Senior Books – senior portrait photographer, Salisbury MD

We live in a digital age and most high school seniors have tons of photos on their phones and handheld devices.  Unfortunately, many of those photos don’t make it past the digital realm into something tangible that can be held and appreciated, they often stay on tiny screens.  We believe that photographs and especially senior portraits carry enormous weight and can remind us of a unique and special time in our lives.  When you hold a professional portrait in your hands or hang one on your wall you are freezing a moment in time and reliving that moment every time you enjoy that tangible portrait.

Our senior books are one such item that we carry in our studio for our portrait clients.  The books are a great place to show about 40 images from their senior portrait session in a format that they can enjoy for years to come.  Each of our books is custom designed by our studio and then printed by one of the best labs in the photography industry, WHCC.  The books come in two sizes 5X7 and 8X12.  They have customized photo hard covers.  The pages inside lay flat when opened, so that the page is one continuous image with a small gap in the middle.  With our 8X12 books the impact of seeing a beautiful image that large is often breathtaking.  Most of our seniors order a book as part of their senior order and we take great pride in creating these one of a kind works of art.  We recently finished laying out and printing Teagan’s book from her portrait session this past summer and I must say this book is killer.  She is a true beauty and the book shows that, but it will remain a keepsake for her and her family to cherish for years to come.

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Kathryn – studio portraits

 

 

I got to spend a few minutes with one of my senior models in the studio the other day.  She needed a portrait to use for an upcoming dance competition and class.  We kept things simple and created these images for her during her session.  I am so excited to work with this senior this year.  Thanks Kathryn for coming by the studio to capture these.Collage 1

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Class of 2016 Senior Models – Portraits in the Snow -Salisbury Senior Portraits

We got dumped on by the snow recently, which means SEVERAL days off of school! So I gathered up a few of my Senior Models for the Class of 2016 and headed out to Pemberton Park for a session in the snow. It was the first time photographing these girls and after this session I am so excited about working with them this year! Each and everyone of one these girls is beautiful inside and out and I hope you get a glimpse of that in these images.  My partner Amanda helped a ton with this shoot and together we captured some lovely images of these girls.  We had so much fun and I look forward to the year ahead!  Take a look at a few of our favorite images from this session and leave a comment for our senior models.

 I am now booking senior sessions for the Class of 2016; don’t wait, as my schedule fills up quickly and I only shoot a limited number of sessions during the year.  Enjoy the favorites from our session in the snow! Thanks, ladies for braving the cold!

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Nicole, Rachel, Cassidy, Taylor, Regan, Leah, Ally, and Allie: Class of 2016

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Yes….we had a blast doing this session.

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Regan looking absolutely stunning in the snow.

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Smiling or serious Rachel is beautiful.

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Doesn’t get much cuter than this.

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Taylor and her wonderful curls!

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Leah…simply gorgeous!

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Great afternoon with great friends.

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Cassidy…beautiful in purple.

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Allie and those amazing eyes.

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Ally and her lovely curls and smile.

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Ready, set, go……

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What a take down in the snow: Regan 1, Taylor 0!!

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Behind the scenes during the session.

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WOW!!

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Hot cocoa and snow angels….ah winter!

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A great time was had by all! These girl couldn’t wait to have a snow fight!

 

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Nick’s Senior Portraits – sneak peeks – Salisbury, MD senior portrait photographer

I had the pleasure of meeting Nick on a much warmer day this fall and got to capture his senior portraits.  Baseball is one of Nick’s passions so we made a stop at the PHS baseball field to capture a few before heading to a local park for some other casual pics.  We had a blast hanging out and getting to know each other.  There happens to be less than 50 days until baseball season kicks off and I am sure that Nick and the entire PHS team is excited to dominate on the field this year.  They have an amazing team for 2015 that Nick is a part of.  Thanks for having me capture your portraits Nick.  Enjoy the rest of your senior year and best wishes for your spring season and as you go off to college in the fall.  Enjoy the sneak peeks.

