Brookfield Senior Portraits

Brookfield Central HS Class of 2020 Sneak Peek | Chloe

ALERT! ALERT!

Brookfield Central High School has one of the earliest yearbook deadlines around. Yet, Chloe got in for a full portrait session thanks to her on-top-of-things Dad. I’m so glad they found me because I really enjoyed all of their company! Mom, Dad, Chloe… they are good people.

What I really loved is that after the session, we were walking back to our cars and Chloe told me that she actually ENJOYED having her photo taken. She didn’t think she would, but she did.

That, my girl, is the biggest compliment you could possibly pay me. Thank you.

Here’s your (adorable!) Sneak Peek. I love how your hair brilliantly POPS out of this monochromatic-toned portrait. Gorgeous!

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If you need a quick fix for senior photos, check out the Express Senior Session option at the bottom of the Seniors Page. It’s a fast, weekday choice when you simply want a yearbook photo and a few keepsakes.

Got a little more breathing room for a full portrait session at a destination of your choice, wardrobe changes and the works? Let’s talk!


Brookfield East Class of 2020 Sneak Peek | Charlie

When you are preparing your outfits for your senior portrait sessions, don’t forget the little details.

Do you have a lucky ring? Wear it! Won’t it be nice reminisce about the things that were special to you?

Do you have a favorite concert t-shirt? Put it on! Imagine looking back on your photos and exclaiming, “I liked WHO?!?”

What about a fun pair of quirky socks? Sure, you may not see them much but a. they make you happy and b. you never know if your photographer will sneak a shot like this one…

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Allow me to introduce Charlie. He’s heading into his senior year at Brookfield East High School. He’s going to fly through the year, I can tell you that. Now, even better since he won’t be tripping on his shoe laces. ;)

I hope you like your Sneak Peek!


Do you know someone who needs senior photos? Send them my way! I promise to thank you for the referral!. All you need to know about senior portraits is right here.

Looking for family photos? I got that, too. Check out the gallery of family photos


Brookfield Academy class of 2019 | Wil Ihlenfeld

People are put on this earth to do specific jobs… this member of the class of 2019 is a perfect case in point.

Meet Wil Ihlenfeld.

He likes, enjoys and appreciates things that I do not understand or, well, grasp. Namely, SCIENCE. I’m all for science, it make the world go round (right, Wil?) but unlike this smartie, the minute you start throwing out formulas or equations, my eyes will glaze over.

This is why we all do different things in life. It would be a shame if someone as highly intelligent as Wil didn’t do something like… achieve his Dream Job Status. (Read on to see what he wants to be when he grows up. Wow.)

Meet William Ihlenfeld IV, future world-changer.

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SCHOOL
Brookfield Academy

FAVORITE SUBJECT
Chemistry because it's the explanation of the physical world

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Honor Roll
Smartquette Program at Marquette
French State Concours Oral-Gold

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EXTRACURRICULARS
Track
Science Bowl/Club

WHERE DO YOU WORK?
Narnia

WHAT DO YOU DO ON THE WEEKENDS?
play video games
movies with friends
D and D/role playing games

FAVORITE COLOR
Blue

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IF I COULD TRAVEL ANYWHERE I’D GO TO
Geneva, Switzerland

MY DREAM JOB
Nuclear Chemist

PROUDEST MOMENT
Doing well in Chemistry

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And finally, my personal favorite photo from Wil’s session….

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Okay, hang on one sec.

There is one other thing.

This is another family who I have photographed in the past. I would be remiss if we didn’t go down memory lane. Look how much they grow up in just four quick years!

Now that the class of 2019 is out the door, in-coming seniors it’s your turn! If you are a member of the class od 2020 let’s talk! Let’s get your senior portraits on the calendar!


Brookfield East HS class of 2019 | Aaron McLaughlin

Meet Aaron! He’s graduating from Brookfield East High School and is ready to take on St. Louis University this fall. This track star is ready to conquer the world with a goal of working in the field of marketing.

With Aaron’s creative personality and can-do attitude, he will make waves in the marketing industry. Congrats to you, Aaron!

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The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
— Ben Stein
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SCHOOL
Brookfield East High School

FAVORITE SUBJECT
Social studies and sciences, interesting stuff to learn and good for marketing

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES/SPORTS
track and field and cross country

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WORK
Noodles + Co.

FOR FUN
Hang out with friends

MY DREAM JOB IS…
Marketing official of a big company

POST-GRAD PLANS
St. Louis University for Division 1 track and field

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Congrats, Aaron! You will crush it at St. Louis University.

2020 Seniors, what’s up? It’s your turn to show off your talents and celebrate your accomplishments. I’m now booking 2020 senior portrait sessions. Visit my senior page for more information.

Aaron's Senior Portrait Sneak Peek | Brookfield East class of 2019

Last week, I met this great kid named Aaron and his lovely mom, Lisa, at a nearby park for Aaron's senior portrait session. 

Aaron was totally relaxed and fun to work with. He's a go-with-the-flow kind of kid. I like that. Not only does it make my job easier (than it already was), it makes it more fun, too. I could keep coming up with ideas and he'd be totally down with anything. "Hey, Aaron! Jump in the pond..." I'm sure he would have if I'd asked. 

While I was looking over the photos from his session, this one struck me. 

Not only is he completely and totally natural looking, but I knew I had to convert this one to black and white. There are more from this set with the blue wall - I couldn't make them all black and white - that would be a crime! But one is okay, right?

The color is so vibrant - oh, and THAT WALL! But the black and white is so classic and timeless.

What do you think? Which do you prefer?


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