The Woodlands, Spring and Conroe Senior, Engagement, Maternity and Family Photographer ~ Shannon Stroubakis Photography bio picture
  • Welcome to my space. I'm Shannon, your outdoor senior, maternity, engagement and family photographer inThe Woodlands, Oak Ridge, Conroe, Tomball and northern Spring TX.

    I love the serene and beautiful; the strong and dramatic. In creating artistic portraits, my goal is to tap into different aspects of the human spirit. The peaceful side, our inner souls. The quirky side, what makes us unique. And the hopeful and joyous side, when we embrace the beauty of living out loud.

    I'm also a recognized volunteer photographer for the charity Inspiration Through Art Project. You can find out more about this organization by visiting www.inspirationthroughart.org.

    My family portraits done by the amazing Yvonne Min, at Yvonne Min Photography, Denver.

Now Booking Class of 2016 Senior Portraits!

Are you ready, Class of 2016?! Shannon Stroubakis Photography is *now booking* for fall senior sessions!  Slots are limited, so get to the front of the line and book soon! If you want your senior portraits for the yearbook, book by early September.  October and November are popular for the cooler weather, and December still has glorious fall color to add some fall flair to your senior photos.  Spring is the most popular time of year for senior photos, and last year I was already booking March and April sessions in July and August and spring slots were completely sold out. Let’s make sure to get you  a spot!

For information about booking a senior session, click here to learn more.  To see my senior portfolio, click here. 

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Natural Senior Pictures Outdoors in Spring, Texas

This set is the second half of this lovely senior’s photoshoot, after we moved from town to the country! She had the *perfect* day for senior pictures. Not cold, not hot, beautiful cloud cover with a touch of golden sun, and a light breeze — amazing day! This field was the right location for a more natural and laid back set to add to the classic set at the Waterway. Dressed down, wearing organic and natural shades of blue and green and brown, she looks amazing and right at home in the flowers and field!

Such gorgeous hazy warm light on that amazing long hair!

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NOW BOOKING  Class of 2016 Senior Portrait Photo Shoots for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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The Woodlands Senior Style – Hats, Headbands and Headpieces

For your senior pictures, adding a touch of whimsy, glam or style to your photoshoot is as easy as a simple accessory. Many of my senior portrait clients take their senior pictures to the next level with boho leather braided headpieces, flower garlands, beaded headbands or seasonal hats, to add a little flair!

This braided leather head wrap is all the rage for a boho inspired look. Organic and earthy, it goes well with simple outfits such as a white dress or sheath, or flowing shift dress.

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For the boho look, the flower garland headpiece is always a popular choice and is really in style these days. Your flowers can be as simple or as elaborate as you want! Use colorful flowers and pair it with a white dress, string small blooms for a simple look, or match the flower color to the dress for overall color harmony.

 

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This talented senior had not one, not two, but three unique headpieces for her senior session! The beaded crosses on her headband showcase not only her fun style but also make a statement about something important to her in her life, her faith.

 

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Such a gorgeous piece, with tulle and lace and crystals.

 

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I love how this quirky senior infused her senior portraits with her own unique personal style — geek chic glasses and a classic black knitted cap.

 

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For fall portraits, this beautiful senior chose a simple cream sweater and jeans, and added her own personal touch of style with a knitted scarf and felt hat in earth tones. It’s always best to keep the clothing simple when you add accessories, to let them shine and take center stage.

 

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For her spring session, this gorgeous girl opted for a seasonally appropriate sunhat for some shots against the spring blooms.

 

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NOW BOOKING for Class of 2016 Senior Portraits for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Au Naturale Boho Senior Session in Spring, Texas

This amazingly stylish senior had a clear vision for part of her senior session — this bohemian styled theme session, complete with white dress, flowers and bare feet. With her long gorgeous hair, and pretty posing, we ended up with a breathtaking set of boho senior pictures along with her regular set of senior portraits from the first half of her session. The Woodlands, Spring and Conroe area is fantastic for styling a boho type senior photography session, since we have plenty of fields, flowers and trees for earthy environmental portraits. If you want to add a specific theme to YOUR senior session, we can have fun planning it at your pre consultation before the session. With the Luxe Senior Session, you get professional hair and make up in whatever style you choose, perfectly tailored to how you want your senior session to look!

