Nelsen's Photographic Design    I    High School Senior Photographers   I    Silverdale ,WA Showcasing artistic portraiture of high school seniors


“Thank you so much for the amazing experience!  You guys made my senior pictures so fun and I can’t wait to see them!  Thanks for making this time so memorable.”

-Rachel Albertson, South Kitsap, ’17


“Lovely people to work with and an overall great time!”

-Sophia Hagstromer, Bainbridge Island, “17


“I enjoyed every minute of the day I spent with the Nelsen’s!  From having my makeup done, to the shoot itself, I had a blast.  The Nelsen’s have such an amazing energy and they are such fun people!  So, so happy with the outcome.”

-Madison Shorter, Central Kitsap, ’16

…from Madison’s mom, Christy:

“Madison’s photo session with Nelsens was amazing!  Cliff and Michelle’s friendly yet professional approach made it fun for Madison (and stress-free for me) with the makeup, styling and location shoot.  Their artistic creativity is unmatched.  The photos and experience are priceless!”


“I really enjoyed my session, the location was really pretty and I felt like it captured ‘me”.  It was like a little adventure.”

-Emma Groce, Olympic ’16


“My session was so much fun!  You guys really focused on creating each shot to be perfect.  I also loved how the pictures turned out and how they fit my personality.”

-Kiley Pugh, North Kitsap, ’16


“I loved how kind and friendly the Nelsen’s were to me.  My session was so fun and surprisingly easy.  The Nelsen’s made me feel relaxed and confident.”

-Cailyn Cattell, Crosspoint ’15

…from Cailyn’s mom, Kristine:

“The Nelsen’s took the time with Cailyn and made it a great experience for her.”


“My favorite part of the day was taking pictures in the studio with the fan blowing my hair.  I also loved the atmosphere and energy the Nelsen’s had.”

-Elli DiGiovanni, South Kitsap ’15


“My session was fun, enjoyable, memorable and well worth the money.”

-Makhala Olson, Kingston High School ’15

…from Makhala’s mom, Melissa:

“The experience for your senior and the quality of the pictures is completely worth it.  The Nelsen’s took the time to make sure Makhala’s hair, clothing and pose were perfect for each shot.”


“My experience was unbelievably amazing.  I would encourage seniors to take a deeper look into Nelsens because they are amazing!”

-Allison Ness, South Kitsap High School ’14


“Cliff and Michelle know exactly how to highlight positive traits and capture personality.  My session was really relaxed and comfortable.”

– Shannon Sandy, North Kitsap ’14


“My session was super fun! I loved having Michelle do my make up.   It was a very beautiful, natural look.  Seniors should really consider Nelsens!  The price is perfectly reasonable…your photos will come out AMAZING!

– Elisha Claghorn, Bremerton High School ’13

…from Elisha’s mom, Li Claghorn:

“We absolutely love Nelsens and plan to be coming back! We would recommend Nelsens for senior portraits above any other studio (and I have!)!  There is more character and creativity in each shot and the quality and color in each picture is beautiful!  Michelle does a wonderful job with makeup too!”


“Nelsens were really able to personalize my photos exactly how I wanted. Cliff and Michelle don’t take the same type of photos like other studios.  They are very original and well done. My portraits turned out great and every picture was perfect to every detail! If you want to get great pictures that are done right, you should go to Nelsens.”

-Jessica Sanchez, Central Kitsap High School ’13

…Jessica’s mother, Jeri Sanchez:

“I liked that you have indoors AND outdoors available in one location, and the fact that you did such an amazing job on makeup!  You guys are the best!! We were very happy!”


“My session was fantastic.  You made me feel pretty… I felt comfortable and you made me feel welcome.  I loved when you made me laugh; not too hard but just right to get ‘that’ smile. Thanks Cliff!”

-Trina Archuleta, Central Kitsap ’13

…and from her mother, Jessica Archuleta:

  “Senior Portraits from the Nelsens are totally worth it.  They make your kids feel special; take time to know and understand what they want.  I liked the entire process!  All the photos were FANTASTIC!”


“From the beginning Michelle and Cliff were inviting, making me extremely excited for my session.  Every outfit, look and scene were considered in taking the best photos possible for me. I smiled, I laughed and had a fantastic time the entire session.”

-Lisa Schmall, Central Kitsap High School ’13

Lisa’s mom, Michelle Schmall:

“Nelsen’s portraits are completely worth the money, you will want all of the photos.  I liked the amount of pictures taken and the attention to detail to fit my daughter’s personality.”


“I like how many compliments I’ve gotten from people I hardly know on how beautifully done my senior pictures were.”

Laura O’Malia, Centrtal Kitsap High School ’13

…and from Laura’s mom, Amy O’Malia:

“We’ve had both of our kids senior pictures taken by Nelsens.  You made our kids feel comfortable and the photos were excellent.  Lots of nice photos to choose from.”

“My favorite part of the day was the make up and the posing.  I loved the experience!”

-Danielle Chu, South Kitsap High School ’13

“I love how many images there were to choose from and how many I actually liked!  My favorite part of the day was getting my makeup done 😀

-Brooke Watson, Kingston High School ’13