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tacoma senior portraits

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I'm so happy you found me!  I'm Amanda, and I love shooting high school senior photography all around the Seattle-Tacoma area, and heck, most of the Pacific Northwest too.
I even offer a few sessions a year in the Reno-Lake Tahoe area where I grew up.
 I want your senior portrait experience to make you feel beautiful, young, and carefree; who you are in this moment in your life. To represent the person you are becoming, to showcase what makes you, well, you.
 We will talk, laugh, and create ah-mazing portraits that will be cherished forever.
 This photo shoot is all about you, I can't wait to celebrate YOU!

I'm a Washington transplant, who has come to love the rain thanks to my husband Loren.  I grew up between California and Hawaii.  I love cats and Harry Potter.  Our cats are all Weasleys: Fred, George, Ron and Charlie.
I believe in love.  I am outgoing, serious, and studious, yet I can have fun while shooting, when I am in my element. 
I have two BA's: one in Professional Photography, one in English.  I love books, reading and creative writing (poetry is my thing.)

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ABOUT AMANDA

hi there!

My favorite color is purple (if you couldn't tell)
I am a natural redhead, so I am full of sass and personality.
I believe that girls and women can be ANYTHING they set their minds and hearts to.  I am all for supporting women, and I love participating in events and occasions that help women to succeed.
I have been happily married for 11 years now.

xoXo, amanda

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$200

Locations: 1-2 within 20 miles of Studio 253
Wardrobe: 2-3 outfits

$300

Two locations within 20 miles of Studio 253
Professional Hair + Makeup
Wardrobe: 2-3 outfits + Access to the AHP Style Closet

PRICING INFORMATIOn | Sessions

ADD-ON's:  On Location Stylist $150
Bring your professional hair and makeup artist on-location so that you can change up your H+MU to make sure that every outfit change has a new look!
~Studio Session $100
Add on one hour inside our gorgeous natural light, 624 sq. foot studio for even more variety to your finished portraits.

There is a $900 minimum order requirement for all ordering sessions.

$450

Exclusive VIP locations
Professional Hair + Makeup
Unlimited Wardrobe + Access to the AHP Style Closet
Lighting Assistant

recent reviews

recent reviews

Madison

"My daughter's session with Amanda was amazing! We loved the quality of all the photos and all the ideas Amanda had! Thanks so much we truly loved it!"
-Geri Dwyer

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Sarah

"We were fortunate enough to stumble across Amanda for my daughter’s wedding. She did such a beautiful job and was so easy to work with that I knew I wanted her to do my senior’s pictures. The Senior pictures were incredible!! Amanda makes you feel relaxed and at ease and then captures your child’s true spirit. Her use of light brought out my daughter’s natural beauty and each picture was unique to my child and not just a canned pose.  I will use Amanda for all our family’s big moments."
-Jane Hansen

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Madalyn

"Amanda is absolutely the best photographer to work with!! She did our daughter's senior pictures, and we loved everything about the process and pictures. She is extremely passionate, caring, patient, and an absolute joy to work with. Our daughter was a little out of her comfort zone with having to "model" and pose for pictures, and Amanda is wonderful at making everyone feel comfortable and at ease. We would highly recommend her to anyone, and will definitely use her services again in the future!!!"
-Jamie Weisweaver

I recommend having your senior portraits done in the Spring or Summer of your junior going into senior year. Most schools need the yearbook photo by Halloween at the latest!

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That's great, I am so excited to be your senior photographer! Please email me your info (your name, mom's name, phone #'s and address) and we'll go from there. Yay!!

I want to book my session, what do I do now?

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We all know it rains in WA, but sometimes it doesn't rain too hard. We touch base the morning of the shoot and if it's really bad, we can totally reschedule. No worries.

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