Paul Lender

About Left of Center Photography

I photograph people. Young families, newborns, expecting mothers and weddings. The approach is the same - capture people being who they are. Genuine smiles, laughs and love.

Cleveland Museum of Art Engagement Session – Kristen & Keith

April 6th, 2014

Kristen and Keith could be two of the least stressed people I’ve ever met before a wedding. When I asked how planning was going the response was “We got a cake. And a dress! People are going to have fun…and dessert.”

We got together a couple of weeks ago on a sunny Spring afternoon for their session. Things started out inside the atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art and then we walked a few blocks over to the Peter B Lewis building. Both are on the list of my favorite places to take pictures so I was glad I could get Kristen and Keith there for this session. I think things turned out great.

Looking forward to seeing them again this summer for their wedding!

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Adelyn – Newborn

March 16th, 2014

Melissa and Ryan first showed up here when I shot there engagement session and wedding back in 2012.  They looked like supermodels for both sessions.  I was so excited when Melissa sent me a Facebook message saying they were expecting little Adelyn.  We quickly setup some timing around her delivery date and waited.  Well, the wait ended just about two weeks ago and little Adelyn made her debut to the world.  Mom and Dad are very happy parents and their little girl is perfection.  I was so glad I got to take her first professional photos!  Can’t wait to see her again in six month to see how big she has become.

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Natalie – Beautiful

February 16th, 2014

Natalie is another model I recently worked with to help fill out her portfolio and mine.  Just another simple beauty session down at the studio.  These can be anything you want – from a fancy gown to boudoir.

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Morgan – Beautiful

January 25th, 2014

Morgan came to the studio after I requested somebody to use for a lighting demo.  Unfortunately the demo didn’t happen but I thought she was fantastic and took the time to make some great photos and have really good conversation.  She’s a really interesting young lady and I’m glad I had the chance to make some portraits of her.  Sometimes things just work out. ;)

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Shannon – Portfolio Headshots

January 16th, 2014

I first met Shannon earlier this year when I took family portraits with her, her husband Jason and (my new best friend) Sawyer.  We had a blast that day down in Chagrin Falls.  Turns out that the entire family does a little modeling every now and then and Shannon needed new headshots.  What great reason to head down to the studio and spend the afternoon taking portraits.


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