Grand Junction High School Senior Photographer

Alexys | Class of 2016 | Palisade Senior Photographer

Can you believe that the 2015-16 school year is about to begin in only 2 short days?!  Where oh where has the summer gone?  I have no doubts that the graduating Class of 2016 is excited to get their final days of high school under way.  What better way to kick off the celebration that with a gorgeous Senior from Palisade High School...  Folks, meet Alexys!  This young lady was such a joy to work with and she has such a bright and bubbly personality.  She participates in track, cheerleeding, volunteering and she even tutors other students!  She will definitely have her plate full this year!

Congratulations, Alexys and I wish you all the best on your last year of high school!

Makeup by: Kiss & Makeup by Marielle Michelle Fazzi.

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Alexys | Palisade High School Class of 2016!

Krista | Class of 2015 | Fruita Colorado Senior Photographer

Folks, meet Krista!  She is a recent high school graduate of Fruita Monument.  I've never met such a sweet young lady with such a playful sense of humor.  I had so much fun photographing Krista and helping her to step outside of her comfort zone.  We giggled and joked around throughout her entire session and let me tell you, this lady can come up with some real knee-slapping wise cracks!  Her awesome work ethic and humorous antics are sure to take her far in life!

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Congratulations, Krista!



Madison | Class of 2015 | Western Colorado Senior Photographer

Folks, meet Madison!  She is a Senior from Dayton, Texas who has got some serious Style!  I mean serious!  I had the pleasure of taking Madison's Senior Portraits a few weeks ago while her family was visiting Colorado over Christmas break, an annual tradition.  Madison is part of a competitive Cheer Team in her home town and I've checked out some of her Cheer pictures, they are amazing!

We took Madison's pictures on what seemed like the coldest day of the year!  It was snowing off and on and just down right bitter.  We took breaks often to warm up and at one point I even had to take off my boots to let my toes thaw!  When we finished up her session at Powderhorn Resort it was a whopping 4 degrees out!  Brrrrrr!  It was so much fun, we had a blast and the images are stunning!  Take a look and leave her some love in the comments!

MUA (makeup artist):  Kiss & Makeup by Marielle Michelle Fazzi


Congratulations Madison!



Kale | Grand Junction Colorado Senior Photographer

It's time for round 2 of Kale's Senior Portraits!  Kale is one of my 2015 Senior Model Reps so she was awarded two rounds of senior sessions.  You can see her previous mini session here: Kale | Palisade High Class of 2015

In case you haven't figured it out yet, Kale is a Senior at Palisade High School and she will be graduating this coming spring!  Kale is on the Varsity Cheerleading Squad at Palisade and it seems to be a big part of her life.  She has a great sense of humor and kept me laughing throughout both of her sessions especially when she ventured out into the field of lavender surrounded by thousands of bees!  Kale's favorite color is PINK and when I asked her what her dream job would be, she said either a Special Education Teacher or a Food Tester (because she likes to eat.  A LOT.)  Hmmmm.....

Congratulations Kale!  I wish you the best of luck in this journey called LIFE!




Shannon | Grand Junction Colorado Senior Photographer

Meet Shannon, a future graduate of Palisade High School Class of 2015!

I had the pleasure of taking Shannon's senior portraits this year and I can tell you she is the sweetest thing!  Shannon is an outgoing and bright young lady who plays golf for Palisade.  We talked about her plans after she graduates next May and she has settled on CMU to further her education either in accounting or possibly joining their nursing program.  No matter what she ultimately decides, I know this girl is going to do great things in life!

Congratulations Shannon!

MUA (Makeup Artist):  Kiss & Makeup by Marielle Michelle Fazzi


Sierra | Class of 2015 | Fruita Colorado Senior Photographer

  Sierra is a recent graduate of Fruita Monument High School with a plethora of many talents!  She was a member of the POMS team at FMHS, she loves tennis, fashion design, photography and singing!  I had the pleasure of photographing Sierra at two different sessions as she was one of my Senior model reps and we had so much fun together!  I'm so excited to watch her go out into the world and achieve greatness!

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Coal Ridge High School Cheerleaders | Silt Colorado Photographer

Want to see beauty?  Then meet the Coal Ridge High School Cheerleaders!  I got to spend a short afternoon with these lovely ladies and I can't even begin to tell you how much fun we had!  Yes it was way cold out but these girls put on their best smiles and laughed it off.  You won't find a closer group of friends that this team right here!

Kudos to my dear friend Katie Landers Photography for assisting me on such a fun project!

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Mckayla | Grand Junction Senior Portraits | Central High School

I had the wonderful pleasure of creating Mckayla's senior portraits a few weeks ago and I tell you, we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day!  We met at the studio and  spent about an hour walking around downtown shooting different urban scenes and then we took a short drive over to Connected lakes.  Luckily the lake isn't far from the studio because the sun was setting fast.  We played in the water of one of the lakes and Mckayla laughed and giggled as the fish swam between her legs!  Just before wrapping up the evening we made a stop at the river where I asked Mckayla to get as close to the water as possible.  What a trooper!  Her feet were caked in stinky mud after that!  Yuck!  It's all worth it though, see for yourself!




Thanks Mckayla and congratulations!!