Capturing a milestone...

The High School Senior portrait photoshoot is one of the more important photo sessions in a young adult's life. These photo shoots are used primarily to capture the ever-important yearbook photo. Secondarily, it marks a moment in time as your child is transitioning to adulthood. It may also be one of the last times you can easily wrangle your child into family photo sessions with their parents and siblings.

Spring starts the season of the High School Senior photo shoots for the rising seniors. Life can be a bit less hectic at this time of year for your rising senior than the fall. It is nice to check something off your senior 'to do list' early as well. And the weather! Spring is a beautiful time of year for photos- everything is that fresh green before the heat of summer starts to scorch it. The flowers and flowering trees are in bloom. The days are at their longest which gives plenty of time to schedule a golden hour shoot in the evening.

Around the Metrowest of Massachusetts, I have a few favorite spots for High School Senior portrait photos. The first spot that I always recommend is your own home. Photographing your child in the yard and home they played in growing up is always a memorable spot. That said, not everyone wants a photo shoot at home so we have an endless list of options in our area. In Sudbury, we have Wolbach Farm with it's open fields, stone walls and beautiful white fencing. Sudbury also has Heritage Park, Wayside Inn Grist Mill area and Camp Sewataro for that home town feel. In Concord, I am partial to the Old North Bridge area. There are gardens, brick staircases, open fields, the river and, of course, the bridge itself. If your child is an artist, I love to capture high school seniors at the Decordova Sculpture park in Lincoln, MA. Using the sculptures for backdrops of your photos is a unique and beautiful location. Also in Lincoln is the Codman Estate which is a park like setting for your photos. Finally, I spent the last weekend exploring the Acton Arboretum in Acton, MA. There are trails, trellis, board walks, rock gardens, a Chinese garden and so much more for a variety of photo options.

For High School Seniors, I offer two standard photo sessions. The first is the High School Senior Portrait and Family Session. This 60 minute session includes time for solo portraits of the senior and a variety of configurations for family portraits with outfit changes for the senior. My second offering is a simple, senior only 15 minute portrait session. This affordable offering is perfect for the reluctant student that only wants a yearbook photo submission.

Senior sessions can be booked directly at:

Beyond my standard offerings, I often customize senior sessions to fit the needs of my clients. Custom high school senior sessions can include locations outside of the Metrowest, inclusion of specific hobbies/activities or extended time. To discuss custom portrait session needs, please call me at 978-549-0332 or email at

I would love to work with your senior and family to capture this moment in your lives!

xo- Lisa

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