Desert Magazine MARCH Issue

I absolutely love being the editorial fashion photographer for Desert Magazine, it’s a dream job for sure!! What’s not to swoon about??? I have the opportunity to get together with some amazingly talented friends and play dress up in the great outdoors!!!

The March issue for Desert Magazine was photographed at Makerville located near Idyllwild Ca. Although we were shooting ‘Spring Fashion’ the mountain temperatures the day of the shoot were in the mid 40’s and there was snow on the mountain tops. Our STUNNING models Jen Hawkins and Shafia West from NoTies Model Management were serious pros; although they were freezing most of the day they didn’t complain one bit–The two beauties just bundled up in Jackets and blankets between each shot and dreamed of warm sandy beaches! 

The cool mountain air and winter light set the scene for our ethereal shoot; I swear that we were creating magic that day at Makerville… It won’t be a shoot that I will soon forget.

Check out the Editorial as well as some more additional favorite photos from the day!!!! Thank you to the AMAZING team who made this shoot possible!!!

Photography: Kendal Riley Photography

Stylist: Leslie Christen

Makeup + Hair: Lauren Reid

Magazine: Desert Magazine March Issue

Magazine Editor: Ashley Breeding

Models: Jen Hawkins  + Shafia West 

Agency: NoTies Model Management





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