Jayley (which is a darling name) was such a dream to work with. I feel like she had a very particular vision in her head for her senior session. I know her mom said that she really wanted a bridge, and wanted water in her session. And of course, fall colors.
Little did she know she would get more water than she wanted. It rained so badly on her senior session that we were all drenched as we walked back to the car when her session was over. I don’t think I have ever been in such a bad rainstorm for a session. The rain didn’t affect the gorgeous fall colors though.
One of the very fun things that she did was to bring fall props. I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it on the blog before, but fall is my favorite season and I spend the rest of the year waiting for fall to come around. When she told me that she was thoroughly prepared with props I was excited. But then when I found out she brought several pumpkins, I was elated. We found the perfect location that showed off the fall backgrounds.
We Can’t Predict
Even though I have lived in Michigan my whole life, I still cannot predict the day that the colors will change. I have tracked it for the last 10 years through photographs. It generally happens in October; however I can’t tell you the date or even the week. I’m sure that it relies heavily on the weather and if I read a Farmer’s Almanac I might be able to understand the color change a little bit better. I wish there was a way I knew ahead of time when the peak color would happen so that I could schedule as many sessions as possible during that week. But that’s never the case.
Keep in mind that if your goal is to have fall colors in your senior photos, I would not wait until the Fall colors happen to schedule your senior session. I would highly recommend that you http://beamsandbobbins.co.uk/product/little-kracken/ call to schedule your appointment in June or July because my schedule fills up so quickly. There’s no guarantee that I will have any space left in October if you call in September or October.