Category Archives: Class of 2016

Selfless Senior Act at Quartz Hill High School

Nothing says Spring Junior Year quite like prom. A whirlwind of glitter, dresses, tuxedos and excitement, this was nothing less than the truth at Quartz Hill High School this past year. Our senior of the Month was competing in all this, dreaming of being crowned Prom queen, a title most girls dream about their entire high school experience. Tyler Britton and her Boyfriend Tyler campaigned to ensure the rest of the student body gave them their votes in hope of hearing their names being called on that magical night. They devoted most of their time to signs, flags, T-shirts, and ribbons. Their efforts were rewarded when they were crowned Prom King and Queen.

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Untitled-3What Ms. Britton decided to do was one of the most selfless and remarkable things that we’ve seen. Instead of keeping the crown for herself, she gave it up to a contender she believed deserved it even more than her. She gave her crown up to Kristin Landers. Winning Prom Queen is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and she open handedly gave up a title and crown she worked so hard for.

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Soon after, Britton’s boyfriend, Tyler, who had won prom king, gave the first dance as Prom Queen to Kristin Landers. The couple made sure that Kristin Landers had a night she will never forget, in fact she surprised Ms. Britton with red roses on her desk the next morning to show her appreciation. She even wore her crown to school for the following days until the end of the school year.

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The end of the year may be a stressful time for most students with finals and college applications among other things. It takes a lot to do something so selfless and mature. That’s why we wanted to take a second to thank Tyler Britton of the Quartz Hill High School Class of 2016. This is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable acts we’ve seen, and we’re happy Tyler was able to spread her winnings around.

Check out some of Tyler’s Senior portraits =)

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Class of 2016 Senior Magazine

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It’s that time of the year again when we start photographing the high school Juniors that will be going into their Senior year after summer break!

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It’s funny, many students feel like they don’t need their senior portraits, or that they don’t want them. The reality is that these portraits aren’t for them, they are for their parents! In one short year, the student will go off on their next life adventure – many away to college. These senior portraits will be a treasured memory that their parents will have to look at while they are away. And then later in life, it turns out that the parents pass down the portrait back to their child and/or their grandchildren as a family heirloom.

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These senior portraits can be the opportunity for the students to show who they are and what they have accomplished so far. And, for many people, this will be last time they take a professional portrait alone. Later, it will be done with a spouse or significant other, and then eventually their own family! This is the only time that a young adult is in 100% control of how these images should reflect their unique personalities.

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We have created this senior magazine to showcase what other students have done so far! Also, to offer insight on their experiences and what we have to offer. With almost 30 years experience in the business, we know exactly how to pose and light you to make you look your best! AND with the added bonus of our outdoor portrait park you can have unique senior portrait that no other photographer in SoCal can offer.

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Now thru June 30th, we will be offering Early Bird pricing on our senior sessions so it’s important to take advantage NOW! Contact us for more information!

See the full magazine here:

Local Graffiti Artist – Michael Ramirez

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Recently, we had local graffiti artist Michael Ramirez in to do some amazing work for our studio. He completely renovated our graffiti alley for the class of 2016 seniors, as well as our stairway, school bus and an amazing American flag.

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We are so excited to have him working with us to freshen and re imagine some of our outdoor sets exclusively for the class of 2016!

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Here is a little more about Michael:

Born in 1990 to the city of Los Angeles, in an era where graffiti and skating flooded its youth. Growing up in the East LA region he was heavily influenced by multiple graffiti artists and their style, creatively sculpting his own to this day. 2008 brought a big move to the Antelope Valley, where graffiti wasn’t as active, steered him towards the finer arts and other mediums: acrylic, watercolor, oil pastels ext. He gained huge interests in abstract, calligraphy & comic style arts. In 2014, Michael entered a tattoo apprenticeship, and continues to push his skills to new levels and hopes to gain the title of a tattoo artist. His ultimate goal is continuing to create art in many ways, shapes, forms or colors.

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You can follow him on instagram @AYVER117. And book your session now to have some of his innovative work in your senior portrait.