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Guy's Prep Style that is Classic, Clean and College Inspired

Nothing says Americana like modern prep style and since it's Senior Pictures season, let's talk about this classic, clean and college inspired look for your high school guy.

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Also know as "Ivy-style" as in... Ivy League schools - the popular look took it's inspiration from leisure activities like polo, tennis, rowing, golf and yachting back in the early 1900's but it was contemporary designers like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger that brought this look to new levels of popularity with football, soccer and more.

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Want to try this look?  Patterns like plaid and argyle, pops of color and details like watches, bracelets and belts are a great place to begin.  Add a tailored blazer, tie or buttoned collar and you are there!

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Ready to schedule or your senior experience? Contact Us now! Oh and we invite you to take a twirl through more of our favorite glam sessions in our Senior Portfolio, and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

The secret weapon that every college graduate (and their parents) should know.

Want to know the secret weapon that every college graduate (and their parents) should know? (Um, of course you do!)  It's College Senior Portraits.  Not only are senior pictures a celebration of continued academic achievements; networking savy University grads appreciate the practical purpose of focusing one of their looks toward creating a sharp LinkedIn profile and social media presence. In this day and age, curating a professional image is fundamental to launching into the career world.

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Similar to their high school counterparts, our college seniors photograph in four outfits with a variety of poses and sets. We love seeing the professional attire (pictured here)  mixed in with the other styled outfits that define who you are as a new college graduate.

 You know those people that you never stop being excited to see?  For us, Chas and his family definitely fall into that category!  From cheering him on as the starting  Issaquah High  quarterback during his senior year of high school to now being a proud  University of California Berkeley  graduate, it has been our joy to photograph this handsome guy throughout the years.  

You know those people that you never stop being excited to see?  For us, Chas and his family definitely fall into that category!  From cheering him on as the starting Issaquah High quarterback during his senior year of high school to now being a proud University of California Berkeley graduate, it has been our joy to photograph this handsome guy throughout the years.  

Ready to schedule your College Senior Portrait session - contact us, we're happy to help.


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Our 3 Best "Keep It Casual" Tips for Boys Senior Pictures

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Our 3 Best “Keep It Casual” Tips for Boys Senior Pictures Casual and comfortable - the two words that make Moms of senior boys scratch their heads when it comes to making wardrobe selections that are also picture perfect for their senior portraits.

We thought it would be helpful to give you a cheat sheet about this portrait style. (And show you 2017 Senior Gabe who got it just right!)

Focus on fit.  Make sure the sizing is on point.  A good fit goes a long way in highlighting your best features.

Press The Point: Clothing of every style looks a little more pulled together when it's wrinkle free.

Mix it Up: Vary the textures, patterns and necklines of the shirts and change up the color of the pants. Denim in blue, black or khaki will give you a lot of freedom to mix 'n match.

Oh and here's a bonus tip! Consider bringing coats, caps, sunglasses or props that can easily be put on and then taken off with ease. These additions fit with the comfortable and casual theme plus personalize the overall look.

Seeing Double with the Briggs Twins Senior Pictures

Seeing Double with the Briggs Twins Senior Pictures Seeing Double with the Briggs Twins Senior Pictures Yes you are most definitely seeing double! We are seriously twinning this season (Tanner and Ryan round out our third pair of birthday sharing siblings for the Class of 2017!) As funny as they are handsome, the look-a-like brothers were nice enough to arrive with different hair styles so I at least had a fighting chance of telling the identical duo apart. (Full disclosure... I still mixed them up for like the first full hour -- they would change their outfit and I would change their names... #Impressive. (The boys were kind enough to just simply answer me anyway)

For more senior pictures featuring Class of 2017 boys, be sure to follow us on Instagram #StudioBguys

Time-out with Kevin | Redmond High School Senior Boy

Redmond High School Senior Boy photo shootPart way through our senior shoot with Kevin I really needed him to take a time-out! No -- this was not the toddler "take a break and think about what you've done variety" the Redmond High School Senior Boy (and basketball player) is so much taller than me that I finally had to have him sit down so that I could get the angles that I wanted. (ha! slam dunk!)

Why high school senior boys photo shoots are fun...

We began incorporating video and behind the scenes footage into our high school senior sessions so that you could really see how playful and awesome the fellas are during our photo shoots. This video is only 30 seconds long but it really says it all about why teenage boys are fun to photograph.  Gabe here is part of our model brand ambassadors for the Class of 2017 season -- we've also posted a ton more of the models on our Facebook and Instagram accounts with the #SBMT17 ...these kids rock!  (Oh...and our Model Team applications deadline has passed -- we have selected our 20 Model Brand Ambassadors for 2017 so look for some amazing shots coming soon from our group shoot!)

Senior Guy Style Ideas | Change it Up!

Wardrobe ideas and style inspiration for high school senior boys_senior pictures portrait studioWhen it comes to our senior guys, we know that there can never be enough style inspiration so heres another great example of one of our fellas getting it all right! With four outfit changes, Tony decided to include a variety of looks.. both upscale and casual. We love the simple black mock sweater for that timeless "will always be amazing" finish; the red plaid for a pop of color & texture; his shoutout to NYC with a layered urban nod and finishing with his love of the Denver Broncos. His shoot reflects exactly who he is right now and isn't that what the Senior Pictures milestone is all about?

Mustang Love | Guy Senior Pictures | Issaquah Senior Photographer

Cool guy senior pictures of boy in classic blue mustang car_0168.jpg Photographing Steven's Senior Pictures was cool on so many levels....it's hard to know where to begin.  The Issaquah High School Senior is the 4th Senior in his family that I have had the pleasure to photograph (yes, he is one of six siblings) and this kid delivered a "first ever" moment for me.  Let's begin with a little backstory -- growing up, I was very close with my Grandmother Sylvia.  She and I spent so much time together...playing Gin Rummy, watching All My Children and eating way too much Dominos pizza (you know the good stuff) So when Steven told me that he brought not one, but two Mustangs that he restored as a project with his Grandpa... I just knew we had to create something really special.  We had a great sunny day to shoot and I just love the way everything turned out.