We had a perfect day for this boho senior session, and everything came together beautifully. I love the added touch of this leather braided headpiece, to complete the look.

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Professional Headshots in the Woodlands – Independent Business Owners

If you need a professional business headshot for your website, LinkedIn profile or business page and have the flexibility to go outdoors and use natural light, I provide on location portraits for your business in the Woodlands, Conroe and Spring area for  $150 + tx.  You receive your images as an immediate digital download, with commercial release. Clients typically receive between 3-6 images, and black and white versions are available free upon request.  I also offer indoor sessions if you prefer to have your headshots taken in your office, with studio lighting, or at a location of your choosing in the Woodlands, Spring or Conroe area.

If you have the flexibility to have your business headshot done on location or in your office for a more interesting and environmental feel, instead of a studio backdrop, contact me for your session by calling 832-663-5128 or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.  See my headshot gallery HERE.

This Jamberry Nails Independent Consultant in the Woodlands opted for the great outdoors for her professional headshots for her business page and national directory, for a vibrant and fresh look for her portraits.

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Pretty Natural Senior Pictures – Creekside and East Shore The Woodlands

This gorgeous senior wanted to mix it up for senior pictures in the Woodlands and have a variety of styles to show off all sides of her – from the casual and natural, to the soft and girly, to the dramatic and glamorous. We chose two locations for different elements, with a field and flowers and golden sun, and some pathways for framing, and then off to the picturesque white picket fence with red blooms for the final hour of her senior session.

This natural location is perfect for the casual outfit, with trees and flowers and a little pond for an environmental feel. Bringing a casual outfit, like jeans or shorts, is a good idea since it allows for seated poses that won’t work in a dress.

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Moving into this beautiful flower field right at sunset, we caught some amazing hazy light. This light is perfect for soft, ethereal portraits, with a golden glow. Her super trendy romper was a great match for this environment, in peony pink and stylishly cut on the sides.

 

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Then it was off to our second location, at East Shore in the Woodlands, to catch the last rays of light on the red blooms. She had a perfect day for her senior pictures, and we found some gorgeous directional light at the white gates. This pretty location was perfect for both outfits, the pink romper and the classy little black dress.

 

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To personalize her senior pictures, this senior paid homage to her Sri Lankan heritage with a traditional osari dress and pose. The white picket fence makes an interesting backdrop with leading lines and red flowers on their sides to frame her.

 

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Old Hollywood Style Glamour – Senior Photography the Woodlands

Looking for something a little different for your senior pictures here in the Woodlands, Spring and Conroe? How about shooting a set during your senior photoshoot in Old Hollywood Glamour style!?

We finished up this Woodlands senior’s senior pictures around the Waterway and gardens, in a more natural style and then for one last outfit change she switched to this drop dead gorgeous red dress for some classic and classy portraits using the amazing light in the canals. Having variety in your senior pictures is so important, and also gives you a chance to do something unique and fun! I’m always open to ideas for your senior portrait session, if you want to do a theme shoot or a certain look or style, and we’ll discuss all the details at your in person consultation before the big shoot day.

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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What to Wear for Senior Pictures – Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein Area High School Letterman Jackets

When planning your senior portrait session, show your school pride and bring along your high school Letterman jacket. You worked hard for those badges and accomplished great things during your time in high school, so show them off with great portraits that your parents will want to print and share with the family. Your Letterman jacket is a great element to add to your senior pictures, to tell a little of the story of your high school career and show some of your talents, activities and your personality.  Here is a selection of pictures from recent senior portrait sessions for The Woodlands, Spring,Klein and Conroe area high schools, for inspiration!

