#30RhedeontDays – Day 28

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#30RhedeontDays takes you behind some of the best photos taken by Darryl D. Smith and Kali Rhe Rogers. Here is why the photo was chosen in their words:

There’s nothing like a cool, unique bridal shoot. This was at the Stockyards in Fort Worth and this couple was a lot of fun. This is one of my favorite photos, as it has her in a joyous mood.

It was a great shoot, and although recent, it is definitely something I would put in my portfolio.

#30RhedeontDays – Day 27

 

#30RhedeontDays takes you behind some of the best photos taken by Darryl D. Smith and Kali Rhe Rogers. Here is why the photo was chosen in their words:

When I was a student at North Carolina State University, I wound up immersing myself into the hip-hop scene in eastern NC. I’ve come across plenty of artists in the area, both students and non-students. One of the artists I’ve met and shot pictures of in the area was DescendentMC, a VA native and St. Augustine’s University grad, back in summer of 2010.

We went around different parts of the city for this shoot, including at Free Expression Tunnel on State’s campus. If you haven’t heard of the Free Expression Tunnel, it’s one of the more unique spots at NC State. The pedestrian tunnel is the longest on the campus and is well-known for the fact that anyone is allowed to decorate the walls with anything. This includes promoting parties, putting up posters, doing some graffiti art. You name it, it’s been done. This is also the location where the NC State cyphers has become a weekly tradition dating back to 2010.

I thought it would be ideal to have some shots done there. This photo was definitely one of my favorites from the shoot as well as from that summer. I do miss North Carolina from time to time; photos like these are a reminder of that.

– KRR

#30RhedeontDays – Day 26

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#30RhedeontDays takes you behind some of the best photos taken by Darryl D. Smith and Kali Rhe Rogers. Here is why the photo was chosen in their words:

It’s very rare to be present during someone’s engagement proposal, let alone be picked to shoot it. So when we were given the opportunity to shoot Chris’ engagement proposal, we were excited!

To get this shot, I was brainstorming like crazy. I wanted to find a shot that no one else would have, from an angle that no one else would have. Once Chris started walking towards Santoria, it hit me to get behind her and just shoot.

I captured the moment when Chris “knew it was real” and was all smiles. It’s one of their favorite photos, and I’m glad I was thinking on my feet in order to capture the shot!

– DDS

#30RhedeontDays – Day 25

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#30RhedeontDays takes you behind some of the best photos taken by Darryl D. Smith and Kali Rhe Rogers. Here is why the photo was chosen in their words:

There’s nothing like having a fun couple to shoot, and nearly nearly all of our clients are fun to shoot! This couple were truly in love with each other, and when it came time for them to take photos in front of this creek, they could not stop smiling.

I think this photo captures them the best, as there’s true bliss in this pose, while also having “swagger”. Crazy thing is, this photo happened by chance, as he was getting ready to kiss her and I just kept snapping.

– DDS

#30RhedeontDays – Day 24

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#30RhedeontDays takes you behind some of the best photos taken by Darryl D. Smith and Kali Rhe Rogers. Here is why the photo was chosen in their words:

Some may have seen this photo before. Others haven’t. Either way, this is definitely one of my favorites. This is also from one of our favorite graduation shoots we’ve done so far.

I knew I wanted to do something with the cap pictured, but I was slightly stumped as to where. Midway through the shoot, we walked through Grambling State University’s campus only to come across a large fan towards the side of us. I thought it would be the best location to do a shot of the graduation cap in the air. Thankfully, it definitely was! I like how this turned out. It was a reflection of how fun it was now that I look back on it.

Here’s to more fun photo sessions in the future!

– KRR