California Dreamin’

Over the years, I’ve had many high school seniors reach out to me from all over the country. They wanted to come to California to get photos that would stand out from their fellow classmate’ senior portraits. Here are a few of my favorite “Destination Southern California” sessions:

Robyn from Idaho dreamed of a beach shoot. I picked the beautiful Laguna Beach (known as the American Rivera) for our location, on the beach and downtown.High School Girl in White DressGirl relaxing at the beachTeenager in pink Sara from Kansas also wanted the Pacific Coast for her backdrop. South Laguna has a lovely secluded beach and Sara was thrilled with the location I picked.Teen girl at the beachTeen walking on the beachBeautiful smileSome seniors do not pick the beach for their portraits. Madison from Mississippi wanted a more Bohemian/Urban vibe for her photos.  What immediately came to my mind was the LAB “anti-mall” in Costa Mesa; It has some great backdrops that were perfect for Madison. Boho TeenBoho Teen GirlUrban Teen Girl Another Madison from a different state (North Carolina) has a passion for cupcakes and wanted to have them represented in her photos. After some scouting around, I thought that Casey’s Cupcakes at the Irvine Spectrum had the right recipe for success.  The store is visually beautiful with chandeliers and a girly pink palette – a perfect location for Madison’s portraits!  CupcakescupcakesCute Teen

One of the mothers wrote this review talking about their experience: “Kathryn is incredible! We had her take beach photos of our daughter for her senior year when we were visiting from Kansas. Her experience definitely shows – she knew exactly where and how to photograph our daughter to get the absolute best images…I am so thankful to have found her! Now we have gorgeous photos! Additionally, I want to mention Kathryn’s expert customer service and timeliness. She is a consummate professional. I highly recommend her!”

If you plan to visit Southern California, please let me plan the perfect photo session for you while you are here; you won’t regret it.

Madison – Class of 2014 – Senior Photography

Madison was visiting from North Carolina. My third out of state senior this year. She picked two locations for her shoot. Madison loves cupcakes and Casey’s Cupcakes adorable!!! Perfect venue with fun pink decor and chandeliers. A huge thank you to Casey’s Cupcakes for letting us shoot there.

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Madison wore the perfect dress for Casey’s Cupcakes. ADSC_7968 Logo FacebookADSC_8032 LogoADSC_8015 LogoADSC_8025 Logo FacebookI love shooting through a window.ADSC_7982 LogoThe other venue was the Mission in San Juan Capistrano as Madison’s Mother wanted a historical venue.024 Logo022 LogoADSC_7835 LogoADSC_7820 Logo FacebookADSC_7848 logo facebookADSC_7866 LogoADSC_7945 Facebook LogoADSC_7912 Facebook Logo