Makayla is a senior at Marysville High School and counting down the days until graduation. I feel this unique camaraderie with her as she will be going to my Alma Mater, Cedarville University (in the cornfields of Ohio) to study the same major that I did....psychology. When she graduates CU, she plans to pursue a career in occupational therapy. Most of the time, she is found hanging out with friends, spending as much time as she can with her younger siblings and investing in a prayer group she started at the high school.
Most recently she was featured on the 2017 issue of the Lady Brio magazine, "Seniors". Here is an excerpt of what she shared.... "When choosing your senior portrait photographer be sure to choose one that will guide you on the entire progress. They should show you all of their work and talk to you about clothes, colors, and locations that work best. You can’t go wrong with this studio. Beth is so dedicated to what she does and really cares about making sure YOU are happy with your pictures. They exceeded my expectations!"
During Makayla's stylized senior shoot, we shared ALOT of laughter.... talking about her recent missions trip to Africa where she went bungee jumping, great white shark cage diving, and spent time teaching little children about Jesus.
Makayla has some very eclectic taste in what she likes and I think she was able to show case this extremely well in her session. We started urban with some cute, chic/ urban clothing and she found the cutest hat to wear along with strappy sandals. Then she went with a more sleek and elegant blue tank with the perfect heels.
After we spent some time in the alleys in Marysville, she opted for a location she had never seen, fully trusting my opinion. (I completely love scouting out new locations and this was no exception!) Some personal friends generously allowed us to use their property in the country- wildflowers galore and a rustic barn. Here she went with a simple flowy, white sundress where she could hi-light her love of the Bible, flowers, the sun. Then she changed into her Americana gear- looking like she stepped out of a Ralph Lauren magazine. I would definitely say that she knows her style! And did I mention she's a natural in front of the camera?