{Hailey – Class of 2020 | Brainerd MN Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | April 16, 2020

Hailey is a senior at East Ridge High School in the twin cities, but she wanted some Brainerd MN senior photos, as her family has a cabin on Gull Lake that holds some great memories for her. I shot her extended family session earlier last summer (they’ll be making a blog appearance at some point!), and then she reached out to see if I’d want to do her senior pictures and I said OF COURSE! Hailey was yet another senior girl that had such cute style! Seriously, this year really had me looking back on my clothing during high school, and I think my generation definitely had the short end of the stick when it came to “style” 😂 Girl! Thank you (and your momma!!) so much for driving all the way up to Brainerd for the evening, to shoot with me! I had so much fun with you, and love how your images turned out. Best of luck finishing off your (online) senior year, and wishing you a smooth fall as you transition to a new stage of life! Kelley P.S. Have you missed any of the previous Class of 2020 Showcase? If so, click here to see the rest! Brainerd MN Senior – Class of 2020!

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{Cloey – Class of 2020 | Girls Senior Session Outfit Inspiration}

By Kelley Asbury | April 14, 2020

Colten’s twin, Cloey is up today! We did her session the same night as his, and had all the crazy weather, but this girl rocked her pictures through it all. Not only is she a cutie, and a natural in front of the camera, she’s got all kinds of cute outfits, definitely one for girls senior session outfit inspiration! (Class of 2021, listen up!) Cloey, thank you for hanging out with me and being so much fun to work with! I hope your senior year is also going okay, even though it’s online, and that your plans for the next chapter of life all go smoothly! Good luck! Kelley P.S. See the rest of the Class of 2020 Showcase (including Cloey’s twin, Colten) by clicking here! Class of 2020 – Girls Senior Session Outfit Inspiration!

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{Colten – Class of 2020 | Crosslake MN Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | April 13, 2020

Colten’s Crosslake MN Senior session was one of those that we got every weather condition (except snow!), it was sunny, and humid, and rained, and got cloudy and super windy! But both he (and his twin sister Cloey, who will be making an appearance tomorrow!) and his puppy weren’t phased by the weather changes! Can I just say, I love when seniors bring their pets to their sessions!? It makes them that much more fun (and sometimes exciting, while we’re trying to get them to peek at the camera!). Thanks for bringing your dog, and being so easy going with the weather! I hope your surviving this crazy senior year, and that all your plans for next year will go on without a hitch! Kelley P.S. To see all the previous Class of 2020 Showcase posts, click here! Crosslake MN Senior – Class of 2020!

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{Cael – Class of 2020 |Staples Motley Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | April 10, 2020

This Staples Motley Senior was a fun one for me to work with. I met Cael when he was just 5 years old, when I started working for his parent’s resort Campfire Bay. I spent a lot of time around his family while he was growing up, so it was super fun to hang out with him and see the young man he’s grown into! Cael has big plans, and it’ll be really fun to see where he chooses to go, and the plans that God has for his life! I hope you’re making it through this final stretch of your senior year, and that your plans for next year fall into place! Good luck on this next chapter! Kelley P.S. See the rest of the Class of 2020 and their “Senior Showcase” here! Staples Motley Senior – Class of 2020!

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{Brooke – Class of 2020 | Crosby Ironton Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | April 4, 2020

This is another fun session of Crosby Ironton senior, Brooke, that just screams of summer. And Crosby is one of my favorite towns in the area, so it was fun to wander around town with this cutie! Brooke was super easy going in front of the camera, and she has so many cute facial expressions, that it made it really fun to shoot! (Also, why do high schoolers have SO much cuter clothes now then when I graduated. Seriously, they all look so good and then I look at pictures of me in highschool. Ooofta.) Brooke, thanks SO much for letting me do your senior photos, and for a fun session! Here’s hoping that you’re surviving this weird senior year, and that this next stage of life goes smoothly! Kelley P.S. See previous Class of 2020 Senior Showcase posts here! Class of 2020 – Crosby Ironton Senior!!