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NOW BOOKING for Class of 2016 Senior Portraits for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Fun and Quirky Seniors in the Woodlands – Senior Photographer

All my clients here in the Woodlands, Spring and Conroe have such style and personality, it’s so fun to meet each new senior and get pictures of their individuality! This senior chose classic portraits for her first set, and for this second set she let her fun and quirky personality loose for some portraits unique as she is — complete with fun props!

So we got creative for this second half, for some different environmental portraits unlike what you see from most standard senior photography. I like to get some collaborative and creative shots during a senior shoot, and my clients always have great ideas for poses too!

I love this amazing shot of her at the fence. Gorgeous eyes!

 

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For her last outfit change, she went trendy but casual with one of the season’s hottest trends — colourful jeans! Paired with the black hat, jean jacket and vintage style tee, it’s a fantastic outfit that makes a statement for her senior pictures. And those cool chic glasses! Love them! Her whole personality and style just shines through.

 

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If you play an instrument, either for your school in band or just for your own enjoyment, bring it along to personalize your senior photoshoot even more.

 

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This set up and pose was all this clever girl’s idea! I really like it when seniors get into creative mode for their senior pictures, coming up with fun props (like this HUGE calculator and geek chic glasses!) and pose ideas.  I really like the humour she brought to her senior session, it was so much fun to shoot!

 

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Geek chic, for the win!

 

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NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016 Seniors from  The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Pretty and Natural Senior Portraits – The Woodlands and Spring TX

With unlimited outfit changes and so many location backdrops, it’s hard to fit all of one senior session into one post! Check out the second half of this senior photography session here in the Woodlands, using more of the natural elements of this location and the last few outfit changes, and be sure to take a peek at the first half here!

I encourage variety in your senior photos, and mixing it up with your homecoming or prom dress, some formal wear, and then dressing it down with some trendy pieces or casual clothes for a relaxed feel. This senior chose pretty sundresses and her favourite pair of skinny jeans and a cute trendy top.

The eyes are the window to your soul, so we’ll show off your gorgeous eyes with some pretty headshots. These are perfect for if you need some natural, but stunning, pictures if you rush next year at your University!

 

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When shooting, my goal is to find locations that have the elements you are looking for in your senior portraits — greenery, flowers, staircases, trees, bridges, tall grasses or busy streets. But most importantly for me, is the beauty and quality of the light in the location you choose. I find the corners of the setting that has pretty, flattering light to make your senior pictures shine and bring magic to your photoshoot.

 

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After you finish off the set in the trendy outfit of the season (maxi dresses are perfect for spring and late summer senior sessions!) change into your some jeans and sandals for some more casual and natural portraits of you, just as you are. These are always your mom’s favourites!

 

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Lastly, don’t forget your class ring, letterman jacket, band or cheerleading uniform, or an homage to your sports team. These little things make you unique, and you’ll want to remember your hobbies and accomplishments!

 

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I had a great time with this beautiful senior, and look forward to meeting you for your session!

*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

 

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Personal Headshots – The Woodlands Photographer

If you need personal portfolio headshots, or  professional business headshots for your website, LinkedIn profile or business page and have the flexibility to go outdoors and use natural light, I provide on location portraits for your business in the Woodlands, Conroe and Spring area for $150 + tx.  You receive your images as an immediate digital download, with commercial release. Clients typically receive between 3-6 images. I also offer indoor sessions if you prefer to have your headshots taken in your office, with studio lighting, or at a location of your choice around the Spring, Conroe and Woodlands area.

If you have the flexibility to have your business headshot done on location or in your office for a more interesting and environmental feel, instead of a studio backdrop, contact me for your session by calling 832-663-5128 or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.  See my headshot gallery HERE.

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Country and Boho – Spring TX Senior Portraits

With unlimited outfit changes and two locations, you are sure to get variety in your senior portraits when you book a session here! This senior had the first part of her session in trendy clothes and an outfit to homage her acceptance to Baylor U!  For the second portion of her senior photoshoot,  we took it out to the country fields for a more natural look and some beautiful boho styling.

