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Senioritis: Spring in the City

May 08, 2018 - My son was always quiet. He ran cross country and played the saxophone, and planned to do so in high school. Before fres...
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Class of 1993

February 02, 2018 - 2018 marks 25 years since I graduated from high school. There are moments that I feel “old”, but overall, I still feel y...
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Senioritis: Artistic Flare

November 13, 2017 - This senior and I met for a pre-shoot consult. We developed a plan for what we wanted to capture in the allotted time. W...
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Senioritis: Sunday Afternoon

October 31, 2017 - Sunday afternoon I got to hang out with this senior. I've photographed her before for school events, but I loved getting...
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Senioritis: Studio Style

October 17, 2017 - You know... you just never know. We had this session scheduled several weeks ago. At the time it was probably 90 outside...
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Senioritis: Summer Camp

October 12, 2017 - Possibly the greatest compliment is when a client drives 3 hours to meet me for a session. Sure, it helps to have a mutu...
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Senioritis: Quick Trip

October 11, 2017 - Not every senior session is hours long with wardrobe and make up. Sometimes we just need to snap the necessary yearbook...
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Senioritis: Taking Aim

October 02, 2017 - Normally people make jokes around me about "shooting" my subjects. I gotta tell ya, I made no such jokes with this senio...
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Senioritis: Ballin' at Dainava

August 10, 2017 - As I said in the previous blog entry, Camp Dainava is a special place. We wake up to foggy mornings on the lake and it i...
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Senioritis: Camp Dainava

August 08, 2017 - For those of you who know me personally, you know that for one week a year I return to the place of my childhood dreams.
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Senioritis: Doubled Up

July 25, 2017 - This morning's photo session included TWO seniors! First cousins graduating from the same high school saw benefit in sch...
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Senioritis: Sports

July 22, 2017 - I'm so excited to be beginning the Senioritis series with a bit more regularity now. This senior went along with the flo...
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When?

June 29, 2017 - It feels like the kids have just begun their summer vacations. Summer camps, sports clinics, movies, swim days, shifts a...
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Senioritis: Garden Guitar

June 20, 2017 - I kicked off the 2018 Senioritis season in Elmhurst, Illinois. This senior and his guitar kept me entertained in the fam...
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PROM: Three Tips for Great Pics

April 22, 2017 - If you've got kids heading off to prom this year, it's time to get your camera ready! Charge the batteries! Clear the me...
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Senioritis: Political Ambition

April 02, 2017 - I love photographing seniors. I love learning who they are and what they aspire to accomplish in their lifetime! This me...
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No Make-over Required

March 10, 2017 - Remember the glamor photo studios that popped up in the nineties? You'd show up with washed hair and they'd take it from...
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Senioritis: Ella Style

November 01, 2016 - I have felt so glad this fall when the weekend weather has been conducive to photo shoots! It makes my clients happy and...
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Senioritis: Nature Scenes

October 16, 2016 - This is this girls' second shoot. Her first session was around downtown Jackson in the summer. She mentioned then that s...
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Senioritis: Chilly Wind

October 10, 2016 - I really can't complain about the weather this "busy season." Aside from a rainy wedding day (that produced beautiful im...
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Senioritis: Sunrise

September 06, 2016 - There was something ethereal about my senior shoot this weekend. We were in a beautiful location, and my senior gave gre...
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Senioritis: Around Town

July 30, 2016 - We had a delayed start (by a week) to our photo session due to a storm that blew through J-Town. But I was glad for the...
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Senioritis: Stormy Skies

July 10, 2016 - I am guessing that this senior was my sister in a previous life. We had some great laughs during our shoot, while dodgin...
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Senioritis: Wheels

July 06, 2016 - It is that wonderful time of the year when Seniors begin their journey into their final year of high school. I was happy...
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Last Minute Senioritis

March 05, 2016 - I'm not going to lie, a last minute dose of Senioritis for the class of 2016 totally hit the spot. I was glad to put the...
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Senioritis Booster Shots

March 01, 2016 - If you've read my blog, perhaps you've picked up on my love for meeting youngsters and watching them grow. Seniors are s...
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Senioritis: Studio Style

December 28, 2015 - I was happy to get another dose of Senioritis at this quiet time of year! This senior wanted to hang out in-studio and a...
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Senioritis: Books and Views

November 02, 2015 - This senior had two things on her list: books and a view. We were able to accommodate both requests by getting roof top...
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Senioritis: Ann Arbor Explorers

September 27, 2015 - This senior came to me with a bucket list that included dinosaurs, a library and the colors of Autumn. We had fun explor...
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Senioritis: Rainless

September 18, 2015 - The weather forecast today was bleak. When my eighth grader came in for breakfast, he couldn't figure out why it was so...
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Senioritis: Golf Boy

September 16, 2015 - There is still enough light in the evenings to capture some great portraits in September! This senior and I met up and h...
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Senioritis: Camp Dainava

August 28, 2015 - It seems that having a loyalty for summer camp is a common theme for those of us who spent our youth at Camp Dainava. Th...
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Senioritis: All Grown Up

August 21, 2015 - I haven't seen this senior since she was in sixth grade. While photographing her, I could see the features in her that w...
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Senioritis: Camp Style