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{Izzy – Class of 2020 | Nisswa Mn Senior Photos}

By Kelley Asbury | April 3, 2020

Ahhh, Izzy’s Nisswa MN senior photos session was SO much fun. It was warm and perfectly golden sunny, Izzy is a joy to be with (and to take photos of!), ANDDD we finished the session with ice cream from the Chocolate Ox. Can it get any better?! Izzy also had such adorable outfits, so be fully warned that there are LOTS of cute photos below! Izzy, I can’t wait to see where your creative mind takes you in these next few years! Thank you for letting me get to know you and shoot your senior photos. Good luck with this crazy year, and starting a new phase of life! Kelley P.S. See the rest of the 2020 senior showcase by clicking here! Class of 2020 – Nisswa Mn Senior Photos!!

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{Issac – Class of 2020 | Staples Motley Multi-Sport Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | March 31, 2020

Happy Tuesday! Today, in the “Class of 2020 Showcase” is Staples Motley multi-sport senior, Issac! Issac plays football, basketball and track, and we incorporated all of those into his session. This guy was super easy to work with, and ya’ll… he was SO organized! He had all his outfits planned out, matching shoes for each outfit, all his uniforms plus his sports equipment. It made my job so easy! I know I’ve said this about every session I’ve posted… but it’s been true for all of them.. this was such a fun session! Issac, you’re a great kid, and I know that you’re going to go on to some great things! Wishing you a great rest of your senior year, no matter what it looks like, and the best of luck in your next life chapter! Kelley P.S. To see the rest of the Class of 2020 senior showcase click here! There’s so many great kids! Multi-sport senior – Class of 2020!

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{Sarah | Cuyuna Lakes Senior Session}

By Kelley Asbury | March 30, 2020

So. Sarah’s not technically part of the Class of 2020. But when your sister is the photographer, you don’t schedule your session until the very last minute, so we shot her Cuyuna lakes senior session this past summer instead 😂 She was supposed to be… but she had all her credits done so she decided to graduate early so that she could go on to play softball at Central Lakes College. Unfortunately, their season got cancelled after one week of playing. So that being said, I thought I would include her in the Class of 2020 showcase! Sarah… I’m so proud of the woman you’ve become. And I’m so thankful you’re one of my very best friends! I know you’re gonna rock the rest of your semester full of science classes, even though they’re online… and I can’t wait to see move into the dental hygiene program! I love you! To see previous posts in the Class of 2020 showcase click here! P.S. Sorry Rose… I just had to end with that adorable image ;) Cuyuna Lakes Senior – Class of 2020 (2019! haha)

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{Mackenna – Class of 2020 | Volleyball Senior Pictures}

By Kelley Asbury | March 28, 2020

Next up in the Class of 2020 “showcase” is Mackenna and some volleyball senior pictures! Kenna is a friend of one of my sisters, and it’s always fun to work with someone I know :) We had an absolutely perfect day, and also had some great luck with a train coming by while we were shooting! It’s also been a while since I’ve gotten to work with a volleyball player, so that was a fun change!! Kenna, you’re such a cutie, and I’m so glad you had me do your senior photos! Good luck with finishing the rest of both your senior year, and your college classes! Looking forward to seeing where this next stage of life takes you! Kelley To see the previous senior showcase posts click here! Volleyball Senior Pictures – Class of 2020!

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{Katie – Class of 2020 | Staples Motley Cardinals Senior}

By Kelley Asbury | March 27, 2020

Holy cow, this Staples Motley Cardinals senior was SO much fun to work with! Not only does Katie have an adorable style, but she was really chill in front of the camera. Keep scrolling to see how cute she looks in her straw hat! And yet again (see a theme here! haha), I got to do some sports photos, as Katie is a basketball player. Fun fact, the newspaper I started my photography career at was the Staples World, so I spent mannnny hours in this same gym shooting for them. So even extra fun that I got to go back there so many times this senior season! Katie, thank you for being such a joy to shoot with! Good luck with the rest of this senior year despite the challenges it’s been bringing, and wishing you so much joy and ease as you go into the next chapter of your life! Kelley P.S. Class of 2021! I’m booking YOUR year! Shoot me a message HERE and we’ll start chatting about all your options!! Staples Motley Cardinals Senior – Class of 2020!

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Hi, I'm Kelley, a MN portrait and wedding photographer located in the greater Brainerd Lakes Area. Welcome to my photography blog!