Bluebonnet Senior Portraits | Fort Worth

Bluebonnet Senior Portraits | Fort Worth

Bluebonnets in Texas are a thing y’all. If you haven’t been in that magical two week period, you simply must come, its a time when Texas is so beautiful and the people are fighting for the very best spot to plop their children in the blueish/purple flowers. I have been dying to do bluebonnet senior portraits, but not in a traditional way. I really wanted something that would stand out, and bring the beauty to these iconic Texas flowers, but also be something really unique and different.

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

I found the amazing dresses at The Photographer’s Trunk and knew they would be perfect for this session. I love their selection of dresses, while you might see most of them on maternity models, they are multi purpose and really photography beautifully.

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

I reached out to Emma, one of my senior models, and we headed to find some bluebonnets with her friend Alexis.

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

I heard about this field that was plentiful but wasn’t your typical picturesque location. To me, that sounded perfect, because like I said, I wanted anything but “traditional” for this Texas tradition (say that 5 times fast). When we arrived I found fields galore, scattered with a rocky terrain and weeds and brush everywhere. I feel in love immediately. There is something so magical about the juxtaposition in a beautiful delicate flower surrounded by raw nature. I don’t know, maybe I am weird in my love for the contrast because we were the only people there; when my other known bluebonnet fields were crawling with people.

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

We had a blast, and the girls were troopers. I am such a city girl and stomping around in tall flowers were bugs and snakes like to live is just not something I enjoy doing. But never once did Emma or Alexis complain. They were in the long flowy dresses stomping around with no fear all for the perfect shot. And I love them for that. I really love how these images turned out, it was exactly how I envisioned and the perfect way to capture spring portraits in Texas.

Senior portraits in bluebonnets

Til next time,
Lindsey

By |2018-05-15T17:17:19+00:00May 15th, 2018|