It was a perfect moody kind of day for portraits. The kind we don’t get too often in the desert southwest! I think it matched Lorena’s slightly sassy personality. I love how quickly and easily this girl could change her look. Chucks and skinny jeans to a free flowing bohemian summer dress. Lorena brought the confetti for the last photo and I’m proud to say we picked up every last piece! Haha! It took 4 of us about 15 minutes but we did it and I’m glad we did because I would’ve harbored guilt leaving that mess there.
We had a great time with Jaycie’s Senior Session! She’s a country girl to the core and rocked her boots with a little black dress. We hit the canals in the Parker Valley and the Ahakav Nature Preserve, for that desert rural vibe. Put a real sunflower in the mix? Now that’s a photoshoot. Once Jaycie got used to the camera, she was a natural. Beautiful Arizona evening too!
John and I had scoped out a great spot during lunchtime along the Colorado River. Below the dam the river fluctuates quite a bit and during lunch it was perfect! The water was low enough that Hailey could walk out into the center of the river and essentially it would look as though she were walking on water. As cool as that sounds though… I’m glad it didn’t work out. By that evening the river was at it’s normal level and we had to think on our toes. It’s not that hard though with a young women as beautiful as Hailey. High school seniors are so fantastic to work with because I tell them to do anything and they just do it! Haha! Wade out into the water; walk through those prickly bushes; keep that smile even though mosquitos are eating us alive! Great job Hailey, your photos look fabulous.
John and I had a great time photographing Corey’s senior session a couple weeks ago! He mentioned that he wanted some photos with his dirt bike and I decided to run with it. We started out at Emerald Canyon Golf Course since Corey is an avid golfer as well, then hit the Arizona desert for some off roading photos. I’m so pleased with how these turned out and I’m glad Corey and his family thought it was just as cool to go off road a bit to an old mine for portraits. It was the perfect sunset for this session!
Graduation is coming up fast but there’s still time to book your high school senior session! I’d love to hear your ideas and incorporate your interests into the session. Making these so personal make them so much more meaningful in the long run… plus a heck of a lot of fun!
Thanks John for grabbing this. Sometimes you have to get a little dirty to get the shot!