Tara Rochelle On Incorporating Styling

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“(Photographing) seniors wasn’t on my radar.”

Tara Rochelle grabs inspiration from the fashion industry and incorporates it into her senior photography business on the West Coast. She’s laid back, but very driven. She knows what she wants and how to get it. Listen in as she talks about incorporating styling into your photo shoots so much that she begins to lose her voice!

“I’ve always been inspired by the fashion industry.”

1:13 Everyone’s a Taurus

2:36 West Coast Represent

5:45 Little by Little

9:44 The Not-So Secret to Success

11:02 The Fashion Style

12:54 The Dad Question

17:00 Styling Advice

19:47 Creative Outlet

20:44 The Process

25:17 Iceland, Social Media, and Getting Out There

27:22 Where to Find Tara

“I have to be “on” and gauge the other person.”

Tara Rochelle is based in sunny Los Angeles California and specializes in fashion infused portraits for teens and high school seniors. Taking her inspiration from the fashion industry, Tara is able to pose and direct her subjects In a modern yet classic style that her clients and their parents love. Her outgoing and fun personality help to put even the most shy subjects quickly as ease. Her imagery is highly sought after and clients come from across the country to work with her. Tara has  been featured in numerous publications including Senior Style Guide's HOT 100 issue where she was been awarded icon status every year and has been named a Leading Legend Judge for 2016 and 2019. Tara's work has also been featured in People Magazine, InStyle, Mozi Magazine, Lemonade & Lenses, and she is a regular contributor to Inside SCV for their fashion editorials..

“If people say, ‘What do you like to do in your spare time?’ It’s still shooting…but it’s what I want to shoot.”