Lake Erie Senior Pictures in Northern Ohio

Hunter, a graduate of St. Wendelin High School, and her family have deep sentimental attachment to the shores of Lake Erie.  Having spent a lot of time at her grandparents’ lake house growing up, it was an easy decision to shoot Hunter’s senior portrait session in the Port Clinton area.  Our first location was a quick stop along the drive approaching the beach we chose to shoot at. This spot was ripe with rich autumn color and beautiful backlight.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures in Port Clinton Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

Late Afternoon Beach Senior Portraits

After a quick change of clothing, we approached the beach area. Though the sun was sinking, it was still quite bright with all of the sand reflecting light. I turned Hunter with her back to the sun for this gorgeous series.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures on the Beach in Port Clinton Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

Closer to the water, we found some nice shade amongst the large boulders that hug the edge of the shore.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures on the Beach in Port Clinton Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

The wider expanse of the beach was brightly lit. Here, I wanted to capture Hunter enjoying familiar territory. Because we were shooting in the fall, the beaches were empty, save the seagulls.  It was a peaceful scene.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures on the Beach in Port Clinton Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

As the sun sank further, we took a few moments to capture a short series of images paying tribute to Hunter’s school and sports involvement.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures in Port Clinton Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

Sunset Senior Pictures in a Vineyard

After a final outfit change, we relocated to downtown Marblehead.  One of the businesses there has a small vineyard in the rear that we were happy to take advantage of.

Sunset Senior Pictures in a Vinyard on Lake Erie by Britt Lanicek Photography

Moving further downtown, we found beautiful planter boxes and architectural features to shoot against. This location was a nice backdrop for Hunter’s dressier outfit choice.

Lake Erie Senior Pictures in Marblehead Ohio by Britt Lanicek Photography

Many thanks to Hunter and her mom Tammy for a fun session. We were able to shoot in locations that were new to me, which is always a treat!

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