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Cover Model Marisa Nicastro

Every year I run a contest to see who will grace the cover of our Senior Magazine. The contest is run through social media – mainly Facebook and Instagram. This year Marisa Nicastro was our winner with the most “likes” on Facebook and Instagram. Marisa is a senior at Cor Jesu academy. The fun thing is that Marisa’s sister, Francesca, was our cover girl in 2013. And her cousin Carina Marion was the 1st runner up in 2014 and graced the back cover our our magazine. The Nicastro family is just adorable and so much fun to be around. We have a lot in common – especially our Italian heritage.

Marisa was just adorable on her model shoot. She was photographed in my new studio. The image that is on our front cover was photographed with natural light with the main light coming through our warehouse garage door. Her laughter in this images brings so much happiness to me. Her outfit was spot on and the hat added a lot of dimension to the photograph. Here is the link to Marisa’s other images from her model session.

The front cover of our magazine this year has a different look than in the past. I am excited about our new look and very proud of Marisa.
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Here is the front cover from the Class of 2014 with Marisa’s sister Francesca gracing the front cover. Two beautiful and fun loving sisters.

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Senior spokesMODELS-Part 4

Paige Randazzo

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Paige attends Lafayette High School and is on the Golf Team.  Her favorite class is Culinary.  Paige loved reading The Fault of Our Stars and likes to watch Gossip Girl.  Her favorite magazine is People.  And her favorite movie is The Proposal.  She likes to eat at Charlie Gittos and enjoys strawberries and cupcakes.



Tessa Varvares


senior photographers st. louis 029 Tessa attends Whitfield School  and her favorite subject is Biology and is on the Cross Country and the Track teams. . Her favorite book is Catch 22. She likes to read Seventeen Magazine. Her favorite TV show is New Girl and enjoys shopping at Kate Spade. She would most like to meet Alexi Pappas.

Natalie Wagner

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Natalie attends Ursuline Academy. Her favorite book is The Outsiders and her favorite movie is Anchorman 2. Natalie’s favorite store is Apricot Lane. Her favorite comedian is Bob Saget. She is most proud of going to South Africa on an exchange program.

Sydney Wilhelm

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Sydney attends Webster Groves High School and is a cheerleader. Her favorite subject is Photography. She is involved with the Cheerleaders, DECA and the Choir. She enjoys playing the guitar. Her favorite book is The Last Song. Her favorite comedian is Ellen. She likes to eat at Flemings.

Mike Hill

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Mike attends Eureka High School  and his favorite subject is Science.  His favorite book is Monster. He enjoys reading Sports Illustrated magazine. His favorite comedian is Kevin Hart. He enjoys watching Family Guy. His favorite store is Finish Line. He excels at  Football and  Track at Eureka.

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Senior spokesMODELS-Part 3

Lydia Kneemueller

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Lydia Attends Lafayette High School where she is involved in Tennis, Renaissance and Young Life. Her favorite subject is Math. Her favorite movie is The Notebook and she enjoyed reading This Lullaby. She likes eating at the Cheesecake Factory while her favorite store is Francesca’s.
Lydia was our runner up Cover Model.

Alex Martin

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Alex attens Webster Groves High School where her favorite subjects are Physics and Child Development.  She is on the Cheerleading Team.  Her favorite book is The Great Gatsby and she likes to read Teen Vogue. Alex is invovled in the Pep Club and DECA. Her favorite restaurant is Three Monkeys and favorite musician is John Mayer.

Abbey Perano

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Abbey attends Cor Jesu Academy and her favorite subjects are English and Writing. Her biggest accomplishment has been maintaining her GPA at 3.5 every semester. Her favorite magazine is People and she likes to eat at Brio. Her favorite comedian is Jimmy Fallon.

Kelsey Ponder

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Kelsey attends St Joseph’s Academy. Her favorite subject is Science.  She is a goalie for the  soccer team that won state.  She also plays softball.  Her  favorite book is The Great Gatsby.  She enjoys reading Seventeen Magazine and her favorite TV show is Gossip Girl. She likes to eat pizza and listens to Luke Bryan.

