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Baseball Senior Pictures | Varsity Sports at Perry High School in Chandler, AZ

Michelle
August 1, 2019

Baseball Senior Pictures

Many of our clients are high school seniors who participate in varsity sports, but I’m not sure if I’ve ever had baseball senior pictures quite like these! Amy and I talked quite a bit about including baseball for Connor’s senior pictures.  While Connor has played baseball for as long as I can remember, this would be his last season in a Perry baseball uniform. These pictures hold a special place in my heart, knowing that over the years they will become even more priceless to him and his family.

Side note: If you recognize Connor, it’s because he’s been around for awhile. I’ve had multiple sessions with the Abernethy kids, including Connor’s sister Kelci, who graduated in 2015. It’s just thrilling when you get to watch your clients go from kids to teens to high school graduates to adults!

Scheduling Your Senior Pictures

I know, athletes are tough! Between games, practice, school, studying, they’re often lucky to even remember to eat and sleep! If you play both club and high school sports, squeezing in senior pictures can definitely be a challenge! Here’s a tip. Do your best to schedule your senior pictures in the off season! If you play football or other fall sports, plan for a spring portrait session. If you run cross country, play baseball, or other spring sports, aim for having your pictures taken in the fall. Luckily, even with Connor’s schedule, we managed to have his pictures done in the spring…and then we just found an open baseball field!

Our first stop was straight to the dugout. With equipment ready, I got this fun shot showing off his graduating year. I rarely show both a color and a black & white image in my blog posts, but in this case I really do love both! When you come for your Reveal & Design, you’ll see that not all images are edited in black & white, but there will definitely be a few.

With eyes like these, you bet I’m gonna get some close up pictures to show them off!

Since this was our third and final location, it was started to get dark, so we pulled out the lights for some gorgeous action shots. That one of Connor reaching over the fence? That one definitely warrants a huge shout-out to Glen, Connor’s dad. As a photographer himself, he knew the best location for the softbox would be on the other side of the fence, so he climbed over and somehow managed to hold it in just the right spot while we had Connor run full speed at the fence to catch a ball.

Baseball Senior Pictures Action Shots Chandler AZ

 

Composite Sports Artwork

This composite is a little different. We stopped in Chandler to get some images of Connor in his regular clothes, knowing that I’d use the brick wall for a composite. Love how it turned out!
Baseball Senior Pictures Sports Perry Chandler AZ

Instagram Features in Senior Guys Style and Senior Year Magazine

I posted this shot of Connor tossing the baseball to my Instagram, and almost immediately it was featured by both Senior Year Magazine and Senior Guys Style! How cool is that? Both of these accounts feature high school senior pictures from some of the industry’s best photographers. There is nothing better than showing off your seniors on national Instagram accounts!

Senior Guys Style Featured Photographer

I just couldn’t fit it all into one post, so this is only part of Connor’s senior portrait session. Don’t miss the rest of his senior pictures!

Would you like to see more senior sessions featured sports? You might like these!
Matthew, Hamilton High School
Briana, Hamilton High School
Aaron, Mesquite High School

Senior Photos Michelle Robetson

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12 Comments

  1. I love your session here with baseball! These are great! My nephew plays basketball and graduates this year! Hoping to get some cool shots in as well!

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    • Baseball was super fun, but I had a senior basketball player too that was just as awesome! You’ll get some great shots!

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  2. I love these images!

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  3. What great images and wonderful memories for this young man to hold on to. Congratulations on your features!!

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  4. Your Senior images are fantastic! You can see your put your heart and soul into senior photography! Great work!

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    • Thank you Jeanine! I love this so much, it definitely doesn’t feel like a job!

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  5. Love!!! I have a baseball session coming up in a couple weeks and am DEFINITELY going to keep your brick wall photo in mind!

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    • Thanks Sierra! I do a lot of those with sports, take a nice senior pictures and place the sports image on a wall or something behind them. If you need help, just let me know!

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  6. Great images. I especially love the one of him tossing the baseball. Nice capture!

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