Spring Senior Outfit Inspo

Sharing today some fun spring senior photo outfit ideas! To make it a bit more fun, I’m introducing some spring senior Avatars and what sort of a senior photoshoot I would design based on “their” fashion taste!

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm an award-winning senior portrait and family photographer based out of Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I love sunshine, cacti, chocolate chips, and a great cup of tea - but most of all I love photographing joyful clients. :)
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Summer Senior photos at Lilacia Park in Lombard IL; girl wearing a blue sundress in a garden of pink flowers

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm an award-winning senior and family photographer based out of Oak Park, IL and Livermore, CA, serving Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm a former plant biologist, a mom to two wonderful kids, a wife to one awesome nerd, and a lover of weird plants, sunshine, and chocolate chips.

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