Our shoot with senior, Bella Deen was extraordinary! She attends McKinney North High School and brought her mother, Summer, along to the studio to kick off her session! The glamorous Whitney Stiles got right to work in perfecting our lovely model. In the studio, we brought out the ol’ stars and stripes for some iconic and meaningful photographs - Bella’s boyfriend is in the military and the pink shirt she is wearing is a support the troops shirt!

Bella is a rock star of the debate world and showed off some of her topnotch, shiny medals! She impressed us by reading one of her competition poems and posed in the studio in her impressive professional debate uniform.

Unfortunately, we couldn’t spend all of our time in the studio, so we headed out to Downtown McKinney. Bella chose this location for her senior portrait session because she grew up in and around the rustic area and had even worked at Paciugos, the gelato shop on Kentucky Street!

As we were walking down one of the streets, we stumbled upon some tractors! Bella, being the southern bell she is, climbed up on the tractor and balanced on the rickety engine like a champ! We thoroughly explored the area, including the alleyways, with Bella rocking a gorgeous dress from Altar'd State.

We wrapped up our shoot with a stop at Paciugos, Bella’s old employer, for a sweet treat and then headed back to the car. Photographing Bella was a blast and we hope she has an amazing senior year!

To see more from Bella read her Seniority page!


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