No More Rainy Day Hair Styled Shoot

No More Rainy Day Hair styled shoot

Part of being a blogger and photographer is expanding your knowledge and getting out of your comfort zone. As some of you might know, photographing food is definitely my comfort zone. I’ve been itching to branch into styled shoots and getting back into portrait territory- of the human form! I have to admit it’s been a little difficult to balance blogging and photography when my big project and main priority is finishing the house flip, but I take opportunities where I can and am thankful that I’ve been able to do what photography shoots have come my way (and for the people who believe in me!)

So when Maritza of Beauty for Bloggers approached me to photograph her latest hair tutorial, I definitely accepted the opportunity. It was perfect actually- I was in Iowa doing house flipping duties anyways, and Chicago was only a drive away. I’d been following Maritza and her crazy cool hair tutorials for a while and I was so excited for the opportunity to connect outside of the internet.

The concept of the hair tutorials was to show that your style doesn’t have to suffer during a downpour. Maritza styled the hair of Katie of Little Black Blog, Rachel of RD’s Obsessions and Emily of Isn’t That Charming. I loved working with all of these blogger babes and really learned how styled shoots work- it really takes a lot of collaboration and planning but I think the results came out great (Camille Styles thought so too!) I hope to see more styled shoots in my future and hope to collaborate with more bloggers in the future!

No More Rainy Day Hair

Katie’s hair tutorial featured the cutest upgrade to a ponytail I’ve seen (I mentioned to her she had Jasmine hair!) See Katie’s hair tutorial here.

No More Rainy Day Hair

Rachel’s tutorial works best with longer hair and would be perfect for wedding season too. See more of Rachel’s hair tutorial here

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You’d never guess how easy Emily’s tutorial was. This hairstyle would be a great way to transition from rain to work. See more of Emily’s hair tutorial here.

It was such a pleasure to work with all these ladies! Blogging truly is a small world so I hope to work with them again!

No More Rainy Day Hair

No More Rainy Day Hair

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  • Adorable photos! I think you did a great job capturing it all!

    • cassandramonroe

      Thanks Jennie!!

  • Beautiful! She really does have Jasmine hair. 🙂

    Always, Anita

    • cassandramonroe

      I love it! I had to make the reference, I couldn’t help it! 🙂

  • It really is such a small world! I think the photos turned out amazing – congrats on such an awesome collab! You know where to find me if you’re ever headed to Kansas City 😉

    • cassandramonroe

      Thanks Jess! And yes! If I ever venture out that way I’ll let you know!! Since I grew up in the midwest, part of me wishes I was a #midwestblogger. Everytime I come back, it’s a nice break from the city life!

  • k shut up! you are soooo lucky!! what an awesome and fun opportunity! You all look gorgeous 🙂

    Lovely Little Rants

    • cassandramonroe

      It was quite an opportunity! Thank you!

  • Woo! So amazing Cassie. Can’t wait until you are settled back in NYC so I can convince you to come do a shoot with me 🙂

    • cassandramonroe

      Yes!! Me too, I’m ready to be home! We definitely need to schedule something for this summer, maybe June or July!?