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Senior spokesMODELS-Part 1

Cassie Breiten

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Cassie attends Lafayette High School and is on the Varsity Lacrosse and Cross Country Teams. Her favorite subject is Language Arts.  Titanic is her favorite movie. Her favorite food is pizza and she enjoys PF Changs as well. Her favorite thing in her closet is her red pumps.

Hope DeRouse

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Hope attends Webster Groves High School and is a Cheerleader.  She is involved in the Pep Club and Young Life. Her favorite subject is Marketing and her favorite book is The Great Gatsby. She likes shopping at Nordstroms and listens to Justin Timberlake. She enjoys reading Teen Vogue and watching The Goldbergs.

Ariana Desai

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Ariana Attends MICDS and her favorite subject is English.  Her favorite book is The Great Gatsby. She enjoys reading Seventeen Magazine and her favorite TV show is Revenge. Her favorite comedian is Kevin Hart. Her favorite movie is The Hunger Games.  Ariana loves strawberries.

Kate Hanson

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Kate Attends MICDS and her favorite subject is French. She belongs to the Tobacco Free MICDS and is also involved in Fencing. Her favorite book is Into The Woods. Her favorite TV show is The Carrie Diaries and her favorite movie is Anchorman. She would most like to meet Mariel Zagunis.

Kate is our Class of 2015 Cover Model.

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White on White Session

I have fallen in love.  My dear friend and fellow photographer Susan Jackson shared this great lighting technique.  I loved it when she showed me her images.  I tried this new lighting with a few of my Class of 2015 spokesMODELS.  Wearing a white shirt really adds to the dimension of the images.    I started out with Alex Martin from Webster Groves High School.  I think she looks amazing.

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I then continued with Hope DeRouse also from Webster Groves High School.  What a great look Hope has.

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And I finished up the day with Kate Hanson from MICDS.  A true model look.

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I am in love with this session.  I think this will be our most popular session for the Class of 2015.

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Would You Like to be a Class of 2015 spokesMODEL?

Who would like to be a Class of 2015 spokesMODEL?  If you are interested than please fill out this application.  

I am looking for current juniors (Class of 2015) who want to get their senior photos taken by us.   You need to love our photography.  We want spokesMODELS that love us and want to shout out about us.  We are looking for very involved current juniors.

A good example is Jazmyn Ferguson from MICDS.  She is a cheerleader at MICDS.  She loves our photography and talked about us constantly to her friends.  She referred us 5 senior clients in 2013.  This year she has sent us 2 Class of 2015 spokesMODELS and I know there will be more to come.

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We are looking for current juniors who are involved in several activities in their school.  Such as Lonita Benson from Webster Groves High School.  Lonita is a cheerleader and involved in DECA.  Lonita already brought us 3 spokesMODELS for the Class of 2015.

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Every spokesMODEL will get a FREE “model” session.  It most likely will be at a location of my choosing.  I am always looking for new locations to photograph.  I also am always looking for different opportunities here at the studio.  We also have another favorite location to photograph at and that is “The Bluffs”.  Morgan Medelberg from MICDS chose “The Bluffs” location for her FREE Senior Session.  Morgan sent us one Class of 2015 spokesMODEL so far.

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I love it when our spokesMODELS love their model session images and their senior session images.  Carina Marino was a Rising Star model for us.  She came to us right after her Sophomore year and I did a mini model shoot with her.  Our Rising Stars get to try us out with no commitment and get FREE social media images. Carina then became a Class of 2014 spokesMODEL.  Carina always talked about us to her friends and sent us 3 senior clients.  Carina chose some amazing images from her Rising Star Session, Model Session and Senior Session for her final products.

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So if you are not afraid of being in front of a camera, are involved in school activities and want to shout out about Nordmann Photography.  Please fill out our on-line application.  I am in the process of choosing our Class of 2015 spokesMODELS now.


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Carina Marino – Class of 2014 spokesMODEL

Carina Marino is a Class of 2014 spokesMODEL for us. She has talked about us to all of her friends and shouted out about us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She did a mini commercial for us on You Tube about what it meant to her to be a spokesMODEL-click HERE to view the commercial.. In other words, Carina did absolutely everything I asked her to and went above and beyond.

