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 […]

Bring a friend, or a sibling, or a pet! We will have twice as much fun 😉 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 […]

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 […]

It’s always a bonus when we get a high school senior guy for senior portraits. Normally it goes something like “I’m doing this for my mom”! By the end of the sessions, the guys always admit to me that they had fun! Nakia came into the studio for Lacrosse pictures for the North Stafford Lacrosse […]

You may recognize this gorgeous gal in future publications, because Devon has signed with a model agency! No surprise, right…she is GORGEOUS, and has that model look! I just so happened to be upgrading some of my gallery photos while working on Devon’s portraits. If you have an opportunity to come in for a consult […]

I love when my High School Senior clients can let their guard down..just have fun and be themselves! It is a priority of mine to make my clients feel very comfortable and excited for their session. I can’t count how many times I have heard things like “I’m not photogenic” “I feel awkward getting my […]