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 […]

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 […]

As a professional photographer, it’s my job to show your true self through your portraits. It’s not necessary to be comfortable in front of the camera, and I won’t try to portray you in a different manner. I want your family to say “that’s who you are” when seeing the final product. Welcome back to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Have camera, will travel~DESTINATION SENIOR PORTRAITS. I traveled from Virginia to Ocean Isle, Beach, NC for Kayleigh’s senior portrait session. I fell in love with this lovely, easygoing little beach town. The cool thing about hiring a photographer from out of the area is that your portraits will look a little different from the local […]

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 […]

This was such a super cool senior session. I was actually in Addison, TX at The Texas School of Professional Photography for the week. A dear friend who once lived in our neighborhood, lives 45 minutes from Addison. It had been years since I’ve seen them. I got to hang out with this beautiful high […]

You may have heard how quick senior year goes by, and here it is just a few months before graduation! Hopefully by now you have scratched off many of your to-do lists, and you are able to focus on the excitement of graduation and your new upcoming journey. Come March, I start getting the panic […]

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 […]