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Last fall I saw a photo of myself that broke my soul.

I was standing in a beautiful studio seeing shots pop onto the screen. I stared at the images and couldn’t breathe. My stomach flipped. I was looking at a photo of me – and I couldn’t even SEE myself….

The photo of me that changed everything….

model portfolio photographer, senior photographer, rebecca shepard studios

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What happens when every girl on the team loves shades of purple and lavender, and I find a scrap of vintage fabric at a goodwill?

Senior Team Modern Studio Shoot *PURPLE*

dark academia photoshoot

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How do I begin to describe Paige? Normally I ask my seniors what they are involved in and what they do in their free time. With Paige I never got to the second question! Maybe it is the fact that besides being an online Honor Role High School student, Paige is a firefighter (who was […]

Dark Academia Senior Session, Paige

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Week 4 concept is MIRROR. Caitlin was such my senior team member, and she right away saw the vision and helped create some amazing photos. We went to 2 locations – both a brick alley in Parsons, and a beautiful meadow outside of town – and I LOVE what we created together! 

The last photo is definitely my favorite from this set, and it includes 6 different photos of her for the final edited image!

mirror photoshoot, creative photo challenge, six weeks of summer, rebecca shepard studios, senior phototgrapher

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Capturing her love of the Acadamy of Dance in Pittsburg Kansas was a must have for her session, but when her mom pulled out her very first, teeny, tiny, pink, puffy leotard, I think we all got misty eyed.

frontenac senior photographer, senior pictures, rebecca shepard studios,

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One of the most special things about Kelci’s senior photo session was that in her consultation she talked about loving the idea of having a long, beautiful pink dress for a part of her photoshoot. After looking and not finding what she wanted, Kelci’s mom CREATED the dress. It is pink, long, flowing, and almost […]

Pittburg kansas Photographer

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In her senior session consultation, Lydia told me she would love to incorporate some of her favorite books of poetry into her session in some way. When I saw the book she brought – I couldn’t stop smiling because if you pop open my phone to my screen shots on any given week – you’d […]

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