A floral crown and a lacy white dress is such a gorgeous way to style your session, for a down to earth boho shoot that won’t look dated years from now. It’s fresh and light, and so lovely against the backdrop of spring greenery and a country road. Timeless, but a modern twist!

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Cowboy boots are *always* stylin’ for a Texas senior session! This pretty little blue dress is sweet and chic, and the colour photographs beautifully.

 

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I had a fabulous time this amazingly sweet and beautiful senior!

*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Classic and Timeless Senior Pictures in the Woodlands, Texas

What I love about meeting each graduating class of high school seniors for their senior pictures is how unique they all are and how they bring that to their senior portraits. Fun and quirky, classic and traditional, carefree and smiley, each senior has their individual personality that just shines through and makes their photos different.  For each high school senior, I take into account their personal style and carefully pose each senior in a way that reflects that.  This Woodlands High senior was all class and grace, with such a sunny and smiley personality that her photos can’t help but show her sense of humour and beauty!

Beauty and brains, this gracefully tall gal is off to study Pre Med at Johns Hopkins this year. Check out the first half of her senior session, before we headed out to a field for some nature shots!

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Plenty of unguarded moments of pure laughter with this laid back girl! I just adore the little crinkles in her nose, so glad I caught that moment with just the right timing!

 

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NOW BOOKING  Class of 2016 Senior Portrait Photo Shoots for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Fresh and Natural Senior Photography – Spring, Texas

This gorgeous senior from The Woodlands brought so many beautiful outfits and ideas for her senior pictures, we had a lot of fun running around this pretty location to fit them all in! One of this year’s hottest trends is the romper, and this senior showed her style with her wardrobe choices! With the Luxe Senior Session, you get treated to professional hair styling and make up application, so this senior was picture-perfect and ready to shoot!

I like to mix casual poses with serious, since they make for a great variety of both colour and black and white shots. This senior rocked both, with her beautiful smile and serious looks. And she brought this lovely bouquet of flowers as a pretty prop.

 

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For a stylistic change, we shot a few against this cool brick wall, in editorial magazine style. Gorgeous!

 

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Time for an outfit change, and we moved to this pretty gazebo surrounded by greenery. I love how her flowy spring romper matches the light and airy atmosphere of the white gazebo.

 

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One more change in backdrop, as we moved around this pretty location. I am always looking for natural elements, leading lines and framing when I’m shooting senior portraits, to add interest and variety to your senior session. I particularly like how the wooden gate here matches her au naturale style and the neutral shades of her outfit.

 

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

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Prom Dress – Senior Photographer in the Woodlands and Spring TX

Looking for a fun and fashionable way to glam up your senior pictures? Bring along your Prom or Homecoming dress for some pretty, girly, twirly photos of your wearing your drop dead gorgeous gown! You don’t get too many chances to wear that special dress, and Homecoming and Prom are such busy days you may not get a chance to get some professional portraits of you looking glamorous and gorgeous in that gown. Choose to bring your gown along as one of your (unlimited!) wardrobe changes when you book a Luxe Senior Session with Shannon Stroubakis, or book a separate Homecoming/Prom Mini Session  for just $200. Included in your mini session is 5 digital portraits, both close up and full body, with print release.

I adore this peacock inspired gown. The colour is divine and the full skirt is perfect for twirling and dancing.

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Jeni - Love these! So fun. What a great keepsake. And I love her dress!

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Natural Outdoor Senior Pictures in the Woodlands, Texas

This is the second half of this lovely senior’s photoshoot, you can click here to see the first half  where we shot around the shopping district! For the second half, we moved around the woods and the waterway area for some more natural senior portraits, using the pretty evening light at golden hour.

Her beautiful eyes just pop against this wall of ivy, and her pose is picture perfect!

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NOW BOOKING for Class of 2016 Senior Portraits for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

 

Jeni - Such a beautiful girl. The light in these is just divine! I love them all!