Carina is a current senior at Cor Jesu Academy and very involved. She is in the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Admissions Ambassador and Benin Babies. Her favorite book and movie is The Lucy One. Her favorite comedian is Jimmy Kimmel and she loves to read Seventeen Magazine. Carina’s favorite restaurant is Pizza – a – Go-Go. And her favorite subject is Spanish. Her favorite store is Dress – Up – Boutique – and her clothes are absolutely adorable. One of my favorite things about Carina is that she loves participating in the Italian Culture (I am 100% Italian). Go Italy!

With Carina’s enthusiasm and hard work, she brought in several clients to us. And I will be forever grateful to her and all her hard work.

For Carina’s FREE senior session. She chose to a Safari – The Streets of Soulard. I wanted to show off her album – which comes from Italy – and her amazing images. The album starts out with her Rising Star Session, then her Model session, then her Cover Model Session and then her Senior Session.

Click HERE to view her album.

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St Louis High School Senior Photo Albums

One of our most popular items that St. Louis High School Seniors love are our albums. We offer traditional albums as well as the modern “Magazine” style. We offer a wide variety of sizes, cover choices (leather, metal etc.) and finishes that will make a wonderful remembrance of that special time in the life of your senior.

Here is a recent album we designed. All of our albums are custom designed to match the images from the photo session.

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Mackenzie Toth – spokesMODEL of the week

Meet Mackenzie Toth from Ursuline Academy.  Mackenzie is one of our Class of 2014 spokesMODEL and is our favorite high school senior of the week.  Look  what Mackenzie has to say about our photography.

“Lisa made my shoot a lot of fun and made me feel not nervous at all! I had the best time ever and she made me feel great in front of a camera! I love how she makes you feel and looks and she is a great photographer! Her ideas were amazing and she made you feel gorgeous! I definitely recommend Lisa Nordmann for senior pictures and any other pictures! She is really good at her job and knows what she is doing! Thank you for my amazing pictures Lisa!”

Here are a few of Mackenzie’s images from her St. Louis Senior Photography Session.

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Meet Our spokesMODELS Part 4

Here is our next group of amazing Class of 2014 spokesMODELS. Our spokesMODELS are a very big part in our marketing campaign. They help shout out about our high school senior photography. Enjoy our St. Louis Senior Pictures.

Remi Roberts attends John Burroughs School where she enjoys US History and belongs to the Diversity Club. Here favorite movie is Stick It and likes the Harry Potter Series.

Her favorite comedian is Cedric The Entertainer and she likes LuLu Lemon. She would like to meet President Barack Obama. Her favorite musician is Lil Wayne. Her biggest accomplishments so far are placing 2nd in the bars at state, 2nd place floor in region and winning the All School Debate.

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Mackenzie Toth attends Ursuline Academy where she enjoys Spanish and English. She enjoys hanging with friends, shopping and dancing.

Her favorite magazine is Seventeen while her favorite movie is Friends with Benefits. Here favorite stores are Splash and Nordstrom. Her favorite musician is Luke Bryan while she enjoys eating sushi. Her favorite thing in her closet are her shoes.

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Catherine Ulivi attends Nerinx Hall where she participates in theatre lighting, tech club and the academic team. Her hobbies include singing and playing the clarinet and the saxophone, guitar, bass guitar and piano.

Her favorite subject is Math and her favorite book is The Uglies series. Her favorite comedian is her dad, her favorite movie is Inception. The person she would most like to meet is Steve Jobs and her favorite things in her closet are her high heels.

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Jessica Wollenberger attends Lafayette where her favorite subject is Psychology. She is involved in the Choir, Field Hockey and Super Fans. Her favorite movies are The Notebook and Cool Runnings.

Her favorite restaurant is The Cheesecake Factory and her favorite store is V.S. Pink. The person she would most like to meet is TJ Oshie. She enjoys Vogue magazine and her biggest accomplishment in High School so far has been getting an A in Math.

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Robert Wunderlich attends John Burroughs School. His favorite subject is Physics and is on the Cross Country team. His favorite book is The Great Gatsby.

His favorite musician is U2, BBQ is his favorite food. His favorite comedian is Larry the Cable Guy and his favorite restaurant is Crown Candy Kitchen. His favorite TV show is The walking dead.

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