This bright ray of sunshine is Morgan and she is a Senior in the Class of 2022 at Louisville High School. We held her September senior portrait session at Quail Hollow and that was the perfect location for the style of portraits that we intended to create. As we were going over Morgan's outfit options and choreographing our session for the evening, I knew that it was all going to come together beautifully. Her gorgeous complexion, hair and eyes were so much fun to capture.
Morgan's second outfit is so perfect for this field setting. I often like to create contrast with the outfits, but in this situation, I wanted her stunning hair and eyes to pop, so I went for a color harmony with the yellows. She looks like she belongs in this glorious environment and we just got lucky enough to catch a glimpse of her.
Sometimes it is just the perfect head tilt with an expression to match that creates the most endearing portraits. I think that the tranquility of this place works for Morgan so well because she is such a fan of the beach. She says that if she could spend all of her time on the beach, she definitely would. It is one of her favorite places because its is so peaceful. Well, this isn't exactly the beach, but has the same serene vibe.
I knew that Morgan was interested in a "middle-of-the-road" shot, and I also knew that there is a very small window of opportunity when you can catch the sun at the perfect angle for this lovely backlighting to happen. So, we executed a quick outfit change and made it happen. Much appreciation to Mindi for being on traffic watch. (Note that this is actually a driveway.)
Morgan knows that when she leaves high school, she is going to miss being able to see all of her friends as much as she does now. However, she will be glad to not have to take classes that she doesn't necessarily want to take since her college classes will be centered around her major. She plans to attend Youngstown State to major in criminal justice and minor in psychology.
"Laura made it seem so personable. She made the whole experience exciting. With the many compliments she gave and how she was so excited to move on the next spot to take more pictures and how we were always laughing about something. It made the whole session fun. I liked that there were so many pictures you can take in one setting or outfit. I also liked how you can get the perfect shot with the sun behind you makes it so pretty. I would advise others to be prepared to not be able to pick a favorite picture afterwards because they will all be your favorite."
Morgan, I had so much fun with you! I just love your commitment to family and band. You and your portraits make me smile. I am very excited for your future and I will be happily cheering for you every step of the way.