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Senior Portraits on the Beach :: Lucas

Colorado Springs senior photos

I don’t do that many seniors, which I think is a good thing because when I do get the privilege, I’m more creative with my ideas. I did these fun senior portraits of Lucas several months ago (I know, I’m just a little behind on blogging) in La Jolla, California. Yes, California! Far from Colorado Springs, indeed! His mother commissioned me to do family portraits at La Jolla Cove, and on the same day do Lucas’s senior portraits. What a great location! They actually live in Phoenix, so this was a change of scenery for all of us, and we had a really fun time. Lucas is a stylish guy, so I wasn’t at all surprised that he got duded up in a really nice suit and then changed into a pink sweatshirt. He’s a guy who can pull that kind of thing off without blinking —  a true fashion maverick! I love it when teenagers aren’t afraid to be a little different.  And I love that he brought his long board all the way from Phoenix just so he could use it in his senior portraits. He looks so cool! Oh and that camera isn’t a prop. Lucas is a great photographer and he prefers to shoot film instead of digital. You should see his work. It’s fantastic!

This is all a little bit bittersweet for me, because I’ve known Lucas for a long time. He’s about to graduate from high school, but I’ve been photographing him since he was a little guy. In fact, I did his first photo shoot when he was less than a year old. He was so cute! And how he’s so tall, I feel like a such a shortie when I stand next to him! It was a great pleasure to be able to make these special portraits for him and his mom. Go Lucas! You’re going to do great things!

Partha’s senior portraits

Colorado Springs senior pictures

Check out these cool senior portraits of my client Partha! We took these around downtown Colorado Springs, in Old Colorado City and in the Garden of the Gods a couple of weeks ago, and had a lot of fun in the process. Thanks for the great afternoon, Partha! Good luck in your senior year!

Colorado Springs senior pictures

Colorado Springs senior pictures

My best 12 images of 2016!

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I shot my first wedding of 2016 on January 1st, and my last one is this afternoon, December 31st. It’s been an amazing year! I also did tons of portraits: newborn babies, families big and small, couples, high school seniors, and even a dog or two! Here are my best images of the year, month by month. If you’re one of my lovely clients and you don’t see your picture here, don’t feel bad. I chose my best images of the year for this list, not my best clients! (You’re ALL the best!) Not counting yesterday’s wedding and the one I’m doing later today, I delivered 6,840 wedding images and 1,181 portraits in 2016, not to mention all other jobs I did, like head shots, commercial work and fashion stuff! Needless to say, it was tough narrowing all of that down to just 12 images! Enjoy!

January: Gundega and Rolly’s wedding at the Pinery.

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February: my good friend Janet’s daughter, San Clemente, CA.

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March: a woodland-themed styled shoot done in conjunction with Rhonda Nichols Floral Design and Bridal Elegance, at the Edgewood Inn.

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April: Stephen with his newborn daughter Bricole, only a few days old.

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May: couples portraits in downtown Colorado Springs with Susan and Casey.

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June: Jennica and Mackenzie’s happy, happy, happy wedding at the Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel. (And “happy” is an understatment!)

Garden of the Gods Club wedding

July: Shelby and Christian’s crazy bash at the Garden of the Gods Club and the Briarhurst Manor.

Hillside Gardens wedding

August: a sweet moment between Kelly and her new mother in law, at Hillside Gardens.

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September: a very excited Valerie gets ready to walk down the aisle at a private residence in Monument.

October: Tanya and her sweet pup, Lola.

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November: the Emery family!

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December: an image I took less than 24 hours ago! Here’s Maura and Wes having a romantic little moment before their wedding ceremony at the Cliff House yesterday afternoon.

It’s prom time!

 

Colorado Springs senior photography

A slight departure from my usual style of Colorado Springs senior photography! I did this fun shoot for Bridal Elegance last Tuesday, featuring dazzling prom fashions modeled by teenagers from local high schools. Oh and a couple of cute puppies too! We did these in various locations downtown, and everyone did great! Just look at all these gorgeous kids! We had so much fun!

You can see more photos from this shoot on my Facebook page HERE. All of these gorgeous prom dresses, jewelry, tuxes and more can be found at Bridal Elegance and Gentlemen’s Choice Tuxedos, 2415 N Academy Blvd, in Colorado Springs (website and map HERE).

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