Almost two years ago, I made the decision to specialize in newborns and families. I kind of needed a little bit of focus. Different kinds of photography require a different skill set and a different business model. It’s a lot of extra work to do multiple kinds of photography. And, since I am a part-time photographer, I needed that simplicity and focus of specializing. But everyone once in a while I like to do other kinds of sessions. I thoroughly enjoyed this senior session. We started off at the studio, and ended up on a farm. The basic portrait pictures are always a given, but then you have pictures that truly reveal something about them.
If you follow me, you know that my passion is photographing newborns and families. Even though I enjoy many types of photography, I like focusing on one type of photography for business purposes. It allows me to excel in that area and it is the type of photography that I most enjoy from start to finish. The basics of photography are there for all types, but every type of photography has little tricks of the trade from the act of taking the pictures to editing the pictures. There is even specific marketing for different types of photography. If I had to pick my next favorite type of photography, it would be seniors. I don’t market to seniors, but I would never say no to a senior session (especially for one of my friend’s children.) Here are some pictures from my last senior session that I did in the midst of all the family sessions in the beautiful month of October . . . the colors and lighting were perfect.
This young lady was such a pleasure to photograph. We did the pictures bright and early at Nixon Park. The weather was absolutely perfect. A little humid, but since it was so early you couldn’t really be bothered by it. The sunlight was awesome. I think that most seniors think I am interrogating them, because I love to hear about their plans for their senior year and future plans.