senior models that worked so hard to make this event a celebration of everyone's donations and our ability to serve! Looking forward to next year already!
The Big Love Ball is part of a movement to spread hope with its simple message. Love. If you would like to spread that hope you can save an outfit from you session to be photographed with the Big Love Ball!
Megan and I planned this shoot for weeks to have the right looks ad locations to show off her unique style and abilities...
If you have cute Prom Dress Top, pair it up with some dress shorts and turn it into a high fashion look!
Brand New Prom dresses are arriving at Uniquely Yours! And we get to model them for you! This will be the 7th year that Uniquely Yours Prom and Pageant will be part of the 8th Annual Fashion Show Benefiting Faith Mission on February 16th!
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