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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

Anna Campbell

I HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF TRAVELING TO MALIBU, CALIFORNIA TO SHOOT THE AMAZING ANNA CAMPBELL’S NEW COLLECTION. CHECK HER STUFF OUT, YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED.

 

 

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DESIGNS: ANNA CAMPBELL

MUAH: MEKA RELIFORD

MODEL: CHERISH MCCORMICK

STYLING ASSISTANT: BAILEY NOEL

December 21, 2013 - 2:28 am

Kristen Driscoll Alfonso - Stunning as always :)

December 21, 2013 - 2:32 am

Emily Chidester - Man this is gorgeous stuff.

December 21, 2013 - 2:33 am

Mariam Naba - Stunning as always :)

January 5, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Ki Thomas - Absolutely beautiful photos :-)

January 13, 2014 - 3:03 am

Sola Fide Photography - It’s unreal how gorgeous these are!

March 13, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Ashley Morgan - absolutely stunning! was this shot digitally and post-processed or did you shoot film? what equipment was used? thanks! :)

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Angie & DJ: Calgary, Canada

ONE OF MY FAVORITE WEDDINGS TO PHOTOGRAPH SO FAR, THIS “CARNIVAL” THEMED EVENT WAS NON STOP BEAUTY. FROM THE FULL BLOWN CARNIVAL RECEPTION TO THE PINATA SMASHING TO THE FOOD TRUCK DINNER, IT WOULD PUT THE RINGLING BROTHERS TO SHAME.

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December 12, 2013 - 5:43 pm

Abbie Touchet Boudreaux - These are some of the most absolute stunning and emotional pictures I have ever seen! Just amazing!!!!

December 12, 2013 - 5:46 pm

Linda - These photos are stunning. And the fact that they were shot in Canada draws on my Canadian heart strings. Love it!

December 12, 2013 - 5:47 pm

Shelly Lange - Awesome! What a great way to celebrate a wedding. You did a great job capturing, and telling their story Hunter. I love it!

December 12, 2013 - 5:47 pm

Shelly Lange Photography - Awesome! What a great way to celebrate a wedding. You did a great job capturing, and telling their story Hunter. I love it!

December 12, 2013 - 5:48 pm

Lisa Taylor Hatfield - Absolutely stunningly amazing!

December 12, 2013 - 5:49 pm

Shellie Smith - Gorgeous! Every single shot is just amazing!!

December 12, 2013 - 5:50 pm

lisa - STOOOOP it with all the goodness!!

Can you tell me where they purchased the stenciled balls and the ceremony backdrop? It is gorg!

December 12, 2013 - 5:59 pm

Eva - That’s a wedding done right! What a treat both visually and I’m sure it was tasty. What a wonderful opportunity. Congratulations and beautifully captured.

December 12, 2013 - 5:59 pm

Melissa Chapman - Good graces, these are BEYOND amazing. Being just hours away from Calgary, I can assure you, these weddings are rare in these parts.

December 12, 2013 - 6:09 pm

Kayla Gravel - The details are incredible!

December 12, 2013 - 6:17 pm

Ashley Alexander - omg this has got to be the most beautiful wedding pics i have ever seen!!! what a great wedding theme so amazing!!!!

December 12, 2013 - 6:55 pm

Kim Baskin - Why isn’t the bride wearing a ring? Every pic that shows her hands–no ring. Just curious.

December 12, 2013 - 7:12 pm

Editor Faythe - A beautiful wedding and image shot to perfection. I love that you feature “people” more than details in your posts. You are one of the few doing it right :)

December 12, 2013 - 7:17 pm

Christie Nordan - Your pictures are awesome and I would have loved to attend that wedding I just can’t even imagine something so amazing Thanks for sharing

December 12, 2013 - 7:55 pm

Rey - Wow Hunter! What an awesome wedding! The photos are amazing as always, and I love that you put the out of focus shot front and center where it belongs ;) You are a lovely artist.

December 12, 2013 - 8:09 pm

Marianne Nicoletti Bley - Love the uniqueness of this wedding!

December 12, 2013 - 8:38 pm

MitLiebe Photography - This is amazing!!! I love it, you know how :)

December 12, 2013 - 9:34 pm

Nikki Faulkner Evans - Pentecostal couple indeed! So truly beautiful!!! Hunter well done

December 12, 2013 - 11:39 pm

Tomi Morin - Beautiful!!!

December 13, 2013 - 1:12 am

Josie L. Diaz - Absolutely amazing work!

December 13, 2013 - 2:06 am

Sheena Zilinski - Dear Hunter,

My friends are beautiful, and these images are perfect.

Sincerely,

Sheena

December 13, 2013 - 3:56 am

Nikke Whitman - Awesome!!

December 13, 2013 - 4:13 am

Kelly Marshall Hildebrandt - each one like a magical ride wow!

