Gage | OCHS – Class of 2017 – Charlottesville Senior Portraits

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Gage | OCHS – Class of 2017 – Charlottesville

I hope everyone had a great summer! I’ve been busy taking senior yearbook photos for FCHS, LCHS and a few of the other schools. If you haven’t taken yours yet, no worries. I’m still scheduling them! I had a little bit of a break though so I though I’d update my blog with some of my spring sessions from the Class of 2017!

Nothing makes me happier then when seniors personalize their senior portraits and Gage sure did that! He wanted part of his session to include shot put & discus on the UVA track. He also wanted some sunset shots with motorcycle. I was super happy to accommodate him! While I’ve photographed both many sports before, this was my first time photographing this!

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Discus is Gage’s favorite sport (he actually holds the record for this at his school) so we mainly concentrated on that. I was amazed by how far he could throw it. I guess that’s why he holds the record! 🙂

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Love this silhouette shot of Gage!

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After the sports photos, we headed to Fluvanna to take a few casual shots. Gage is a smiley guy but I just had to get a serious shot!

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A quick outfit change and we were able to take advantage of the setting sun…love this golden light!

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Last shots of the day were with Gage and his motorcycle. He works at a Harley Dealership in Orange, Va where his job is to take people on test drives. How cool is that?!

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Thank you so much for a great afternoon Gage!! I has so much fun spending the afternoon with you and you family. Good luck at Liberty! In July, he set a new collegiate meet record for discus! Talk about a great start to your college career!

CLASS of 2018 – Have you scheduled your portrait session yet? My fall calendar is already filling up! For more info click here or contact me! | 434.906.0418 | photos@alijohnson.com

Ali Johnson is a portrait photographer specializing in senior portraits in Charlottesville, Crozet, Keswick, Albemarle and Fluvanna County VA

Josh | FCHS – Class of 2017 – Charlottesville Senior Portraits

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Josh | FCHS | 2017 – Sports Portraits – Charlottesville

I know many guys aren’t into the idea of a big portrait session. That’s where sports portraits come in. I take a few casual, smiling photos (yes guys, your mom wants a few photos of you smiling!) and then the rest of the session is you, playing the sports that you love. While smiles are allowed, the certainly are not required!

When Josh’s mom suggested breaking his sports portrait session into three different sessions, I was intrigued! Over the summer, I’d take casual studio photos (along with his yearbook photo), some basketball photos in the FCHS gym in the winter, and in the spring, baseball photos on the school’s field. I thought it was a fantastic idea! Not only did I get to photograph Josh playing the sports that he loves, but it would also help document how he has changed over the school year.

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Before I knew it, it was time for Josh’s basketball session! I’m always so thankful to the coaches for taking time out of their schedules to let us into the gym…especially during their winter break!

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Time flew by again and we geared up for the final session…baseball! Some photographers might be upset when it’s overcast for a session but I love the dramatic sky it can provide!

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Last but not least, I had to share two photos of Josh and his parents. I encourage parents to take a photo or two with their senior…it’s an important time in your lives and you should have some quality photos to remember it by! Thanks for a memorable year Josh, Jody and Robert. I really enjoyed working with you guys and wish Josh nothing but the best at Longwood University!

CLASS of 2018 – Have you scheduled your portrait session yet? My fall calendar is already filling up! For more info click here or contact me! | 434.906.0418 | photos@alijohnson.com

Ali Johnson is a portrait photographer specializing in senior portraits in Charlottesville, Crozet, Keswick, Albemarle and Fluvanna County VA

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