Looking back to the Class of 2019 | Snowy Senior Portraits | Colorado Springs Early Colleges High School Graduate Gabby

On a snowy Tuesday, we’re taking time to look back to snowy sessions in 2019!

We loved seeing Gabby’s family back with us after photographing her older sister’s senior portraits a couple years back.

Gabby is artistic and creative and loves painting, drawing, writing, and reading. She’s planning on a degree in English and serving with the Navy. When at her pre-session consultation, she shared that she was open to snow as a feature in her portraits, and with being photographed in our winter months, we loved the opportunity to make that happen!

Gabby, we hope you’re enjoying all your next chapters in life that have been unfolding since graduation in the Spring. May these senior portraits always bring back favorite memories from your high school years!

Jonathan Betz Photography | Colorado Springs High School Senior Pictures Photographer

Looking back to the Class of 2019 | Snowy Senior Portraits | Rampart High School Graduate Calvert

On a very snowy Tuesday, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of our snowy sessions from 2019!

Calvert graduated from Rampart High School this past Spring and was photographed toward the start of 2019. His snowy session date was perfect for this avid skier with a huge interest in hydrology. His location of Cheyenne Cañon was also perfect for finding snowy scenes.

While in high school, Calvert excelled academically and was active in the percussion section of the school band. He was also active in his church, and while we were working with his family, his dad and I realized that we looked familiar to each other because we’ve served together on worship teams in the past. We love making those connections!

Calvert is almost done with his first semester of college studies, and we hope today’s post looking back at his high school senior portraits brings back a flood of favorite memories from his high school years.

Jonathan Betz Photography | High School Senior Portraits Photographer | Colorado Springs

The Coleman Family | Mini-Session Family Photography

What a treat to see the Coleman Family again after eight years! That’s right…we last saw them for family portraits in 2011. It’s always a high compliment when families return to us and continue to entrust us with their professional photography.

Part of the service we provide every family is our guidance in choosing the best session structure for their photography session. There are times when our one-hour session is perfect and other times when our mini-session is best. The Colemans were well-served with our mini-session, and on their session day, that took them to Mesa Overlook.

Our short session creates around twelve awesome portraits to choose from when ordering, and we’re so excited for the wall art that will soon be featured in the Coleman’s home. We know they will enjoy these portraits for years to come…and perhaps we’ll see them a little sooner next time 😉

Jonathan Betz Photography | Colorado Springs Family Portraits Photographer

Grant | Rampart High School Senior Portraits | Class of 2020

We’ve loved reconnecting with this family after first meeting them for senior portraits for Grant’s older brother.

Grant has a great sense of humor and strengths both in character–specifically kindness–and athleticism. For Rampart High School, he competes on the football and track teams. His events for track include shot put and discus, and he competed in state-level competition last year. Additionally, he’s the treasurer for the Student Council.

For his senior portraits, he was a great match for our one-hour session and loved Garden of the Gods as his setting. He enjoyed featuring his sports during the session, and the sunset was absolutely stunning for the silhouettes at the end of the session.

Enjoy your senior year, Grant!

Jonathan Betz Photography | Colorado Springs High School Senior Portraits Photographer

Alexa | Discovery Canyon Campus High School Senior Portraits | Class of 2019

Alexa counts herself among DCC High School’s most recent graduates and is already beginning her next steps toward a career in forensics.

During high school, she sang in the choirs, was secretary of the writing club, was active in the leadership of High Trails and as a peer mentor at school. She loves art and drawing and was a member of the Art National Honor Society. She excelled in her favorite courses of psychology and sciences.

Alexa loves our Colorado natural landscapes and was excited to create a silhouette as part of her senior portraits. She matched well with our one-hour Senior Session for her photography structure, and we loved Garden of the Gods as her setting. We are excited to share favorites!

Alexa chose a wonderful palette of solid colors for her session attire and played to the rich, autumn and jewel tones – some of our very favorite colors for our clients to wear for photography sessions. These color tones beautifully compliment the colors in the natural landscape and also bring a beautiful focus to the face of the portrait subject.

Congratulations, Alexa, on your graduation! We look forward to the next time we see your family and hear updates on your next chapters in life!

Jonathan Betz Photography | Colorado Springs & Monument High School Senior Photographer