Eyes up, heart open

Carla Ten Eyck

April 2012

playa del carmen mexico editorial shoot behind the scenes

An unexpected little surprise of a trip came our way this spring right before I headed down to New Orleans to photograph a wedding in the French Quarter. And if that weren’t glamorous enough, this particular job landed us smack in the middle of one of the most beautiful beaches in the universe- Playa del Carmen, Mexico! How could I say no, right? So I adjusted my schedule and got my sunscreen ready, and as you will all be thrilled to see… my bathing suit!
Here is a little peek into the behind the scenes of what goes on Read More

spring back to basics photography workshop

Yesterday we had a house full of ladies (and Brian! or Bob as we like to call him!) excited to learn and grow as photographers. My Back to Basics workshop is my favorite workshop to teach. In the beginning of each class we have a meet and greet where we all share who we are, where we came from, what we shoot, what we love. It’s an important part to all of my classes as it really lets everyone know we are all in the same boat, and have all faced the same struggles, regardless of how far along in Read More

french quarter wedding in new orleans

I’m the last lady to the party here, but as we all like to convince ourselves… better late than never! In this case, this is most certainly true, as the party I am late to is the blogging frenzy that is my dear friend Miss Nikki Nicole’s!! wedding! Nikki and Rob were married on THE craziest, most dramatic day right smack in the middle of Royal Street in New Orleans’ French Quarter this past March. Nikki’s second shooter Ty and I ran point but our good friends (who are also photographers) Jane and Amanda couldn’t help jumping in throughout the Read More

editorial shoot at el taj resort, playa del carmen

Team building and being free to be creative… ¬†what a dream job I have!! I know, how annoying to hear, yay for me. I can see your eyes rolling. But really, be a pal and be happy that this old gal gets a chance to break in a new camera (my Nikon D4) while in my sweet bathing suit (you know you wish you could see- ok check Instagram these ladies love shooting me in my suit! Lucky me!)
But on a realer note? Realer? More real? I love that I get these opportunities to play within my hectic shooting Read More

ten eyck tuesday posing workshop

Yesterday I taught a Ten Eyck Tuesday workshop… on a Thursday! Yes, mind numbing! This class was a special workshop set up specifically for a group of ladies who had all met at another workshop a while back and wanted to spend some more quality time getting their learn-on together!! I was totally game and the stars aligned and all of our schedules did as well so it was game ON! We had our past posing workshop couple Brooke and Jeremy come back for more posing love from us! We started off in my house, here is my foyer, sooooo Read More

new orleans wedding sneak peek

Yeah. Quintessential Nikki Nicole!!! I have been feverishly working up Miss Nikki’s pictures from her wedding on Royal Street in the French Quarter a few weeks back and can’t WAIT to share them!! Here is my favorite image from the day, hands down!

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