I’m obsessed with the natural look and the dreamy light that Mother Nature provides in the evening hours just before sunset. But what I enjoy most is celebrating your senior year and helping you feel comfortable and confident during your senior photography session.

Telling Your Senior Stories

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Megan’s senior session was an absolute dream, blending her love for a Western aesthetic with her cherished five horses. We began the evening at Megan’s home, where I joined her and her mom for a location scout. Our first stop was the neighbor’s picturesque backyard, adorned with flowers, peony bushes, and a serene water feature. […]

Capturing the Essence of Megan’s Senior Session

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A Timeless Statement Piece that Will Impress Your Clients I CAN’T STRESS ENOUGH HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO HAVE PRINTS OF YOUR PORTRAITS! PRINTS ARE A DYING ART, SO DON’T LET YOUR PHOTOS LIVE AND DIE ON YOUR PHONE OR COMPUTER. Canvas gallery wraps are one of my favorite print products, as a matter of […]

Product Showcase – Canvas Gallery Wraps

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Enhancing Client Experience: Tips from Senior Photo Buzz with Besties Click Link to Listen to the latest Episode: Link In our latest episode of “Senior Photography Besties UNLEASHED” Podcast, Kellie & Sarah dive deep into the art of creating an exceptional client experience for senior photographers. As professional photographers, we know that client satisfaction is […]

Enhancing Client Experience: Tips from Senior Photographer Besties

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Hey there, fellow photographers! It’s Sarah, your rural-loving senior photographer, here to share something exciting that will transform your editing game and save you countless hours of frustration. As photographers, we all know the importance of post-processing. It’s that magical step that takes your photos from good to jaw-droppingly amazing. But let’s be real – […]

Elevate Your Senior Photography with Our Free Essential Post-Processing Guide

Sarah Monson Photography, high school senior photographer

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Turn your photos into a masterpiece with Acrylic Prints! I CAN’T STRESS ENOUGH HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO HAVE PRINTS OF YOUR PORTRAITS! PRINTS ARE A DYING ART, SO DON’T LET YOUR PHOTOS LIVE AND DIE ON YOUR PHONE OR COMPUTER. I am so excited to offer acrylic prints for my clients. These are so […]

Product Showcase – Acrylic Prints

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In senior pictures, the outfit matters head to toe. In this post let’s talk about finding the perfect shoe/shoes for your session.  Some of the most common shoes I see are sandals, cowgirl/cowboy boots, lifestyle sneakers, short heels, platform shoes, and comfortable dress shoes. As always wear what makes you feel most confident, and changing […]

What Kind of Shoes to Wear to Your Session

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Wearing the right outfit is essential to a successful senior session. It doesn’t matter how beautiful the location is, or how many poses you try, if you aren’t wearing an outfit that makes you feel confident you’ll probably be unsatisfied with your pictures. That’s why I’ve compiled some of the “do”s and “don’t”s I’ve compiled […]

The Senior Guide on What to Wear, Avoid and How to Accessorize Your Senior Outfit

high school senior wearing leopard print high heel shoes

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What does an October Session Look Like When the weather starts cooling off, I start heating up senior sessions with the blazing autumn scenery and warmer outfits. October is a great month for any senior looking to capture incredible autumn pictures. Weather With temps falling around the upper 40s-50s and bugs winding down for winter, […]

Is October the Perfect Month for Your Senior Session?

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This Wisconsin senior session with Annie was chef’s kiss. These took place at the Dubuque Millwork District in Dubuque, Iowa and East Dubuque Boat Landing, East Dubuque, IL. We had so much fun with this session. Annie looked like a model straight out of a modeling magazine. We adventured together around the Millwork District. Eventually […]

Wisconsin Senior Photographer | ANNIE

Scales Mound high school senior posing against building in downtown Dubuque iowa

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So your looking to book a senior session and your wondering if September is the perfect month for you? September is the perfect month if your looking for cooler temps of the fall vibe. WEATHER: What Can You Expect September weather in Wisconsin can either be dry and beautiful or wet and cool. But either […]

Is September the Perfect Month for booking a senior session?

high school senior posing in greenery in Wisconsin

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