Your senior portrait session is a memorable milestone, and we’re here to make it an unforgettable experience! Let’s dive into what you can expect and how to prepare for your session:

1. Location and Setting: Where Magic Happens

  • Choose Your Spot: You have the freedom to select the location for your senior portraits. Whether it’s a picturesque park, an urban street, or a sentimental spot, make it meaningful to you. We have had sessions anywhere from Blandy Experimental Farm, The Campbell Farm, local High Schools to downtown areas like Old Town Winchester.
  • Natural Light: We love shooting outdoors during the golden hours—early morning or evening—when the light is soft and flattering. If you prefer an indoor studio, we’ll create a cozy atmosphere with professional lighting.

2. Wardrobe: Dress to Impress

  • Outfit Variety: Bring at least three different outfits to showcase various sides of your personality. Here are some wardrobe tips:
  • Classic Casual: Jeans and a well-fitted top.
  • Elegant Formal: A flowy dress or a suit.
  • School Spirit: Wear your school gear or sports jersey.

3. Hair and Makeup: Enhance Your Natural Beauty

  • Hair: Keep it simple and true to your everyday style. Avoid drastic changes right before the session.
  • Makeup: Go for a natural look that enhances your features. If you’re not comfortable doing your own makeup, consider professional help.

4. Accessories: Less Is More

  • Jewelry: Choose a few key pieces that complement your outfits. Avoid large, distracting accessories.
  • Watches: Leave your watch at home. We want your photos to be timeless, and watches can date them.
  • Hobbies and Interests: Bring items related to your passions—musical instruments, sports gear, or even your favorite book.

5. Pets: Furry Friends Are Welcome!

  • Pet Portraits: If your pet is part of your life, bring them along! We’ll capture adorable moments with your furry companion.
  • Pet Grooming: Ensure your pet is clean and well-groomed. Treats and toys can help keep them engaged.

6. Fun and Personalization: Let’s Get Creative!

  • Music: Share your favorite tunes with us. Music sets the mood and helps you relax.
  • Favorite Locations: Do you have a special spot where you hang out with friends or find peace? Let’s include it in your session.
  • Cars and Interests: If you’re passionate about cars, sports, art, or any other hobby, let’s incorporate it!

7. Scheduling: Golden Hour Magic

  • Morning Golden Hour: Just after sunrise, the light is soft and warm. It’s serene and perfect for dreamy shots.
  • Evening Golden Hour: The hour before sunset offers the same magical light. It’s romantic and ideal for capturing your best look.

8. The Experience: Fun, Laughter, and Memories

  • Relax and Enjoy: Our goal is to make you feel comfortable. We’ll guide you through poses and encourage your natural expressions.
  • Candid Moments: Some of the best shots happen when you’re just being yourself. So, laugh, dance, and let loose!

Remember, this session is all about you. Let’s celebrate your achievements, style, and personality. 📸✨