Posts tagged augusta family photography
about us series, volume 1

I hate the "About Us" portion of website work, entrepreneurship, promotion, whatever you would like to call it because I basically don't like to talk about myself, hence one of the reasons I like to "hide" behind the camera. Which, when you are a transplant to a community and trying to build a business, brand, and reputation, can cause you some issues. 

So, as we are currently working on a website revamp (I totally realize how bloated and convoluted the site has become, and I am sorry) and I have come to that period in time where I have to formulate the About Us section in a way that is clear and concise (not my strong suit as you will find out), why not use the blog as a way to explore our photography, ourselves, our philosophies, and use it as a tool to tell you a bit more about us and how we view and do what we do. Then, maybe I will be able to condense something down into a quick tidbit suitable for all the website developers that constantly contact me about my "web presence."

Read More
Family Photography, Contemporary Photography, Natural Light Photography, Business Photography, Maternity Photography, Senior Portraits, Wedding PhotographyPatrick Biestmanfamily photography in evans ga, family photography in augusta ga, family photography in north augusta, family photographer in augusta ga, Family Photography, augusta family photography, ACUITY FAMILIES, evans ga family photography, augusta ga family photographers, augusta family photographers, hairstylist in augusta ga, hairstylist in evans ga, hair salon in augusta ga, hair salons in Evans GA, portrait photography in martinez ga, Portrait photography in Augusta GA, portrait photographers in evans ga, portrait photography in evans ga, portrait photographers in augusta, portrait photography augusta ga, portrait photography, Portrait photography in Evans GA, portrait photography in augusta ga, evans portrait photography, ACUITY PORTRAITS, makeup artist in evans ga, makeup artists in evans ga, Makeup artist in Augusta GA, evans makeup artist, augusta makeup artist, airbrush makeup in augusta ga, airbrush makeup augusta ga, Airbrush makeup in Augusta GA, ABOUT US, wedding makeup in augusta ga, wedding, wedding makeup in evans ga, wedding hair in evans ga, wedding hair in augusta ga, Wedding hair in Augusta GA, weddings in blairsville ga, wedding photographer in evans ga, Wedding photographer in Evans GA, wedding photography in augusta, Wedding photographer in Augusta GA, wedding photographers in evans ga, wedding photographers in south caolina, evans wedding photograpy, evans wedding photographer, augsta wedding photography, unique wedding photography in north augusta sc, unique wedding photography in evas, augusta wedding photographer, evans ga wedding photographer, evans ga wedding photographers, evans ga wedding photography, north augusta weddings, north augusta wedding photographers
Augusta GA Portrait Photography: Rebekah Too

We shot Rebekah two years ago, and it is a wonder to see her change. High school is behind her, and she is on to her first year of college in the fall. She has the loveliest gentle spirit, and a delight to be around. 

Read More
Contemporary Photography, Glamour Photography, Natural Light Photography, Senior PortraitsRachel BiestmanAcuity Photography, acuity photography, Acuity photography, Patrick Biestman, Rachel Biestman, augusta portrait photography, augusta family photography, Augusta ga portrait photography, augusta wedding photographer, augusta ga photographers, augusta ga portriat photography, augusta ga senior portraits, augusta photographers, augusta ga hair salon, augusta portrait photographer, airbrush makeup in augusta ga, Airbrush makeup in Evans GA, airbrush makeup augusta ga, Airbrush makeup in Augusta GA, airbrush makeup in evans ga, airbrush makeup for weddings in augusta, airbrush makeup evans ga, natural light portrait photographers evans ga, airbrush makeup in augusta, Hair Salon in Martinez GA, hair salons in augusta ga, hairstylist in augusta ga, hairstylist in evans ga, evans ga photographer, evans ga glamour photographer, evans ga wedding photographer, evans wedding photograpy, evans ga makeup artist, evans ga wedding photographers, evans ga maternity photographer, evans ga makeup artists, evans ga portrait photographers, evans ga photographers, evans ga creative photography, evans ga wedding photography, ACUITY SENIORS, senior pictures, senior photography in augusta ga, senior photography, senior photos augusta ga, senior photos, senior portraits in augusta ga, senior portraits evans ga, senior photography augusta ga, senior portraits augusta ga, senior photos evans ga, senior photography in evans ga, portrait photography in martinez ga, portrait photography, Portrait studio in Augusta GA, portrait photographers in evans ga, portrait photographers in augusta, portrait photography augusta ga, Portrait photography in Augusta GA, portrait photography in evans ga, Portrait photography in Evans GA, portrait photography in augusta ga, evans portrait photography, senior portraits in evans ga, ACUITY PORTRAITS, unique portrait photography in evans ga, evans ga portrait photography, natural light portrait photography, maq & mane, makeup artist in evans ga, Makeup artist in Augusta GA, makeup artists in evans ga, evans makeup artist, augusta makeup artist, wedding makeup in augusta ga, augusta ga makeup artist, evans ga airbrush makeup, hair salon in augusta ga, hair salons in Evans GA
A word an artist understands: Portrait photography in Augusta, GA

