It is always a special treat to be asked to take senior pictures. Young adults are just fun to be around. They like to chat, they are willing to take suggestions for poses and places to go, and they often have great ideas of their own to share. They are up for any number of outfits and locations. I love high school seniors!
Lauren is graduating from Ozark High School. She told me she had been dreaming of having senior portraits since she was a little girl, so naturally she was automatically one of my favorite subjects ever! We found all kinds of pretty locations in and around Springfield and Ozark. And clearly, the camera loves Lauren! I had the best time with this beautiful girl and her nice mom and dad. There are too many good ones to show them all here, but this will give you an idea of how special Lauren is and what a nice afternoon we had:
You can see the day was warm and beautiful. It was a little windy, but it just gave Lauren’s hair a breezy, soft, easy look. The light as the sun was getting lower had that magical, golden quality I always look for and love. We visited a couple of country clubs and went to the Old Mill beside the Findley River. It’s always fun to bring your BFF along, too:
And we stopped by Lauren’s house to grab a few with a couple other BFFs, the four-legged kind. Abby and Jack have been Lauren’s buddies since she was just a little girl, so it wouldn’t be right to mark an important rite of passage without including them. Oh, these long-haired dachshunds, how sweet are they?! And so good to smile for the camera, too:
Lauren’s eyes are just so beautiful. Her mom remarked, “Those are the eyes I love.” while we were shooting. What a lovely thing to say. Her mom was really enjoying being with her daughter, and it was clear that Lauren was glad mom was there for this special day.
And I think we can all relate to this sweet photo, the last one we took that day. I think Lauren’s daddy is proud of his little girl, don’t you?
Lauren, you made my day by being so sweet, fun, and photogenic! Thank you so much for letting me take your senior photos. It is such a special and important time in your life. It is an honor for me to get to be a small part of it!
2013 seniors…spring is nearly full and summer is booking up fast! Visit my full website, Art From The Heart Photography, for even more examples of the type of beautiful senior photography you can expect. Also, you can expect to enjoy yourself as we make those photos you and your family have been looking forward to!