Louis | Senior Portraits with a View

Meet Louis! Louis came to me for senior portraits with the main goal of getting something nice for the yearbook. He didn’t need or want a ton of different outfits or locations so the Short & Sweet session was perfect for him.

late fall senior pictures near stillwater minnesota

One of his requests was to shoot somewhere that had a great view of the St Croix River. However, down by the river in mid November is a little lackluster. By then, most of the leaves had lost their vibrant color and the Stillwater Lift Bridge was still partially under construction, so shooting by the river in downtown wasn’t super exciting to me. However, Louis had the PERFECT location – his house which has AMAZING views of the river and downtown Stillwater

teen boy poses for senior pictures overlooking st croix river near stillwater minnesota

One downside to shooting senior portraits in late fall/early winter in Minnesota is you never know what the weather is going to be like. The day of Louis’ session it was a little cloudy and quite chilly. We got some peeks of sun at the beginning of the session but once it disappeared under the clouds it didn’t take long for the chill to set in. When that happens we shoot fast and Louis was a trooper, throwing on his coat in between shots to warm up. While the session went quickly, we got everything we needed for his yearbook photo and a few prints for their home in a short amount of time.

Scroll down to learn more about Louis and see more of my favorite images from his senior portraits session.

teenage boy poses for late fall senior portraits outdoors near stillwater minnesota

What are you looking forward to the most during your senior year?
Making new friends

What are 3 things you can’t live without?
My phone, my piano, and my car

What’s your favorite music group or type of music?

teenage boy sitting on bluff overlooking st croix river for senior portraits

My biggest accomplishment so far in high school is…
As a junior, tied for second at debate state tournament

Do you have any unique talents?

What is your dream job?
Political commentator

Congratulations on your graduation, Louis! Thanks for letting me be a part of your senior year and I cannot wait to see what great things you accomplish in the years to come!

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