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Summer Senior

Kaitlyn - City high class of 2019

Because summer still seems far away (this rain and chilly weather can just stop now) I would like to feature Kaitlyn’s summer session from last year. I still have a few available summer dates for the class of 2020 and really want the weather to come around so I’m throwing out all the summer vibes today! Kaitlyn’s Luxe Senior Session started off at Lavish Beauty in Coralville with hair styling by Rhiannon. Then Lindsey Michelle MUA met us there to do air brush makeup. Her first outfit was her most formal, a classic black romper with light blue heels at the Voxman Music Building on the U of I campus.

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After that we picked a simpler outfit and headed to the top of one of my favorite parking garages in IC. If you’ve been following me on Instgram for a while you know how much I LOVE shooting at parking ramps.

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Kaitlyn loves bubble tea so we stopped and grabbed one on out way to some funky yellow chairs downtown. It was a fun pop of color to match her casual outfit.

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Iowa City recently had some new murals commissioned and they are SO much fun to work with. A perfect spot for Kaitlyn to hang out and walk around with her friends.

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The next look was a little more comfy/cozy and we wanted to get some greenery in for her session. Ivy walls are so great to work with and paired with her mustard yellow sweater was perfect!

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From there we headed out to a beach to get the perfect summer look with the water. If you are looking for a summer session don’t wait to contact me! I only have a few spots left and would love to be YOUR senior portrait artist. Drop me line in the contact session and I’ll send you a copy of the Senior Magazine with all the deets! Check out some of Kaitlyn’s custom at the end of this post!

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Senior Feature

Katie - Iowa City West High class of 2019

Katie chose the PERFECT time of year to have her Luxe senior portrait session; mid October can have some of the best weather and all the leaves have started changing. Not to mention that sun sets a bit earlier giving us the perfect timing to get the most amazing golden sunlit images for the grand finale. After hair and makeup at Zen Salon and Spa by Frankie we started out with some subtle Iowa Hawkeye vibes.

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After that we got a little more edgy with a off-the-shoulder top, army green pants and heels. We ventured down a grungy ally and found some bright red chairs downtown Iowa City.

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Sometimes less is more, so we looked for a simple urban spot to go with her all black outfit with pink heels.

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Next we wanted to look for a more modern location to go with her romper and cardigan outfit so we headed to a new hotel close to downtown. Since the Luxe session comes with 6 outfits that means we drive to a few different areas of town to achieve a variety of looks and feels for each outfit.

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And of course I had to take Katie to a parking garage. They are my favorite places to photograph and the blue tones compliment each other perfectly!

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And lastly we ended up in a field of super tall grass and trees while the sun was going down casting a beautiful golden light on the whole area. We saved Katie’s favorite outfit for this spot and it was EPIC!

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Katie - Thanks for an amazing senior session. You killed it and got some truly beautiful images. I can’t wait to see where you go in life. Good luck and congrats on graduation!

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