Halloween is finally here (& almost over).
My favorite time of year & my favorite holiday. There’s always something special about the way October feels. In a recent Instagram post I made I stated, “there’s something about early fall mornings when the sun hasn’t quite come up yet & there’s dew on the grass, a chilly breeze, & the smell of fallen leaves in the air that puts my mind in a special place. I’ve grown up loving Halloween my entire life, the whole season of it & the way it makes me feel.”
I typically decorate for Halloween during the middle of August & spend the next couple months binge watching all my favorite Halloween kid movies & scary films.
I’ve come to find that the actual day of Halloween isn’t quite what it used to be. That tends to happen when you get older. Once you’re too old for Trick or Treating & the whole “vibe” for the holiday when you’re in your 20s is a lot different.
Which is why I love getting to take themed photos like this. The photos from this session give me the exact Halloween feeling that I always long for when the day comes around. A cool day, just a glimpse of the sun, autumn leaves, & a creepy theme to go along with it all.
Reagan found this dress in a vintage shop during the middle of the summer & sent me a photo of it & we knew it would be perfect for our Halloween session this year. After finding the perfect model, adding some of my mom’s vintage jewelry, & just a few details with candles & flowers, we knew this was going to be the perfect shoot.
Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows’ Eve.
Happy Halloween everyone, I hope you had a great day & enjoyed the photos from this set.