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Modern Senior


sparkling bay photography

Houston | clear lake

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Modern Senior


sparkling bay photography

Houston | clear lake

 

hello, gorgeous!

Your senior year is finally here, and with it, your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for senior portraits that show your beauty, confidence and uniqueness. The portraits that create visual memories of your time in high school, the happiness of the new journey ahead, and tell the world who you are!

But how do you make sure that you don’t waste that opportunity and end up with ho-hum pictures, simply because you have not done it before and therefore are not sure what outfits work best, how to pose for compelling, professional looking images (after all, nobody is born a model), what locations make the best backdrop for the look you envision, or what makeup and light are the most flattering for photos?

 
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You Are Beautiful


Be YOU... be unique

meet the photographer

You Are Beautiful


Be YOU... be unique

meet the photographer

Not to worry: named one of Top 100 Senior Photographers Across the Globe by Senior Style Guide, with Sparkling Bay Photography you are in good hands. After photographing hundreds of seniors over the past few years and studying senior photography through specialized workshops and training, there is no detail of a senior photo experience that we have not worked out to perfection.

INSIDE A PHOTO SHOOT WITH SPARKLING BAY PHOTOGRAPHY: WATCH THE VIDEO

I will guide you and your parent through every step. No longer will you have to worry about what to do with your hands (I will provide you with direction for both posed and dynamic, candid photos) or whether bringing your favorite puppy will make good pictures (yes, it will, and I will coach you how). There will also be no DIYing it with prints and grad cards (unless that is your passion), as I will offer you professional quality prints, albums, wall art, and graduation announcements.

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My name is Alina and I am the owner and photographer of Sparkling Bay Photography. My photography has been described as distinct in style with a soft, airy look and a modern vibe.  No senior is the same and every session is unique. Whether you are looking for an urban, beachy or nature-inspired look, your finished images will be uniquely yours.

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The Setting


choosing the Location

The Setting


choosing the Location

urban

FOR THE CITY CHICK

You are in luck! Houston is the fourth largest city in the US and we will not have trouble at all finding a great urban location in downtown Houston. Interesting backdrops and props include skyscrapers, cafes, squares and even Houston B-cycle (look that one up!).

 

nature

FOR THE NATURE LOVER

If a natural, greenery-filled environment is more along your alley, Clear Lake, League City and Houston are full of green, both rustic and well-manicured, parks. Meandering walking paths, boardwalks and cozy benches offer great settings for senior photos.

beach

FOR THE BEACH BABE

How lucky are we to live only a short drive from the beach! Galveston beaches are great for pictures (not to mention the possibility of combining that with the quaint setting of the Strand), but did you know that it is possible to find open water backdrops right here in Seabrook?

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a word to the parent


a word to the parent


Congratulations on being a senior parent! This will be one of the most exciting times of your daughter’s life and I am so honored that you are considering me to help document such an amazing time!

My goal is to not only offer a ONE of a KIND experience for your senior but to help her see the beauty within herself. It’s amazing what gorgeous images can do for a teenager’s self esteem.

As a parent myself, I understand that we always want the very best for our children. I understand the love we feel for them, and the pride we experience at having raised the individuals who are ready to take on the adult world. Let’s capture that time together!