It all started with construction paper and excessive amounts of tape as a young kiddo. These days as an adult (sort of! Ha!) I express my creativity through photography. Every day I wake up grateful that my creative side meshes so well with my passion for people and turned into this dream into a career.
Places to Take Senior Photos in Wichita Kansas
Your senior session is a once in a lifetime event. You want your photos to reflect you while being unique and beautiful. When you book with me as your senior photographer I work with you to pick out the perfect locations for your outfits and personality. People ask me all the time how I find the locations that I do and the truth is that I spend many hours each month looking for unique and beautiful locations that you will fall in love with and will make your senior photos stand out. Today I am here to share some of my favorite locations for senior photos in Wichita, KS with you. Perhaps you will want to use some of these locations in your senior photos.
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Now, let’s get to three of my favorite places to take senior photos in Wichita Kansas.
1. Bradley Fair – 2000 N Rock Rd #160, Wichita, KS 67206
If you love store fronts and an upscale feel, this is the place for you. There is also a lake/pond with an island, a beautiful fountain and gorgeous landscaping. I love to use the store fronts for totally different looks. I used the Victoria Secret store front in the photos below because it has these adorable pink and white polka dot windows with glowing lights. I had never seen anyone use this location and absolutely loved the unique and cute look it gave Adia’s images. It matched perfectly with her outfit. Go check out this whole area and find a store front that speaks to you!
2. Union Station – 701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202
This is a favorite spot for so many seniors It looks really upscale and has so many textures. The stone walls and the iron parts of the building are all so neat. It is fantastic spot that many of my senior clients love to use for prom dresses, lace rompers and fancy dresses. The light that floods this area is absolutely gorgeous. Do you want to know one of the best parts? 8 DegressBelow, who makes and sells rolled ice cream, is about ten steps away from this location. If you get a little hungry for something sweet during your senior session they can help you out.
3. Pawnee Prairie Park – Inbetween Maize and Tyler off of Kellogg in Wichita, KS
This is a huge park with so many different backgrounds to use for your senior photos. From trees, to fields, to bridges, to water, it really has it all if you are a nature loving babe. I love to head to the east side of the park right as the sun is setting. The light that falls on the field is absolutely gorgeous as you can see in the photos below. Many times when I am at the park at sunset there will be 4 or 5 other photographers as well.It’s such a beautiful spot. Wear your favorite flowy, floral dress, add a cute hate and you will look amazing for your senior photos. You might even get lucky and see a few deer crossing the fields!
So there you have it! Three of the best places to take senior photos in Wichita Kansas. Let me know if you would like more ideas for locations and comment below which was your favorite location I shared here today.
Have a wonderful week my friends!
Valerie, Owner of Valerie Shannon Photography
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Holy smokes… can we just talk about how incredible your work is…. like the best Wichita Senior Photographer hands down!
Oh you are too kind! Thank you!
Great tips and awesome photography jobs! Seniors in Wichita Kansas must be happy to have you!
Thank you Jan!
Those locations for senior portraits in Wichita are gorgeous! And your work is stunning!
Thank you Kathryn! I love finding awesome places!
Love this list of locations for Wichita senior photography! and your work is just stunning – so beautiful!
Thank you so much Melissa!
Your work is STUNNING – the absolute best senior photography I have seen! I am obsessed with the locations and variety that you are providing for your Wichita seniors! Wow!
Wow,thanks Laura! You are so sweet!
You really do know the best spots in Wichita for senior sessions! These are all gorgeous examples from such a talented photographer!
Wow! It would never occur to me to use Victoria’s Secret as a back drop but it worked beautifully with your HS Senior- nice eye. your photography is beautiful and Wichita sure does have some gorgeous locations- i’m envious!
Thanks so much Andrea! I love the effect the lights gave from the store front!
These Wichita Senior Photos are just tooooo good. I absolutely love all of them, but how creative to use the VS store front as a location. Those ones are my absolute favorite!
Hands down… the best Wichita Photographer ever!!!! I love the lighting in these senior portraits!!
Those senior photos looks astounding- you are an amazing Witchita photographer! Keep doing an amazing job!
what a great guide for places to take photos in wichita! it looks like you have a lot of diverse options, and how kind of you to share them!
what a great guide for places to take photos in wichita! it looks like you have a lot of diverse options, and how kind of you to share them! m
I was just talking to my husband the other day about how I wish senior photos like this had been a thing when I was in high school. They are so beautiful and I am sure so much fun to have done. You shared such beautiful locations. Any senior would be lucky to have you as their Wichita Senior Photographer.
Thank you so much Jennifer!