Friday, June 21, 2013


Much fun had with Kelsey and Katie!  Learned that Kelsey absolutely LOVES bugs, especially when they buzz around her head. . .

Kelsey did an amazing job while Katie offered advice and support.  We tried out some balloons and even though the wind wouldn't cooperate, I think they worked nicely.

These sisters are good people, and I've enjoyed having them both as students and watching them grow. Thanks for all the laughs. . .

Sunday, June 16, 2013


I was lucky enough to have Sofia as a student for the past two years.  She was going to be my cadet-teacher next year, but is heading off to spend her senior year studying in Morocco instead.  Since she'll be gone the entire school year, I wanted to get her some senior pictures while reinforcing some of the skills I practiced with Paige.  (The first picture is actually 3 separate images stitched together.  It's one of my favorites from the session.)

Sofia is mature beyond her years, intelligent, compassionate, and possesses a great sense of humor.  Her friend and classmate, Nancy, joined us on the shoot and was a great help suggesting poses and offering support.  Thanks you guys, I had a blast!


Paige was a cadet-teacher for me last year, and just returned from her first year in college.  I was looking to try out several new techniques and Paige was kind enough to volunteer her modeling talents.  I had picked up this cool looking trunk and we headed off to a downtown location.  Paige did an amazing job and I learned a ton.  Thanks!!!


Smart, kind, beautiful. . . We decided to head downtown for Mallory's pictures, to a warehouse area near the arch.  We headed down to the graffiti wall, then over to Laclede's Landing.  Mallory was a trooper and hung in there despite some chilly weather.  I know you'll do great things in college, Mallory!  Thanks for letting me spend some time with you and Mom. . .


One of the sweetest kids I've met in a long time. . . We started out in downtown kirkwood, then headed to the railroad bridge.  Adrian was magnificent, and even looked amazing when we stood her in front of the dumpster!  : )


Elizabeth called to see if we could get some pictures for her sorority pledging that is just around the corner.  We met in downtown Kirkwood, and this was an easy one.  Elizabeth is a fun-loving, beautiful girl who always kept me entertained in class.  Mom joined us and watched from a distance as Elizabeth lit it up!  Thanks for letting me hang out with you for the evening!


It's hard to believe Kathryn is out of high school already.  I met her when she was in 4th grade, and I had her brother in class.  She looked beautiful and couldn't stop smiling.  Thanks, Kathryn, for all the fun and laughs!


I've had Sammi in class, and she's a charming and sweet kid.  Mom did some great "reflector work" and Sammi looked amazing.  It was a beautiful evening and we found some hidden flowers.  Thanks, Sammi