Category Archives: Senior Portraits

Over the Top Senior Portrait

Some times ya gotta go all out. That’s what I do, when I find out a senior is into sports. There’s a lighting setup for sports photography that has been developed by commercial photographers who shoot for ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Nike, etc. that makes an athlete look awesome. They come across strong, confident, forceful, larger […]

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Labor of Love

Portrait photography can feel like a balancing act, between on the one hand creating a wide variety of images quickly and efficiently, and on the other hand, coming up with that custom, exquisitely crafted portrait that emerges only as much time is expended. As it turns out, photographers end up doing both, since fast paced […]

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Classic Senior Boy’s Portrait

I love senior portraits. I pull out all the stops and create portraits that stand the test of time. Whether it’s a boy or a girl, I enjoy the process immensely. But, I admit—I have a special place in my heart for portraits of senior boys. This is because, in contrast to senior girls, few […]

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Classic Claremore Senior

Jessie is a senior in the class of 2014, and I was pleased to create her portraits in my Claremore studio in the Belvidere Mansion. Jessie is cheerful and photogenic, and we made a lot of terrific portraits. When I write these blog posts, I prefer to include only one photograph, one that represents my […]

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Madison at the Belvidere

I sure enjoy my studio space in the Belvidere Mansion here in Claremore, I have a lot of fun using all of the Victorian wallpaper, rugs, and furniture as backdrops, as well as taking advantage of the the massive windows for gorgeous light. One day recently, as a way of exploring some of the many […]

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