Hope | Colonial Forge High School

Only a few days until graduation!  My instagram feed has been full of excitement over graduation, parties and summer plans!  What do you have planned this summer?

Meet the beautiful Hope from Colonial Forge Class of 2014!  Hope, you were such a natural in front of the camera and I loved hanging out with you and your mom!  Good luck with graduation and as you start college in the fall.  I know you will do great things!

Here’s a look at our session…



Ashley |Colonial Forge High School

I cannot believe the school year is almost over!  I know every one in this house is ready for the more relaxing days of summer.  How about you?  My son is finishing up his first year of high school and I really can’t believe it! And before I know it he will be graduating.  {Sigh}  Where does the time go?

Speaking of graduation…meet Ashley who will be graduating in just a few weeks.  I first met up with her last fall for her senior session when we explored one of my favorite locations – downtown Fredericksburg.  I love it there because I find a new little spot every time!  I loved Ashley’s style and she had the cutest shoes for each outfit!

Unfortunately, we were on the way to our second location and it started raining!  I usually keep an eye on the weather before a session and this was completely unexpected.  So…we decided to meet up for session – part 2 this spring and it worked out perfectly!  Here’s a little peek from fall and spring….





Morgan | Brooke Point High School

A while back I introduced a new direction for Paige Pearson Photography with a focus on teen/senior photography.  You can read more about it here.)  I am so excited for this new adventure!  I want each girl I photograph to know how beautiful and special she is in her own way.  I want her to embrace that unique beauty…be proud and confident of it!  When I recently asked readers to nominate a girl that embodied “Embrace Your Beauty” this is what Cindy wrote about her niece Morgan,

“Morgan is a sixteen year old senior at Brooke Point High School.  She impresses me on a daily basis with her outlook on life.  Not only is she a stellar student, graduating a year early, she is a passionate dancer dedicated to learn how to express herself in this art.  I am so proud of her work ethic.  She is employed part time at her dance studio to help pay for her classes.  She teaches the younger girls how to be confident in dance and to be proud of themselves as they learn. Morgan is simply, a beautiful young lady inside and out.”

I had the opportunity to photograph Morgan (and her boyfriend) last month.  :)  And just like her Aunt said, Morgan is a beautiful young lady inside and out!  And aren’t those eyes amazing?!

Morgan – I so enjoyed the afternoon with you, James and your mom!  I wish you the best of luck in the future and I know you will do amazing things!



Teen/Friends Session {Stafford Virginia Photographer}

I was supposed to get together with these two beautiful teens today for a photo shoot but because of schedules we had to move it up a week.  And boy am I glad we did!  It’s been nothing but rainy and gray here for several days.  I don’t know about all of you but I am SO ready for spring and some warm sunny weather!  So anyway…last weekend I met up with Catherine and Abby in Fredericksburg on a beautiful afternoon.  We explored downtown for a while and then headed to my favorite field where we found the most glorious, golden afternoon light!  Seriously…it was amazing!  I loved spending time with these two friends.  I love how they had such fun together and could make each other laugh!  And hopefully their legs healed quickly after getting scratched from walking around in the prickly tall grass.  Thanks for being such troopers girls!  :)  Here’s a peek at our afternoon together…



Teen/Friends Shoot {Stafford Virginia Teen Photographer}

I just LOVED working with this group of friends recently for a teen shoot!  We started out with hair and makeup by Kristen of GoGo Gorgeous Makeup Artistry.  It was such a fun treat for the girls to be pampered for the afternoon before getting in front of the camera!  The weather was amazing, the girls were so sweet and looked beautiful, and we shared lots of laughs!  Here’s a look at our afternoon together!


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