Meet Autumn! Class of 2011 | Northwest Pennsylvania Photographer

. I would love to introduce you to Autumn!  I met Autumn and her mom in our little "downtown" about a month ago for a shoot.  She wanted a mix of urban, greenery, and [even] a waterfall!  I love to visit multiple locations if time allows.  It allows the senior so many different looks and such a variety of backdrops!

Autumn is a beautiful girl who has a lot going for her. She is sweet and ambitious and, I am sure, will enjoy a very successful life!!

We started the session in town.  I often suggest "urban" shoots to my seniors when they ask for suggestions.  Unfortunately, as I mentioned before, urban locations often get a bad rap.  Most people want greenery or fall colors and aren't up for photos in an alleyway.

Now I can completely understand that, because beautiful sun and greenery can make for a beautiful backdrop.  However, as you can see from Autumn's pictures, the urban alleyway can be OH - SO- STUNNING!!!!!

Why is that?  Well, it all has to do with the light baby.  Light is everything, and on a bright day, in a shaded alley, the light bounces all over creating beautiful even light on the subject's face!   If you have any reservations - then just check out Autumn's stunning shots.  Yowza.

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We had an outfit change and we tried another alleyway - and just WOW. The perfect light, the sharp contrast with the black and white and the lines from the painted alley walls, make for an amazing set of shots!

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After the alleyways, we headed to the little park in the middle of town. It is such a quaint pretty park with a beautiful fountain the middle. Love it!

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Lastly, we headed out for a bit of a drive and then trekked into the woods to find a well known, and absolutely beautiful waterfall. It was a bit of hike, and the light was definitely more challenging, but we still got some beautiful shots.

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It was so nice meeting Autumn and her mom and I really enjoyed our afternoon session.  Thank you all so much!!!!