Erin Reas Creates


Blog for graphic designer + photographer, Erin Reas. Based in Austin, TX, Erin shares stories from photoshoots, case studies on design projects, and tips and tricks for either profession!

Marcia R. | Seaholm District Portraits | Austin, TX

One Sunday morning, we met up at the Seaholm area to explore and shoot. Seaholm is a newly renovated area with shops and restaurants near the old Seaholm power plant. I always love when I get to go out and shoot with a friend just for fun because we get to try new things without the stress of messing up on a client.

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Wander/Gather at Native Hostel

Native Hostel is a bar and hostel located on East 4th in Austin, TX. It’s also where Wander/Gather held a meet up. Wander/Gather rented out the second floor for their private event. The second floor is the hostel quarters with a meeting space and bar. Guests were given tickets for free drinks, had access to small plates for food provided by Native Hostel’s in-house catering, played Cards Against Humanity, and were wowed by a magician.

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The Light and Dark Sides of Earth, Air, Water, and Fire | Conceptual Group Shoot

The week before our shoot date three models dropped out. I was in a panic of stress that week. We were scrambling trying to find models to portray the all the elements because if we didn't have the correct number of models, the concept will fail. Members of the team messaged out friends and other contacts to see if anyone would be available to model in this shoot. Luckily, we were able to find all our models by the morning of. Our last model actually jumped on board 12 hours before our shoot time.

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