Bella Valentina Photography’s 2017 Senior Street Squad Member Laken Cook!

Meet Laken!!! She is an exclusive member of my 2017 Senior Street Squad!

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Laken Cook comes from Philo High School & currently attends MidEast Career Center for Cosmetology! She’s a Capricorn, her favorite colors are blue, grey, & pink, her favorite places to shop are Forever 21, TJ Maxx, & H&M & her personal style is comfortable with a pop! Her favorite artists are Nickelback & Jason Aldean, and her celebrity crush is Channing Tatum! Popular choice Laken 😉

Here’s a little more of our Q & A!

Q: What is the most exciting thing you’ve done in the last year?

Laken: I went to a BIG Haunted House!!

Q: What is your favorite way to enjoy your time outside of school?

Laken: Netflix, PlayStation, spending it with family!

Q: What would your dream photo shoot look like?

Laken: Comfortable, not a lot of people

Q: Who do you look up to & why?

Laken: My parents, their so strong!

Q: What is going to be the best thing about being a Senior?

Laken: the fact I’m almost done with school!

Q: Where do you want to be in one year?

Laken: College somewhere

Q: What are your life dreams?

Laken: get a good career, get married buy a house have kids, & just be genuinely happy with life and where I’m at!

Q: What does ‘Beautiful’ mean to you?

Laken: Someone who’s comfortable with who they are interior & exterior

 

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Thank you Laken! I loved getting to hanging out with you & your Mom at our Rock the Headshot event! It was a fun opportunity for us to all get know each other a little & I can’t wait for our group shoot

Leave a comment & show her some blog love below!

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Xo, Jessica!

Shirts by Dirty White Tees

Make up by Brittany Anne Make Up Artistry

Bella Valentina Photography’s 2017 Senior Street Squad Member Jordyn Binkley!

Say Hello to Jordyn!

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Jordyn Binkley comes to us from Crooksville originally, & is currently attending Mideast CTC for Cosmetology.

She’s a Capricorn, her favorite color is orange, her favorite places to shop are American Eagle, Vanity, & Aeropostal, & her favorite style is simple but sophisticated. Her favorite app is Instagram, her favorite artists are Adele, One Direction, Taylor Swift, & Lana Del Rey, and her celebrity crush is Ryan Reynolds! Yep, I drilled her too! I wanna know the good stuff 😉

Here’s a little more of our Q & A!

Q: What is the most exciting thing you’ve done in the last year?

Jordyn: I had an opportunity to shoot at the World Archery Tournament in New York, and our team came in 1st Place!

Q: What is your favorite way to enjoy your time outside of school?

Jordyn: Spending time with my family, doing my hair/makeup, shopping, and being with my friends .

Q: Who do you look up to & why?

Jordyn: Definitely my mom. She supports me through everything I do and she’s been by my side every step of the way. She’s basically my twin.

Q: What is going to be the best thing about being a Senior?

Jordyn: Knowing that after graduation you’re starting your life and following your dreams.

Q: Where do you want to be in one year?

Jordyn: I definitely want to see myself having my cosmetology license and doing hair.

Q: What are your life dreams?

Jordyn: I most importantly want to make my family proud and reach all of my goals I have set. I want to be a cosmetologist and graduate college with a business degree so I can have my own salon some day.

Q: What does ‘Beautiful’ mean to you?

Jordyn: Beauty to me is what you are on the inside. Kindness, how you treat others, and being yourself to me are the most important attributes of beauty.

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Leave a comment on my blog below! I’d love to know what other questions you think I should ask the girls!

By the way… can I just take a second to comment about her adorable nose crinkle when she smiles/! LOVE it! I wish you could see it more in these images but if you know her, you KNOW! 🙂

Thank you Jordyn! I had a great time with you & your Mom at our Rock the Headshot event! It was a fun opportunity for us to all get know each other a little & I can’t wait for what’s next!

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Xo, Jessica!

Shirts by Dirty White Tees

Make up by Brittany Anne Make Up Artistry

Meet my Senior Street Squad!

Every summer I find a few Juniors, offer a discounted Senior session & hope they will tell everyone about my business. Every year I get a few bites & a few referrals.

This year is different. This year I am creating an experience. For me, for my business, & for these girls. This year they are going to become a part of my business & I can tell already, they are going to become like family.  We are going to make their Senior pictures one of the most memorable experiences of becoming a Senior! This year, these girls ARE the faces of my brand!

Meet my Exclusive 2017 Senior Street Squad! Lindsay, Maddie, Laken, Jenna, Menly, Makenzie, Haley & Jordyn!

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See the Subscribe button up there to the right —>  Definitely sign up for that, because over the next couple of weeks you’ll be getting to know these girls a little better! I will be doing blog posts introducing each of them individually, sharing a few more images of them, & sharing some inside info I snagged on each of them. You know… girl talk! 😉

Yesterday we spent the day hanging out at The Suites of Divine Bliss. Thank you, thank you Amy White for sharing your beautiful space!!! We listened to ridiculous music, ate yummy donuts from Donald’s Donuts (of course), later snacked on pita & homemade hummus, (thank you Mom), & took these gorgeous photos!

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Every photographer knows that normal day to day make up isn’t enough for camera. Enter Brittany Anne Make Up Artistry. She is CRAZY good at this! Seriously. Click on her link if you need someone for a special event… prom, a wedding, etc. She worked non stop ALL day, she’s super sweet & did not judge us for our ridiculous antics lol. At least not that we know of 😉

Also. See their cool shirts? Dirty White Tees custom made those for us. He will definitely be my go to for future business! Thank you Jesh Folden!

And lastly, if you are a Senior Photographer looking to amp up your Rep program, Galicia at The Twelfth Year is AMAZING! And by amazing, I mean, she sort of (really) changed my life.

Booking 2017 Seniors for Summer & Fall NOW!

Watch for my first intro post this week!

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