Golden hour is famed for it’s warmth and possibility, named so for the warm amber hue that happens when the sun is diffused in just the right way, before sunset. Sometimes, it seems extra magical and things just fall into place exactly the right way. Allison was on vacation with her family from Fort Worth, TX and really wanted to take advantage of being in a far away locale for her senior portraits so that she didn’t have the same images and locations that all of her friends had. Her family booked me for two hours so we had a ton of time to romp through both the woods and the beach to give Allison all the varied backdrops she was seeking. I took a gamble and had my good friend Jenay at Lake Tahoe Yoga show off a new meadow to me that I didn’t know existed. The hunt paid off and Jenay hit the nail on the head with her location scouting: those woods were magical. So magical that even she didn’t believe it was the spot we’d been in that afternoon when she was showing it off to me. I’m so happy that Allison and her rad Texas family connected with me. I had a blast showing off my home, romping through weeds and splashin in Lake Tahoe with them! Congrats Allison on your senior year!