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The Woodlands Senior Portraits – Show Your Smile

This sweet and cheerful senior was so easy to photograph – her sunny personality just shone through in every portrait! We chose a location in the Woodlands for her senior photos, where the garden provided a lot of pretty greenery to match her down to earth and easy going nature. We almost got rained out, but we crossed our fingers and ended up with a beautiful day with some cloud cover and light sun, a perfect shooting day for her senior pictures!

I love her outfit choice here —  the classic white dress and jean jacket combination is perfect for senior pictures! Throw in the cowboy boots, and now you’re Texas style!

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Outfit change, and heading out to the woods for some natural portraits!  The sun peeked out a little for us, for a touch of golden light on her hair.

 

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This senior is proud to be off to Texas A&M next year, a future Aggie!

 

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To personalize your senior photoshoot, bring all the little things that make you unique. This Woodlands High senior wanted to include her favourite accessory — this cute and quirky straw hat, that set off her beautiful brown eyes.

 

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She also wanted to showcase her love of books, and brought several of her favourites. She suggested this set up and pose, and I love it when clients get actively involved in their senior photoshoot planning and make suggestions! I want to make sure your senior pictures say something important and personal about you!

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Jeni - She has such a beautiful smile! I love these! Great locations and outfits. And as always, your posing is perfection!

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Senior Boy Portraits in the Woodlands – Just Add a Truck

What guys want from their senior portrait session and what girls want are usually very, very different things. Here at Shannon Stroubakis Photography in Spring and the Woodlands, my goal is to create a photoshoot for your senior pictures that gives you what you want and what you need so you’re entirely happy with your senior pictures.  So for boys, who don’t want to fuss and don’t need a long session to accommodate various fashion and hair styles, I have a special mini shoot designed just for them. An hour in length, a small collection of amazing photos for your graduation cards and announcements, a proofbook so you have them in printed form, and still enough time to get several outfits in there as well.

For this College Park senior, his vision for his senior pictures was to include his favourite possession — his truck! We made that happen by driving it into the field with plenty of space (and no distracting elements like a parking lot full of cars or telephone poles) and getting a variety with both close up portraits and sweeping wide angle shots. Then we moved out to the field for some classic portraits for the announcements.

 

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This guy was a ton of fun to photograph with his and his mom and girlfriend helping and laughing! Great shoot, thanks for choosing me as your photographer!

NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016 seniors for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Michelle Robertson - Love these!! He looks like a really fun young man and you found a great spot to incorporate the truck!

Lisa - A guy and his truck. This is the right way to do senior portraits for guys! Great inspiration here!

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Graduation Pictures in the Woodlands – Cap and Gown Portraits

It’s the big moment — graduation! Celebrate your upcoming graduation with cap and gown portraits, for a souvenir of your senior year of highschool. These photos make great gifts for grandparents – and for keepsakes for parents – who will want to show off your accomplishment! Bring your cap and gown to your senior portrait session, and include it as part of your senior picture photoshoot, or book a separate mini session. Cap and Gown Mini Sessions are just $200 and include 5 digital portraits of you in your graduation gown, both close up and full body shots, with print release.

Cap and Gown shots are a must have for every senior! I’ll help you arrange to rent your graduation gown if you do not own your own.

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Michelle Robertson - What a fun way to incorporate cap & gown pictures! Of course the school ones are always boring, so I love that these show off some personality!

Lisa - Love these senior portraits with the cap and gown! So often this is an overlooked idea, with just snapshots to show for the day. These are wonderful portraits of a day to be proud of!

Jeni - Love these! Great way to capture such a wonderful accomplishment.

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The Woodlands Senior Photographer – Senior Style

One thing I love about my job is I get to meet clients here in the Woodlands, Spring and Conroe who are in such a fantastic time in their lives — graduating from high school, getting ready for prom, celebrating their senior year, and looking forward to what the next year has in store for them.  It’s such a fun time, and everyone is always excited!

