Baby Rainbow Mermaid Tail Tutorial

I’ve had so many request from people asking where to purchase my baby mermaid tails.  The tails I use in my photos are tails I made.  So, I decided to put a tutorial together.  It is available for free on YouTube.  I will be creating more “diy” craft tutorials and photography “how to” tutorials.  Below is the list of supplies you will need to make a mermaid tail.  Approximate cost for your first tail is around $28, each additional tail should only cost about $13.

SUPPLIES NEEDED
9 – 12″x18″ Foam Sheets
1 – 2.5″ 6.35cm Round Craft Punch
Ribbon
Tacky Glue
Sewing Pins
Ruler or Measuring Tape
Thread & Sewing Machine
Approx Cost: $28

STEPS
Step 1 – Measure Your Baby & Cut YourTail To Fit
Step 2 – Sew Your Tail Together
Step 3 Cut Your Tail To Taper It From Wide At The Top
To Thinner A The Bottom
Step 4 – Cut And Sew On Your Ribbon Ties
Step 5 – Cut Out Your Fin
Step 6 – Sew Your Fin On
Step 7 – Cut Out Your Scales
Step 8 – Measure And Mark Where Your Scales
Go For Accuracy
Step 9 – Glue Your Scales On
Step 10 – Let It Dry For At Least A Day, Maybe Two
Step 11 – Measure, Mark And Cut The Top Of The Tail To Your Preferences

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Studio Closure

Hi All!

As of December 1st I no longer have a studio in Old Town Clovis.  However, I am still working!  My boudoir sessions will be in home sessions or at the location of your choice.  My family and portrait sessions will all be outdoor and on location.

Thank you,
Julie

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Rocker Glam!

This shoot was planned and stylized with the help of makeup artist Emily Dudley to fit with miss Kathleen Marie’s rocker style.

MUA: Emily Dudley of MUA Studio, Fresno
Model: Kathleen Marie O’Donnel

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Oh So Glamorous!

This shoot was planned and stylized to be reminiscent of 1970’s glamor.  We created two similar vanities to create a tunnel of lights.  It took quite a bit of planning, but it was worth all of the effort.  Our model Savannah was the perfect subject!

MUA: Emily Dudley of MUA Studio, Fresno
Model: Savannah Stoeckle

Posted in Fashion, Glamour

Happy 4th of July

Here are some happy 4th of July babies to brighten up your day.  FYI, the toddler is not standing or laying on a flag, it’s a blanket 🙂  Have a safe and fun Independence Day!

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Ladies Night @ The Chukchansi Ball Park

Come see Weiss Photography of Clovis, CA at the Chukchansi Ballpark for Ladies Night on Thursday, May 14, 2014 (Fresno Grizzlies VS. Albuquerque Isotopes).  We will be exhibiting our boudoir, glamour & pin-up photography.  Take advantage of our “Ladies Night” specials and meet the photographer Julie Weiss, gates open at 5:30pm.  See you there!

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Glamour / Boudoir Photography Groupon

Great news! I am offering a Groupon for boudoir photography Fresno, CA.  It is a great value!  Buy it for yourself or a friend.  Here is what you get for only $99!

  • Personal Consultation About Wardrobe And Prop Choices
  • 30-Minute Private Photo Shoot With Two Outfit Changes (a $100 Value)Slide Show Set To Music, Delivered Via DVD Or Email (A $350 Value)
  • 10 Printable,Low-Resolution Digital Images From The Slideshow (A $250 Value)
  • 15% Off Any Items On The Studio’s  à La Carte Price List

https://www.groupon.com/deals/weiss-photography

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Rowen’s Cake Smash Session

I’ve been excited to do this for quite a while! I finally got to photograph my little girl Rowen’s cake smash session. With absolutely no hesitation she dug right in! We did the whole bit…I photographed her little dress before she got it all messed up, I took pictures of her name plaque that I made for her bedroom wall, she destroyed her cake and then we took adorable bath tub photos after. Her birthday isn’t until November 27th, but this made for such wonderful first birthday party invitations.

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Kimberly & Jeremy’s Engagement Session

I had a wonderful engagement session with Kimberly and Jeremy in Woodward Park and then the Japanese Gardens in Fresno. It was the first time I’ve done an engagement session there. It was absolutely gorgeous! They brought their babies (pups) along for the photo shoot and we got a little creative with signage (Kimberly’s idea). I love the extra thought she put into the engagement session before hand. It is always wonderful to work with an enthusiastic and creative bride. I am an etsy addict so I really appreciate home made touches and little details. Jeremy is a great guy it was wonderful meet a guy who is as happy to get engagement photos as their future bride is.

I’m wishing them all the best on their big day. I’m sure the wedding is going to be beautiful, creative and full of Kimberly’s personality.

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Freeman Family Photo Session

We planned a lovely outdoor photo session in a park only to discover it was closed for the season. Fortunately, the neighbor’s orchard made for a beautiful dramatic setting.

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