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  • I WOULD LOVE TO SIT HERE IN THIS LITTLE BIO AND WRITE THINGS LIKE "PHOTOGRAPHY HAS BEEN MY PASSION SINCE I WAS 3 1/2 YEARS OLD" LIKE SOME PHOTOGRAPHERS CAN DO. I WOULD LOVE TO SAY THAT I ALWAYS KNEW THAT BEING A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER WAS THE CAREER FOR ME & THAT MY FIRST WORDS AS A CHILD WERE "SHUTTER SPEED". BUT NONE OF THAT WAS THE CASE FOR ME, WHEN I STARTED PHOTOGRAPHY 4 YEARS AGO I ACTUALLY HATED IT. I WAS ASKED BY A FRIEND TO DO A QUICK LITTLE SENIOR PHOTO SHOOT FOR THE YEARBOOK IN EXCHANGE FOR A 10 PIECE MCNUGGET MEAL SO, OBVIOUSLY, I TOOK HER OFFER. THE SHOOT WASNT FUN FOR ME, I COULDNT FIGURE OUT WHY THE SUN LOOKED REALLY PRETTY WHEN I WAS LOOKING WITH MY EYES BUT WHEN I TOOK THE PHOTO IT LOOKED LIKE IT WAS 10 FEET BEHIND HER, OR WHY THE POLICE GOT SO MAD WHEN WE WERE INSIDE THAT ABANDONED BUILDING DOWNTOWN, OR WHY EVERY HOMELESS PERSON WITHIN A 10 MILE RADIUS WAS DRAWN TO ME ASKING FOR MONEY. LITTLE DID THEY KNOW I HAD ABOUT AS MUCH AS THEY DID, THUS MY EXCITEMENT FOR GETTING PAID FOR A PHOTO SHOOT WITH A $5.23 MEAL FROM MCDONALDS. I STARTED DOING SHOOTS BECAUSE I WAS A BROKE 18 YEAR OLD. I HAD JUST BEEN LET GO FROM MY PART TIME JOB FOR NO REASON AT ALL (THEY CAUGHT ME SLEEPING IN A CARDBOARD BOX WHILE ON THE CLOCK) SO I BASICALLY WAS WILLING TO DO ANYTHING FOR MONEY. I CHARGED A WHOPPING $30 FOR PHOTO SHOOTS (DONT FREAK, THEY WERE ALLOWED TO SET UP PAYMENT PLANS) AND I STARTED BUILDING MY PORTFOLIO. I SHOT THINGS LIKE FAMILIES OF 7 IN ALL MATCHING DENIM SHIRTS AND JEANS, I SHOT SENIORS ON TRAIN TRACKS, AND EVEN THE OCCASIONAL NEWBORN IN A BASKET WITH A BOW AROUND THEIR HEAD THE SIZE OF A FIAT. CLEARLY I SHOULD HAVE BEEN "SWOONING" OVER THESE SHOOTS LIKE ALL THE OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS DO ABOUT THEIR SHOOTS BUT I WAS HONESTLY OVER IT. I STARTED HATING PHOTOGRAPHY. THEN I READ MY FIRST VOGUE (FOR REAL, NEVER OPENED ONE BEFORE) AND SAW THAT WITH A CAMERA YOU COULD ACTUALLY PRODUCE ART, LIKE LEGIT ART.. SO I DECIDED THAT FROM THEN ON I WOULD SHOOT WHAT I LIKE, WHO I LIKE, AND WHERE I LIKE. NEEDLESS TO SAY, IM IN LOVE WITH THIS NOW.

    -HUNTER LEONE
    THREENAILSPHOTOGRAPHY

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November 16, 2014 - 1:02 am

Kaylyn Weir - Freaking fantastic. That last one gets to me.

November 16, 2014 - 2:51 am

Elizabeth Jamison - Breathtaking.

November 16, 2014 - 4:06 am

Andrea Heaberlin Tharpe - LOVE!!

November 16, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Becky Singletary - Beautiful pictures Hunter! You have an amazing talent!

November 16, 2014 - 1:24 pm

Lorie Crigger - Gorgeous

November 16, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Julie Golden - Absolutely stunning! Great concept and captures, Hunter! I aspire to be like you one day.

