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Posted on Oct 24, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Cassidy!  I had such a great time meeting her and her mom for her senior shoot out at Kraft Azalea in Winter Park.  Cassidy is such a natural beauty, I loved having her in front of my lens.  She told me she loves photography as well.  Now I know, photographers typically like being on the OTHER side of the camera, but she did so great being the subject for the day.  She relaxed and had fun, so we could get some great photos of her to help mark this milestone!

Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Oct 22, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is beautiful Lauren!  Not only is she stunning, but she is super sweet, and I had so much fun photographing her.  She and her mom decided on a deluxe (two location) session for her senior photo shoot.  She knew she wanted Rollins, but wasn’t sure about the other.  Mom wanted something with blue walls, so I thought of a location that I don’t use very often anymore (but it IS beautiful!) – Maitland Art Center.  They have that fantastic blue mosaic wall!  The reason I don’t use that one very often anymore, is because of the hours that they are open.  It is just pretty much middle of the day, which is pretty hot during the summer time.  And during the school year, they often have weddings going on during the weekends.  So logistically, it is a difficult location to schedule.  But for Lauren’s shoot, all the stars were aligned, and we were able to shoot there!

Here are a couple of sneak peeks from each of her locations:

 

Now, if you (or your senior), haven’t had your senior photos done yet, there is still time! And no, I’m not talking about the boring yearbook ones, I’m talking about going out on location and having FUN and getting gorgeous photos that you will WANT to have all over your house and to send to relatives.  Right now, the weather is cooling off a little, so it is such a nice time for a session!  Trust me, senior year goes by so quickly.  You don’t want to wait too long, and miss out on getting beautiful, fun, timeless photos taken for this important milestone in their lives.  Email me (jpsearcyphotography@gmail.com) and we can talk about you want for your shoot!

Posted on Oct 16, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Mackenzie!  We had such a fun time on our shoot at Rollins.  Yes, I shoot at Rollins often, and that is because it is such a perfect session location!  The lighting is good there, and there are some great backdrops.  Whenever someone asks for a recommendation on where to shoot, this spot is at the top of my list.  And even though it is a popular location, it feels like we have the entire location to ourselves (even when there are other shoots going on).  Enough about the location, now onto Mackenzie!  Not only is she beautiful, but she was so sweet and a lot of fun too!  She brought her mom along as her personal assistant, and mom did a great job.  Both with Mackenzie’s outfits/accessories AND with being my “guest snapchatter” for the day.  (For those who don’t follow me, add me on Snapchat, and you will see behind the scenes of each shoot).

Here are a few sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Sep 04, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is a super sweet and beautiful Sarah!  We had such a great time on our shoot at Kraft Azalea.  That location is always one of my favorites.  Nice and small park, with great light, and lots of nature!  Her mom and cousin joined the session, not only to fill the role of “guest snapchatter”, but to also be Sarah’s personal assistants.  I love it when family is able to join the senior for their shoot.  It helps the senior feel more relaxed and it is helpful to have an extra set of hands to help with the wardrobe.  I enjoyed getting to know Sarah a little better, and get her some beautiful senior photos.  She is such a fun and sweet girl!

Here are a few sneak peeks from our session:

Posted on Aug 07, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog is beautiful Hailey (wait until you see her eyes!!  Seriously stunning)!  Yet another repeat family coming back.  Love that I have so many siblings coming back to me this year!  This one was extra special, because even though they moved, they still made the trip to have me do her senior photos.  The location she chose was Rollins, a beautiful spot with lots of options.  She was so sweet and having so much fun, she found another outfit just to make the shoot just a little longer.  I would think that meant she was having a good time.

Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Aug 01, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog is beautiful Allie!  Her family is another one that I have worked with in the past, for both her big sister’s senior photos AND for family photos.  So, I already knew we would have a great session ;). Allie started off the shoot with a good attitude, but said she was just doing this for her mom.  However, after we got started, she started having fun!  And she should, because she was so photogenic, and had such a gorgeous serious face!

Here are some of her sneak peeks:

Posted on Jul 31, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog is AJ!  I had such a great time meeting and photographing him at Rollins.  I photographed his sister a few years ago, so I was excited when his mom called to set up AJ’s shoot.  (I love it when families are so happy with their experience, they come back to me!). Typically when moms book their guys for their senior session, they (the guys) want me to just get this over with as quick and painlessly as possible.  But then they realize it isn’t nearly as bad as getting their yearbook photos, and they relax and even have a little fun.  AJ was so great, and just wanted to have good photos, so I didn’t need to rush at all.

Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Jul 28, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog is the gorgeous Francesca!  We had such a great time on our shoot at Rollins and Dickson Azalea.  Those two locations give a nice variety of backgrounds for us to work with.  She was such a natural in front of the camera, makes my job easy!  She seemed to have both the smiles AND serious faces nailed (which isn’t easy to do, especially in summer heat!).

Here are some sneak peeks from our shoot:

Posted on Jul 24, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Bailey!  She is so super sweet and so smiley!  No matter where we were, or what I had her do, she had such a great big smile on her face.  I’ll take that as she was having a good time ;).

Bailey brought her mom with us to her shoot at Rollins.  She is actually the 3rd sibling in her family to come to me for her senior photos.  I love that her family was so happy with their experience, that they want to continue it for each of their kids.  And I have thoroughly enjoyed meeting and photographing each one of them.  Very nice family!  Now, on to her sneak peeks!

Posted on Jul 23, 2018
Posted in Seniors

Next senior up on the blog, is the beautiful Abby!  Abby had a deluxe (two location) session.  Since she is on the water polo team, she wanted the pool as one of her locations.  I love being able to go to different places!  The second location she chose was Casa Feliz.  This is one of my favorite places, because it was one of my very first locations that I started shooting at over 10 years ago.  The one tricky part about Casa, is that I prefer to shoot it in the afternoon.  Afternoon in the summer is tough.  Not only is it really hot out, it is also a good chance that it will be raining.  (And I have to book it in advance).  So, basically all the stars need to be aligned!  This afternoon was no exception.  It was rainy all afternoon, but we kept in touch and when it looked like there was going to be a break in the rain, we headed over.  The rain gods smiled on us, and held off for us to do our shoot.  So glad that we could have a good day to have this sweet girl’s shoot!

Here are some sneak peeks from our session: