I feel truly blessed to be able to follow my dream of being a photographer. I absolutely LOVE what I do! From the time I picked up a camera, I was obsessed with taking pretty pictures. After 12 years, my focus has shifted… I have come to realize that one of the most important parts of my job is telling your story through my lens. If I’m photographing your wedding day, I focus on authentic, natural and real moments. If I’m photographing your senior pictures, your personality and inner beauty will shine through! These are the moments that you will forever cherish and remember. Welcome to the blog. I can’t wait for the opportunity to capture YOU and tell your story!
Meet the bubbly, funny, beautiful, and vivacious, Class of 2019 senior from Dee-Mack HS, Valerie Schroeder! Her red hair and and that sweet disposition is a photographer’s dream! I can’t get enough of this beauty!
After high school, Valerie plans on attending ICC but she’s not sure what major she might pursue yet, possibly guidance counseling or social work. But when she was a little girl, she wanted to be the winner of American Idol, however she couldn’t sing then, “and I can’t sing now! The event she is most looking forward to this year are senior nights, homecoming, and prom. She can’t wait to make lots more fun memories with her friends. Mrs. Duke was one of her favorite teachers because she “always helped me when I needed a hang and cheered on my successes.” She participates in Cheer and loves to spend time with her family. If she had to pick a hero, she would choose her mom “because she’s so supportive and does everything in her power to provide for her family.” As far as helpful advice to incoming freshman: “Do your homework, youll regret it later if you dont and try to stay as drama free as possible, its not worth your time.”
Valerie would describe her perfect day as shopping with her besties and then going out for a nice dinner and then having a sleepover with a movie marathon. And three things on her bucket list are: 1. Graduate College, Have a career that she loves, and have a family of her own.
Here are some of Valerie’s fun facts and favorites!
Why did you choose Shelby Photography to photograph your senior pictures? “Several of my friends had their senior pictures taken by Shelby Photography and all their pictures turned out so good! I saw how much fun everyone was having and wanted to be a part of something that i would remember the rest of my life!”