Posts in Nature
Country setting perfect senior portrait backdrop for National FFA Winner | Jaden | Champaign, IL

Academically gifted, driven, respectful and kind kids are plentiful at Mahomet-Seymour High School and Jaden is no exception.  When planning her session for senior pictures, finding a natural, rural, country location would best suit her and I stumbled across a unique location in Champaign County a few weeks before her session that I knew was just perfect for her.  

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Fall Outdoor Senior Pictures at Allerton Park | Monticello, IL | Cassidi

This Mahomet-Seymour senior with high academic achievements (National Honor Society, Illinois State Scholar,  and academic letter) met me at Allerton Park in Monticello on a very cold November day for her fall session.  And this girl killed it!  She even had a sleeveless dress that she wore with so much confidence you'd never know it was so cold. 

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When Life Throws You a Curveball and You Find a New Normal | Family Photographer | Mahomet, IL

The first photos I had taken after my ex-husband left are powerful images for me.  They are a reminder that we survived the most difficult time in my life. 

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Fall Senior Pictures at Lake of the Woods with 4-Year Tri-athlete Letter Winner | Jack | Mahomet, IL

Jack wanted to incorporate his football and wrestling gear along with his highly decorated letterman's jacket in some of the photos. Also, in his free time, you can often find him with a fishing pole in hand so we knew that was a must for his session too.

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Mahomet-Seymour High School Senior's Dream To Play Baseball At Parkland College Comes True | Austin's Senior Pictures

Austin's love for baseball has not dwindled since he started playing t-ball just a few short years ago so incorporating baseball was a must. 

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Cancer Survivor Gets In The Picture

It's funny to think I was hiding from the camera cause I was overweight and Ted was self-conscious cause he was underweight.  At the end of the day, we were both self-conscious about our appearances but we both did it.  We got in front of the camera with those we love.  

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TBT: Mikaela | Fall Senior Session | Downtown Mahomet & Nature

I loved everything about Mikaela's session.  The fun began before we even started taking pics since she arrived at my studio early to have professional make-up applied.  Let me stop right there and say, even if you don't ever wear make-up, I can not encourage you enough to have it done for your senior pictures. 

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