June 23, 2017

Los Angeles Senior Portrait Photography of Alycia

Check out today’s blog post featuring Los Angeles senior portrait photography of Alycia! Alycia is a recent graduate from the Class of 2017 from Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia. She did an amazing job selecting killer outfits that worked perfectly against the downtown urban scenes. I love that Alycia can look like the sweetest girl and then the next second can look super fierce! She definitely shines in front of the camera. Read the tips Alycia suggests for planning your Los Angeles Senior Portrait Photography session!

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Alycia’s Tips for Los Angeles Senior Portrait Photography

  • Q. What kind of look were you going for in your senior photos?
    A. I was going for a city- stylish look.
  • Q. How was your experience during your senior shoot?
    A. My experience was really fun! It was so uplifting and encouraging.
  • Q. What’s one piece of advice you’d give to anyone getting their senior photos taken?
    A. Don’t wait till the last minute to choose your outfits because it was really stressful.
  • Q. How many outfits did you take?
    A. 6
  • Q. Would you have taken more or less, reasons why?
    A. I think 6 outfits was the perfect amount! I’m really into clothes and having variety so I don’t think I would have liked any less and any more would have been overbearing.
  • Q. Did you accessorize differently with each outfit?
    A. Tara brought along a lot of jewelry so I did not put too much focus on bringing too many different options of jewelry. I brought shoes for each different outfit I had which was really fun to see them in some of my pictures !
  • Q. Did you take any props or try to incorporate any activities that you’re in?
    A. No i did not but I think this would have been an awesome idea because its a big way to show who you are.
  • Q. Any tips on how to prepare for the session or must have things to bring?
    A. Make sure to have nails done and have hair styles prepared for what you want.
  • Q. Any tips on hair/makeup? Where did you get your inspiration for this? Did you bring in pictures or have a plan prior to your styling?
    A. I brought in pictures of makeup and hair that I liked from pinterest. I had a plan of what I wanted but I was also flexible to whatever Tara or the makeup artist recommended.
  • Q. Did you find a store that had everything you were looking for?
    A. 4/6 of my outfits were from Free People and the other 2 were from Nordstrom‘s. I got all my shoes from Steve Madden (I already owned most because i’m obsessed with shoes). If i’m not shopping online these would typically be my favorite stores!
  • Q. What ended up being your favorite outfit and why?
    A. My favorite outfit would be the white dress with black heels. It was mainly my favorite because how the camera/tara took my pictures in that dress. I liked how it was off the shoulder with flowing sleeves.
  • Q. Let’s talk about locations. What location(s) did you choose for your session?
    A. I went to Downtown and I would definitely suggest it. It was a really fun are to shoot in because it was so artistic down where we went. I chose LA because I love the city vibe/ the city in general.
    A. My favorite movie: Made of Honor
    Favorite candy: sour skittles
    Favorite ice cream flavor: mint chocolate chip
    Favorite beverage: horchata
    Favorite tv show: law & order svu
    Favorite accessories: bracelets
    Favorite place to visit: Cancun
    Favorite season: spring
    Celebrity crush: Dave franco
    Favorite lace to shop: Sephora 
  • Q. Is there anything you would have done differently for your shoot?
    A. No
  • Q. What was your favorite thing about your session or the overall experience?
    A. Getting to go downtown LA and having a lot of outfits for different pictures!! It was so fun being able to spend the day with creative people.
  • Q. Why do you think senior portraits are important?
    A. I think senior portraits are important because this year is such a milestone before you go off on your own. Also, it would be so cool to be able to show your kids nice pictures of you at the same age as them.
  • Q. Why did you choose Tara Rochelle to take your senior pictures?
    A. My friends that are older than me got pictures from her and I saw how pretty they turned out.

    Did you like Alycia’s shoot? Wanna see more Los Angeles Senior Portrait Photography of Jenna!

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