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Additional Feb Workshop

You guys are insane!! INSANE!! haha Im trying to do everything I can do to squeeze everyone into these workshops who have wanted to come. This is really the last I can do though, after this Im done opening no more for a long time. So for everyone blowing up my Facebook and email here is your LAST chance. Im opening up another workshop for Feb at the discounted price. After 48 hours the price goes from $750 to $1250. Half is due to register, the other half is due 30 days before. The dates for this workshop are Feb 18th and 19th. It will take place in Shreveport, La. This workshop is also nontransferable. I just opened up another May workshop and it sold out in an hour! PLEASE do not hesitate and lose your spot because theres really nothing more I can do.

 

<<CLICK HERE TO REGISTER>>

October 20, 2014 - 11:58 pm

Alycia Goddard - So bummed it was filled before I even saw it…

October 21, 2014 - 12:51 am

Megan Artus - Super stocked for this workshop! I’m curious how many other people have signed up.

November 7, 2014 - 4:53 pm

Kim Wiygul Williams - When’s the next one?

November 13, 2014 - 4:11 pm

Nena Munoz - Did I miss the discount?

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Additional May Workshop

Ive added ONE more 2 day workshop on the back of the other May workshops for all the people that missed the ones that were announced this morning. This workshop is also non-transferable. If you signed up for one of the three workshops announced this morning you can not transfer to this one, its strictly for those who weren’t able to register. This additional workshop is also discounted for 48 hours ($750. Half is due to register, half is due 30 days before), once we’re full or the 48 hours runs up the price will go to $1250. The last May workshop filled up in 1 hour so think fast! The workshop is in Shreveport, La  and will be held on May 12 & 13!

<<CLICK HERE TO REGISTER>>

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Three Nails Workshop Discounted

Okay Okay! Youve convinced me! After announcing my last workshops over 100 people all together wrote me saying that they were sad because they cant afford the $1250 price tag. Well since Im such a nice guy;)Im going to give you all a little farewell workshop present. Starting RIGHT NOW for the next 48 hours  Im going to slash the price from $1250 to $750. $325 will be due to register, the other $325 will be due 30 days before your workshop. If youve already registered, youre still getting this discount too, youll just pay the remainder of the $750 30 days before. Once the workshops are full or the 48 hours runs up, the price will go back up to the full $1250. So think fast!

 

 

  • For the Dec 11-12 workshop click >>HERE<< SOLD OUT
  • For the Feb 15-16 workshop click >>HERE<< SOLD OUT
  • For the May 9-10 workshop click >>HERE<<  SOLD OUT

 

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October 19, 2014 - 5:20 pm

Melissa Appleton - They are all sold out already?

October 19, 2014 - 6:59 pm

Pennie Dwyer - So, so sad I missed this….. Getting ready gif my daughters birthday and lost track of time…. If a 3rd May one us added I will be all over that!! :)

October 19, 2014 - 7:18 pm

Eye C Photography - are they truly all sold out? darn it.

October 19, 2014 - 9:34 pm

Kim Tesla Wiggins - well. Damn.

October 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Nick Neumann - Looks like this opportunity has been missed…..Until next time. Corrine Kent-Weeks has told me about these workshops and told me how fantastic they were. I can’t wait to get into one, or to even meet Mr. Leone

October 20, 2014 - 4:02 pm

Taylor Moore - Noooooo!!!!!!!’

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Three Nails Farewell Workshop Registration Is Open

It’s still very hard for me to think that my workshops, for the foreseeable future, are coming to an end however I am very excited about the last 3 workshops. These last three will be bigger and more elaborate than ever. Im going to end this with a bang! Below are the registration codes, click the links, fill out the info, and get ready for a couple of days packed with fun, learning, and shooting over the top shoots! (All workshops will take place in Shreveport, La)

 

  • For the Dec 11-12 workshop click >>HERE<<
  • For the Feb 15-15 workshop click >>HERE<<
  • For the May 9-10 workshop click >>HERE<<

 

 

 

These workshops have very limited seating, once they are full I will close registration. The winners of the free workshop seats are

  • Abby Grace Springmann for the Dec workshop
  • Brielle Harper for the Feb workshop
  • Shawna Beck for the May workshop

 

CONGRATS you guys! Email me at “contactthreenails@yahoo.com” saying that you were the winner of one of the workshops! You have 6 hours to email and claim your seat!:)

 

 

-Hunter

 

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