I don’t take senior photos very often, but I do make exceptions when I can fit seniors in, especially when it’s for family. And, today, I’m so excited to share Maya Rayburn’s senior photos in downtown Lafayette, Indiana on the blog!
Maya is Zach’s cousin, and I had the pleasure of meeting this sweet girl when she was about 10 years old. (My math might be off by a bit. It’s hard to imagine life without the Rayburn family at this point!)
As a result, I can tell you three things about Maya that have been true since she was a kid:
Long story short, Maya is strong, loving, blunt, passionate about animals, and thoughtful, and I just adore this baby cousin of mine!
Hopefully, her career will give her enough time to pet dogs that she can resist the urge to literally adopt all of the dogs. Because, once Maya doesn’t live at home where her dad can tell her that she can only have one dog, I can see Maya’s love for pups getting out of control!
As a member of the Class of 2020, Maya’s senior year didn’t go exactly as planned due to COVID-19. And, while I wish she and other 2020 seniors could experience prom, graduation, and all of the other fun things that come with your final year of high school, I’m thankful that Maya decided to celebrate her commemorate her senior year with not one but TWO senior sessions!
We actually took both rounds of Maya’s senior photos in downtown Lafayette, Indiana. We did the first session last August and did a pretty traditional senior session (two more casual outfits and a dressy outfit). Then, this spring, after finding out that prom and possibly graduation would be cancelled, Maya decided to wear her cap, gown, and prom dress for her second set of senior photos!
You can see photos from both of Maya’s senior photo sessions below!
Maya, Zach and I love you so much and are so proud of the woman you’ve become. Please know we’re always here for you.
And, congratulations on your graduation! We can’t wait to celebrate with you at your open house in June!
We did Maya’s second set of senior photos in downtown Lafayette, Indiana too but used different locations. This time, we were sure to hit Riehle Plaza, the Pedestrian Bridge, and the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.
When Maya was pretty little, she lived in Lafayette for a couple years, and she said she still has memories of being on or near the Pedestrian Bridge with her dad. As a result, this was a pretty special place to take her senior photos!
I’m so glad Maya decided to grab photos in her cap and gown!
Maya wore a Fox College t-shirt for a few photos to represent her new school and program. So proud of this girl!
Since Maya had already purchased her prom dress, she decided that she might as well have a few photos in it! Rensselaer has cancelled prom, but perhaps something can be figured out for the Class of 2020 later this summer.