October 25, 2022

Rainy Washington College Portraits | Amanda Howse Photography 

Rainy Washington College Portraits

It wouldn’t be fall in the PNW without some rainy Washington college portraits! Miss Trinity graduated from college this year, and her mom booked me to take this sweet girl’s portraits! Fun fact: she is the second senior I’ve gotten to photograph for their family! After having her youngest (Miss Riley) experience the AHP VIP senior experience for her high school year, mom wanted some fun photos of her eldest daughter too. And they turned out SO good! Even while dodging the rain– unsuccessfully at times– we had so much fun! 

Year-Round Studio Portraits

We started Trinity’s session in Studio253, which if you ask me, is the best way to start off a gloomy day! No matter the weather, we can always get high-quality shots with awesome lighting in the studio! For this session, we even got to use my new light-saber to get a variety of colors infused into the portraits (which was so fun!). Along with her selection of outfits, Trinity also brought along a bunch of props that meant a lot to her. I just love when seniors do this! Bringing items that represent your college years, hobbies, or values makes the portraits even more special. And a great way to keep the memories of those items forever! 

AH-mazing Photos, Rain or Shine

After our studio time, we traveled to the new Dunes Park at Point Defiance, and ended our day at Point Ruston! It was an overcast, gloomy WA day, but still beautiful. We scheduled Trinity’s shoot for early June and definitely got the rainy end of spring weather (we have had such weird weather this year)!  We even got wet and had to hide from the rain. HA! But rain or shine, we still got AH-mazing photos! Trinity was a trooper! Pro tip: If you love the look of a certain season, and are wanting to take your portraits then, make sure to schedule early. July-August is the best time for senior summer portraits and September-October is the best for fall!! Which season do you prefer??

Want More Tips and Tricks?

Make sure to follow along on Instagram: @amandahowseseniors so you can see sessions as they happen! Plus, see more great photos and discover session tips and tricks. I am always posting stories and reels full of “BTS” moments, our 10/10 lighting assistants, and “Before and Afters” with our glam seniors! These are one of the best things to watch if you want an inside peek into what an AHP senior sessions is like. Another way is to accompany your friend to their AHP shoot. Or better yet, join the AHP Model Team! Pst…applications for the Class of 2024 open on November 11th (11/11), so tell your BFF now! What better way to spend your senior year?? 

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Let’s Connect!

Rain or shine, we make sure your AHP experience, and portraits, are perfect for you! If you want to book a session of your own, let’s chat! We would love to hear from you and plan how to make your senior’s day the best! You can reach me on my website, via email ([email protected]), or by phone at 530-412-0730!

Rainy Washington College Portraits | Amanda Howse Photography

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