| Graicen Siler DHS Senior 2021, Winter Session |

This winter we have had more snow than in previous years and the fields around us have looked so nice with their blanket of white!  Graicen had mentioned wanting to do a snow session for part of her senior photos and we were lucky to have a beautiful weekend of snow, sunshine, and mild temperatures; so we headed out to the woods for some fun in the freshly fallen powder!  She once again rocked her session, there is nothing we can’t do that she doesn’t make look amazing.  Thank you Graicen for the honor of capturing your senior year, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for you!

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| Elijah Wolf NHS Senior 2021 |

We have had some beautiful days this November, but I’m sure that cold weather will be here before we know it!  Though it was a bit chilly last weekend, that didn’t stop us from capturing this handsome young man!  I can’t believe Elijah is a senior, I’ve known him since he was small and it’s been a joy to watch him grow into a kind, funny, and genuine guy!  We found some amazing places in the alleyways of Napoleon and he showed me some trails by the river that I never knew were there and can’t wait to use again.  His guitar made for the perfect accessory, he even played a few tunes for us as we were out and about!  I can’t wait to see where the future takes him Elijah, thank you for an amazing evening!

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| Jake Beaverson AHS Senior 2021 |

Archbold High School recently wrapped up their football season after a fantastic run into the playoffs!  This last weekend was beautiful and warm with a hint of fall color still left at one of our local nature preserves where we headed out with AHS Senior and football player Jake Beaverson!  Growing up Jake could be found in the creek by his house or playing football, so the woods and football field were the perfect spot for this senior guy.  Though he suffered some injuries this season and wasn’t able to play as much as he had hoped, his love for the game showed as he continuously threw the football and smiled non stop.  It’s been a pleasure capturing this young man over the years and I look forward to hearing about his post high school plans.  Thank you Jake for a wonderful evening and best of luck in your senior year!

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| Graicen Siler DHS Senior 2021, Fall Session |

As we quickly wrap up the fall season with sessions in the next few weeks and move into graphics projects, we are searching for as much color as we can!  What a challenge we had for Graicen’s fall senior session last weekend; the rain and wind in the days before had taken most of the remaining color from the trees, but we were able to find bit of gorgeous color here and there.  I will surely miss photographing this gorgeous girl each year, what a pleasure it has been to watch her grow through the years!  Next up, her winter session, will we have snow this year?  Certainly hoping we do so that we can create more magic in front of the lens!  Thank you Graicen for such a fun evening!

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| Jack Ordway THS Senior 2021 |

The weather has been great these last few weekends for sessions and Jack’s senior session was no exception!  We had a slight chill and beautiful golden hour!  From downtown Defiance to a dead end road, we found great spots perfect for his Jeep.  Jack has decided to join the Army after high school and will be heading out in the summer of 2021, joining his brother who is also a member of the military.  A great young man with a bright future!  Thank you Jack for a wonderful evening, best of luck this coming year, and thank you for your service!

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| Erin Reichert Senior 2021 |

Heart, kindness, determination, and beauty, just a few of the words that describe 2021 Senior, Erin!   We spent a cool, crisp fall evening at their home, downtown, and off to our local campground for her session.  There wasn’t one place that Erin didn’t rock and knock it out of the park; with cloudy skies and soft golden light, we had a wonderful time, choosing just a few to sneak was no easy task!  While school looks different for everyone this year, that hasn’t stopped this senior from making the best of things and loving every minute of it.  Erin is bound for great things and it has been a pleasure to be able to capture just a small part of it.  Best of luck this year Erin, can’t wait to see what your future holds!

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| Zoe Castillo AHS Senior 2021 |

The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and signs of fall are all around us.  This also means getting to spend time with area seniors as we capture their senior photos!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of meeting up with Zoe and walking a local downtown to find the perfect spots for her before we headed out to hit the trails of a Goll Woods, a state nature preserve.  It was a beautiful day, with gorgeous evening light and a dramatic golden hour!  I’ve been lucky to work with Zoe each fall through the AHS Marching Band and their numerous activities.  Her beautiful smile lit up every picture; from brick wall to a wildflower patch, she was stunning!  Thank you Zoe for a wonderful evening, best of luck in your Senior Year!

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| Graicen Siler 2021 Senior, Summer |

Senior sessions are some of my favorites.  Every senior brings an individuality to their session in their locations, outfits, and props.  We started planning Graicen’s senior session last fall and she knew that she wanted to do some in each season; what a great idea to capture your senior year as the seasons change!  Last Friday we got together for her summer session and had a wonderful time finding unique spots at the local reservoir. Stay tuned for more of Graicen as the seasons change!

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| Dana Voll AHS Senior 2020 Fall Session |

Dana’s late summer session was stunning, from the football field to a wonderful grassy field; but her fall session last weekend was just as gorgeous!  We had beautiful weather for the second part of her 2020 AHS Senior session, with sunshine and warm temperatures, we were able to enjoy many of our local downtown areas.  So many great brick buildings, shutters, cinder blocks, and great wood siding, Dana shined just a bright this fall as she did in the summer!  Being around her amazing personality and sweet smile, you can’t help but be happy and enjoy the moment!  She worked the camera flawlessly in her relaxed, urban outfit, ready to take on anything life as to throw at her.  Dana has a bright future ahead and I can’t wait to hear all about her fall plans as they fall into place!  Thank you for two amazing sessions and so much beautiful images!

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| Hailie Philpot MHS Senior 2020 |

This year’s senior’s have chosen some absolutely amazing locations for their sessions, and Hailie, a Monroe Ohio High School 2020 Senior, was no exception last Saturday!  We headed out to a local metropark and were lucky enough to find a small hint of fall color in one of their amazing grassy fields and a few colored leaves filtering the trails and bridges.  Hailie is such a sweet, kind young woman from with a bright future ahead!  She brought lots of great ideas to her session and a fabulous chair!  I love when seniors bring something personal to help customize their session, and this chair was amazing; the perfect amount of unique mixed with personality and style!  We started off at just one of the many great locations in the metropark, then headed to a gorgeous trail, the main hub was next where we found the perfect bridge, and off to finish in the stunning grassy field!  We couldn’t have asked for a better day and great weather for this fantastic senior, thank you Hailie for such a wonderful Saturday evening!  Best of luck this next fall!

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