Standing in the middle of the street usually isn’t advisable, but Mikaela Tisdale, a senior at Wakeland High School showed no fear striking a pose at the Shops of Legacy during her DFW senior portrait session. This bravery may have been honed through her time as a third baseman for her high school’s softball team, and let us tell you, being on a high school varsity sport is not an easy thing to accomplish!

Admiring the lights that were put up for the holiday season, we strolled around the Shops at Legacy with Mikaela and her boyfriend, Addison. When the subject of college came up, Mikaela said that she planned to try and go to OSU in the fall, but that she was really hoping to be able to go off to college with fellow Senior Model Rep and best friend, Reid Parr, who you may recognize from her senior session with us or even her group session with Makenna and Madison!

With an amazing makeup job done by The Makeup Junkie, we were able to capture Mikaela’s spirit against the gorgeous glow of the Christmas lights, and we can say that we LOVED Mikaela’s dark lipstick, a fashion staple this fall!

The future criminal justice major knows one or two things about justice having grown up as one of four girls! We headed back to the studio where we had a surprise visit from Reid and from Mikaela’s cousin!

We really enjoyed photographing Mikaela for her senior photo session, and it was wonderful to see how loved and supported she was by her friends!

A Little Bit About Mikaela

School/Class: Wakeland High School - 2015

What colleges are you interested in?

I'm interested in SFA, Texas State, and the University of Houston

What would you like to major in?

Criminal justice or forensic science

What are your favorite clothing stores?


What type of music do you listen to?

All types of music

Do you have any favorite sports teams?

Rangers and Cowboys

What is your favorite hang out spot?

Any social sport or where I can meet new people



Cheyenne Allison

Cheyenne peeks through some of her cross country medals, in the studio.

"TYLER R. BROWN IS AWESOME! The staff was so fun and friendly, taking senior pictures was so much fun! If you want your senior pictures to turn out the best, I'd most definitely recommend him! I LOVE TYLER R. BROWN PHOTOGRAPHY!" - Cheyenne Allison

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Hannah Mabile

Hannah looks so cute sitting on the train tracks in Frisco Square.

"Big thanks to Tyler Brown and his team! My experience working with them has been awesome! I've never really been a photogenic type of person but with Tyler and Heather I was able to loosen up and have a blast! They were very easy to work with and when I had ideas they were able to work with them and make them 10 times better! I never expected to have as many compliments on all my senior pictures as I have gotten! My pictures came out great and the products are amazing! So basically with out a doubt in my mind I would recommend Tyler R. Brown Photography 100%!" - Hannah Mabile

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