 I do not like the word "no." It could be the most agitating word to my ears. Despite hating the word, I love to play a game with our daughter, Lilah, whose favorite word to say is "no." 

"Lilah. Would you like a giant hot fudge sundae?" 

"No."

"How about to play in a room filled with sweet little puppies?"

"No." 

"Would you like to swim in a pool full of marshmallows?"

"No."

Read More
Contemporary Photography, Glamour Photography, Natural Light PhotographyRachel BiestmanAcuity Photography, acuity photography, Acuity photography, airbrush makeup in augusta ga, augusta portrait photography, Augusta ga portrait photography, augusta family photography, augusta ga photographers, augusta ga portriat photography, augusta ga senior portraits, augusta ga hair salon, Airbrush makeup in Evans GA, airbrush makeup augusta ga, Airbrush makeup in Augusta GA, airbrush makeup in evans ga, airbrush makeup evans ga, airbrush makeup in augusta, augusta photographers, augusta portrait photographer, natural light portrait photography, portrait photography in martinez ga, Portrait studio in Augusta GA, Portrait photography in Augusta GA, portrait photographers in evans ga, portrait photography in evans ga, portrait photographers in augusta, portrait photography augusta ga, portrait photography, Portrait photography in Evans GA, portrait photography in augusta ga, photographer in augusta ga, evans portrait photography, ACUITY PORTRAITS, makeup artist in evans ga, makeup artists in evans ga, Makeup artist in Augusta GA, evans makeup artist, augusta makeup artist, evans ga makeup artist, evans ga makeup artists, airbrush makeup for weddings in augusta, augusta ga makeup artist, evans ga airbrush makeup, unique portrait photography in evans ga, evans ga portrait photographers, evans ga portrait photography, Hair Salon in Martinez GA, hair salons in augusta ga, hairstylist in augusta ga, hairstylist in evans ga, hair salon in augusta ga, hair salons in Evans GA
Augusta GA Portrait: Christina all grown up

I sat across from her about a month ago, scrutinizing every inch of her face as she spoke. We were eating an incredible meal: bread warm from the oven, fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, pork tenderloin. It was the meal of a lifetime- one that we could never have afforded 15 years ago. 

I couldn't believe she was sitting in front of me. I imagined us, walking to and from train stations. I imagined us lying on the ground miserable, holding our stomachs on a Tuesday after prematurely eating most of what we had rationed for Friday. 

Read More
Evans GA Portrait Photography: In full swing

There are only two days of March left, and wedding season is in full swing. 

Formal hairstyling isn't for everyone, and I used to be terrified of it. Seven and a half years ago I worked in a large spa/salon in the Augusta area, where many a girl would schedule her whole wedding preparations. Unknowingly, 4 of those formal styles would end up on my book. The impending doom of such a Saturday would beat upon me all week long. I woke up with severe anxiety on said morning, stuffing bites of chicken biscuit into a stomach filled to the brim with butterflies. I would stand behind a girl with a comb, bobby pins and a prayer, struggling to knot up loose tendrils into some sort of configuration. Standing back from my creation, I scrutinized: "it's up." 

