Second Annual Aerial Pool Photoshoot!

June 27, 2021

If you’ve been following my work, you may remember that last Summer Amanda and I had a summertime aerial pool photoshoot with not one, not two, not three…but FIVE different models. We captured some beautiful images and we’ve been dreaming of another shoot since! Therefore, I’m so happy to share images from our second annual aerial pool photoshoot below!


After an early morning session at the gym, my Instagram notification lit-up. I couldn’t help but smile: a new group message! Amanda, Yasmin, and I began discussing preparation and planning for another pretty pool photoshoot for the summer. The stars aligned and the second weekend of June happened to work well for us all!

Saturday, June 12 began bright and early at 6:00 AM for a light makeup session with Eli at The Sparkle Bar. Eli is one of my favorite makeup artists in the Valley and The Sparkle Bar always provides flawless results. Definitely stop by the next time you need your make-up done prior to a session! You can even book an appointment with my referral for 50% off here. Why am I mentioning this? It’s one more thing I have in common with my clients. I love professional makeup for various special occasions and I had a few fun things planned for the day.

Due to the excessive heat, we started our shoot next to the sparkling pool at 9:00 AM. We had a full set-up ready for aerial and portrait photo for Bronwyn and Stephanie. That set-up included various backdrops, fun pool floats, and props! With our planning and preparation, the pictures turned out even better than we had imagined. 

As you can see from the photos, the strong early morning sunshine worked in our favor, eliminating any unflattering shadows for the aerial photos and helping all of the poolside colors pop! 

Models Bronwyn and Stephanie peek playfully from under their hats as they rest on colorful pool floats
Aerial image of model floating on a sparkling aqua swimming pool
Models Stephanie and Bronwyn joyfully smile as they pose on colorful pool floats
Aerial image of model, Stephanie, floating on a sparkling, aqua-colored pool
Models Bronwyn and Stephanie giggle as they pose for the camera during a pool portrait photoshoot
Aerial image of model Stephanie as she floats on a colorful inflatable donut during a summertime pool photoshoot
Model Stephanie grins as she tilts her sunglasses, striking a pose. Model Bronwyn smiles softly as she grasps a confetti filled beach ball
Stephanie smiles in her shades, posing on an inflatable roller-skate during an aerial pool portrait shoot
Models Bronwyn and Stephanie softly smile as the lounge on pool floats in the summertime
Model Stephanie hasn't a worry as she floats along the sparkling waters of the pool during a summertime aerial photoshoot
Models Stephanie and Bronwyn grin and giggle as they hold their oversized sun hats, posing for the camera
Model Stephanie looks picturesque, smiling softly in a sunhat and black bikini during an aerial pool portrait shoot
Two models Stephanie and Bronwyn laugh out loud while working with photographer Bayley Jordan during a pool photoshoot
Lounging on a bright pink donut float, model Stephanie strikes an editorial pose
Models Stephanie and Bronwyn provide two versions of a soft serious smile while posing during a pool portrait photoshoot
Model Stephanie shows off the back of her bikini as she floats on the pool
Model Stephanie looks stunning in sunglasses, cheerfully laughing while running her fingers through her hair
Model Stephanie drifts casually across the colorful waters of the pool during an aerial pool portrait shoot
Model Stephanie stretches across a rainbow float at the end of a stunning portrait session, providing one final pose for the camera

I am so thankful to have Amanda and Yasmin, two (2) extremely talented women, as friends and collaborators. To no one’s surprise I’m sure, we are already planning another shoot soon!

Do you have access to a pretty pool? Interested in hosting and/or modeling for the next pool portrait shoot? Send me a message at the Contact page – we’d love to work with you! Between us, we own all of the floats in the images included in this post so they will be available for you to use! All you will need to bring is a swimming suit and a smile.

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