Jenna | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

Jenna was so fun to work with!  When she smiles, her eyes just sparkle.  I told her that if she had a theme song to her session, it would be ‘Girls just want to have fun!’!
Check out her favorites!

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Mallory | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

This girl.  She has that ‘model’ look, and that southern hometown girl charm.  I told her she’s my little Kendall Jenner- to me she favors her a lot!  We had so much fun trekking all around Desha county for Mallory’s senior session.  Although everyone agrees that we love them ALL, these are her best of the best!

This, my friends, is what perfection looks like!

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Shelby | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

Blonde hair, blue eyes, and dimples.  Shelby can put a check mark by all 3.  She grew up close to the water, so we made sure to incorporate that in her session, since that’s just who she is.  I bet you’ll never guess where she plans to attend college next fall 🙂

Here are Shelby’s favorites

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Anna | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

I’ve known Anna’s family for several years, so I can’t tell you how excited I was when they called to book her senior session with me.  She’s so athletic- she plays both softball and basketball- and gives 110% to her teams.  I think we got a great mix of both her ‘girly’ side, along with showcasing her sports.

Here are their favorites, that are going in a custom designed book!

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Sheila Jo | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

“Sometimes we’re all too quick to count down the days, that we forget to make the days count.” -anonymous

 

Class of 2019, your time is near- you’re about to enter one of the most memorable years of your life.  Don’t wish it away.  Embrace every moment and make every memory that you can.

I have no doubt Sheila Jo will.

Sheila Jo – full of beauty, grace, and a quirkiness that just makes you happy whenever you’re in her presence.  I know she is about to have the time of her life ❤

McGehee High School Class of 2019

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Coffee Shops & College

With their  Senior year coming to an end, I decided to do one last shoot with my 2018 Model Team.  This was sort of like their ‘send off’ shoot, and a way for me to get in one last official good-bye.  These girls are scattering off all across the state in the fall, so I wanted them to be able to have pictures with their friends and also representing the college they will attend starting in August.

There’s no better place to gather right now than at the new coffee shop in town, Monticello Coffee Company.  This place is amazing.  Not only is the inside completely remodeled from what the former building used to be, but their hot/cold drink & food menu is top-notch.  There’s no need to drive all the way to Little Rock for one of those ‘big name’ coffee drinks when you can hop right over to Monticello and have one locally.  Seriously, if you haven’t tried them, you must….immediately.

SO- this group of amazing girls came glammed up with their future college t-shirt on and we had a blast.  They sipped on their homemade lemonade drinks and lounged all around the shop.  I loved hearing their excitement about all of the upcoming changes in their life.  If there’s ever been anyone prepared and ready for change, it’s these girls.  Of course, when I asked what they look forward to most after graduation, you can just about guess what they said…….

SENIOR TRIP!

I had so many amazing seniors last year that I was blessed to get to know and to photograph.  If I could share with them one piece of advice that they can carry throughout their life from here on out, it would be 100% to pray and to trust.  Whenever a difficult decision arrives and you don’t know what path to take, PRAY for God’s guidance.  He will always answer, in His perfect timing.  If/Whenever that outcome isn’t necessarily what you had hoped and prayed for, TRUST that God’s plan is perfect and things always work out in the end.

I love each and every one of ‘my seniors’, and I’ll miss seeing them around this fall.  I hope they always remember me and the fun we had at their sessions.  My ultimate goal with every senior is to make their session an experience they will never forget, and to give them 110% in everything I do.  I pray they felt that.

CLASS OF 2018, HERE’S TO AN AMAZING FUTURE!!

Garret | Dumas, Arkansas Senior Photographer

I love when family comes along a senior shoot.  It adds to the memories being made.  I also love when they plan to take a few shots.  Most families I talk with say they haven’t had professional pictures done in 20+ years, so it really means a lot to me that they have a few done with their child during such an important season of their life.

Garret wasn’t super excited for his senior session (truthfully, not many guys are), but I think I won him over by the end.  Here are his mom’s favorites:

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