Thursday, May 5, 2011

Olivia~~Senior Photoshoot

My oldest sister, Olivia, is a senior in homeschooled high school this year. We decided to forgo any expensive professional shoots and go with little ol' me, photographer-in-training. I always need extra practice anyways, so this was fun! And, despite my lack of pro-ness, I think they turned out rather well!


We went to the city to take these photos in a pretty park. Don't know why. Just did! It was sun-shiney, and we had to wait for the clouds to cover the sun to get some good lighting. The most horrible time for taking pictures is 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m...when the sun is high in the sky. Yes, that's when we went.


But, we made do. :o)


One of my faves~~there's just something about little teensy-weensy daisies that I luuuv. And I'm a sucker for downwards shots. Check out the cute widdle guy in her hand, too..<3

..No, the camera wasn't tilted--she is on a hill. Yeah..just so's ya weren't blaming me. ;{)



..Did a yellow tint called "cross process" on this photo. I love that effect! Doesn't it make everything look super vintage-ish and awesome?


Birch trees always make good props. :)

Our friend Rachael came over to our house later and took a few shots.




..Love how the sun turned out in this one!

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Which one, in your opinion, is ranked "best?" Though I must say Liv never takes a bad photo. ;)

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All photos are copyright 2011 Lucia M. Do not use without permission.

25 comments:

  1. Awesome! You're a great photographer!

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  2. You take beautiful pictures!! Of course, you had a lovely model, haha ;D But I paid for my senior pictures, and these are much better than mine, so you go girl!! :D

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  3. Oh, and my favorite is a tie between the third and sixth pictures! :)

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  4. These are lovely, Miss Lucia! I'd have to say that my two favorites are numbers six and nine.
    Congratulations, Olivia, on graduating this year!

    Many Blessings,
    Jenna

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  5. I like the one in the tall grass and the 'vintage' one.
    All of them are lovely! Can you come take my pictures?!?! I live in Montana, not too far to drive is it? *GRIN*
    Natasha
    A Modest Fashion Blog:
    www.natashaatkerson.blogspot.com

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  6. I wish you lived closer to me...then I'd employ you!

    A photographer, despite how much she wishes, never can take a half decent photo of herself.

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  7. Congrats to your sister on graduating! What an exciting time for her! =D

    You take such beautiful pictures, Lucia. =) I really like the first one, the one with her holding the daisy, and the shot of her looking up with her skirt all stretched out on the grass.

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  8. You're an awesome photographer! I like the 3rd and 9th ones. I love her skirt in the second half!

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  9. They all look so gorgeous! Your sister is really pretty and your a great photographer! :)

    My favorites are #'s 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10.

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  10. How funny! My best friend and her sister are graduating this year and my Pastor's wife requested me to take both of their Senior photos! lol!

    Love them all!:D
    Lots of Love,
    Grace

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  11. Oh, I love them! She is a beautiful model and I think they look much nicer than the ones done in a studio and then edited to make the subject look too perfect-looking to be real which makes the seniors not really look as they do in real life. You are a wonderful photographer, Lucia! I do wish I had your talent.

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  12. my favorite is the second one Rachel took...be careful of what's in your background - the second one you took is cute, but her foot is coming out of her head.

    The colors are fantastic and I love the creative angles you used!

    adelyn
    noble1ofgod@gmail.com
    www.randomnessfromtheaddiecorner.blogspot.com

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  13. Great job, Lucia! I really like all of them - can't choose my favorite. :)

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  14. Blooming hearts for homeMay 6, 2011 at 12:34 PM

    My favorite was the edith one

    ~Carlyann~

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  15. #9 is gorgeous! You and your sister are so beautiful!

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  16. Oh I love them! They're beautiful! You're a great Photographer. :) God Bless!

    -Rachel Lynn

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  17. These are beautiful, Lucia! You have an eye for a good photo.

    I would have to say the first shot is my favorite. The angle and the composition is lovely.

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  18. I think you did an excellent job! My personal fav's were the 1st,
    3rd 6th and last. :) Keep it up!

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  19. Your sister is so pretty! I like the 4th one, shes like thinking of something, preoccupied, unaware of anything but the flower she's holding..
    great shots btw. ((:

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  20. Personally, I like the fourth one the best.....but it probably wouldn't be the best senior pic since the subject's eyes are hidden. So I think that the sixth one makes a perfect graduation pic.

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  21. I like photos 4,5 and 6. :)

    ~Johanna

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  22. I LOVE these pictures! You are really talented in photography. =)

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  23. Those turned out really nice! Good job, sweetie.

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  24. Lucia,

    They are all so pretty! I don't know which is my favorite! :)

    Which one did your sister pick?

    My mother took my senior pictures last year for me-- they turned out great and she's not a photographer! :)

    ~Shiloh

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