Read More
Bridal Photography, Natural Light PhotographyRachel Biestmanwedding photographer in evans ga, wedding, Wedding photographer in Evans GA, wedding photography in augusta, wedding makeup in evans ga, Wedding photographer in Augusta GA, wedding photographers in evans ga, wedding photographers in south caolina, wedding hair in evans ga, wedding hair in augusta ga, Wedding hair in Augusta GA, weddings in blairsville ga, wedding makeup in augusta ga, augusta ga urban photogrpahy, augusta bridal photography, augusta portrait photography, augusta family photography, Augusta ga portrait photography, airbrush makeup in augusta ga, augusta ga photographers, augusta ga portriat photography, augusta ga senior portraits, augusta ga family photographers, augusta photographers, augusta ga natural light photographers, augusta ga senior photos, augusta photography, augusta bridals, augusta glamour photography, augusta makeup artist, airbrush makeup augusta ga, Airbrush makeup in Evans GA, augusta natural light photographers, Acuity Photography, Airbrush makeup in Augusta GA, airbrush makeup in evans ga, airbrush makeup evans ga, airbrush makeup in augusta, Hair Salon in Martinez GA, hair salons in augusta ga, hairstylist in augusta ga, hairstylist in evans ga, hair salon in augusta ga, hair salons in Evans GA, makeup artist in evans ga, makeup artists in evans ga, Makeup artist in Augusta GA, evans makeup artist, evans ga makeup artist, evans ga makeup artists, airbrush makeup for weddings in augusta, augusta ga makeup artist, evans ga airbrush makeup, Portrait studio in Augusta GA, Portrait photography in Augusta GA, portrait photographers in evans ga, portrait photography in evans ga, portrait photographers in augusta, portrait photography augusta ga, portrait photography, Portrait photography in Evans GA, portrait photography in augusta ga, portrait photography in martinez ga, evans portrait photography, ACUITY PORTRAITS
Family Photography in Evans GA: Time Has Flown

Four months after the fact, here she is. 

It isn't that we have been reluctant to share her with the world, but it is simply that time has flown. She is... everything. 

Read More
Augusta GA Family Photography: bravest we know

Patrick and I are expecting our second child this fall, and we could not be happier. Six years will divide the two of our little ones, and as far as we can see: our second child will complete our family. 

We bustle around the house in preparation, once again imagining all of the primary colored apparatuses that will fill our living room. We will move the love seat out of our bedroom to accommodate a crib, and we still haven't decided whether cloth or disposable diapers will smell up our existence. We are excited, anxiously waiting the day an 8 lbs. child will once again wreck "our" lives. 

Read More
Augusta GA Family Photography: Paris Family

I study faces. Hair first, and then a deep examination of the face. We might be talking intently about our children, but in the silence I am wondering how I would apply her eye shadow. The reality is, the season in which i live is shared by women who wear little more that mascara and lipgloss. We are working hard. We are raising children. We don't give much time to primping and prepping, except maybe on Sundays. 

J and I met during a book study, and I caught myself inspecting her deep-set eyes while she was speaking to someone else. I don't believe makeup is necessary for looking beautiful (as I probably wasn't wearing any at the time, either), I just like to imagine what I would do with someone's face if I had the opportunity to make it up.  

Read More
Augusta GA Family Photographers: Smitten

A year ago we did portraits of this beautiful family, and this year they asked us back again.

In a word: smitten.

The Andersons are a treasure to us, and finding them was as likely as pulling a pearl out of a smelly oyster, or a diamond in a lump of black coal. Patrick met Mrs. Anderson during his coffee days, and from under the brim of his hat he convinced her that he was legit across the drive thru. 

Read More
Evans GA Family Photographer: heart strings interwoven

 

These two... 

It is not easy at 5 AM to look at two faces and pinpoint the exact succession of words I should use to describe our time with them. This is especially true in this case for so many reasons, including the fact that this shoot happened about a month ago. 

Read More
#TBT: it is a near explosion

Seven years ago next Monday, the two of us were married. On a near last minute whim, we chose to go to Lisbon, Portugal for our honeymoon. 

Read More
Augusta GA Family Photographers: heart like an ocean

A softy through and through, this kid melts my heart every time he says "Mrs. Yachel."

I have know his family since Brayden's little beginnings, and my heart expands for him more and more each time I see his sweet face.  

Read More