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Sophie Ventura senior portraits

Happy Sunday!!  I’m beyond excited to bring to you, Sophie’s senior pics that we shot down in Ventura last month.  Man, this girl is so fun to shoot with!!!! 

Sophie Ventura senior portraits

Her style is off the charts awesome and since she’s a Virgo (ahem, like me) – she knew exactly what she wanted for her session.  She chose Ventura for it’s urban feel and its close proximity to the beach.  We found the cutest areas to shoot in! 

Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits

This outfit .. this location.  Am I right??   Such a cute little hidden alleyway right in the middle of downtown Ventura!  It was the perfect setting for this outfit and I just can’t get enough of these colors and tones …. 

Sophie Ventura senior portraits

Jami did an excellent job with Sophie’s hair and makeup, as usual.  Love the little scarf she brought to accent this look – it’s the little things that really make a big difference. 

Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits

Okay …. how lucky to find this yellow car next to this green building – while she was wearing this outfit????  I mean, come ON!

Sophie Ventura senior portraits

LOOOOOVE this look!  I’m telling you, sometimes things just line up perfectly when we walk, shoot, walk, shoot … this was one of those days.  I had a pretty good idea of the area, but it’s been a few years since I’ve shot in Ventura.  But here’s the thing – when you have been doing this as long as I have, you are just ready for whatever.  I always tell my clients that I can make any location work and I mean it – it’s my job to make it happen for them – stress free 🙂 

Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits

We chased the sun down to the beach and climbed over rocks to grab these last few shots.  Sophie was freezing lol … but she rocked it!

Sophie Ventura senior portraits
Sophie Ventura senior portraits

It was SUPER windy (Ventura usually is) so we only had a few minutes to grab these.  I used natural light for most of them but then pulled out the Profoto A1X for the last ones – to grab that gorgeous color as the sun faded away.  

It was amazing shooting these with Sophie – you guys also should check out her incredible artwork – she kind of ridiculous!!  Click HERE to see her work.

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Okay Class of 2021, I only have a few spots in October and November for you.  I’m booking Spring sessions soon .. you should reach out ASAP if you want to grab a session. 

If there is one thing we know from this craziness that is 2020, is that ANYTHING can – and probably will – happen.  Do not let your senior year slip away … even if school looks different than it normally does, we can still capture you at this time – and make it really special. 

School might be canceled but your senior is NOT.  Use the form below or click HERE to get info sessions.

And omg Class of 2022 – it’s literally almost YOUR TURN.   If you are Class of 2022, click HERE to get on the list for info on my Influencer Team!  

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