Amanda’s senior pictures

Another great evening was spent capturing Amanda’s senior pictures. We started at Wintergreen Gorge and took a few nice images, including this shot:

 

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We traveled to downtown Erie and went to one of my favorite locations for a nice image among the bricks:

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We headed to the bayfront for some sunny shots, including this image among the posts and birds:

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We finished at the beach with this great shot:

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Great images, Amanda! There are many more coming in your proofs!

 

Sydnie’s Erie Senior Pictures in Findley Lake

Once again we had perfect weather for senior pictures. Except for the wind, which finally went away. Otherwise, it was clear, blue and warm.

Sydnie chose Findley Lake as her starting spot, which had a number of spots that were either iconic, photo-friendly, or memorable to her family. Here are a couple of nice shots:

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We found some other nice locations as well for her senior pictures.

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We meandered over to the Peak and captured some late summer snowboard shots, which is a lot better than capturing midwinter snowboard shots!

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And we had to try the golf cart tunnel at dusk, to experiment with some cool lighting!

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Great shots, Sydnie! I hope you are pleased with your images!

Senior Pictures in Erie: Kara

Kara’s senior pictures adventure started at Wintergreen Gorge. I have a couple of beat up chairs that I occasionally bring, and this one seemed right for her in this setting.

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We had a couple of other great settings for senior pictures in the same location:

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Then we headed downtown to some of my favorite city locations. Kara chose a few great graffiti pieces featuring her favorite colors:

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Then we headed to the beach. Here’s a great image under a favorite picnic shelter that she had great memories as a kid:

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We got a great profile picture with the early evening sun, just before sunset:

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For some seniors, Erie senior pictures are not complete with out some sunset beach pictures!

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Wonderful images, Kara! I hope you and your family enjoy your senior pictures!

 

 

 

Rebecca’s Senior Pictures in Erie and Harborcreek

Rebecca is an Erie Otters hockey fan. We were able to capture some senior pictures at the Erie Insurance Arena, where they were conditioning the ice for the upcoming hockey season.

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We headed up to Penn State Behrend campus for some nice outdoor senior pictures.

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Rebecca is also a trumpet player, and was proud to show her trumpet collection and her Harborcreek band uniform.

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We finished after sunset at a secret location that had some great light and interesting settings for senior pictures.

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Amazing images, Rebecca!

Erie Senior Pictures: Abby

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Abby had some specific ideas about her senior pictures. Starting in North East at the railroad museum, we captured some great outdoor images. We headed to the beach and other locations for more senior portraits, hit the zoo for some great “giraffe selfies” and finished indoors after dark.

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Abby is a culinary student and plans to study the culinary arts in college. Great senior pictures, Abby!

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2014 Erie Save an Eye Game Photos

2014 was the 76th year for the annual Save-an-Eye football game. This game pits the all stars from the Erie City schools against Erie County schools’ best players.

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This year’s game was as exciting as you can get. Trick plays, dramatic turnovers and exciting passes highlighted the game’s progression. The score close to the last couple of minutes, the game was finally decided in favor of the County.

Here are some images for your enjoyment. These and more can be viewed at http://jhphotomusic.com under Sessions.

Senior Pictures in Erie, PA: Rosie

We had another fabulous weather day for Rosie’s senior pictures. Starting at Wintergreen Gorge, we captured some great outdoor images. Then we stopped by her school to get some neat photos with her favorite books:

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We hit a favorite location of mine for some downtown images including this one near the graffiti wall by the train tracks:

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We finished in a great location near the bayfront with amazing brickwork:

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Great images, Rosie! We captured some very different looks and poses in your session!

Erie Senior Pictures: Paige

Summer senior pictures have begun! This week I had a chance to work with Paige, who is the third senior in her family to have their pictures done by John Huegel Photography.

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Senior sports picture on track in full sun

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We had perfect weather and stopped at a half dozen locations to capture a wide variety of images.

Here are a few senior pictures from Paige’s session. There are more available in my Facebook business page.

Erie Senior Portraits: Class of 2013 Feature

Here are some of my favorite images from this summer’s Class of 2013 senior portrait sessions.We love to capture images of seniors doing the things they love.

We work both in the studio (in our groovy old school building at 26th and Peach in Erie), as well as on location at basically any location the senior would like. Many of these locations were specifically chosen by the senior. Of course we will take you to our favorite places if you don’t have any specific locations picked out. And we very often finish at the beach. We have a special formula for capturing amazing sunset portraits!

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For the technically curious, we use Canon cameras and Canon, Sigma and Tamron lenses. I even have a special “Beach Camera” that’s allowed to get sandy! We use Canon and Alien Bees flashes and RadioPoppers and Buff triggers. We rarely tripod, but when we do, we use Manfrotto ball heads and tripods.

I get down and dirty at the beach. I usually get more sand on me than the senior will during the session. My philosophy is: “If you don’t get the right angle, with the right light, at the right moment, with the right pose, it just doesn’t look right!  Right?!”

Check out our Class of 2013 Video as well: http://animoto.com/play/99IXk2rYSg50Fo3nMPdGTg

Thanks to all of my seniors and families that supported them!

Erie Wedding Photography: Renee and Randy

Many have waited for the right moment to be married. If waiting was the reward, Renee and Randy have reached the perfect moment for marriage.

Renee and her ladies prepared at Coventina Day Spa. It was a peaceful snowy day in late December.

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The wedding was held at Holy Rosary church on 28th and East Avenue. Lots of on-site preparation was completed before the ceremony.

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A lovely wedding ceremony, and formal photographs followed:

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And a very nice reception followed, at Union Station, with a chilly stop in Perry SquareIMG_0848 IMG_0942 IMG_0582 IMG_0590 IMG_0600 IMG_0602 IMG_0680 IMG_0684 IMG_0701 IMG_0771 for the bridal couple!

Congratulations Randy and Renee!