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Nicole Ibinson | Senior Session Fawn Lake

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Ohhhhh, goodness, friends! Nicole’s senior session was absolutely STUNNING! This girl is a whole new kind of beautiful, those freckles + blue eyes + dark hair were the best combo + her outfits paired with amazing locations just made this senior session one for the books!

Nicole is a 2015 senior at Colonial Forge high school + she is a killer athlete! Not only is she a rockstar on the volleyball team, but she is going to a military academy next year and is going to kick some booty!! We started her senior session with custom styling at the HTP Studio where she chose some stunning pieces to wear throughout her shoot! Then, we headed to a beautiful farm before finishing up her session in Fawn Lake with bright spring blooms + breathtaking lake views! One of my main goals at every senior session is to be sure that, when scrolling through the gallery, there is a VARIETY of images! I want the locations, poses, outfits + “style” of the images to vary for each outfit + location. I want to be sure that the session flows stylistically and lines up with exactly what my client was looking for while also containing a number of different “looks”!  My favorite sessions are the ones who do just that, and it’s one of the things I love most about Nicole’s session!

PHOTOGRAPHER TIP: I ALWAYS shoot my senior sessions (and any sessions for that matter!) at golden hour! Because my senior sessions are 2 hours long, my clients and I meet at the studio 2.5-3 hours before scheduled sunset time. The light at golden hour will drastically change the quality of your images + shooting!!


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I'm Hope Taylor, an international Senior Portrait and Wedding Photographer based in Charleston, SC. I'm also an educator, international speaker, and the host of multiple sold-out workshops each year!



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