A college campus can be a perfect place for a senior photo session.  Not only are they beautiful but they can be a chance for that senior to see the place where they could be in a year!

Kate Hejde of Dear Kate Studios shares a beautiful senior photo session taken at the Colorado State University Trial Gardens.

“This session was inspired by the Trial Gardens on the local University campus where it was shot,” says Kate.

Check out this session below and read what else Kate had to share about the session.  Thanks for sharing your work with Seniorologie Kate!!

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What was your inspiration for this photo shoot?
This session was inspired by the trial gardens on the local university campus where it was shot. The colors were gorgeous against Leah’s fair skin and dark hair and her white lace dress and boots were the perfect compliment.

Where did this photo shoot take place?
Colorado State University Trial Gardens

Did you collaborate with this senior to come up with the clothing and/or concept for this shoot?
We worked together to style Leah’s wardrobe with the location. We used pinterest and polyvore to communicate our ideas.

What camera, lens or other equipment was used for this shoot?
Nikon d600 and Nikon 85mm 1.8 lens

What time of day were these taken?
Golden Hour

What is your favorite thing about this session?
I love the bokeh and color variety from the clusters of wild flowers, backlit by the setting sun!

What do you want this session to convey about this senior and about your senior photography style?
In this session, Leah’s natural beauty shines through and is accented by the gorgeous backdrop. I love that you can see her sense of style and personality shining through.

What is one tip you can share with other photographers regarding photographing seniors?
Get to know your seniors and have fun with them! They have amazing personalities and a lot to say. Listen!

Senior Inspiration – {Dear Kate Studios}


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