Julia’s Senior Portrait

A quilting friend of my wife (and good friend of the family) asked me to take her daughter Julia’s senior portrait this past summer. So we headed up to one of my favorite spots in Colorado: Chautauqua Park in Boulder and had a fabulous session. She’s so photogenic, too. After seeing these images on my screen, I came to like more the smile-less poses we shot–she just has this look and smirk on her face when she doesn’t smile, maybe she’s smiling with her eyes, I don’t know. But I liked the shots more when she did not smile. Too funny too, because I kept asking her smile over and over during the session. Go figure.

Julia Backlit

Julia Glowing

Julia on a Break

Julia Hiding

Julia Relaxed

Julia on the Wall

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My cousin, Lili, came to town this past week with her mom to pick up her older sister Emma who had been staying with us for the past three weeks.

Just before leaving for the airport on Saturday, I noticed what she was wearing and immediately said “Let’s go take a portrait.” So I took her into my studio and literally, this is what we got in a 5 minutes. A quick conversion to black and white using Lightroom was all the “post-processing” I did.

Not too bad for a 5 minute session! What do you think?


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Rachel’s Senior Portrait Session

A friend of a friend of a friend asked me to photography their daughter Rachel for her senior portrait. Rachel and her family are from Michigan and here in Colorado on vacation this week. So we made plans several weeks ago to meet up at Boulder’s Chautauqua Park early in the morning.

Here are a few of my favorites from that portrait session:

Rachel 121-2
Rachel 111-2
Rachel 110-2
Rachel 105
Rachel 100

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