In an attempt to stay connected, I’d like to invite any friends who are still subscribed to this blog to please join me on my business Facebook page. You can click HERE. As you know, with the increase in social media it is almost impossible to keep up and I feel like I am repeating the same information on all venues. So for now, I will be making updates, posting profile images as well as images ordered, session sneak peeks, new products, and other exciting info on this Facebook page. Please come by and let me know that ya did;-)3 Comments »
Last weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to Tulsa to work with a fabulous group of aspiring photographers at the Elite Photo Institute. While I was there, Josh and Kristin Atkinson, from EPI were the most amazing hosts to Emma & I. We were treated like royalty, referred to as “rockstars” (we even had our own dressing room complete with a goodie basket) and scored tickets to a concert being held at the event center that weekend. Just wanted to share a few images and then some images that we shot, on stage of two lovely little models…Thank you to everyone that attended.
Driving in a BLIZZARD, our 3 hour drive ONLY took 8.5 hours…and a few scary tears.
Emma and I with the lovely, Kristin. Yes, we are photographers, yes we know it’s bad lighting;-)
Doin’ what we do best…Goofing off!
meeting and greeting a few friends…
watched country music star, BRANTLEY GILBERT, do his sound check…ON MY STAGE, ha!
met and got autographs from KIP MOORE! My 15 yr. old daughter was not happy that she didn’t get to come;-)
and met the super friendly, down to earth, country singer, Brian Davis. If you don’t know these guys OR their music…check them out.
Love this shot of Emma and I on stage shooting…snagged this off of Facebook from an attendee, THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
AND FINALLY, the BABIES!1 Comment »
So, Design Revolution~ Accessories for the Extraordinary Photographer would love a creative name for our new little set…click on the previous link to reply with your best set name. We will choose our winner Friday at 5:00pm. Best of all, winner gets to keep the little set;-) (set includes, 3pc tins, net, moss, and hat) and only pay a small shipping fee. Let’s go!2 Comments »
So excited to share with you all that Design Revolution has a new Twitter account!! As we have been SUPER busy the past year we are slowly trying to jump back into the grove of things…
Design Revolution has officially added over 100 new items to their website recently. TONS of new exciting things! From one of a kind “ridiculous outfits” and Emma tutus to our new line of European inspired mohair collections affectionately named bebe pur, meaning pure baby. People are going nuts over all of this hand knitted stuff! See images attached for a peek.
Follow us on Twitter and get the latest updates and newest happenings down at Design Revolution! You wouldn’t want to miss out on a great sale! Our account name is @designrevpropco! Coupon codes and much more added super often.
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We just returned from an amazing show at this years Imaging USA. A professional photographers convention with one 12,000 in attendance. As co-owner of a set design company www.designrevolutiononline.com I had a 20×20 booth overflowing with props and fun items for professional photographers. I’d like to share a few images…
One of the industries greatest photographers, Audrey wouldard~ www.alwphotography.com, this woman has done it all! She has worked with Ford modeling agency and pottery barn kids catalog just to name a couple.
A quick jaunt out for pizza one evening with the entire crew. From left…Emma Dixon, Kelly Hood, myself, Lesley Bragg and my mother & father in law who generously drive our truckload when we travel.
We always try to find a “must go to place” while we travel. Antico pizza~ www.anticoatl.com This was incredible, wood fired pizza, so rustic and delicious. But i didn’t get the memo that you can bring your own wine or beer:-(
Our booth before the rampage;-) You have to understand…our booth is mobbed from the second we open until the last moment of closing. We have so many exciting new products that people literally rush to our booth before we sell out! If it weren’t mine, i’d be running there too!
This year we decided that it would be fun to add a different tag line to our name, Design Revolution. So we wore trench coats and had stickers on our back with our logo, booth number and the tag line “we’ve got you covered” Where else am i going to get away with pink hair, cheetah trench coat, pink tights, funky jewels while in my forties?
some elevator fun!
So this beautiful woman traveled all the way from Iceland just to meet me and the girls from Design Revolution. She was such a sweet girl and she also got to who a bit;-)
no, we really aren’t upside down but thats how it loaded so we will just have fun with it! This night PPA had an incredible party at the www.georgiaaquarium.org this was honestly one of the best events i’ve ever been to. If you ever are in Atlanta, you have to take your family here.
