Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot | Norwalk, CT

July 08, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Greg went all out for his 30th birthday shoot. We know I don't photograph a lot of men often, so I was very excited when I got his inquiry

Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. White red and black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT I remember stumbling upon a male birthday shoot on Instagram and the gentleman had a really nice suit, but he was holding some balloons. It was so elegant, but fun. So Greg & I did our own version of that shoot.
Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. White red and black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. White red and black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

Greg was our Santa at the studio this past Christmas and he did such a great job with the kids. He is a nurse and an aspiring actor, so we did a few different headshots for him as well.

"My proudest achievement yet is finishing nursing school and passing my boards the week before my birthday this year. When I started this journey I was 20. It took a while but I finally made it!"
-Greg
Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. White red and black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Miami Hoochie Daddy theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

"I look forward to manifesting and completing every single goal and dream of mine. I look forward to many vacations, new life experiences, more wisdom, and the opportunity to live and laugh with the people I love both old and new to come."
-Greg Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Miami Hoochie Daddy theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Miami Hoochie Daddy theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Miami Hoochie Daddy theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

Greg wanted a shot of the back of his shirt, so I asked him what "metamorphosis" means to him.

"That shirt embodies my current state in life. If you had met me when I was 20, heck even just last year, I was a completely different person. From my thought process, to my confidence, and even just physically different. I’ve worked hard and God has blessed and protected me during my 20’s or as I like to call it the 'cocooning.' I feel like I finally achieved metamorphosis. The place where my intentions, efforts, and prayers are finally achieved."

That's beautiful, Greg! I'm so happy for you!
Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Haitian flag theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

My guy now has photos that he can post of Haitian Independence Day and Haitian Flag Day. Just keep all 3 of these photos in rotation haha.
Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Haitian flag theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. Haitian flag theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

I was impressed by Greg's first suit. Very clean and crisp. Then he stepped out into another crisp suit and I was even more impressed.

"I’m an old soul. I like the classy clean look of a nice suit. I also enjoy wearing something that you don’t see everyday and/or clothes that say/mean something. I see my clothing as an extension of my personality, naturally."
-Greg Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. All black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

Ok, so these next few headshots are my absolute FAVORITE. I took my time with the lighting to make sure that everything is perfect. Not that I usually rush my lighting, but I had a vision for Greg and I made sure I brought it to fruition. Ugh. I love these photos so much!! Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. All black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. All black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT We love a Black King!
Greg's 30th Birthday Shoot at Tide & True Studios in Norwalk, CT. All black theme. Birthday photo shoot ideas for black men.Greg's 30th Birthday ShootTide & True Studios, Norwalk, CT

Greg, I hope you had an AMAZING birthday!


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