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MEGHAN | BRAND MODELS

MEGHAN CLARK ///

Oh, Instagram... How I love you! I love Instagram for so many reasons - Amazing networking, great exposure for businesses, advertising, connecting with other creatives, and just meeting awesome people. Meghan flew in to New York from California to come visit for a week so she can see family + friends. Before leaving she figured she would do some tests while here so she went on good ol' Instagram to find a photographer in New York. She was searching under some hashtags to find a photographer she wanted to shoot with, specifically the "ny photographer" hashtag, and long story short, she came across an image of mine! WHAT! So cool. But the even cooler part was that as she was checking out more work of mine on my Instagram, she stumbled across a photo from my wedding with my bridesmaids and saw that my sister in law was in the photo who actually happens to be a really good friend of Meghan's. Once it clicked that she had found a photographer in New York that just so happened to be one of her best friends, instantly blew her away... And me too! Haha! I seriously can't believe how small of a world it is and how generic of a hashtag that was for her to stumble across my work. It was a God thing for sure! I'm just so thankful how God works and how perfect His timing is.

I LOVED meeting Meghan and I LOVED capturing her flawless beauty. She seriously is one of the funniest gals I have ever met. Michelle (MUA + Hair stylist) and I were nonstop laughing our butts off with Meghan. We had the absolute pleasure of shooting at The Bonnie which is the cutest spot around with the greatest food and drinks. Mike was a blast to work with and so accommodating! So, shout out to all of the Astoria locals! I'm beyond thankful to live in a city that is so welcoming and awesome.

Meghan was styled mostly in Madewell. I'm such a sucker for simplicity so we stuck with lots of denim, linen pieces, and stripes. Perfect for Spring / Summer. Super clean and minimal looks! I'm so grateful to work with such talented and sweet people! Credits are below! Thank you to my awesome team for making this all possible. Happy almost Friday! Cheers, friends!

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Photography + Styling: Maria Doka, Model: Meghan Clark with Brand Models, Hair + MUA: Michelle DeMartino with Beauty-Tini, Location: The Bonnie