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Chester County Senior Photography | Ian

It was sometimes tough to coax a smile out of this high school senior, but his mom and I managed it a few times.:)But he definitely doesn’t need a smile to look handsome—in some of my favorite images from this session, he has a serious look on his face.

Ian has appeared on my website before—a few years ago, I worked with his whole family. Wow! All four kids have really grown since then! Their parents and I, however, haven’t aged a day!:)

As you can see, he has a truck and enjoys working on it. He’s still making decisions about where he’ll go to college, but he’s considering a landscape architecture major. Thanks for a great session, Ian—enjoy your senior year!

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chester_county_senior_photographer

Chester County Senior Photographer | E

This shoot had me traveling just a *little bit* outside of Chester County . . . it was in Minnesota! I was really excited to work with Miss E on her senior photo session. I did her sister’s senior photo session five years ago, and their family has a beautiful farm that served as a perfect backdrop for her photos.

I wish all of my clients were as organized as E—she had her locations, props (including a 4-day-old calf!), and outfits all figured out ahead of time, and she’d even made notes and a diagram! We had gorgeous light and a small entourage that included her parents, grandparents, little sister, boyfriend, and yellow lab! And I have to give a shout out to my husband who was an excellent assistant on this shoot.:)

After graduation, E plans to go to college in Wisconsin and major in agricultural business. Just a few days after the shoot, her FFA chapter won the Premier Dairy Award at the Minnesota State Fair. Congratulations, E, and have a great senior year!

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Philadelphia Area Child Photographer | N

That face! What a sweetheart, and a trooper! It was a chilly morning, but little N didn’t mind. At 17 months, he’s all about being on the go. We played in the leaves, we played in the rocks, and he hung out with his daddy. He’s a daddy’s boy, and I think the feeling is mutual—check out the joy on their faces as they look at each other. Love!

The session was primarily for N, but of course we couldn’t leave out big sister B and the rest of the family. I worked with B several times when she was just a tiny thing (newborn, six months, one year). Hasn’t she grown into a beautiful girl? She was all smiles, and I’m betting it won’t be long before those two front teeth fall out!

B family, it was so much fun to see you again, and see how your family has grown! Time goes by so fast—I’m glad we could slow down for a few hours and capture these memories for you.

philadelphia area child photographer
philadelphia area child photographer

Chester County Family Photographer | M Family

My husband and I often spend time with the M family—they’re good friends of ours—but this time, I brought my camera! We’ve known them since before Miss K was born, and we even rented a beach house with them last summer. Just ask Mr. M about the smoked Gouda grits that we ate! Okay, I guess you kinda had to be there for that one . . .:)

I just love this location—it provides so many various backdrops, and we even managed to capture some fall color. I think there were only two or three trees that were turning, and the one on the far side of the pond was a perfect complement to Miss K. We really captured some beautiful images.

But the best part of this session was after we had finished the photos and the sun had set—we went back to their house, and they fed me dinner! 😉

Chester County family photographer
Chester County family photographer

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