Twelves Amanda

Twelves | Senior Session

Kubota Garden, Seattle


Meet Amanda, a Kentridge HS 2017 Senior who has a deep passion for gymnastics.  And with how much time she puts into practice and her meets, it's no surprise to see that determination transfer over into her school work.  Amanda has been participating in Running Start since junior year, and hopes to attend Seattle University next fall.  

During my consult meeting with Amanda and her mom Lynda, they both expressed having a location that is close to their heritage.  I suggested the Kubota Garden due to it's Japanese history and because the garden layout is amazing -- ponds and waterfalls, hidden pathways, and it is very elegantly landscaped.  I am so thankful we settled on this location, it really was perfect for them!

The high noon sun decided to show it's face that day, and as it made it's way across the gardens it gave our backdrops such illumination.  It really helped to highlight all the colors hidden in the shadows making everything bright and airy.    

Amanda is such a sweet young lady with a beautiful laugh and kind soul.  This shoot was quite a joy to capture.  It was an honor getting to know both Lynda and Amanda -- they are really amazing women <3

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