Photographer Chalese Jefferson did shoot for rapper

Brockton — Twenty-1-calendar year-old Chaylese Jefferson, a community Brockton photographer, boarded a 6-hour flight to California,…

Brockton — Twenty-1-calendar year-old Chaylese Jefferson, a community Brockton photographer, boarded a 6-hour flight to California, by no means recognizing what the other side of the state had in retail store for her. 

What was ready for her was a lifestyle-switching option of taking pictures for 42 Dugg, an Atlanta rapper recognised for his tune “We Paid,” that includes Lil Newborn.

If you told Jefferson 3 yrs in the past when she begun having images for pleasurable that one particular day she would operate for 42 Dugg, she would’ve laughed hysterically.

Professional photographer Chaylese Jefferson, owner of Shot by Chaylese, holds up a photo of herself at her Brockton studios on Wednesday, July  28, 2021.

“When I went to California, I assumed I was likely to work with a compact artist. I by no means imagined I would be in a mansion capturing for 42 Dugg and making behind the scenes b-roll from his tunes video clip,” Jefferson mentioned of the vacation in July 2020.

Jefferson was released to 42 Dugg’s management workforce by means of networking with community California photographers and videographers. As a final result, they introduced her on board to provide new and new suggestions to the innovative approach.

Pictures and video clip productions are a pastime for the young entrepreneur, but she hopes to make it a entire-time profession out of it.

Professional photographer Chaylese Jefferson, owner of Shot by Chaylese hangs her work on the wall of her Brockton studio on Wednesday, July  28, 2021.

Although attending Brockton Significant Faculty, Jefferson was put in a video generation course by incident but remained in the elective. Her love for online video grew immensely and her function performed a significant part in the video entertainment at BHS for the 2017 senior course.

Jefferson’s in depth significant university resume features directing university Dubsmash tunes films, serving to with the choreography, taking pictures numerous requires of the students’ tunes videos and editing them together for the movie yearbook.

Soon after graduating from BHS in 2017, Jefferson took her eagerness to find out to the University of Massachusetts Amherst to pursue a mass communication degree.

This portrait by professional photographer Chaylese Jefferson hangs in her Brockton studio Shot by Chaylese on Wednesday, July  28, 2021.

In 2020 she graduated early from faculty and pondered what is subsequent?

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Jefferson had worked for Brockton Public Schools for two years as a substitute instructor and did freelance pictures on the aspect.

Then, she resolved to grow her organization, Shot By Chaylese, by opening a studio in Brockton situated at 1 Centre St.

Now Jefferson is a entire-time wellness teacher at Ashfield Middle University and continues to make improvements to and develop her company by providing enjoyable and new companies at a portion of the price tag ofo what other photographers would commonly charge, she explained.

This portrait by professional photographer Chaylese Jefferson hangs in her Brockton studio Shot by Chaylese on Wednesday, July  28, 2021.

“Not each household in Brockton can find the money for a $1,000 photo booth. I consider to get the job done with my shoppers to make my products and services cost-effective and accessible to all, no issue the price range,” Jefferson stated. 

Shot By Chaylese provides picture booths for rent, particular event photoshoots, videography operate, occasion recap videos and the popular spinning sluggish movement photograph booth. 

This calendar year, some of her highs were turning into a house owner, a certified wellness trainer, and training her favored passion, photography.

Jefferson channels her commitment from her father, who died while she was in the fourth grade. Her father Clifton Jefferson was a football coach in Brockton and taught her quite a few classes that she nevertheless makes use of to this day. 

This portrait by professional photographer Chaylese Jefferson hangs in her Brockton studio Shot by Chaylese on Wednesday, July  28, 2021.

“My minimal brother Corey was two months previous when he passed absent. I bear in mind telling my dad at 9 years outdated when he was in the healthcare facility on his deathbed that I would instruct my brother every thing he taught me and how my father was just a enjoyable-loving guy who all people loved,” Jefferson reported.

“My mom is the strongest girl I know, and I watched her go by way of that tricky time and do an wonderful task increasing us,” Jefferson mentioned.