For senior pictures, we want to wrap all that excitement into a great day of shooting and just having fun! For the girls, their hair and make up has been professionally styled by an amazing stylist I’ve arranged for them, so they’re relaxed and ready for the shoot. I meet with all my clients before the session, so we already know exactly what types of shots we are after!

This lovely senior student from College Park had a fabulous sense of style. Beautiful, colourful and a little quirky! I love the combination of the fun teal dress with the spunky red heels.

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A change of location, and a change of wardrobe, and ready for the next set of senior portraits. Variety is always good for your senior pictures, and having as many outfit changes as you can fit into your three hour slot lets you change things up and show more of who you are!

 

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With prom coming up, bring your prom dress so we can get some fantastic shots of you in your gown or tux. You’ll be too busy on the day of prom to get professional portraits done, and you’ll want to make sure you have amazing pictures of you looking fabulous in that special dress!

 

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Stay tuned for more from this senior session here in the Woodlands, where we move into nature for some casual portraits!

NOW BOOKING for Class of 2016 Senior Portraits for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Klein and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Kate - GORGEOUS! I was going to point out the ones I liked best, but I love too many of them! Loving the color combination in the first outfit.

Irene - Another gorgeous senior Shannon!!! I am loving those red shoes!

And such a great idea to incorporate prom dresses. LOVE it!

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Outdoor Senior Pictures in the Woodlands and Spring TX

This gorgeous senior came all the way from Hargrove High for her senior portrait session, and what a beautiful day we had! After her complimentary hair and make up session (all you girls get treated to a fabulous salon day, with your session!), we met at this pretty country location in Spring, TX for a country style shoot out!

We had such pretty light on her session day, making for beautiful senior pictures full of sun and warmth. This sweet dress is perfect for a senior photoshoot — a little flowy, a pretty floral pattern, a pretty shade of lavender, a quirky gold bow, and an elegant top of ruched cream. Lovely!

 

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Another outfit,  a flowy shirt with casual jean shorts. Having a pair of shorts or jeans at your session is always recommended for at least one set, so we can get some great poses that we can’t get with a skirt or dress.

 

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It’s a good idea to choose a location that has different elements to incorporate into your senior session — stairs, building, a bridge, a pretty field with a wide open sky, a country road, or a gazebo. These make for variety in your senior pictures, plus add interest and visual lines. I love these stairs!!

 

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*NOW BOOKING CLASS OF 2016*  Senior Portrait Photo Sessions for The Woodlands, College Park, Klein,  Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for fall 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Michelle Robertson - What a great variety!! She’s stunning and it looks like you both had fun!

Kate - She’s such a natural beauty. Great job!

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Springtime Outdoor Engagement Session in Spring, TX …. and a puppy!

Every once in a while I get a client who asks, “Is it ok if we bring our puppy along for the session?” and the answer is always YES! I love it when clients incorporate their pets into their family or engagement sessions, to really personalize the shoot and make it all about every member of their family. So I was pretty excited to meet Jessica and James for their engagement portrait session here in Spring, TX, with the sweetest and most well behaved puppy I’ve had a chance to photograph. She added so much fun and personality to this engagement session!

Spring is finally here, and I was happy that we found some pretty yellow flowers in the field, to add a touch of colour to this outdoor engagement shoot. Jessica and James were such a fun and happy couple, we caught lots of laughter and playfulness in their engagement portraits to really show their love and happiness with each other.

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Look at that adorable puppy face!!

 

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Jessica and James want to make sure their friends and family know to SAVE THE DATE! I wish them much love and a lifetime of happiness together.

 

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Are you recently engaged or interested in purchasing a session for friends or family? To inquire about a session, call 832-663-5128 or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To see my engagement portrait gallery, CLICK HERE.

Jeni - These are beautiful! They look like a fun couple and I just love that they included their pup!

Michelle Robertson - Awww, love that puppy!!! So glad you were able to include her too! Looks like it made an already wonderful session even more amazing!