December 13, 2013 - 5:14 am

Mandy Buisson Holloway - Most gorgeous Pentecostal wedding ever!!!! Wow!!! And so much fun!! Stunning!

December 13, 2013 - 4:47 pm

Charity Clark - Simply stunning. Thank you more being so inspirational..

December 13, 2013 - 4:55 pm

Sue - Aw, these came out so great! I wish we could have been there with you, but so happy you had a great photographer to capture all the moments, so those of us who couldn’t be there can see how beautiful it was. What memories you’ve made! Happy for you!~ Aunt Sue and family

December 13, 2013 - 11:50 pm

Gina Capjack - Stunning photos!!! What a perfect day!!!

December 14, 2013 - 2:32 am

Raven Raines - ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

December 14, 2013 - 2:43 am

Michelle Guzman - So, so beautiful! What a creative wedding. Love the decor.

December 14, 2013 - 2:44 am

Photosby Dee - Wow, what an amazing wedding. This needs to on the cover of a major wedding.

December 14, 2013 - 8:47 am

Debbi Jean Marshall - Wow!!! What an amazing wedding & amazing photos!!! I love every single shot & just love everything about this wedding!!!

December 14, 2013 - 11:42 am

Nicole A - Looks like an amazingly fun wedding! Good job, Hunter for beautifully capturing it! :)

December 14, 2013 - 3:11 pm

Katherine Mendieta Photography - Gorgeous images. Darling wedding theme. Looks like a fun time had by all :)

December 14, 2013 - 7:37 pm

Vanessa - I have come back to this again and again. Truly inspired and blown away by this entire set of images.

December 14, 2013 - 11:17 pm

Pamela Stubbs - It’s so beautiful!Im amazed how classic and beautiful she is with no makeup and very modestly dressed wow very inspiring

December 14, 2013 - 11:31 pm

Danielle Stasiuk Grace - Stunning

December 15, 2013 - 5:40 am

Katrina Holmes - To Lisa who inquired about the back drop. The bride and her planner along with a few friends made the back drop from rolls of receipt paper. The stenciled balls you may be referring to are actually large balloons covered in lace.

December 15, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Dana Holmes - Thanks for sharing.So amazing love love

January 6, 2014 - 5:53 am

Rebecca Grace - They are all amazing, but that second last picture. WOW!

February 2, 2014 - 1:05 am

Marlo Hood - Gobsmacked

February 19, 2014 - 2:09 am

Charmaine Ezelyk - The best Wedding I have been to, so much fun lots to do. It would have been nice if all the Guest dressed Vintage.

February 26, 2014 - 8:53 pm

maya - What was the location of this wedding?

November 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm

Wanda Iv P - Stunning pictures and couple

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Julie & Mattock: Chicago

IT’S SO WEIRD FOR ME TO SAY THAT I HAVE BEEN DOING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ALMOST 4 YEARS. I HAVE, SINCE THE BEGINNING, FELT LIKE SUCH A “NEWBIE” IN THIS INDUSTRY AND IT SEEMS THAT I’M FINALLY GETTING USED TO CALLING THIS MY “CAREER”. WHEN I STARTED SHOOTING, I SHOT  EVERYTHING, FROM NEWBORNS TO ENGAGEMENTS TO BUSINESS HEAD SHOTS & EVEN THE OCCASIONAL 1 YEAR OLD BIRTHDAY PARTY. I HONESTLY GOT TO THE POINT OF WHERE I WAS HATING PHOTOGRAPHY, IT WASN’T AS FUN AS PEOPLE ACTED LIKE IS ALWAYS WAS. I WOULD SEE OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS WRITE ABOUT THEIR CLIENTS SAYING “OH I JUST LOVE THIS BEAUTIFUL COUPLE. OH BE STILL MY HEART! SWOON! XO!” AND I WAS ENVIOUS OF THEM AND THAT THEY ENJOYED THEIR JOBS SO MUCH BECAUSE IT TOOK EVERYTHING IN ME TO NOT WRITE “UGH I HATE THIS EFFING COUPLE”. BUT I AM FINALLY TO THE POINT WHERE I CAN PROUDLY SAY ALL OF THE OVERUSED PHOTOGRAPHER SAYING LIKE “SWOON” AND “OH BE STILL MY HEART” ABOUT MY CLIENTS.

THIS IS JULIE, THE OWNER OF BORN & BREAD . SHE IS WEARING VERA WANG.

 

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January 5, 2014 - 12:00 am

Emilia Jane - Unbelievably gorgeous. Beautiful work Hunter! <3

May 10, 2014 - 12:18 am

Julie Lagrotteria Swenson - Hunter, I can’t tell you how much I cherish our wedding photos. I feel so fortunate to have had you so beautifully capture our special day!

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