Clara | Class of 2016 | Northville Senior Portraits

 

This might have been my most windy session ever, but Clara was a total pro! This gorgeous senior handled everything with such grace and calm, considering how windy it actually was. A 2016 graduate of Walled Lake Northern High School, Clara is an accomplished softball player, and shares my love of photography. “If I had to describe myself, I would say I am fun and silly, a country girl, and I love the beach and ocean! I also love summer and being outside, and love dressing up”, she explained, “I love sundresses and boots.” Her white sundress was just right for a little frolic in the field! 

Clara had a great sense of her personal style, and told me she enjoys shopping at places like Charlotte Russe and Hollister. She requested a country session with some rustic charm, and so I scouted for the perfect barns, fields, and water areas. We settled on the Maybury State Park, and the The Barn Antiques in Northville. I loved her relaxed personality and how natural she was in front of the camera. A little wind (maybe not as much as we had!) actually helps create fun and natural photographs because of the beautiful movement. Thanks, Clara, for letting me be your senior photographer...I know the future ahead of you is bright!

 

Prom Mini Sessions | Plymouth Senior Photographer

In May, I was able to photograph a few of my beautiful senior models in their prom dresses...it was the perfect bookend to their senior year. The girls met me in downtown Plymouth, where they twirled and posed, showing off their truly stunning gowns. I loved the trends in formal dresses this year; the intricate beading, dramatic open backs, and the elegant side slits. They also picked dresses that showed their individual personalities, from elegant neutrals to bold cobalt and red, they all were radiant. 

Photographing formal and semi-formal wear is one of my favorite things. There are details and movement that can be captured far beyond what can be done with regular street clothes! It also gives these seniors a second chance to wear such lovely pieces. Why would you want to only wear it for one night?! If you have a prom, party, or homecoming dress (or simply have a lovely gown languishing in the closet), please bring it to your senior session! Additionally, please let me know if you have questions about professional hair and makeup, which is available for my clients. It can really add the final touch and extra polish to your session!