I’ve heard some parents talk about how their daughters are all about having the senior portrait experience, but their sons aren’t interested. Fortunately, all of my male senior portrait clients have been quite cooperative and pleasant! I have definitely heard the line that “I’m doing this for my mom” a few times, and I’m cool […]

Colors have a huge influence in photography. We’ve all heard of the psychology of colors, whether it is related to mood, emotions, marketing, art, etc. Virginia is full of spectacular colors, and fall foliage is a very popular time for senior and family portraits. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, communication is key when selecting […]

This amazing Senior opted for the full experience, including multiple locations! Carrington’s ‘goal’ was to make sure she included her brother, her precious golden retriever, soccer, and cap & gown photos as part of her senior portraits. It truly is an experience for seniors…their time to shine and feel special, and I love that I […]

Bring a friend, or a sibling, or a pet! We will have twice as much fun ūüėČ Let’s talk about a few (and there are many) elements to achieve aesthetically pleasing portraits. Browse my previous posts for more tips! MOVEMENT naturally draws attention to photos, evokes emotion, and heartfelt impact. Some examples of capturing movement […]

My previous blog post touched on location selection and some elements such as lighting, color harmony/wardrobe to achieve an aesthetically pleasing portrait. There are so many elements, so I will be tackling a few at a time. TEXTURE AND PATTERNS MAKE GREAT BACKGROUNDS AND FOREGROUNDS. Brick, cobblestone, tile, and wood to name a few. There […]

I had the privilege of photographing this beautiful family for a very special, meaningful event. ¬†My client and her siblings all planned to photograph their immediate families as part of a gift to their mom for her 80th Birthday celebration, which was just held over labor day weekend in Colorado. ¬†I was soooo excited for […]

With all the choices out there, I am always honored when clients choose me to photograph their loved ones. ¬†Whether it is High School Senior Portraits, Family Portraits, precious babies and children, business headshots/corporate, or anything in between! ¬†I especially love when my clients come back! ¬†I had the opportunity to photograph Amaya’s sister a […]

The photo ops in downtown Fredericksburg are unlimited. ¬†I took a look at Katie’s bright yellow converse, drop up and down a few streets, and BAM…there was the perfect door! ¬†I could photograph Katie all day long, but honestly, we got so many amazing shots on this hot, humid day in such a short period […]

Spencer was such a joy to photograph! As with all our seniors, we communicate and coordinate outfit ideas in advance to better plan our location backgrounds. Here are some tips I share with my clients: Choose at least some solids, as we want the focus to be on the face, and busy patterns can be […]

Senior portraits in downtown Fredericksburg with Tracy Brown Photography is such a fun experience! ¬†More than likely you will feel like a rockstar with all the amazing urban backdrops, lights, camera, and action! ¬†What may look like a run-down¬†alley, turns out to be a super cool background. ¬†Coordinating your senior portrait location is key in […]