Amy | {Bellarmine Prep School Senior-Class of 2017}

tacoma-senior-photos0001This is Amy!  She is a senior at Bellarmine Prep School and will be graduating with the Class of 2017!tacoma-senior-photos0002She has the sweetest personality and the smile to match it.tacoma-senior-photos0003Look at her lashes!
tacoma-senior-photos0004We had a beautiful night for her session down on Ruston Way at the Chinese Reconciliation Park and the dock.  I miss these sunny nights!tacoma-senior-photos0005When Amy isn’t at school working towards her grades, she works in her parents shop and also does a lot of volunteer work at a local food bank.tacoma-senior-photos0006She is planning on staying local so she can stay near her family as she works through college and hopes to major in something in the medical field!tacoma-senior-photos0007Amy’s mom and dad came along for her session and brought me a loaf of some amazingly tasty zucchini bread! I was told it was her mom’s famous recipe!  I felt pretty honored to get to try it!
tacoma-senior-photos0008Look at her beautiful brown eyes!tacoma-senior-photos0009Amy was up for anything…which makes it so fun for me!
tacoma-senior-photos0010tacoma-senior-photos0011Look at that light!tacoma-senior-photos0012We changed into her last outfit and headed to the dock as the sun was setting…tacoma-senior-photos0013Beautiful!tacoma-senior-photos0014tacoma-senior-photos0015I feel like you can see how genuine she is in her smile!
tacoma-senior-photos0016Gorgeous!tacoma-senior-photos0017tacoma-senior-photos0018I really do enjoy each of my senior sessions…It is so fun to get to know these young people who are on the verge of such amazing change in their lives!
tacoma-senior-photos0019Amy…thanks so much for having a fun evening with me!  It was an honor!tacoma-senior-photos0020


Grace | {Bellarmine Prep School Senior-Class of 2017}

tacoma-senior-photos0001Grace-Bellarmine Prep School Senior-Class of 2017tacoma-senior-photos0002This beautiful girl was such a joy to photograph.  Her smile is genuine and her conversation comes easy.tacoma-senior-photos0003So pretty!tacoma-senior-photos0004We started out her session with her whole family because he dad had to head out….What a beautiful family and a sweet memory since her dad has since been deployed again…so, I am so glad we were able to squeeze in a few family memories!tacoma-senior-photos0005tacoma-senior-photos0006We also had Max along for short minute…he was featured on the blog a few just a couple posts ago…and it’s actually how I met Grace.  She came along for his session and then booked hers the next day!  They are both such fun people!tacoma-senior-photos0007We had a perfect day for her session…warm and a little bit breezy with some yummy light!tacoma-senior-photos0008And, she is a natural!tacoma-senior-photos0009She didn’t seem nervous at all!tacoma-senior-photos0010She had several outfit choices for me to look at and in the end….we used them all cause they were all so cute!tacoma-senior-photos0011tacoma-senior-photos0012Look at that smile!tacoma-senior-photos0013Her little sister came along, and like any little sister, borrowed some clothes so that we could capture them together!  So different and yet both so beautiful!tacoma-senior-photos0014Sisters!tacoma-senior-photos0015And, of course there was no way we weren’t going to get mom in there for a couple of shots!  tacoma-senior-photos0016All the girls!  tacoma-senior-photos0017As the light was started to get lower and warmer we put on her last outfit and danced around in the field for a bit!tacoma-senior-photos0018tacoma-senior-photos0019Love!tacoma-senior-photos0020One of my favorites!tacoma-senior-photos0021The long summer nights….tacoma-senior-photos0022tacoma-senior-photos0023Grace!  It was such a pleasure to photograph you!  Thanks for sharing your evening and a little bit of your life with me!  Have a wonderful senior year!tacoma-senior-photos0024


Olivia | {Wilson High School Senior-Class of 2017}

tacoma-senior-photos0001Olivia-Wilson High School Senior-Class of 2017tacoma-senior-photos0002We had a little bit of a chill to our senior session with Olivia.  It was the first little inkling that fall was just around the corner!  It’s my favorite mash up of seasons!  I love the last days of summer but also anticipate the sweater days of fall when the trees all paint beautiful pictures for us daily!  tacoma-senior-photos0003This girl has character for days!  It’s so evident that she lives her life with JOY!tacoma-senior-photos0004And, she’s just just beautiful, too!tacoma-senior-photos0005I love it when my seniors bring along the important people in their lives.  Olivia’s moms came all ready for jumping in some shots and it was so fun!tacoma-senior-photos0006Can’t you just see her character?tacoma-senior-photos0007Because it was a tad bit chilly, we had the glass bridge almost all to our selves!  A rarity!tacoma-senior-photos0008tacoma-senior-photos0009Even though she is a super smiley girl, we did have some serious moments to capture!  You can’t be smiley all day every day!tacoma-senior-photos0010We also convinced her to let her hair down for a few….she has beautiful hair!tacoma-senior-photos0011tacoma-senior-photos0012That smile!tacoma-senior-photos0013tacoma-senior-photos0014The sun peeked out at the end ….perfect!tacoma-senior-photos0015tacoma-senior-photos0016A few more with her beautiful moms!tacoma-senior-photos0017But, that wasn’t the only special people who came along…tacoma-senior-photos0018…she had her two besties there as well!  They were all so fun to photograph….tons of laughing!tacoma-senior-photos0019Cute!tacoma-senior-photos0020tacoma-senior-photos0021Olivia!  You are such a joy to be around!  Thanks for hanging out with me for the afternoon!  Congrats on your senior year!tacoma-senior-photos0022

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