On this, the One Year Anniversary of Ben O’Neal Photography, I thought it would be fun to go back, dig deep into the vault and share some never-before-seen images taken through-out the past year.
From Rock ‘n’ Roll bands . . .
. . . to leaders of business . . .
. . . to some of the most adorable kids in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex . . . it has certainly been a roller coaster ride the likes of which I never could have predicted.
So many beautiful events . . .
. . . and interesting people . . .
. . . and amazing families that I was fortunate enough to photograph.
As I look back through the images we created together, I’m touched by the trust and confidence everyone so readily placed in me.
These images (and so many more) may look like just a pile of random smiling people . . .
. . . cool looking places . . .
. . . and purposefully proud parents, but believe me when I tell you that the truth is much more than that.
The simple truth is that these pictures tell stories. They are insights into the real and colorful lives of the people I call clients. Each and every one is uniquely special and inherently beautiful, little shining reminders of the fun we had together.
Here’s to many more years – I can’t wait to meet the next image . . .
Before Christmas I was commissioned to shoot a first birthday party. What a blast. Mommy and Daddy were so proud of their little cutie.
They really went above and beyond decorating for the event. I was impressed with all of the magical little elements placed throughout their home.
Mommy worked so hard making their place look fantastic. She even constructed a photo booth, complete with an entire box full of fun props and accessories.
It took a little prodding, but once Olivia figured out what the cake tasted like, she was all over it.
Just look at that adorable little face . . . and those eyes. Absolutely beautiful.
The afternoon ended with an impromptu bath before attacking the mountain of presents.
After all that excitement, the birthday girl was ready for a nap . . . and a few more hugs.