Another important friend. I met Lori Grice at one of the first conventions that i ever attended. She had such an impact on me and my career. Love this girl and hands together for a cancer survivor!
and meet Kerri, from www.wildsorbet.com she and Tana have this crazy cool frame company.
My sweet friend Chanel and her little beauty that i finally got to meet;-) She stole my phone, my heart and my shiny purse the first three seconds i held her.
and finally…I SIGNED AN AUTOGRAPH!!! i think i can count on one hand how many i have signed and they are usually for a charity book give away or something like that. Just thought i’d share as this is the closest i’ll ever come to fame and fortune;-)3 Comments »
I have some exciting news!! We are back!! As a lot of you all already know, Julie has been extremely busy lately! I can’t wait to share with you all everything new that’s going on here at the studio AND the latest happenings at Design Revolution! Get excited!
I will go ahead and introduce myself, my name is Emma and I have been working for Julie for a little over 6 months now:) I’m 18 years old and I have known Julie since I was 7. I was first introduced to her when my mom had booked a fun session with Julie for us kids back in 2001! Please refer to the GORGEOUS black and white picture Julie caught of my two brothers and I. Julie has taken my family’s pictures a handful of times, my favorite session of course being my senior session, also a pic attached. Just in the few hours I spent with Julie at that time, I fell in love with her personality. Just last summer I was with a friend who was having her pictures done by Julie, as I was walking out of her building she stops me and asks me to come work for her… no interview, nothing… just a simple question, will you please come work for me? Obviously I said yes, got in my car to drive home and I just started bawling my eyes out… pure joy… this is a internationally known photographer… an opportunity of a lifetime! Needless to say the rest is history, I love her like a mother.
Enough about me!! Let’s get to what’s new here!!!!! If there are any of you headed to imaging 2013 in Atlanta we hope to see you there… it’s right around the corner!!! Come check out our AWESOME Design Revolution booth! We’ve got TONS of one of a kind sets just for imaging! Hurry to our booth because so much of the fun stuff sells out right away! I swear we are all going to turn into strands of LACE! So much of our stuff is handmade you really can’t find a lot of it anywhere else!
I hope you all enjoy all the updates that are going to be coming your way!! Follow Julie on twitter at @julieklaasmeyer for even MORE exciting news on what all is going on and watch for more posts from me soon!1 Comment »
thinking about writing daily again, is anybody still around? lol! please leave a comment if so…5 Comments »
The response to our AMAZING Pedestal Sale has been super!
We still have a few sets left!
Large and Small BOTH for ONLY $80!!!
Get yours today in our ONLINE STORE!
Take some spray paint and lightly dust these Pedestals with gold paint or color of your choice!
See? The one below has a sweet dusting of Gold!
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A few days ago we got to work with a very very special newborn baby, Emily. Emily was not only a miracle.. but we’re convinced that she truly is an angel! A little over a month ago Nikki McClure was in a horrible car accident with a semi truck while 8 months pregnant (stories here and here.) She was rushed to the hospital and shortly after delivered a sweet, completely heathy and unharmed baby girl, Emily. The doctors said that had Nikki not been pregnant she would have died from blood loss- meaning this little angel saved her momma’s life <3
We were so excited to meet this little sweetie! Geeze was she beautiful! Her dad was so calm and nice and we were glad to let him sit back and relax for a few hours.
After she had a bottle and was sound asleep Julie grabbed her camera and came to pick her up.. and she had her hands posed in the shape of a heart! We’ve all seen adorable pictures like this all over Pinterest, but this little lady posed HERSELF this way.. how unreal is that?
Isn’t she perfect? We always try to stress to new mommies to bring their babies in in the first 10 days because it’s hard to have a smooth session if they’re much older than that. Emily was 5 weeks old and I can honestly say she was more peaceful and content than a lot of 5 DAY old babies we have. She is an angel.. I’m telling you ;0)
In honor of Emily and her mother Nikki (who is still in recovery), for a limited time Design Revolution will be selling The Emily Hat - And all proceeds will go to the family. Emily’s story really touched our hearts.. and we can’t thank this family enough for sharing their angel with us <36 Comments »