Eye on Fashion: Military Jackets

One of the hottest trends this season that I personally love is the military jacket! Feminine and fitted or boyish and boxy, there’s one for whatever look you’re after!

Military Madness


Charlotte Russe, Buckle, Hollister, ModCloth, and Wet Seal all have some particularly gorgeous designs! Whether you dress it up or dress it down, this is an essential piece that you can have a ton of fun with!


Fall in Line
Major Hottie


One word of advice if you plan on wearing a military jacket for your photo session: make sure that the cut of the jacket is flattering and doesn’t 1) add unwanted bulk or 2) hit too low on your legs, which will make them look shorter!


So, I want to hear from you: who has your favorite military jacket this season?


Jen Sinclair offers custom photography for high school seniors, pre-teens, and teens near Richmond, VA !
Check her out at http://jensinphoto.com!

Carey Anne Photography…Modern Teen Style

Good morning! This weeks post features a fabulous session from Carey Anne Photography! Here’s what she had to say about her teen session:

“Emma, Class of 2015, is an aspiring makeup artist who plans to double major in theater design and biology in college. She has dedicated unlimited hours to studying fashion on a budget and famous makeup artists. She has an uncanny ability to put together fabulous outfits from anyone’s closet.

Emma kept her look clean and classy in the beginning of her shoot with a simple blue dress paired with a belt before changing into a cream and peach dress. To finish her shoot, she loosened her hair style for an urban look with fishnet hose, shorts, top and jacket.

We decided to focus on strong, serious expressions mixed with a few whimsical poses to reflect Emma’s personality. Being in front of the camera is second nature for Emma, so she stayed relaxed and comfortable throughout our time together. I cannot wait to shoot her again for her senior year!”


FBcareyanneEV2 FBcareyanneEV3 FBcareyanneEV4 FBcareyanneEV5 FBcareyanneEV7 FBcareyanneEV1


Wow, stunning and fierce images Carey! Beautiful! To see more of Carey Anne’s work visit her Facebook page or website!
Be well and have a great week!


Ash Hall is a senior portrait photographer currently located in Pittsburgh, PA. She has a passion for celebrating young women and their beauty, empowerment, and discovery through life. Visit her at www.ashhallphotographer.com

Katie Hughes Photography…Modern Teen Style

Today’s featured session comes to us from Katie Hughes Photography.

Katie added, “Ali is a sophomore at Rocklin High School and has a fabulous eye for style. She is a member of the well known and recognized Rocklin High Dance Team. She is a beautiful girl with an equally beautiful personality. I took one look at her clothing choices and fell in love. Her favorite color is orange. Once she pulled out the Orange Leather Jacket, I was hooked. I knew the exact location we would head to!

Our session was rocking a sweltering 105 degree temperature and she was a rock star! There were so many great images from her session, that it was difficult to narrow them down for her gallery.

Ali is on board as a member of my Class of 2016 Senior Rep team & I couldn’t be more excited!”





I love the colors and Ali’s style!

Be sure to check out more of Katie’s work on her website or Facebook page.

Keep those submissions coming! We’re loving all the images we’ve been getting to look through.

Robin Long 

Eye on Fashion: Graphic Sweaters

Graphic sweaters are definitely on trend for this season, and you can find them at pretty much all of your favorite stores! Whether your style is Geek Chic or Flirty Fashionista, the perfect graphic sweater for you is out there!



(Antlers. Another hot trend!)


Varsity Blues... and Reds


Forever 21, Justice, Urban Outfitters, Charlotte Russe, and Delia’s are just a few of the awesome stores where you can grab your own graphic sweater to pair with your favorite skinny jeans or skater skirt!


Gotta Have It Right Meow


Comic Geek Chic


View Halloo




Okay, so maaaybe I got a little carried away with the style boards and the cats, but I’m seriously just that excited about all of these super cute sweaters! How do you plan to wear this must-have?


Jen Sinclair offers custom photography for high school seniors, pre-teens, and teens near Richmond, VA !
Check her out at http://jensinphoto.com!

My Kind of Wonderful Photography… Modern Teen Style

This weeks featured session comes to you from Heather of My Kind of Wonderful Photography!

Here is what Heather had to say about the session, “This session features my friends daughter Brittany who is a gorgeous soon to be 16 year old. Brittany has a wonderful eye for fashion so I let her style the shoot which turned out to be wonderful. I wanted this session to really reflect her and who she is at this time. She had a great time planning what to wear which left me free to worry about other details with the shoot. I have known Brittany since she was a little girl so this shoot was very close to my heart. I love being able to look at the images of her and see what a beautiful girl she is growing up to be!”

Brittany1 Brittany2 Brittany3 Brittany4 Brittany5 Brittany6

I love the concept of a 16 year old shoot – such a pivotal age for young girls and I think this was beautifully captured!

You can see more of Heather’s work by visiting her website or Facebook page.

