50 over 50 - Before & Afters
Are you over 50 and fabulous?
I am looking for 50 women to join me in a one-of-kind experience celebrating your life and your story.
Too many women over 50 feel invisible. Yet, we are too experienced to not be heard and too beautiful not to be celebrated.
I want to change that.
It’s time to start a conversation about the beauty of aging and to embrace the confidence of finally being comfortable in our own skin. Together we can change the way the world defines aging, and we can lift and empower those that are coming up behind us. Join me on this adventure to share the common bond of being 50 and over.
I WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHING 50 WOMEN OVER 50 IN 2021. YOU'RE INVITED TO A UNIQUE MAGAZINE-STYLE PHOTO SESSION, CULMINATING INTO A GALLERY-STYLE EXHIBITION AND CELEBRATION OF WOMEN AND THEIR STORIES.
How Much does it cost?
I am offering the 50 OVER 50 Project as a special promotional package for $399 (total value is $925).
What Does It Include?
As one of my ‘50 OVER 50’ women, your package will include:
Pre-consultation with me to discuss how you want to be photographed, what outfits you would like to wear. A style and beauty brochure to help you get prepared for your photo experience.
Camera-ready custom make-up application by our professional on site make-up artist and hair stylist. (you will feel amazing!). You arrive with your outfits, Clean hair and clean bare face and we take it from there.
Fully guided, professional photo shoot that is fun!
A reveal and ordering session where you can see all your beautiful photographs, choose a complimentary print, and $100 toward and image package if you choose to purchase more.
Your photos, and/or a video along with your story, may be published on social media and on my website, and in a gallery-style exhibition in 2022.
Membership in the Facebook Over 50 & Fabulous VIP Group.
As Part of Showcasing The Project
You will be interviewed by me before/after the photoshoot about being a woman over 50. This may include video interviews or answering a written questionnaire about your thoughts on aging.
Your interview may be shared on my website and on social media.
Before and after transformation photos may be shown on my website
Sessions are limited to 50
Through the 50 OVER 50 Project We Can...
Celebrate that beauty doesn't diminish with age.
Highlight your character, wisdom and spirit.
Tell your story about what it means to be an older woman in today's world.
Celebrate your beauty and appreciate every scar, every line, and every gray hair (or not!).
Whether you feel invisible, empowered, or somewhere in between, know that you are loved and needed and your story is important!
We intend to disrupt & transform the way we are viewed (or forgotten) by the media and society by putting out beautiful, authentic images and real stories of ourselves.
This is your chance to be seen and heard (and seen)!
WHY OVER 50, WHY ME, AND WHY NOW?
Although I have been a professional photographer and industry educator for over 25 years I only took my portrait photography business full-time after turning 48 and building my dedicated home studio. This year I'm turning 50. I was content on hiding from the world. I even told my husband not to post it on Facebook or have a party for me. I felt like someone in my profession needs to appear young and physically strong and that age was something that would work against me. Over the past year+ I kept getting clients with Moms bringing their children in for photos. They would sit by watching contently as their beautiful and talented children are photographed. I always asked Mom if she would like to be photographed as well. And time after time I would here "No - not me, just the kids". I did the same for years so I related well. Now I get women of all ages in my studio to experience a portrait session with me and I can see THEY WANT TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED and they should be. Women of my age and older are very under represented in the media so I wanted to create something about women in the second half of their lives. I know how empowering it can be to see yourself in photographs and I wanted to give this very special gift to all women to enjoy. I finally realized that my age can be my SUPERPOWER! No longer am I shy and awkward in my life and behind the camera. My years of experience has taught me to be comfortable with myself, my abilities/skills and it helps women in front of my camera get comfortable with me.
It will be fun, fulfilling, and transformational. The REVOLUTION is within you...and I want to bring it out! Join me on a fun and incredible adventure bringing out your superpower!
One day your children will look for photographs of you. What will they find?
Who Can Take Part In The Project?
I would love to photograph a wide variety of women 50 and over. Let’s create a tapestry of stunning images of women of different shapes and sizes; women with different tastes, from different backgrounds, and with different views of life.
The Christina Kramer Portrait experience is an exciting, pampering, indulgent adventure, custom tailored and focused on YOU!
Think about how you want to be captured, what does your legacy look like? My passion is to take the every-day woman and give her an unforgettable magazine-style photoshoot experience.
It's about so much more than just "taking pretty pictures." My hope is for you to truly reconnect with yourself, see your beauty and spirit the way others already see you.
Take a look at everything included:
Complete custom photo session designed for you, including wardrobe and styling consultation.
2. Professional Makeover
Camera-ready custom make-up application by our professional on site make-up artist.
Whether glamorous or natural and refined, it's all up to you! Professional hairstyling included for picture perfect results!
3. Magazine-Style Photoshoot
Covergirl for a day! You will enjoy a fully, expertly guided photoshoot.
Not feeling photogenic? Nonsense! It is not your job to be. I've got you! It is my job to connect and make you comfortable, to show you in your best light with flattering posing. Get ready to rock this!
4. The Reveal
We will schedule a time for you to come back and view your beautiful portraits in person or via a zoom meeting online, about 2 weeks after the session. At that time we will review the best images from your session. You can choose your complimentary photo and if you desire more, you'll receive $100 toward an image package. But, you only purchase the images you love!
One of the cool aspects of this promotional package is you get a complimentary photo (and digital),
If you would like to purchase more images from your shoot we have many beautiful products - including wall art, signature books and and custom albums to storing your new images in a luxury folio box from Italy.
There may never be a time when you don't feel too old or too out of shape or not confident enough. You are BEAUTIFUL NOW!
You will never be any younger than you are today. Celebrate YOU!
Women with financial hardship sponsorship
My goal is to show a diversity of women, and I recognize that the cost may be prohibitive to some people. I will be gifting several shoots in the new year to women of financial hardship to participate in this important project. If you are interested or know someone who is, please send an email to Christina
Would you like to sponsor or gift someone a session? Have someone in mind? Send me an email!.
GALLERY OF SAME DAY TRANSORMATIONS
We specialize in photographing the everyday woman. She arrives with her outfits at the studio with clean dry hair and a clean face. We take it from there. None of these woman are models or have modeling experience. All sessions are fully guided so every woman can look and feel like a Model-For-A-Day.
SISTERS FOLIO SESSION
Behind the Scenes of a Sisters Photo Session
Aimee and Mary are sisters that don't live in the same state. Aimee lives here in Long Island and Mary lives in Florida. Neither of them ever had a professional photographs of themselves or of them as sisters. How amazing is it that they booked their session during one of Mary's visits to NY. They shared this experience and now have these images to cherish for all time.