Friday, October 13, 2017

Trey | Class of 2018

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air 
and sunshine are hard to beat.~

We revisited the serene countryside of Madison, complete with a golden sunset and sweet Trey. 

It’s no secret that I love when seniors include their DOGS. Trey has two — Meeka and Ore. ADORABLE!

Getting to Know TREY: 

Hometown: Madison. MO

High School: Madison C-3

Three words that describe me are funny, sensitive, and a Christian.

One thing people don't know about me is how many hours of work I put into school.

Where is the most interesting place that you've ever been? Chicago

Best high school memory has to be prom.

Favorite food: sushi

Describe your perfect day: My perfect day is just hanging out with friends and having a good time.

Plans after graduation: My plan for after graduation is to go to a technical school to get a degree in computer engineering. 

Favorite quote: Revelation 21:6. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, freely.

Trey and Karen, THANK YOU for inviting us, 2Rtist Photography, back to your farm and home to capture Trey’s senior moments. What a relaxing, pleasant afternoon. Trey, we wish you a wonderful senior year with the best memories! xo Ren
BTS by Matt, the best assistant and dog whisperer. :) Follow on Instagram @2rtist @bojo6

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Audrey | Class of 2018

A sign of love much like an autograph, 
which is what you call a kiss. 

Audrey and Sugar, the sweetest pair.

Audrey was a model rep for us last year and she’s grown into an even lovelier, young lady. When we met, they had all their favorite places picked out — from the old, oak tree, a neighbor’s lake, a rustic barn (with the most golden light), and her farm. It was authentic, natural beauty, just like Audrey.


Getting to Know AUDREY:

Hometown: Columbia, MO

High School: Rock Bridge High School

Three words that describe me are caring, dedicated, hard working.

Something a lot of people don’t know about me: I’ve lived in Columbia my whole life.

Where is the most interesting place that you’ve ever been? South Beach, Florida on vacation

Best high school memory: Competing on the Missouri FFA state, winning livestock judging team, and making it to nationals.

Favorite food: Mexican food or ice cream

Describe your perfect day: My perfect day would be spending it at a rodeo or barrel race competition.

Plans after graduation: Not sure where yet, but I want to attend college and study Ag Business.

Favorite quote: It’s your life, live it.

A special thank you to Matt, my favorite assistant, who manages to produce the best lighting and BTS  :) For behind the scenes and sneaks, follow me on Instagram (stories) @2rtist.

BTS © Matt Reiske  @bojo6
Audrey, I was so excited that you asked me to take your photos again! What a FUN night, and you’re a true GEM. Amanda, what a gorgeous family you have! THANK YOU for reaching out to me again and entrusting 2Rtist Photography with Audrey’s senior memories. p.s. Can we come back after the goats have their kids? :) xoxo Ren

Friday, September 8, 2017

Chris | Class of 2018

Overthinking kills your happiness. ~
Chris’s mom, Susan, took us back to their old neighborhood, where Chris hung out when he was younger. I love going to places that have special meanings — there was a charming, old covered bridge and peaceful lake. Kaia, his pretty malamute, joined Chris — both of them are equally quiet and good-looking.

GETTING to Know CHRIS:

Hometown: Columbia, MO

High School: Rock Bridge High School

Hobbies/activities: soccer, video games

Favorite show: South Park


Favorite book: A Long Way Gone

Favorite musician: 2 chainz

Describe your perfect day: Doing things with friends.

Plans after graduation: Get a piloting license.

Susan, it was great seeing you again — two years just flew by! THANK YOU for reaching out to me and entrusting 2Rtist Photography to capture Chris’s senior moments. CHRIS, it was a pleasure taking your photos — enjoy your senior year and may it be the best ever! xo Ren 
A special thank you to Matt (always) and Michele! For behind the scenes and sneaks, follow me on Instagram (stories) @2rtist.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hudson | Class of 2018

Don’t give up, don’t ever give up. ~ Jim Valvano
I had the privilege of photographing two of the Dubinski boys when they were seniors, and now Hudson. There are great genes in this family (thank you, Tara!). Hudson is not only an excellent golfer but he’s humble, genuinely nice, and a natural model. On the most perfect evening at the beautiful Columbia Country Club, we had the best and EASY because-this-is-me-channeling-Bruce-Weber-shooting-for-Ralph-Lauren session. It was THAT GOOD.
GETTING to Know HUDSON:

Hometown: Columbia, MO 

High School: Rock Bridge High School 

Three words that describe me are caring, energetic and passionate. 

Hobbies/activities: golf, writing 

Favorite show, book, musician: Impractical Jokers,“A Life Well Played” by Arnold Palmer, Drake 

Describe your perfect day: Drinking coffee while watching the news, playing golf, and hanging with my family. 

Plans after graduation: Play golf at the University of Louisiana.
Thank you Tara, HUDSON and Matt (partner-extraordinaire) for a wonderful senior rep session. xoxo Ren.
SENIORS, when you see Hudson ask him about our senior special. LIKE and follow us at 2Rtist Photography for updates. Limited available dates left in September through early November. BOOK NOW. Thank you! Ren

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sidney | Class of 2018

She’s a falling star
Burning in the night
She's the shimmer
On the water
In a river of moonlight ~
The days before her session, I worried about rain because that was the forecast for the weekend. When Sidney showed up, it was a cloudy, grey day. But I forgot how great that light could be, and she just shined.
GETTING to Know SIDNEY:  

Hometown: Jefferson City, MO  

High School: Jefferson City High School  

Three words that describe me are shy, silly and sweet.  

Hobbies/activities: I play tennis and also write in the school newspaper.  

Favorite musician: Thomas Rhett

My perfect day would be a day on the lake. Swimsuit on, sun in my face, bumping around on a boat ride with my friends. 

Plans after graduation: I haven't decided which college I’m going to. Would like to be accepted into a dental program to become a dentist.

Favorite quote or song lyric: Just keep swimming.
SIDNEY, you made it so easy for me — what a natural! I loved that your sweet grandma came along. Thank you for choosing 2Rtist Photography. Have the BEST year ever and enjoy these memories! xo Ren 
Side note: Thank you to Matt for picking flowers, great assistance, convo, and of course, lighting. THANK YOU Michele for sharing your beautiful space, always. xoxo
For behind the scenes and sneaks, follow me on Instagram (stories) @2rtist.