Kirkland high school senior portraits

Kirkland Fashion Blog Portraits by Victoria Lemos

Spring is in full swing, and I am so excited to shoot more often. This winter was pretty harsh, plus I've been busy with law school applications and preparation. My first session back was with Anna, a past client turned friend. We decided to meet up in Kirkland on a sunny afternoon and shoot two different looks that she styled herself. I was so happy with what she put together, and I could tell effort was put into styling the outfits! The colors flowed so beautifully with the settings we worked with and the resulting images are amazing. They make me so excited for warmer weather and sun! She also brought along her two friends who were great to work with as well. We all had fun walking through Kirkland and finding pretty areas to shoot in. 

Here are a few of my favorite images of Anna. Find more under +Creative Portfolio > Portrait!

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Juanita Bay Park/Kirkland High School Senior Portraits by Victoria Lemos

I had fun with this shoot because we were able to incorporate two distinct locations that were only three minutes away from each other. Nallely and I first met up at Juanita Bay Park for a few tall grass & boardwalk portraits and then met up at the Heritage Hall building in Kirkland. Surprisingly, the leaves are already changing colors! We spotted some red, orange, and yellow hues amongst the greens and were pleasantly surprised. Her red shirt worked so well with the faded red foliage. Congrats Nallely!

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High School Grad Portraits by Victoria Lemos

My first high school grad portrait session this season and it couldn't have started off anymore beautifully. Shayla knew she wanted her pictures to be taken at Juanita Bay Park and it is one of my favorite locations to shoot at. I haven't shot there since last summer with another high school senior client so I was excited to go back. The flourishing greens and the old wooden boardwalk were exactly as I remembered.

I love when my clients have fun with their sessions and bring along props too. Props always add something a bit more personalized to the session and the images turn out so much better! Shayla brought along two huge gold balloons that looked gorgeous with all of the surrounding greens and her crisp white dress.

Congrats Shayla!

Senior Session: Saba by Victoria Lemos

AHHH. I'm ashamed to admit that I've fallen SO incredibly behind on my blog posts and that is primarily because Autumn quarter started the beginning of October. I am already heading fast towards midterms next week so it's been a challenge juggling schoolwork and photography, plus updating my website. Regardless, I've decided to post because I have so much to share and I've been exceptionally busy still with senior sessions. I've shot around 5 so far that I planned on blogging but I think for the sake of time I'll just blog my recent senior session with Saba from last week. 

Saba was such a sweet girl to work with. She is one of a few clients of mine who has taken advantage of the optional consultation I offer prior to our senior session so I was happy we were able to meet in person before our session. She had so many great ideas and after thinking of possible locations we decided on the city of Kirkland: downtown city area near Heritage Hall and then Juanita Bay Park. 

Saba was such a sweet girl to work with. She is one of a few clients of mine who has taken advantage of the optional consultation I offer prior to our senior session so I was happy we were able to meet in person before our session. She had so many great ideas and after thinking of possible locations we decided on the city of Kirkland: downtown city area near Heritage Hall and then Juanita Bay Park. 

After a few portraits at Heritage Hall & downtown, we drove about 5 minutes away to Juanita Bay Park. It was GORGEOUS. My first time visiting this park and I'm so glad I did. After this shoot, I definitely plan on recommending this location to other clients because of how beautiful it was. 

After a few portraits at Heritage Hall & downtown, we drove about 5 minutes away to Juanita Bay Park. It was GORGEOUS. My first time visiting this park and I'm so glad I did. After this shoot, I definitely plan on recommending this location to other clients because of how beautiful it was. 

It was such a great session overall and I'm so happy with how the photos turned out. I learned that Saba enjoys photographer herself and is taking a few classes this year! It makes me happy when I hear people talk about their enjoyment about something I feel so strongly about. Photography is a way of documenting life and the importance of that idea is often times underestimated. 

It was such a great session overall and I'm so happy with how the photos turned out. I learned that Saba enjoys photographer herself and is taking a few classes this year! It makes me happy when I hear people talk about their enjoyment about something I feel so strongly about. Photography is a way of documenting life and the importance of that idea is often times underestimated. 

Congratulations Saba & to all my seniors that I have had the pleasure of shooting!

Also, although I've been absent on here, I've been incredibly active on my Instagram (@victorialemosphotography) and my Facebook business page @VictoriaLemosPhotography! Follow me there for more immediate updates and also, check out +Services > Senior Portraits to review images from all of my senior sessions so far.