Be well and have a wonderful week!

Untitled-1Ash Hall is a senior portrait photographer currently located in Pittsburgh, PA. She has a passion for celebrating young women and their beauty, empowerment, and discovery through life. Visit her at www.ashhallphotographer.com



VioletRay Photography…Modern Teen Style

I love these bright and bold images from Katrina at VioletRay Photography. I’m a sucker for a sporty girls turned model all in one shoot and this session definitely delivered!











VioletRay Photography really brought the vision for this session to life. She describes her inspiration as, “Fun, fresh, and BOLD! The day we shot this session was Greta’s 16th birthday, and I knew that more than anything, I wanted this session to reflect the freshness of youth while still showcasing what a stunning and beautiful young lady she is. But we also wanted to show the world that lovely young ladies can have a “go get ’em Tiger!” side to them as well. Believe it or not, Greta is a rugby player for the Missoula High School girls team, The Vixens! Goes to show you that you can’t always judge a book by its cover. ;)”

Don’t forget to check out VioletRay on facebook or instagram.




Modern Teen Style…

Today’s session is from Shelli Renee Portrait Designs!

Shelli let us in to the behind the scenes of this teen session…Hannah Mosley, a Sophomore at Shafter Hi. in Shafter, CA., is a well rounded girl excelling in both  academics  and sports. She’s holds a 4.0 GPA in her AP honor classes and plays on three Varsity sports teams: Volleyball, Soccer and swimming. Because Hannah has always had a love for fashion, I knew it would be a fun shoot. We decided to do a outdoor country shoot using a strobe as my main light in all 4 images and the sun providing a warm rim light in two of the images. Besides photography I’m also a hair and make-up stylist. To achieve the soft natural look I wanted, I used a neutral palette for her make-up and  large spiral curls for her hair.  Clothing was from Forever 21!
06062013seniostyleguideAmandaandHanna-69-Edit 06062013senior style guidAmandaandHanna-90-Edit 06062013seniorstyleguideAmandaandHanna-91-Edit06062013seniorstyleguideAmandaandHanna-43-Edit

Modern Teen Style…Studio You Portraits

Today’s session comes from Dawn Attebery at StudioYouPortraits

Here is what Dawn had to say about this awesome session…”We scheduled Alexa’s session in the late spring when the weather is almost  always hot here in Texas.  No surprises – it was incredibly hot and humid, but Alexa handled it really well.  Planning the session on a weekday allowed  us to avoid crowds and traffic.  Alexa’s sense of style and her willingness  to experiment with posing made for a really enjoyable (although sweaty)
session.  Her beauty shines through every portrait, but she is also a very  sweet person who is fun to be around. We had a great time!  At just 16 years  old when these portraits were created, Alexa will graduate in 2015.  Her  stunning make-up was done by Donna Cooper .”

Be sure to check out more of Dawn’s work on facebook and her website!

StudioYouPortraits_image3 en Style Senior Style Guide en Style Senior Style Guide Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide

Great work Dawn!




Modern Teen Style…Country Chic

This session is from Ashley Weeks of Ashley Leah Photography!

Meet Madyson! She’s 15 years old, a cheerleader for her high school, and can’t wait to get her driver’s license. J Madyson’s session was soo much fun!! Because she’s NOT a high school senior, we chose to go with a softer makeup application, and a young, Taylor Swift-esque hairstyle. My focus for this session was mainly on her experience, and building up her self-esteem. I wanted to be sure that she was having a great time, and I wanted her to KNOW how beautiful she is, by the end of her session. I think focusing on those two key elements insured that the images we took captured who she is at this stage in her life. Madyson has an awesome sense of style for her age, and a fun and loving free spirit and I hope you can see that in her images!

Makeup and Hair by Danielle Wood with Makeup by Paulina Perez

Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide ashleyweeksteensubmission4 ashleyweeksteensubmission5 ashleyweeksteensubmission6 ashleyweeksteensubmission7 ashleyweeksteensubmission1 ashleyweeksteensubmission2

Be sure to follow Ashley on Facebook to see more of her work!



Tabitha Patrick Photography…Modern Teen Style

Tabitha Patrick Photography…
This session caught my eye right away.  It shows the fun side of teenagers.  Complete with wardrobes, attitude and sass!  We don’t get a lot of studio submissions so this one stood out!
Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide Modern Teen Style Senior Style Guide
I LOVE to photograph teenagers! Not only are they excited to be in front of the camera modeling, but teens these days (and even tweens) have quite the fashion sense and are very trendy.  I wanted do this part of her shoot with a “punk/trendy” style so I added in some pops of color and fun accessories.  My model here had lots of gorgeous hair so we played into it and added a funky “swag” hat to make the shoot fun and trendy. That and her gorgeous facial expressions!
I love Tabitha Patrick Photography’s work!  Feel free to follow her on facebook and check out her website!