Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Natalie | Class of 2019

When oceans rise, my soul will rest in your embrace, for I am yours and you are mine.

Getting to Know Natalie

Hometown: Columbia, MO

High School: Rock Bridge High School

Three words that describe me are funny, happy, smiley

One thing most people don't know about me: I’m shy.

Where is the most interesting place that you’ve ever been? Our family farm


Best high school memory: Hanging out with friends and laughing over nothing.

Favorite food: Buffalo hot wings

Describe your perfect day: Sleeping in on a cold winter morning, wearing sweats and fuzzy socks and sitting and watching Christmas movies by the fire.

Plans after graduation: Going to MACC for two years and then MIZZOU through the A+ program.
I feel so blessed working with such nice moms and their seniors this season -- Laurie and Natalie were no different. They made this session so easy and fun; like spending a beautiful, fall afternoon with new friends! Thank you Laurie for reaching out to 2Rtist Photography and entrusting us with Natalie's senior photos. Natalie, you are the sweetest and you have one of the BEST smiles! Have a wonderful senior year and best of luck next year! xoxo Ren
A shout out to my partner extraordinaire, Matt, for always being there with the best ATTITUDE :) , lighting, and for taking these fun behind the scenes ... Loves!

Monday, October 22, 2018

Dara | Class of 2019

Success is the best revenge.
Getting to Know Dara:

Hometown: Jefferson City, Missouri

High School: Helias Catholic High School

Three words that describe me are wild, compassionate, caring.

One thing people don’t know about me: I was born in San Diego.

Where is the most interesting place that you’ve ever been? Belize

Best high school memory: Cheerleading for Helias

Favorite food: watermelon

Describe your perfect day: Wake up and make breakfast and then go for a beach walk with somebody, and see a drive-in movie, then have dinner at a tropical place and watch the sunset.

Plans after graduation: Start business college at Mizzou in January.

Behind the scenes photos: Matt Reiske. A big THANK YOU to my partner and assistant for all his wonderful support!


Makeup artist: Jessica Jane of Once Upon A Bride

DARA (pronounced Dare-Ah) was quiet and reserved, but when we started our session, she just lit up. DJ, thank for choosing 2Rtist Photography and entrusting us with her senior photos. Dara, thank you for being so easy to work with and making it a lot of fun. Have fun senior year and good luck at Mizzou! xo Ren

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Delaney | Class of 2019

Every hallway is a runway. ~Tyra Banks





Getting to Know Delaney

Hometown: Republic, MO

High School: Rock Bridge High School

Three words that describe me are funny, kind and creative. 

One thing people don’t know about me: I am ambidextrous. 

Where is the most interesting place that you’ve ever been? Jamaica  

Best high school memory: the last first day of high school. :) 

Favorite food: vanilla ice cream 

Describe your perfect day: having a photo shoot! 

Plans after graduation: become a paramedic
When I met Delaney, Jessica — makeup artist extraordinaire — was putting TEAL on her eyes, per Delaney’s request. This girl knows how to sparkle! She also brought jumbo, gold balloons, YESSS! Regina, thank you for choosing us, 2Rtist Photography, to create Delaney’s perfect day. LOL. She was so much fun to work with and she rocked her session. Delaney, have an amazing senior year and ENJOY every moment! xo Ren
Makeup artist: Jessica Jane of Once Upon A Bride
A special thank you to my favorite assistant and partner, Matt (and for these behind the scenes below).

Monday, October 8, 2018

Natalie | Class of 2019

Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.
~ Brian Tracy

Getting to Know Natalie

Hometown: Cocoa, FL

High School: Rock Bridge High School 

Three words that describe me are compassionate, humorous, inquisitive 

One thing people don’t know about me: My childhood dream was to be an astronaut. 

Where is the most interesting place that you’ve ever been? Biltmore Estates in Asheville, NC 

Best high school memory: Watching the solar eclipse with my friends in the school parking lot and having the entire school be together for such a cool moment. 

Favorite food: banana pudding 

Describe your perfect day: Going out to Disney with my family then eating at Chick-fil-a! 

Plans after graduation: Going to Mizzou to study Health Science

We had so much fun hanging out with Natalie, her bf/assistant Ben, and mom, that it didn’t even feel like a photo session. Kim, THANK YOU for reaching out to me and entrusting 2Rtist Photography to capture Natalie’s senior moments. Natalie, I hope you had as much fun with us, and I wish you a wonderful senior year — ENJOY! xo Ren
Behind the scenes photos: Matt Reiske. Thank you ALWAYS for being there, keeping it FUN and classy!