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Jakob and Megan – Winter Engagement

 

 

The first day of winter was extremely cold, but we still had fun heading out to Tyaskin to squeeze in some engagement portraits just before the holidays. Spending time with a fantastic couple like Jake and Megan is our favorite way to close out 2014! Enjoy this peek into the fun we had, and we look forward to capturing their big day in June of this year!

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Sherry’s Sneak Peeks – Salisbury, MD senior portrait photographer

Meet Sherry…she is a beautiful senior at WiHi in the Class of 2015.  We met up the other day for her senior portraits in downtown Salisbury and then headed out to Pemberton Park.  The light was gorgeous for her session, a bit windy, but we captured some beautiful images of this amazing girl.  Enjoy the sneak peeks!

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Kyleigh’s Sneak Peeks – Salisbury, MD senior portrait photographer

Meet Kyleigh…she is a senior in the Class of 2015 from Parkside High School….go Rams!  She was also the goalie for the field hockey team and if you scored on her this year, then you are one of the lucky few to have done so.  A few years back I was able to capture her brothers senior portraits and now it was Kyleigh’s turn.  We headed out to Pemberton Park for a few fall portraits, then ended the evening at the hockey field.  She was such a joy to photograph and Dad was awesome at holding reflectors and helping me create some beautiful portraits of his lovely daughter.  Thanks Beaver family for having me capture your important moments again.  I wish Kyleigh the best as she finishes her senior year and goes off to college in the fall.  Enjoy the sneak peeks!

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Dani’s sneak peeks – Salisbury, MD senior portrait photographer

I got to meet this lovely young lady the other week when we did her senior portraits.  She is a senior in the Class of 2015 at WiHi.  We had a beautiful fall day at Pemberton Park to capture these.  I love the colors this time of year and the park didn’t disappoint with the changing of the leaves.  Such a fun day!  Enjoy the sneak peeks.

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Lauren + Kenny – a Chickberry Farms Wedding 2014

Years ago I had photographed the wedding of Zach and Melinda, who’s family owns the property where the lovely, rustic, country wedding of Kenny and Lauren took place.  They had another venue booked, but the original place fell through so they ended up getting to have their wedding at Chickberry Farms in DE.

It was a great combination of amazing people, relaxed atmosphere, and some wonderful surprises that lead to a beautiful and fun wedding day.  Tiffany and I were excited to share in the day with them and to capture many special moments for these wonderful clients.

Lauren and Kenny – thank you for your trust in us and for allowing us the opportunity to be with you on this most important day of your lives.  It was a wonderful day and we loved every minute of it.  We enjoyed meeting your friends and family and the flash mob dance at your reception.  We are so happy for your new lives together and your new family.  Congrats and we hope that your marriage will be a wonderful journey.  Enjoy the sneak peeks!   We hope that they remind you of your amazing day.

Sincerely-James and Tiffany

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Whew…now that’s a lot of boots…

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Lauren getting ready and looking beautiful in her gown.

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Beautiful brides maids…so much fun getting to be with these girls and share in this day with them.

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Scrunchy nose…but oh so cute!!

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The fellas looking handsome before the ceremony.

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The three most important men in Lauren’s life.

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What a cool place to tie the knot!

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Kenny’s first glimpse of Lauren and a little glance from Lauren during the ceremony.

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Lauren and her new son embracing after her proposal to him during the ceremony, such a great moment.

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We did it!

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They look so cute together don’t they?

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Fun bridal party!

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Some of the details that Lauren spent a lot of time on creating and getting just right. The atmosphere was transformed by all of the little touches and special details.

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Introducing for the first time and such a sweet first dance.

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Flash mob…which has become tradition at every West wedding.

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Parting shot of the evening. What a fantastic day!

 

 

 

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Logan + Jess – Fall Engagement – Salisbury, MD

Sunday was a perfect fall day, and we couldn’t think of a better way to spend it than with Logan and Jess for their engagement session. These two are dreamy cuteness all over! And such naturals in front of the camera, we hardly had to tell them what to do! Absolutely so looking forward to their 2015 wedding!

Take a look at these lovely sneak peeks; we hope you enjoy them as much as we do.   -Amanda + James

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