Posts with tag: "high school seniors"
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
By Hayes Photography
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It's hard for me to believe this young lady is a high school senior!  I've known Mikah and her family since she was very little and although I have three children of my own and have seen them grow, graduate and begin their adult lives, each time I photograph a senior I've known for a long time, it makes me take pause.  There's nothing like watching kids grow up to make you feel old!

Photographing Mikah was nothing short of spectacular!  Despite the heat, Mikah was calm and cool as we worked our way around Locust Hill Country Club.  Why the country club?  Mikah, who spends a lot of time there, is an incredibly talented golfer and has been at it since she was 8 years old.  Among her numerous awards are back to back titles as champion for Section Five, Monroe County and All-Greater Rochester (2017 and 2018), Mikah's work ethic on the course is exceptional and it shows.

She and her mom chose the Deluxe session for her senior portraits which allowed for several locations with a huge variety of backdrops.  After a brief stop at her salon to touch up her make-up and curl her hair, we met at her second destination, the George Eastman Museum. She continued to shine in and among the gorgeous architecture and foliage of this iconic Rochester landmark. 

Mikah's plans for the fall are to attend William & Mary College in Virginia where she will become part of the NCAA Division 1 women's golf team.  I have no doubt she will continue to work hard and thrive in both her golfing career and the rigorous academic program the college offers.  A big thank you to mom (Courtney) and Mikah for choosing Hayes Photography for her senior portraits and best of luck in the fall and beyond!



Monday, December 31, 2018
By Hayes Photography
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I have been so lucky as an educator in the Webster Central School District because I've gotten to know some really wonderful students and Jarret is definitely one of them.  The day he walked into a 6th grade class I was subbing for, I knew he was something special!

Fast-forward six years and now he's a senior and incredibly involved and hyper-focused in the sailing world.  Jarret has been a member of the Rochester Yacht Club since he was five. He went through the high school sailing program and now teaches young sailors, participates on the race team and captains the big boats.

When I sat down to talk with Jarret and his parents about his senior pictures and location came up, the answer was obvious, the yacht club.  It really did make a nice place for portraits because it allowed for the greenery of a park, the water (east side of the Genesee River) interests and the architecture of several buildings.  What made it even better was that both parents came to the session allowing for a really nice family memory.

I was thrilled that the whole family loved the images. Not only did they choose gifts for family, but they also chose some large portraits to grace the walls of their home that capture the spirit of this terrific young man and his love of sailing.

I wish nothing but the best for Jarret for the rest of his senior year and beyond.  Thank you to both Lisa and Chris and especially Jarret for choosing Hayes Photography!!!

Make sure to leave a comment to Jarret and his parents!

Jarrett Monroe

Webster Thomas High School Class of 2019 graduate is a sailor and an all-around great guy!