Irene - So sweet and they look so happy Shannon!!

I do love that puppy face too!!!!!!

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Featured Photographer – 30 Minutes in the Life

I’m more than excited to share with you this feature at 30 Minutes in the Life on me and my work. Included in the interview is a discussion on my client work with digital cameras as well as my personal work on 35 mm and 120 mm film. I’m so honoured to have my work featured and showcased on this amazing online journal!  CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE.

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Jeni - What a great interview! You are such a wonderful photographer!

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High School Senior Portraits – Show Your Uni Pride

It’s your senior year, a time to think about how you got to where you are and also to dream big about the future. When it comes to your senior portraits, you want to pictures to show you as you are now, but also all the amazing things you have to look forward to! So for your senior pictures, bring something along to represent your present accomplishments, such as your high school Letterman jacket or your class ring. And then bring something to represent your upcoming years as a University or College undergrad, or a special trip or internship you have planned. Here’s a few ideas on how to incorporate your upcoming endeavours into your senior portrait session!

WEAR YOUR COLOURS

Are you off to Texas State? Bring some clothing with maroon and gold, to signify where you’ll be at school next year. Or burnt orange and white if you’re off to UT.  This gorgeous young lady is on her way in September to Johns Hopkins University, where she received early acceptance for Pre Med.   Their colours include Columbia blue and she looks amazing in their colours!

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Can you guess where this pretty senior will be attending? Those are Baylor colours!!

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BRING A SIGN BOARD

A great DIY project for your upcoming senior photos is to make your own sign board! You can use a chalk board, or make your own poster. The great thing about making your own is that you get to choose the slogan, and be more creative! This gorgeous senior is proud to be Bama Bound!

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BANNERS AND PENNANTS

With your university acceptance package, you often get a complimentary pennant or banner for you to display, to kick off the school pride.  Get your hands on a school pennant from your chosen University, and hold it up! This beauty was all smiles with her banner for Texas A&M, she’s ready to be an Aggie! Gig ’em!!

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This stunning senior is excited to be off to Alabama, and brought not just a school pennant but wore this adorable hounds-tooth patterned dress. Everyone knows hounds-tooth goes with Crimson Tide!

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So there you go! It’s easy to represent the school you’ll be attending come the new semester, and everyone will see how excited you are and your school pride!

 

NOW BOOKING  Class of 2016 Senior Portrait Photo Shoots for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited  so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Jeni - How fun! What a great idea to incorporate these things into senior sessions.

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Classic and Modern Senior Portraits – The Woodlands

If you’re looking for an updated twist on the classic portraits, you can never go wrong with a beautiful dress in a fun and different location. Instead of a studio backdrop, wear your formal dress outside, on location around the Woodlands, and make use of architectural elements.

This sweet girl is classic and timeless. For her senior portraits, she went girly and glam with pretty dresses and formal lines for the first half of her session around town in the Woodlands. We wanted elegant and graceful posing, to match her polished look.

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Moving around the location, we wanted to highlight her gorgeous prom dress against a plain wall. When shooting, I always try to make the subject stand out as much as possible and avoid busy backgrounds with distractions. This way we get the best of both worlds — the blank wall reminiscent of a studio but without the confining space and with beautiful airy natural light.

 

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I look forward to posting the second half of her session, in the beautiful sunlight of a small forest and surrounded by ivy and greenery!

It’s not too late to book your Class of 2015 Senior Portrait Photo Shoot for The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, and Oak Ridge high schools! Slots are limited for spring 2015, so call today at 832-663-5128 to inquire or email me directly with this CONTACT FORM.

To learn more about senior sessions in the Woodlands, Spring, Oak Ridge or Conroe area, CLICK HERE to check out my senior session information and CLICK HERE to see the portrait gallery.

Jeni - What a gorgeous girl! I love her make up and her dresses are both so pretty! Such a perfect location. The ones on the steps are my favorites!

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