Girl outside with red foliage in black top Renee Bowen Photography

We’ve got Kate on the blog today!  She’s another one of my 2022 Influencers and this was her senior session that we shot near Carpenteria at a little beach she loves.

Girl outside with red foliage in black top green skirt Renee Bowen Photography

We started in a cute little neighborhood that had tons of beautiful flowers and color for us and even though it was pretty overcast, I love the moodiness of these images.

Girl outside with red foliage in black top Renee Bowen Photography
Girl nature green landscaping in black top Renee Bowen Photography

Jami, my wonderful makeup and hair artist, gave Kate a beautiful natural look while also preserving her freckles ❤️ and I love how her makeup complimented her outfits.  Kate is one of those girls who just knows what she likes and I love that about her!

Girl nature green landscaping in black top Renee Bowen Photography

It was really fun walking around this neighborhood, not knowing what we would find and creating these images with her! Sometimes my clients have an idea and although I haven’t shot there before, I’m always happy to experiment – that’s part of what makes my job so fun.  I don’t need to know the area or to have shot there – my job is to make sure I know how to create whatever I need for whatever location we go to.

Girl nature green landscaping in black top Renee Bowen Photography
Girl nature colorful flowers shurbs in black top and skirt Renee Bowen Photography
Girl walking along beach black top and skirt Renee Bowen Photography
Girl walking along beach black top and skirt Renee Bowen Photography

The beach was just a short walk and we were greeted with absolutely NOONE on the sand LOL!  It was pretty chilly and overcast, so that’s probably why but omg I love when nobody is on the beach … it makes for a whole different mood.  And I have lighting so it’s never an issue for me.

Girl at beach black top and skirt with flowy colorful wrap rainbow in sky Renee Bowen Photography
Kate Blog
Kate Blog

Kate plays guitar so we definitely grabbed a few with hers and then had some fun with this pretty scarf she brought along. She was freezing by this point haha but she pulled this off like a PRO.

Girl at beach black top and skirt with flowy colorful wrap Renee Bowen Photography
Girl at beach black top and skirt and sports jersey with flowy colorful wrap Renee Bowen Photography

Kate even brought along a graduation gown 😀  How beautiful is she by the way?!!

Girl at beach black top and skirt with a purple gown Renee Bowen Photography

Oh Class of 2022, you guys are a blast and my Influencer Team has been soooooo fun to shoot with.  I cannot wait for some of our team photoshoots coming up – now that the busy Fall season is almost over, we will have more time to get together and take pics.  I have stuff planned for them well into Spring.

If you are Class of 2022, you need to hop on my calendar for Spring before it gets too full – and Class of 2023, I am already booking YOUR senior sessions for June – October of 2022!  Yep, I am taking LESS senior clients in 2022, so if you know want to shoot with me, you need to get in touch ASAP!  Fill out the form below and I’ll be in touch!






    Girl at beach showing peace signs black top and skirt with a purple gown Renee Bowen Photography

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