Category Archives: High Schoolers

Kids these days

It’s become so easy as I age to accept the generalities of teenagers and how they are portrayed. But when I actually get to spend time with one it’s such an eye-openingly amazing experience. Allie totally rocks. Yes she wanted to check her phone, to text and update but she was also engaged, easy going, […]

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Playing favorites

It’s been a few years. When you have teens they don’t change as much. Except, in looking at our last sitting, they do. It’s crazy. Isaac is a guy now…not a kid. It was a little startling. Any Sidney is confident and mature and interesting. It was, of course, as fun as always. I’ve been […]

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Little things

Golden light after a beautiful day. Finally sunny after an achingly cold spring. A family I have photographed for over 8 years. Using a fixed lens to stretch my brain. Smiling even when declaring that she doesn’t.¬†Feeling like a relic when discussing with dad a comb in the back pocket for “feathering”. Not caring but […]

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Fun on Capitol Hill

I hung out with Danny last week on Capitol Hill. I’m always a bit intimidating with cool looking high school guys…let’s just say my humor is a bit too juvenile (and that’s saying something, I know). But Danny was so nice, so open to having a good time. It was fun to see a neighborhood […]

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To be a teenager

Sometimes, when I photograph high school kids I have those uncomfortable reminiscences of my time in high school…those feelings that maybe the outfit I chose is dorky, my hair flat, that little zit a beaming beacon of humiliation. Photographing them as an adult often brings it all back. In fact, my outfit was dorky and […]

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