August 08, 2015 - Did you go to summer camp as a kid? Did you go repeatedly? For some of us, summer camp was really the best experience. I...
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Senioritis: Downtown

July 27, 2015 - This senior was quintessentially cool. I mean, he wore a sweater, jeans and boots while I was melting in the July heat....
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Senioritis: Irish Style

July 21, 2015 - I got to wander around downtown with this senior. I had mapped out a walk for us to take. The best part was, one of the...
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Senioritis: Jackson Style

July 17, 2015 - My third senior of the season is a Jackson one! It's always an honor to be asked back by a family. So, I was thrilled to...
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Senioritis: Lisle

July 09, 2015 - I remember talking to my best friend from college about taking my photography on the road this year. She said, "My mom w...
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Senioritis: College Edition

May 07, 2015 - Ah. Photographing this U of M grad was a trip down memory lane. She was my first (high school) senior. In 2010 we schedu...
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Flashback: Portrait Storytelling

May 04, 2015 - In 2012 I asked this senior if she would mind taking a few extra photos with me after her session. I knew her personally...
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Senioritis: Spring Edition

April 21, 2015 - Senioritis strikes again, this time in the spring! This senior was too busy last fall to pose for photos. I was happy to...
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Senioritis: Playing Ball

October 21, 2014 - This senior is the younger sibling of another senior I shot a couple of years ago. It was a delicate balance between wan...
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Senioritis: Home Court Advantage

October 20, 2014 - When a senior chooses to be photographed at home, there is a certain comfort that can't otherwise be duplicated. This se...
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Senioritis: Ann Arbor

October 17, 2014 - While visiting an area college, this senior had her portraits taken along the way. We met in downtown Ann Arbor as a cen...
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Senioritis: Camp

October 06, 2014 - While volunteering at Camp Dainava in July, I was approached by this fellow who concluded he needed his senior portraits...
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Senioritis: All Over Town

September 30, 2014 - For this senior, we zipped about to three locations and got everything checked off the wish list. Except a fountain. Bec...
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Senioritis: Downtown and Soccer

September 29, 2014 - This past weekend I got the chance to meet this lovely chap. We wandered about downtown Jackson, and then zipped over to...
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Senioritis: Crystal Ball

September 01, 2014 - I dig meeting seniors. They are on the brink of an incredible year, and are really figuring out who they are. Meeting th...
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Senioririts: Downtown Jackson

August 18, 2014 - To pay tribute to his dad who works in the City Building, we stayed close to the studio for these senior photos! He pull...
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Senioritis: Twice as Fun

August 16, 2014 - I got another double dose of Seniorirtis last week- and I am not complaining! These young ladies were great sports and p...
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Senioritis: Westward Bound

August 07, 2014 - Sometimes these kids get notions in their heads to go far away from home after graduation. And parents aren't always as...
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Senioritis: Double Dose

July 31, 2014 - I recently got a double dose of Senioritis! TWINS! Between strong winds and rain clouds, we took the opportunity to snap...
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Senioritis Begins

June 30, 2014 - I don't need any medication for this affliction! Senioritis has got me again this year!:) I so love photographing young...
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Graduation Day

May 23, 2014 - This past year, my senior rep at J-High helped spread the word about me. Tonight he graduates as a J-High Valedictorian!...
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Owosso

May 20, 2014 - I often show up to a shoot not having seen the location, whether in someone's home or being invited to a different town...
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Prom

May 11, 2014 - Finally, a fabulous night for a prom!! For the first time in my experience, it was a beautiful night for prom photos! Ho...
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Senioritis: Baby, It's Cold Outside

November 23, 2013 - Just when I thought all the seniors were hibernating for the winter, I got one more call. We met up at the beautiful Jac...
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Senioritis: Waiting for Fall

October 13, 2013 - Saturday i met another of Jackson's seniors. She chose to have her photographs taken on the property where she grew up....
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Senioritis: Ella Sharp Park BFF #2

September 09, 2013 - This past weekend i had double the pleasure of getting to photograph two besties at once! It really worked out great, be...
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Senioritis: Ella Sharp Park BFF #1

September 09, 2013 - This past weekend i had double the pleasure of getting to photograph two besties at once! It really worked out great, be...
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Senioritis: No Pictures, Please

August 25, 2013 - Typically when i wrap a shoot, my subjects offer up, "that was fun, actually." That's my goal. i try to make photo makin...
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Senioritis: This Used to be My Playground

August 25, 2013 - Saturday i met up with this senior and after a few photos on campus, we headed to Loomis Park. i didn't know ahead of ti...
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Senioritis: Arts/Armory

August 24, 2013 - If you hire me for your senior portraits, i will give you advice on your future major or career choice for free. Just as...
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Active, Funny Kids

August 10, 2013 - i love it when kids are funny, and the adults around them pick up on this. This morning's generational shoot had mom and...
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Senioritis: Tennis Courts and TV

July 26, 2013 - This evening's shoot with was a hoot with this creative senior. He brought props and wardrobe and we had ourselves a gre...
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Senior Rep: Connor, Jackson High

May 29, 2013 - Hey Juniors! Meet Connor. If you aren't sure who to hire for your senior portraits, ask Connor what he thinks of LAF Lin...
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