I had the pleasure of knowing Madison for over a year before we captured her senior portraits. It’s such a joy to watch her grow in just the year we’ve known each other and to capture the fun and upbeat personality of this cheer captain with enough school spirit to make anyone smile. Madison and mom had been excitedly planning her beach side photo shoot for a while and a unexpected wet Winter lead a fantastic day at the Santa Cruz beaches! Although we were weary of the gusty winds and possible rain forecasted for the day, it turned out mother nature smiled upon us because as it was raining back in San Jose where we came from, we had a dreaming day at the beach!
Are you dreaming of a senior portrait session that’s styled to your liking and designed with your personality and style in mind? Seeing yourself as how those who love you see you, that’s priceless. It doesn’t hurt either to have a dedicated makeup and hair artist that will keep you looking flawless for anything but generic pics (leave those behind in the yearbook). Contact us and find out why this is one of the most sought after Senior year experiences and one of the most valuable gifts families can invest for themselves.
Q: How do you define “beauty”?
A: I feel you’re most beautiful when you are being yourself – feeling happy with who you are.
Q: If budget and time was not issue, where would you travel to first?
A: Jamaica because when I was little I used to sing a song in I heard from a commercial, ” I’m going to Jamaica”.
Q: What was your experience like working with CYW Photography?
A: I learned to be comfortable in front of the camera. I was initially more timid than I thought but with help I learned to ease into it.
Q: What influenced your choice of college (UC San Diego)?
A: I looked for one that had a good sense of community, education and dance program. Madison tried out and got into their cheer team!
Q: What do hope your portraits will hold for you?
A: That they reflect my fun and free spirit.
Q: What is your fondest birthday memory?
A: For my 16th birthday, I had dinner with a big group of friends and then a sleepover at a hotel!
With a passion for the art of personal senior portraits and a heart for capturing the beauty, charm and strength of individuals, I’ve made it my goal to provide families with tangible memories and an an exceptional experience that will last a lifetime. Such milestones are the perfect reason to seek out a professional photographer. Being able to capture and preserve this special milestone is priceless. CYW Photography focuses on portraiture and lifestyle imagery and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you are in the area or are planning on visiting, I’d love to hear from you and discuss of all the beautiful spots and ideas that best capture your story! In addition, I also shoot worldwide for various projects. Follow me on Facebook where I often post about recent or upcoming photo shoots. Catch me on Instagram and Snapchat (cyw_photography) where you can see sneak peeks of my most recent photography projects and if you love Twitter you can find me there as well. You can also see where I get most of my style inspiration by following me on Pinterest. Whatever your needs are for professional photography, I am confident in my ability to provide you with professional results paired with personal service to customized to your needs. Send me a message and let me know how I can help you.
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