Senior Pictures Spotlight – Pittsburgh Senior Photographer

When we first moved to Mt. Lebanon we were greeted by the cutest and sweetest neighbor. It's hard to believe that she is now a senior in high school! Earlier this fall, we had a wonderful afternoon exploring Pittsburgh's North Shore and North Side together, along with her sister and mother. Photographing seniors reminds me of how exciting your senior year of high school is! It's a year full of having fun and making plans for your future. Read below to learn about this Mt. Lebanon's senior's interview.

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Senior Pictures Spotlight – Pittsburgh Senior Photographer

Senior Pictures Spotlight - Pittsburgh Senior Photographer It was such a joy to spend a warm summer evening with this talented young artist. We had a wonderful time talking about high school, art and future plans. She even helped me get over a fear. When I asked aren't you worried about snakes in the tall grass she just smiled and said "Aren't there only gardener snakes in Pennsylvania?" So true! Sunset sessions, golden hour light, tall grass are some of my favorite things to find when shooting on location. It it only gets better when you mix in meeting wonderful people! Read on to hear more about this Mt. Lebanon High School Senior. Are you from Pittsburgh? Yes, I am from Pittsburgh. In your opinion, where is the best place to eat in Pittsburgh and what do you order there?A'Pizza Badamo. The crust is crisp, the amount of cheese is perfect, and…

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Fashion Tips for High School Seniors

Fashion Tips for High School Seniors This post, is divided into fashion tips for high school senior women and men. Please scroll along to find the best tips for you. As you begin the task of selecting the perfect outfit for your senior session, remember to determine your inspiration. Whether that’s a simple palette, or a fashionable explosion, it will certainly help you decide the overall tone you want your outfit to represent. As a Pittsburgh Senior Photographer I am fortunate to meet high school seniors from across Pittsburgh and am constantly asked for tips on what to wear. 8 Fashion Guidelines:  Avoid neon colors, and graphic shirts with big words or logos. Stay away from fabrics that are prone to wrinkle or cling to you in unflattering ways.  Choose both casual and formal outfits to offer variety during the shoot. Incorporate a variety of colors that are still consistent with…

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5 Tips to Plan Your Senior Photo Session

What to expect and how to prepare for your senior sessionwith Laura Mares Photography!What to Expect at your Senior Photo SessionBelow you will find five tips on how to best prepare and what to expect during your personalized photo session. I have discovered that these types of blog posts help to create a strong spring board towards your creative ideas and plans! Hopefully this post can alleviate any stress before your senior portrait session. I have attempted to cover all your questions about your senior lifestyle session, but if you find yourself still scratching your head in need of more answers, please do not hesitate to comment below and I will make sure to get back to you soon!1. A Relaxed and Fun EnvironmentI love senior sessions especially because of how it fosters confidence in those I photograph. This is such a pivotal and stressful time in high school seniors lives, and…

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Senior Spotlight – Portraits on the North Shore

As a Pittsburgh senior photographer I get the opportunity to meet a lot of seniors and photograph them around Pittsburgh. During this particual senior session, we had a great time exploring the North Shore. I was surprised when we talked that we have a lot in common. We both rowed on our school's crew team and went to Germany as part of a foreign exchange program for high school students. Technically, I studied near Vienna in Austria but visited Bavaria during the trip while she will go to Cologne this summer! Are you from Pittsburgh? I was born in Philadelphia and moved to Pittsburgh when I was four. Where is the best place to eat in Pittsburgh and what do you eat there? Waffles Incaffeinated has the best breakfast food in all of Pittsburgh. When I go, I order the Breakfast Magic Waffle! What is the best thing about your high…

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