Celebrating Graduation with Family Photos: Rochester Portrait Sessions

It was a special day for Alex and his family. He walked across the stage to receive his diploma, then stepped in front of my camera for some family photos. I'll never forget the first conversation I had with his mom, which roughly said "We need family photos before he moves and I never see him again!"

Admittedly, a little dramatic on my part, but he did accept a job out of state.

I always think it's a good time for a portrait, and this was a great one. I enjoyed being back on campus, as I always do. We shot near the Red Barn (RIT's climbing area) which was perfect. It gave us a lovely background, and privacy on an otherwise hopping campus. And we were even entertained from above as the Air Show was in town!  As an added bonus, Alex's girlfriend was able to hop in a few photos as well. 

Sara, Norman, Alex and Stephanie, it was a pleasure meeting you all! Thanks so much for reaching out, and I hope these photos bring back wonderful memories.  And congratulations on your graduation from RIT!

Best wishes,

Lori Coleman

The daughter of filmmakers, Lori may have been predestined for a life in the creative world. She met her husband, John, while studying photography at RIT. When not creating heirlooms for her friends, family, and clients, she can usually be found in the woods or on a yoga mat. Either way, her dogs Molley and Mouse are never far away.