The next senior up on the blog comes all the way from California! She was going to be in town for a volleyball tournament, so she and her mom wanted to do her senior photos down here! I absolutely love it when people come to me and make their shoot part of their trip. But what made this one even more special, was her mom is a photographer herself! Shockingly enough, photographer’s kids (no matter what age) don’t always enjoy photo shoots ;). Probably because they have had a camera in their faces since they were babies! But her mom wanted her to have a great senior photo experience, so she went looking for a Florida photographer. I was truly honored that she chose me!
We had a fantastic time on our shoot (despite a major case of jet lag). They wanted to shoot downtown Orlando, so we were there bright and early. I don’t think any of us were thinking of the time difference when we set the date for the shoot. When I met them at 8am, it was more like 5am for them. And that was just our meeting time. She had a make up artist at the hotel beforehand, so she was exhausted! You wouldn’t be able to tell from looking at her photos. She looked so beautiful! And boy, could she pull off the serious face!
Here are a few sneak peeks from our shoot:
Happy new year! I hope everyone had a very happy holiday. I have another great senior sneak peek to start our year off right! This is of Faith, one of my 2019 senior models. As you know if you have been following me, this year I changed things up from reps to models! Which basically means, I don’t have to have an application process and choose reps anymore (yay!!). Anyone who wants to be a part of my model experience is welcome! There were different levels of models, and those levels included different amounts of shoots during the school year. Everyone got their main shoot during the summer before senior year started, and then either 1 or 2 bonus shoots to happen during the school year! For Faith’s bonus shoots, she chose Disney World and then this night shoot downtown. It has been so much fun getting to know her throughout this year. She is a fantastic girl, and we have gotten so many beautiful photos of her this year! But this isn’t her final shoot. She will have one more mini shoot when her cap/gown come in before graduation. For next school year, I will be having a tweaked version of this new model program! There will be some changes next year for all of my clients and offerings (which will be worked out and announced in the next month or so, no worries!). So if you are in the class of 2020, keep me in mind, and follow me (I’m jpsearcy on all social media), so you get the details when they are released!
But for now, how about take a sneak peek at the super sweet Faith?! We went around downtown Orlando in the early evening to have a shoot with some nighttime city lights!
The next senior up for the class of 2019 is Megan! She is so sweet, and beautiful, and we had such a great time. Megan wanted to pick a location that I don’t go to very often. She wanted to go downtown Orlando for her shoot! Happy to do it! I’ve got some favorite little spots to go when photographing downtown (all safe spots to go!). We started bright and early, so we wouldn’t get too hot (I always like to start early in the summer). And she brought her mom along to be her assistant ;). Personally, I love it when the moms come with. It is just as fun for mom to be there and watch, as it is for the senior actually having her shoot! (As long as they get along and don’t make each other crazy!). If mom isn’t able to come, I encourage my seniors to bring a sister or a friend with them. Makes them more relaxed and more comfortable in front of the camera.
Here are a few sneak peeks from Megan’s downtown session:
Time for my family (and most photographed) family! I really look forward to these shoots. Since I have been photographing both of the kiddos since they were born, it is so nice to catch up with them and watch them grow. They are such great kids, with huge personalities! We went to a location that I haven’t been to in a while, and I have to say, I was really loving it!
Here are a few sneak peeks from their shoot:
Can you believe it is almost time for the class of 2018?! I have officially started photographing my new reps, and I look forward to sharing lots of photos of my fabulous team with everyone. Next rep up is Taylor. I had such a great time meeting and getting to know her better. The two locations she chose were Downtown Orlando and Kraft Azalea. If you know Taylor, and want to have gorgeous photos like hers, talk to her about it! Talk to her about what shoots with me are like, and how to book your own shoot!
Here are a couple of sneak peeks from each of her two locations:
Next senior up on the blog is Maddie! We (Maddie, her brother, and her parents) all had such a good day together. She and her brother were both having their senior photos taken, and both were having a deluxe (two location) session. So we got to spend a lot of time together! (I have a sneaking suspicion that it was her idea for two locations, and not her brother’s 😉 ) But I’m so glad she was able to convince him! We started off the morning at Rollins, and then met back up in the evening downtown for some night photos at Church Street. They were both great kids and I enjoyed getting the chance to know and photograph them.
Here are Maddie’s sneak peeks from both locations:
Next senior up on the blog is Jordan! We (Jordan, his sister, and his parents) all had such a good day together. He and his sister were both having their senior photos taken, and both were having a deluxe (two location) session. So we got to spend a lot of time together! We started off the morning at Rollins, and then met back up in the evening downtown for some night photos at Church Street. They were both great kids and I enjoyed getting the chance to know and photograph them.
Here are Jordan’s sneak peeks from both locations:
Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Kelsey! Kelsey picked a location that I rarely get requested. Downtown at Lake Eola! We had a great time, no matter how hot it was out that morning 😉 (And on a total side note) it was so very touching to see the memorials and tributes set up all around the lake from the vigil held there a few nights before ♡
Here are a few sneak peeks from our session:
Next year’s reps have started their shoots! And I’m so excited! Excited to be finally getting them in front of my camera, and excited to share them with you.
Next rep up is Celina from Oviedo High School! The two locations that she chose for her shoot was Lake Eola and Rollins. I haven’t had a senior session at Lake Eola in years, so I was excited at the opportunity to explore the area with Celina. And then we went back to Rollins, my most popular location. We had such a good time at both places, and got lots of beautiful photos of a beautiful girl.
Here are a few sneak peeks from both locations:
I had such a great time meeting Alisa and her mom for her deluxe senior shoot. She is such a sweet girl, and was a pleasure to photograph. Deluxe sessions are two locations. And what Alisa chose for her locations were as different as day and night (literally!). We did our first half at downtown Orlando for a night shoot, and then a few hours later, we were out at the beach for sunrise! This was a great idea, because she will have such a diverse look in her photos.
Here are a couple of sneak peeks from each of the locations: