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COLORADO WEDDING &
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

Paint Mines Senior Photos

Senior Photos

August 13, 2022

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A girl in a green lace dress walks through the paint mines.

When my dance student Sage said she wanted Paint Mines senior photos, I knew we were going to get some really awesome shots! This bizarre, funky geological spot is one of the most interesting places I’ve photographed. The Paint Mines are named for the colorful clays, caused by oxidized iron compounds, that were collected by Indigenous Peoples to make paint. The park features fantastic geological formations including spires and hoodoos. These form through erosive action that creates incised gullies and exposed layers of selenite clay and jasper. It’s not that far from Denver and it’s only about 30 minutes east of Colorado Springs.

I met Sage in 2019 when I first moved to Colorado! She was only in 9th grade, but immediately caught my eye with her beautiful ballet technique and work ethic. Now, Sage celebrates her senior year at Denver Christian School, class of 2023. She hasn’t quite decided on her college plans. But she is considering interior design because she finds it interesting. And she would enjoy it as a career.

Sage’s favorite colors are light green, white, beige, and brown, which are all perfectly displayed in her outfit choices. In her spare time, she likes reading and arts & crafts. Also, Sage has a lovely creative eye, too, and we both had fun ideas for artistic photos!

If you’re interested in Paint Mines senior photos, then make sure to reach out here! My calendar is almost full for the Fall, and I only have a few dates left!

*Sage’s hair is styled by Lauren Rodriguez.

A senior in a green lace dress sits on a sand dune.
A blonde girl walks at the Paint Mines.
paint mines senior photos
A blonde girl looks at the camera through yellow flowers.
Cute blonde girl sits on a rock at the Paint Mines.
Standing in front of the Colorado Paint Mines.
A graduating senior looks at the camera while sitting on the Paint Mines.
Wearing a white cap, a senior smiles at the camera.
A blonde girl smiles at the camera.
Paint Mines cute sandy feet.
Posed at the Paint Mines
ripped up jeans and sunflowers
A big view of the Paint Mines.

If you enjoyed these Paint Mines Senior Photos, you may also like:

Denver Colorado Senior Photos

University of Denver Senior Photos

Highlands Ranch Senior Photos

“Mary Ann was easily the most amazing photographer I have ever worked with. She’s so outgoing, professional, upbeat, and creative, which made our experience very relaxed! The photos from my graduation shoot will be ones I will cherish forever!” – Courtney Y.

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