Cara’s Grinnell Senior Session Urban & Dance Themed Portraits

We shot Cara’s senior portrait session back in June, it was actually the very last session I shot before leaving for Barcelona for the year!  We managed to sneak hers in at the very last minute, and I’m so glad we did!  Cara had such an effortless and confident way about her.  Plus, she is just stunning!

Cara did her own make-up for her session, and I need to take lessons from her – she nailed the perfect smoky eye, which is not easy to do!

This romper was one of my favorite looks from her session.  A touch of sophistication, yet still fun and fresh.

Dance photos were one of Cara’s request, but she had something a little bit different in mind.  Something a bit more moody and artistic, yet simple.  I loved her vision for this part of her session, and it was so fun to photograph a ballerina in a slightly different way than norma.  Many thanks to Michelle’s Dance Academy for opening up their studio to us for a little bit!

One of my favorites!

Once I saw how gorgeous Cara looked with her hair up, it seemed like the perfect way to end her session with this last outfit.  I’m always a fan of a leather jacket, especially when paired with boyfriend jeans and a fun shirt!

Her eyes – gorgeous!

Cara Urban Senior SessionThank you so much for an amazing session, Cara!  And have a wonderful senior year!


Gear Used:
Nikon D750 + 85 mm f/1.4
Mastin Labs Portra 400 Presets + personal tweaks



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